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National Food Days for June

National Food Days for June

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Last Published: 06/15/2017

National Food Days for June

Sure national food days can sometime fall into the comfort food category. 

 

But there is often a way to add a slightly healthier twist on it by encouraging customers to focus on a low sugar version or a smaller portion. For June there are two ice cream oriented days and ice cream can always be swapped out for a frozen yogurt, or milk swapped out for almond or skim milk.

7 - National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! While it can be difficult to find a healthy version of this beloved summer treat, there are some options you can choose. For example, encourage customers to opt for frozen yogurt or a sugar-free ice cream variety and to order a baby or small-sized serving. This way, the taste can still be savored, but in a more mindful way.

20 - National Vanilla Milkshake Day

Don’t miss out on enjoying this refreshing indulgence! When ordering milkshakes, encourage customers to choose vanilla yogurt or sugar-free vanilla and request either skim or almond milk. By following these tricks, calories will be reduced.

28 - National Tapioca Day
While tapioca pearls aren’t necessarily unhealthy by their lonesome, when added to sugary snacks like pudding, they acquire a negative connotation. To add a nutritional boost to tapioca pudding, one of the more popular foods these pearls are used in, suggest that customers mix-in a serving of almonds or a favorite fruit. This way, the snack becomes more balanced and offers healthy benefits.
 

Entegra Procurement Services regularly publishes blog posts on food trends and innovations in food services. Entegra is more than a group purchasing organization (GPO): Our team of procurement specialists implement strategic sourcing to bring the most value to your business. We help our clients, in many segments ranging from the healthcare supply chain to restaurant supply, to cut costs and consolidate their portfolios.

 

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