By Avery Dennison Printer Systems Division
Although the busy kitchen of Quaker Steak & Lube in Middleton, WI is always hopping with up to 12 employees preparing and labeling enough food to accommodate its weekly 5,000 to 6,000 guests, Proprietor, Scott Acker, never worries about the freshness of the food he serves. “My freshness labeling and food rotation are virtually mistake-proof,” said Acker.
Admittedly, Scott was not always as confident in his freshness labeling. Prior to adopting Avery Dennison’s FreshMarx® automated date coding system, the restaurant utilized different colored round stickers to indicate the day-of-week on which a food item must be discarded.