A Letter from our CEO, Wayne Hudis

I would like to suggest some of the reasons why you should consider Quaker Valley Foods as a primary, secondary or promotional supplier for you.

Beginning of Lent & National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day

It’s the perfect time to buy seafood for many reasons. Today is the beginning of Lent, therefore many are going to be limited to consuming only fish products at times. For this reason, restaurants and shops are altering their menus and stocking up on seafood. We...

2018 Winter Olympics

The first modern-day Olympic Games began in April 1896. The International Olympic Committee chose Athens, Greece, as the host city to commemorate the ancient Greek tradition of the Olympiad.

Internship Program at Quaker Valley Foods

Throughout the last couple of years, students from area universities have participated in their college-sponsored internships with us. These internships have proven to be both a valuable learning experience for the student, as well as a valuable learning experience for Quaker Valley Foods.

Getting Ready for The Big Game!

From the start to the finish of football season, Sundays call for the “all-American” menu. In other words, dinners may consist of either wings or chili, hot dogs or burgers, or any other meal that is quick to prepare and delicious to eat! The last Sunday of the...

National Peking Duck Day!

Today is National Peking Duck Day! The Peking duck, typically oven-roasted, was a classic dish that only Chinese nobles ate during the Imperial Era. Now, it has become an iconic Chinese dish that people all over the world order when they go out to authentic Chinese...

Slow Cooking Month

January is National Slow Cooking month!  The slow cooker, more popularly known as the Crockpot, gained popularity in the 1970s when more women entered the workforce.  It allows for meals to be cooked unattended over several hours.  Meals that can be slow cooked...

National Fruit Cake Toss Day!

Well, last week we celebrated the fruitcake, traditionally given out around the holidays. Sometimes it is well received, sometimes it is not so well received. And for those of you who enjoy giving much more than receiving when it comes to fruitcake, today is your day!...

It’s National Fruit Cake Day!

Some people love it, some people hate it, but most people have, at some point in their lives, at least tried fruit cake. And, believe it or not, today is National Fruit Cake Day! The origins of fruit cake can be traced back to ancient Rome. What can’t? The earliest...

German Traditions include Christmas Trees and Delicious Food!

The tradition of hanging greens around one’s house during the Christmas season is an ancient one. Many countries believed that evergreens would keep away bad people and bad luck. Germany has been credited with celebrating the tradition as we know it today. The...

The Festival of Lights

Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah or Hanukah), meaning “dedication”, began yesterday evening. It commemorates the reclaiming of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem after it was taken over by the Seleucids in the second century BCE. When the Jews sought to light the temple’s...