Library of Resources

So many local products; so many stories to tell. As a New England culinary creative, you may well share our passion for the local and the unique. However, it is not always easy to keep up with the best local lamb producer or the latest Vermont Maple Sriracha offerings. When it’s time to update your seasonal menus, or freshen up your regional co-op shelves, come peruse our library of brief articles that spotlight unique vendors and useful tips to help your business flourish.




    Soup Season Made Deliciously Profitable

    Our House™ small batch soups for restaurants and retail are made right here in Vermont. Pre-packaged soups only make sense when they are delicious enough to drive diners back to your establishment. At Black River Produce, our experienced buying team seeks out only the best…

    9 New Trucks: Investing in Ways to Serve Your Restaurant Better

    April was a very exciting month in the Black RiverProduce transportation bay! It seemed like everyother day one of these shiny-new International Truckswith Thermo King refrigerated boxes was delivered. Nine new trucks in all were added to our Vermont-based, foodservice distribution network. To ensure we…

    Award-Winning Vermont Goat Cheese

    With winter nearly half over and spring in the offing, it’s time to relax and watch the snow come down with warm socks on our feet and hot cocoa in our hands. While we’re here, let’s take this opportunity to talk a little bit about…

    Digital Restaurant Marketing and Menus Made Easy with Menuetta

    Online ordering, menus, text alerts, SEO and more | Huge savings for the Black River Produce family — including you! As a Black River Produce customer, you are part of the family. In this case, that means big savings on your print and digital menu…

    Champagne 101: For Better or Worse, Your Bar Sets the Stage

    You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Fair or not, boring pretzel mixes and maraschino cherries reminiscent of Shirley Temples at your aunt Betty’s 3rd wedding, set the mood for the meal you serve. Black River Produce carries a wide range of premium, interesting colorful bar accoutrements.