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CURRENT ADVERTISING INFORMATION

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CIRCULATION STATEMENT

December 2013

Total Qualified Circulation = 7,875

Call (516) 334-3030 for a copy of our most recent circulation statement or email: ebm-mail@ebmpubs.com

AD SIZES (Non-Bleed Ad Sizes)
All magazine sizes accepted. Typical sizes for these and other suggested sizes follow:
Page Unit Width (in inches) Depth (in inches)
1 7 10
2/3 4-5/8 10
1/2 3-3/8 10
1/2 7 4-7/8
1/2 4-5/8 7-3/8
1/3 4-5/8 4-7/8
1/3 2-1/4 10
1/4 7 2-3/8
1/4 3-3/8 4-7/8
2-page spread 14-3/4 10

NON-BLEED SPREADS: Bleed across gutter only. 1" center safety, including gutter.

Full page spread. 14-3/4" x 10" (each page 7-3/8" x 10").

Horizontal half page spread. 14-3/4" x 4-7/8" (each page 7-3/8" x 4-7/8").

BLEED SIZES: Keep all matter not bleeding 3/8" from trim edges.

Full page. Bleeds gutter and three sides. Bleed size, 8-3/8" x 11-1/8". Trim size, 8-1/8" x 10-7/8".

Full page spread. Bleeds all sides and gutter. Bleed size, 16-3/4" x 11-1/8". Trim size, 21-1/2" x 15" (each page, 10-3/4" x 15").

Tabloid junior page. Bleeds bottom and one side. Bleed size, 8" x 10-5/8". Trim size, 16-1/4" x 10-7/8".

Horizontal half-page spread. Bleeds bottom, two sides and gutter. Bleed size, 16-3/4" x 5-1/2". Trim size, 16-1/4" x 5-3/8" (each page, 8-1/8" x 5-3/8").

ISSUANCE AND CLOSING DATES:
Published 3rd week of every month. Space reservations close 6 weeks prior to publication except convention issues, eight weeks prior. Full-color reservations close 1st of month preceding publication.

All material due 5 weeks prior to publication.

ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS:
  • Electronic files required for all advertisements — four-color, spot color, and black-and-white. Press-ready PDF files are preferred; TIF and EPS files are also acceptable. Check with publisher before sending an ad in any other format. Word-processing (Word, WordPerfect, etc.) and presentation programs (e.g., Powerpoint) are not accepted for finished ads.
  • All photos must be 266-300 dpi resolution at 100% of size used in ad. They should be formatted using CYMK for four-color or as grayscale for black and white and placed in the document. Fonts should be embedded or changed to art so no copy reflow or font replacement occurs. TrueType fonts are not accepted.
  • CDs, DVDs and other media are accepted. E-mailed files under 5mb accepted: e-mail to janet@productionebm.com. To upload files to the Government Food Service FTP site, contact production director.
  • No hard-copy proof is required if a PDF is furnished. For critical color reproduction, advertiser is responsible for furnishing color proof. Otherwise, furnished pdf will be used on press for color.
  • Color rotation (web offset): Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow using IPI inks.


PRODUCTION WORK:
Material received that does not meet our requirements will need additional work. All additional work will be billed to the advertiser. The minimum charge is $50.00. A written production cost sheet will be furnished upon receipt of advertising material.

As an additional service to our advertisers, design, layout and production expertise is available.

We can start with copy and photos or work with your electronic file. Call the Production department for more information.

INSERTS, GATEFOLDS:
Inserts accepted for binding or tip-in. Gatefolds available with two-month lead time. Contact us for rates, mechanical specifications and shipping instructions.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Color rotation (web offset): blue, black, red, yellow using IPI inks.

Advertising materials retained for 12 months, then discarded unless other instructions are received from advertiser or agency.

For answers to questions regarding material or material due dates, please call the production department at 516-334-3030 or fax us at 516-334-8958.

SHIPPING INFORMATION:
Contracts and insertion orders should be sent to Government Food Service, 825 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY 11590-0812. Copy, artwork, and other printing material (except inserts) should be sent to the attention of the Production Department.

Send all material (except inserts) to:
Government Food Service
Attn: Production Department
825 OLD COUNTRY ROAD, WESTBURY, NY 11590


If you have any questions regarding material or material due dates, please call the production department at 516-334-3030

SUBSCRIPTIONS:
For U.S. and APO/FPO/DPO addresses $40.00 per year. Single issues $5.00 plus postage, except August Prime Vendor and October Almanac issues, $25.00.



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