Seasonal Sourcing: December
Rethink Your Procurement Category Strategy
Broadline programs are great, but if you’re looking to diversify your procurement category strategy, you’ll want to look into local and regional suppliers. The best way to start is by sourcing with the seasons. This strategy can help you both save money and decrease your company’s environmental impact.
Ready to get started? See what’s in season for December below.
In-Season Foods for December
Whether you’re adding a fried oyster appetizer to your menu or serving broccoli sides at your hotel, procuring in-season items is a great move. Why wait any longer? Your Foodbuy account manager can review your procurement category strategy to find ways to integrate local and regional suppliers into your sourcing plan.
Is Seasonal Sourcing Right for Your Operation?
If you’ve been thinking about incorporating seasonal specials into your menus, this is your sign to take the plunge. There are many reasons that operators across industries source seasonally. Doing this can help you save money on distribution costs because you’re able to rely on regional and local suppliers within your area. It can also reduce your carbon footprint. Delivering your supplies over a shorter distance means fewer emissions. These changes can easily add up, making a large impact within your company.
Ready to make a change? Optimizing your procurement category strategy is always in season. Become a Foodbuy Member here.