Association News

COVID-19 — Member resources available

NAFEM has three tools to help keep members up-to-date on the rapidly changing business impact of COVID-19: NAFEM Members-only Facebook […]


NAFEM launches Social Purpose platform

To help the one in nine people[i] who may not know where their next meal is coming from, the North American […]


Here’s what you should know about Generation Z

During the last few years, many companies have focused on how to train, recruit and retain millennials. However, a new […]


The evolution of plant-forward

By Chef Adam  Some time ago, at the CIA’s annual Menus of Change conference, we began tinkering with the […]


Wis. Senator Johnson discusses tariffs, trade with NAFEM members

Senator Johnson (R-Wis.) listens to NAFEM members Larry Moon, CFSP and NAFEM president Joe Carlson, CFSP, Lakeside Manufacturing, Inc. Senator […]


The NAFEM Show 2019 exceeds record for attendees and exhibitors

CHICAGO—The NAFEM Show, the world’s leading biennial showcase of innovative foodservice equipment and supplies for food prep, cooking, storage and […]


State of the association — Joe Carlson, CFSP

The following was presented by Joe Carlson, CFSP, at the Annual Business Meeting, Feb. 6, Orlando, Fla. Here are a […]


NAFEM presents 2019 Carpenter’s Award

NAFEM congratulates Lawrence P. Moon, CFSP, chairman & CEO, The Sandstone Group and Lakeside Manufacturing, Inc., West Milwaukee, Wis., recipient […]


NAFEM presents 2019 honorary DFS awards

ORLANDO – NAFEM congratulates the recipients of its Doctorate of Foodservice (DFS) award, presented at each NAFEM show to allied […]


Business Dictionary: in·no·va·tion

By Chef Adam  “The process of translating an idea or invention into a good or service that creates value […]