- Soybean oil: Is 3-4 times higher than its historical average. At current demand levels, the industry has begun to reach the limits of refining capacity.
- Crude oil: Up over 150% in the last year, within the last 3 months price has surged 30%
- Corn syrup sweetener: up 27%
- Wage growth in the United States averaged 6.12 percent from 1960 until 2021, reaching an all-time high of 16.31 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -6.64 percent in April of 2020. (3rdgraph)
PGE UNY General Assembly November 9, 2022
General Assembly was held on Nov. 7, 2022. We are excited to welcome in three new Board members.
A restaurant in Oregon threatened to fire servers who didn’t surrender their cash tips November 8, 2022
A restaurant in Oregon was fined $375,000 for keeping tips and not paying overtime wages.
Employee Retirement Plan October 20, 2022
New NYS law requiring small businesses to enroll employees in State IRA plan, if they do not currently offer one. Due to NYS delay...
CO2 Shortage August 29, 2022
Everyone knows you can’t have beer or soda without CO2. But, did you know carbon dioxide is used to stun animals before slaugh...
Ok… Not restaurant-related August 19, 2022
Cool chart showing China's acceleration as a manufacturing super power.