Associated Food Stores Donates More than 57,000 Pounds of Food
Donation to Utah Food Bank is part of the annual FoodShow

Salt Lake City, UT (April 24, 2018) Associated Food Stores (AFS) is proving its commitment to enriching lives and serving the community. The grocery wholesaler recently donated 57,386 pounds of food to Utah Food Bank following the annual FoodShow. This year’s donation is the largest donation the wholesaler has made to date following the trade show.

The annual FoodShow was held April 11-12, 2018 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake. Independent retailers from Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona, and Oregon were invited to the show to meet with vendors, learn about new programs and sample new offerings. When the show was over, the 423 vendors who participated boxed up their items and labeled each pallet and stack with a sticker that designated it was headed to Utah Food Bank. AFS delivered the 100 pallet donation shortly afterward.

This is the sixth post-FoodShow donation AFS has made to Utah Food Bank. The food is delivered to the food bank’s headquarters in Salt Lake City and then distributed to other food pantries across the state to help families in need.


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Need a treat for after dinner or a sweet way to start your morning? Try these orange pull aparts!

Servings: 12 to 20
Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
Cook Time: 20-25 minutes


Pull apart base

  • Rhodes dinner rolls, thawed (20 rolls for a 9×13 pan or 12 rolls for a 12” deep dish pan)
  • Grated peel of 1 orange
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ½ cup sugar

Citrus Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice


  1. Grate 1 orange peel/rind and mix with sugar.
  2. Cut thawed rolls in half and place in a greased 9×13 pan or 12” deep dish pizza pan.
  3. Melt ¼ cup butter and pour over rolls. Sprinkle with rind/sugar mixture, reserving ½ cup of mixture to sprinkle on before baking.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Let rise until double in size.
  5. Remove wrap and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes. Remove from pan and place on rack within 4-5 minutes after removing from the oven.
  6. To make the citrus glaze, combine the ingredients and mix until thin. Cover rolls with the glaze while warm and enjoy.