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Beans Online
November 01, 2001


Web-surfing foodservice professionals will now have a place to turn for bean related facts and recipes.

The Northarvest Bean Growers Association is introducing Foodservice Focus, a new Internet resource to provide foodservice professionals and chefs with important bean information and creative recipes. Foodservice Focus was created as part of the Northarvests web site,

Visitors to who click on the Foodservice Focus icon will notice two categories, Bean Appetit! and Use Your Bean.

Bean Appetit! includes recipes and educational information relevant to chefs, chef educators and culinary students.

In the Use Your Bean section, foodservice professionals can find information suited to school and universities foodservice.

Foodservice Focus was officially introduced to the foodservice industry at the recent American Culinary Federation and the American School Foodservice Association conventions.

The Northarvest Bean Growers Association has served as an education resource for the foodservice industry for years, says Tim Courneya, executive vice-president of the group. Now we have a venue specifically designed to provide foodservice professionals and chefs with the latest food trends and most current bean-related information.

In addition to chef-developed, kid-friendly and college foodservice recipes involving beans, visitors to Foodservice Focus can:

  • Learn bean history.
  • Access tips of bean soaking and preparation.
  • See how chefs are cooking with beans.
  • Find bean nutritional profiles.
  • Study a bean reference chart.
  • Order educational materials.


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