Emma’s Torch

Emma’s Torch

Our community partner Emma’s Torch has had quite an exciting opening of their new restaurant and re-launch of their chef training program. We’re proud to be supporting their program with financial and in-kind food donations as well as with a donation of our vintage label artwork for their restaurant decor.…

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Roland® Tahini

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Tahini

Tahini is the thick spread that results from grinding hulled and lightly roasted sesame seeds, and it’s everywhere these days, from hearty overstuffed falafel sandwiches to dainty modern salads. But for an ingredient so ubiquitous, it remains shrouded in mystery to many fans. What is tahini, exactly? Where does it…

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Roland® Israeli Couscous

The Most-Ordered Middle Eastern Roland Foods Product of 2017

The votes have been cast, the ballots tabulated, and the results are in: Israeli couscous—the lightly-toasted, round pasta with a mild taste and springy texture—was the all-time favorite Middle Eastern ingredient from the Roland Food’s 2017 catalog, with more customers ordering it than any other. Also known as “ptitim” or “pearl…

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Za'Atar Israeli Couscous Salad

Za’atar Israeli Couscous Salad

Serves 12-16 Roland Foods’ most popular Middle Eastern ingredient of 2017 is the star of the show in this satisfying side dish. Za’atar adds a zesty note, while tahini lends a welcome creaminess. Pistachio and olive oils bring the flavors home, with floral and spicy notes that kick things into…

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What You’ll Be Eating in 2018

As we prepare to chow down on the last morsels of 2017, one thing is quickly becoming clear: We’ll eat notably differently in 2018 than we did this year. After all, palates are fickle things—it’s human nature to crave novel flavors and aromas—and we’re already getting a sense of the…

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Roland Logo 2017

A Letter from Roland Foods’ CEO, Jim Wagner

When I was first tapped to become the CEO of Roland Foods over four years ago, I knew that I had big shoes to fill. The Scheidt family and many dedicated employees had built a business based on relationships that began before a distressed departure from Europe and saw them through…

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