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Choosing the Right Equipment for your Food Truck

Determining the best equipment for your food truck can be difficult, due in large part to space constraints. To help make the process easier, we've put together some pointers on narrowing down your mobile equipment requirements, as well as a few recommendations for items we think would benefit any food truck setup.

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Rapids Named the 2018 MEDCO Innovator of the Year!

We at Rapids are honored to announce we were awarded the 2018 MEDCO Innovator of the Year award at the MEDCO Annual Lunch this week. More than a year ago, Rapids implemented an initiative called Innovation Inspired. This initiative focused on including every member of the Rapids team, from warehouse staff to sales reps to the company owners, in segmented sessions where our only focus is bettering ourselves and the company. No idea was too small, and we were encouraged to shoot for the stars when it came to bigger changes.

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A Community Comes Together To Help Rebuild A Favorite Restaurant After A Devastating Fire

On Feb 2, 2016, a large fire destroyed eight businesses on Main Street in the small town of Madelia, MN. The fire started around 2:30 a.m. on the north side of the downtown business district and quickly spread through the eight buildings, all of which were connected. Fire departments from five different towns were needed to help put out the nine-hour-long blaze.

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Mochi Water Cakes at Silhouette Bakery Minneapolis St Paul MN

The internet is not always right. Today we want to correct the internet legend that tells us the only way to taste a Mochi Water Cake is to travel to Japan. That is just silly. You can try this delectable at Silhouette Bakery & Bistro in St Paul, MN! Not only do they make them, we believe Silhouette Bakery is the only place on the planet that has figured out how to get beautiful floral designs into the center of these “water” cakes.

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