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Canola : Golden Oil For Farmers And Consumers, Paul Carmody Mar 1995

Canola : Golden Oil For Farmers And Consumers, Paul Carmody

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

It is feasible that canola could become Western Australia's fourth largest crop after wheat, barley and lupins by the turn of the century.

Without the stigma attached to its parent crop, rapeseed, canola has also become one of the most successful international agricultural product launches, proving itself not only a useful cropping alternative but a healthy oil for consumers. State Oilseeds Adviser PAUL CARMODY sets the scene.


Menu Engineering: A Model Including Labor, Stephen M. Lebruto, William J. Quain, Robert A. Ashley Jan 1995

Menu Engineering: A Model Including Labor, Stephen M. Lebruto, William J. Quain, Robert A. Ashley

Hospitality Review

Menu engineering is a methodology to classify menu items by their contribution margin and popularity. The process discounts the importance of food cost percentage, recognizing that operators deposit cash, not percentages. The authors raise the issue that strict application of the principles of menu engineering may result in an erroneous evaluation of a menu item, and also may be of little use without considering the variable portion of labor. They describe an enhancement to the process by considering labor.


Placement For Profit: Menu Item Arrangement On Customer-Activated Computer Screens, Ken Smith, Susan Gregory, Susan Gould Jan 1995

Placement For Profit: Menu Item Arrangement On Customer-Activated Computer Screens, Ken Smith, Susan Gregory, Susan Gould

Hospitality Review

Can profitable menu items be placed on a computer screen where they will be selected more readily than other items? The author examines whether printed menu theories and techniques can be applied, with the same results, to a computer menu screen