Food for Thought


Jay's Beef: A Homegrown Chicago Institution Made Possible With California Garlic

Sep 2019

 Jay’s Beef is a family-owned and operated restaurant based in Chicago, Illinois offering Italian beef sandwiches in a no-fuss setting for more than four decades.


Will the Chinese Tariffs Affect My Spice Order? What You Need to Know About How Your Onion & Garlic Sourcing Will Change 

Sep 2019

Are you worried about how your ingredient sourcing will be affected by the Chinese tariffs? You aren’t alone. Find out how the market is responding to the tariffs.


What’s In Season? Check Out the Olam Spices Harvest Calendar

Aug 2019

Our spices come in a comprehensive range and variety, and each piece size is designed to suit a range of tastes, dishes, and flavor profiles. If you’re interested in learning more about the seasonality of our spices, check out our spices harvest calendar.


Bulk Spices 101: What You Need To Know Before Buying

Aug 2019

Today, companies in the food industry are doing more to share the journey of their products throughout the supply chain to communicate quality, consistency, and flavor. But how do you decide which factors are the most important to monitor when sourcing bulk spices for your products? 


Spice Facts: What You Should Know About Olam's Top Spices 

Aug 2019

When it comes to sourcing spices, you need the facts about origins, piece size, and most importantly, the quality of the product. Get the information you need to know about Olam’s offerings from flavor profiles to piece size below.


2019 march market report

Summer of Spice: Four Reasons Why California Garlic Is The Best In The World

Jul 2019
Distinctive, flavorful, and packed with health benefits, garlic is widely used around the world to season countless dishes and cultural cuisines.

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Summer of Spice: Our Onions 

Jul 2019
The way we see it, onions are the superstar of the kitchen. Great onions have a robust, larger-than-life flavor, plus they’re incredibly versatile and ideal for many of the summer recipes we’ve all come to know and love.

2019 breakfast trends

Spice Up Breakfast With These Trending Dishes

Jan 2019
But what if we told you that breakfast is not just limited to the morning, but is in fact trending during other times of the day? Consumers are now gravitating towards breakfast being readily available around the clock. Think breakfast for dinner. Innovative dishes that embrace all sorts of flavor combinations—global/ethnic street-food, veg-centric, and bold beverages—are appearing on menus throughout the majority of commercial segments.