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Loaded Fries Take Center Stage

Fresh Cut Fries are now a mainstay in restaurants from fast casual to Michelin four star rated eateries and adding depth to the simplest offerings are creative establishments with the nerve and thicker skinned loyal customers to test layers of toppings as noted in Technomics … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Potato Supplier for Fresh-Cut French Fries

     Choosing the best supply chain partner for any product can be difficult, but choosing one for a perishable agriculture product can be a truly daunting task. In most cases, the product must meet very specific criteria to produce a consistent outcome. An incorrect choice can put a brand’s reputation at risk. This white paper, […]

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Poutine Its not just for Canadians any more!

Fries topped with cheese, chili, bacon, garlic olive oil, etc. have been on menu’s in the U.S. for decades with new variations showing up every year. Very quietly for the past few years, as quietly as a Canadian cold air mass slipping down into the states, a Canadian staple from Quebec has taken hold carving […]

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French Fries – Healthier Today Than Ever

Gone are the days when virtually all restaurant cooking oils contained trans-fats. Todays oils are predominantly vegetable based and are considered much healthier. Several recent studies show that while other factors such as sodium and calorie content of French Fries remained fairly constant, the trans-fat content of French Fries declined over the past decade or […]

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All Fries Are Not Created Equal

So you started a new “Better Burger” concept and decided to add Fresh Hand-Cut Fries to the menu. You went web surfing and did a little research on cooking methodology and ordered up some potatoes from a local supplier and, well, they didn’t turn out quite how you imagined. Definitely not what you expected, not like […]

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Fresh Hand Cut Fries – How’s Your Fry Color?

Fry color is a constant challenge for most operators. Each morning equipment is checked and fries are tested in pursuit of the perfect color and crispness. Much of the time the ritual yields the anticipated results, though when it doesn’t, what do you do next? http://www.fastcasual.com/whitepapers/7883/Choosing-the-Right-Potato-Supplier-for-Fresh-Cut-French-Fries For information on the Kingston Fryer “America’s Ultimate Frying […]

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Table-Crunch… How long do your fries stay crunchy after they leave the kitchen?

Fresh Cut Fries almost always come out of the fryer crispy but how long do your fries stay that way? Typically fresh cut fries will come out of the fryer crisp and will firm up even more in the 2 to 3 minutes after though what happens after that? Can you call your fries “crispy” […]

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