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Ingredient Feature: Blueberries

By on Feb 12, 2019 in BLOG | 0 comments

HISTORY The family of blueberries, Vacinnium, includes over 450 species. Native to North America, wild blueberries were used for food and medicinal purposes for centuries by the native population and colonists. “An important step in the development of the highbush blueberry industry came in the turn of the century. Efforts in the early 1900’s by...

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Ingredient Feature: Broccoli Rabe

By on Jan 20, 2019 in BLOG | 0 comments

Broccoli Rabe is a great item this time of year. Supplies are good, and we’re seeing very nice quality. So, we wanted to dive into this leafy green vegetable to learn more about what makes Rabe so fab! HISTORY Talk about misnomers — broccoli rabe isn’t broccoli at all. It’s actually a close relative of turnips and a member of the Brassiceae family, better...

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A look back at 2018!

By on Dec 12, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

This is such a busy time for us and for our partners. We’re hoping you have a prosperous holiday season and a restorative new year! With 2018 coming to a close, we wanted to take some time to look back at some of our Chef and Vendor Spotlights from this past year–a mix of fine dining and casual chefs, plus award-winning products proudly made right here...

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Chef Spotlight: Shawn Matijevich, 411 York

By on Nov 29, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Chef Shawn Matijevich started cooking as a teen and continued on into The Navy. After working under acclaimed chefs like David Burke and Bryan Voltaggio, Matijevich took the helm at Four Eleven York in Norfolk. Here, Shawn shares his journey and culinary philosophy. 1. Tell me about your background. I noticed you have culinary experience from your time in the Navy....

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Sustainable Service

By on Nov 12, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Cavalier Produce is committed to going green! We appreciate our customers, and we like the fact they love our blue totes. In an effort to enhance our tote program, we are temporarily using cardboard boxes so we can have as many totes returned to our warehouse as possible. We will roll out with totes again with renewed efforts on daily tracking of tote deliveries and...

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Staff Profile: Josh Gregory

By on Oct 25, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Account Executive Josh Gregory understands what chefs need to be successful. That’s because Josh came to Cavalier after working as a professional chef in Hampton Roads. He knows that quality product and exceptional service go hand-in-hand when it comes to delivering on the needs of our clients, and that’s why he’s such a great fit for Cavalier!...

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