Highlights of the August 2014 Issue
The breakfast menu in military dining facilities
features eggs, waffles and assorted traditional
options, but is showing some signs of change
toward added variety, convenience and better support
of nutritional goals.
Standard entrées available every day include omelets;
scrambled, fried and boiled eggs; French toast;
pancakes; waffles; grits; oatmeal; assorted ready-to-eat
cereals; and creamed beef.
Then there are the familiar morning meal sides,
pork sausage (links or patties), bacon, and hash
browns, along with traditional breads and pastries,
like Pop-Tarts, biscuits and muffins.
Juices are available all day long and include 100
percent orange, 100 percent apple, cranberry juice
blend and grape juice blend.
Now, military breakfast menus increasingly feature
nutritional options, such as egg whites, granola
bars, yogurt, fruit, turkey bacon and sausage, and
whole-grain rather than sugary cereals.
“Yes, the Air Force is promoting better
options for the breakfast menu to include
egg whites and other selections of breakfast
meat versus just pork selections,” said Andrew Pastula,
manager, Sultan's Inn Dining Facility, Incirlik
AB, Turkey. “Although pork sausage is still popular,
more and more customers are willing to try different
items, such as turkey bacon, links and chicken
sausage patties. Egg white omelets and scrambled
eggs are far more popular than other egg products
with our customers these days.” ...
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35 Subsistence Prime Vendor Categories for CONUS and OCONUS
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Troop Support in Philadelphia held 56 prime vendor
contracts with 48 food distributors
worldwide in 2013. Annual combined
subsistence sales for fiscal
2014 through June are $1.3 billion
and for fiscal 2013 were $2.6 billion,
which includes subsistence
and foodservice operating supplies
provided by prime vendors, as well
as contracting efforts outside of the
Subsistence Prime Vendor program.
One2OneUS LLC, based in
Maple Shade, N.J., tracks military
sales and National Allowance Pricing
Agreement (NAPA) allowance
information so that DLA Troop
Support can monitor monthly
sales of food, foodservice equipment
and supplies. ...
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