The holidays are here! Here are some tips to avoid all the stress!

Posted by Justin Shaw on Thu, Dec 01, 2016 @ 08:12 AM

The holidays can be a very stressful time. Family gatherings, shopping, and entertaining you kids (if you have them) lead to a very full schedule.

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Tags: holiday, winter

Give your convenience store customers what they are looking for

Posted by Justin Shaw on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

Convenience stores are often home to a tempting and vast array of chocolates, sweets, and candy. This selection seems perfect for the weary traveler looking for a pick me up or a sweet treat to fill the boredom of a long trip. This is what consumers used to crave, but it's time to update those aisles.  

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Tags: convenience store

Thanksgiving is Thursday, let's be sure to be safe.

Posted by Justin Shaw on Sat, Nov 19, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

Thanksgiving is a good holiday that most people look forward to as time to see their family, relax, or just sit back and enjoy your day off. However, the combination of relaxation, merriment, and the distraction of catching up with family can make it easy to ignore general safety, so here's some tips to avoid disaster on a day that should be spent relaxing.  

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Tags: Thanksgiving, Food safety

Don't forget, Darlington is completely nut-free!

Posted by Justin Shaw on Thu, Nov 17, 2016 @ 07:11 AM

Food allergens can be stressful, tricky, and sometimes just scary. Parents of children with a nut allergy, one of the most common food allergies, know all too well the struggle of making sure foods are not only nut free themselves, but made in a facility that doesn't use nuts either.  

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Tags: nut-free

Why you should focus on friends and family this Thanksgiving, and not shopping.

Posted by Justin Shaw on Tue, Nov 15, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, and with it comes Black Friday. More and more stores this season have decided to stay closed on Thanksgiving, as opposed to starting their black friday sales early - in some cases, on Thanksgiving Day itself.  

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Tags: Thanksgiving, family

Craving some Appleways? You can find us on Amazon!

Posted by Justin Shaw on Fri, Nov 11, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

In the past few years has become quite the major player in the online shopping market. If you really get down to it, they've become a major player period! With Amazon Prime, Amazon Prime Now, and all the tv streaming, it seems like they're doing everything.  Personally, I'm a huge fan of Amazon Prime. Recently I've been using it over traditional grocery store shopping. For me, it's nice to be able to place an order from your workplace and have it there when you get home! 

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Tags: Soft Oatmeal Bars, Appleways, Amazon

Tired of the usual fall flavors? Try these hot fall beverages!

Posted by Justin Shaw on Wed, Nov 09, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

The past couple of years, fall has brought with it everything you can think of in a pumpkin spice flavor. The most popular and frequently seen item is probably the pumpkin spice latte. While these creamy coffee drinks are delicious, they are often loaded with extra sugar, which can really drag you down in the morning.

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Tags: Healthy, Fall, beverages

The first weekend in November!

Posted by Justin Shaw on Thu, Nov 03, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

The first weekend in November means a couple of things. The first thing is that we can really feel the holidays creeping up on us. Thanksgiving is only three weeks away!

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Tags: Fall, november, daylight savings

Darlington joins SnackSafely!

Posted by Justin Shaw on Tue, Nov 01, 2016 @ 09:11 AM

Darlington is committed to our customers. That’s why, in 2013, we decided to make our bakeries 100% nut free. Allergies can be a big concern for parents and schools, and making this move was best for our customers.

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Tags: nut-free, snacksafely

Easy ways to avoid the common cold!

Posted by Justin Shaw on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 @ 08:10 AM

With colder temperatures comes a lot of fun and new activities, but it also brings something that no one wants to deal with - but most of us will have: the common cold.  

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Tags: health, common cold, cold