Although restaurant industry job growth improved last month, it remained well below the solid gains registered during the first 7 months of 2021. Eating and drinking places added a net 119,400 jobs in Oct. on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That was nearly 4 times more jobs than the net payroll growth of Aug. and Sept. combined but still 800K jobs below pre-pandemic employment levels. Get the analysis here.
Ginsberg’s Expo May 11, 2022
Food Shows are back. Don't miss Ginsberg's Food Show on June 6 in Albany!
Did You Know? Russia is the world’s largest wheat exporter, while Ukraine accounts for a quarter of all grains trade and is the #1 exporter of sunflower oil. April 11, 2022
The Russian War on Ukraine is driving wheat and grain prices up.
Lower Wing Prices March 11, 2022
Rising cold storage supplies of U.S. chicken wings contributed to lower wholesale prices at end of 2021
Vax or Mask mandate lifted February 10, 2022
Mask or Vax rule lifted for restaurants in NY, but not NYC.
Min. Wage Increase December 22, 2021
NY State Minimum Wage is increasing on Dec. 31, 2021.