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appetizer

(ap′ĕ-tī″zĕr)
A small portion of something, esp. food or drink, that stimulates desire for more. In Western societies, it is an item that usually precedes the main food offering.
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Customers have been requesting finger foods and appetizers to accompany their desserts for parties and gift giving.
Monogram Appetizers will provide additional transition information once the sale agreement is finalized, which is expected by July 15, 2015.
For starter ideas, give dips with roasted vegetables or crackers, a Bruschetta Appetizer Tart, or Chili-Roasted Peanuts with Dried Cherries a whirl.
McCain[R] helps operators create hot new appetizer ideas with the big, bold flavors of X-Treme Fries[R].
McCain, one of the world's largest manufacturers of french fries and an international producer of pizzas, appetizers and other frozen foods, will acquire Anchor's main production facility and headquarters in Appleton, Wis.
Small plates, tapas, snacks, all kinds of appetizers are big," said Robert Fournier, product manager, Fred's for Starters.
5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lobster is thanking veterans, active duty and active serving military, and reservists for their service with a no purchase necessary free appetizer offer valid from Monday, November 10 through Thursday, November 13.
50 each) stuffing, but the cone-shaped appetizer possesses welcome pastry freshness and crunch.
McCain Foods USA is a major manufacturer of frozen French fries, appetizers and pizzas.
More tidbits from the survey conducted for Land O'Lakes FoodWire: more than 25% of customers say they frequently order appetizers, with 41% of patrons, ages 18 to 24, ordering starters, and only 13% of those over 55 doing so.
The Original Rangoon Company, leading manufacturer of high-end frozen appetizers as well as fresh food items for the retail trade, announced today that is has changed its name to ORC Foods, Inc.
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