Industry News

Rundown of breaking news pertaining to the refrigerated and frozen foods industry.


Sabra Opens Brand’s First Pop-Up Dining Experience

Sabra Dipping Co., Chesterfield, Va., opened Sabra Hummus House, the brand’s first pop-up dining experience.
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Triumph Foods Acquires Seaboard’s Processed Meats Division

Triumph Foods, St. Joseph, Mo., purchased a 50% ownership in Daily’s Premium Meats, the Missoula, Mont.-based processed meats division of Seaboard Foods.
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Kilmer Van Nostrand Acquires Refrigerated, Frozen Dough Maker

Kilmer Van Nostrand Co. Ltd. (KV), Canada, acquired English Bay Batter Inc., a Canada-based processor of refrigerated and frozen dough.
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Maple Leaf Foods Closes Prepared Meats Plant on Schedule

Maple Leaf Foods completed the transfer of production from its facility in Moncton, NB to other facilities in the company's scale prepared meats network.
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Dairy Crest Closes Glass Bottling Dairy Plants

London-based Dairy Crest announced plans to close its glass bottling dairy in Hanworth, West London, and its specialist cream potting facility in Chard, Somerset.
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WhiteWave Foods Acquires Plant-Based Dairy Processor

WhiteWave Foods Co., Denver, Colo., agreed to acquire So Delicious Dairy Free from its existing shareholders, led by Wasserstein & Co., for approximately $195 million in cash.
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Are you the Next Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year?

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods is now accepting nominations for our 2015 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year.

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Goya Foods Unveils New State-of-the-Art Distribution Center

Goya Foods, Secaucus, N.J., announced plans to open a new state-of-the-art distribution center in McDonough, Ga.
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Processors to Watch in 2015

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods zeroes in on six refrigerated and frozen foods producers who showcase cutting-edge food processing, food safety and new product introductions.
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Ready Pac Foods Sets New Standards for Sustainable Salad Packaging

When it comes to bagged salad, it’s usually a one-size-fits-all approach. However, for Ready Pac Foods, Inc., it’s all about diversity, functionality and sustainability.

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International Workshop on Halal Meat

United Arab Emirates

(Lahore) Halal meat market is growing rapidly throughout the world and its demand is increasing day by day and its volume has reached at $ 300 billion, Pakistan is ranked 18th in the production of Halal Meat Market and its volume is only 2.9 % of the global Halal meat production which is very low.

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Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar

Doubletree Hotel
Nashville, TN
United States

The Poultry Protein and Fat Seminar concentrates on developing uses and maximum value for poultry by-products.

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Global Expo & Conference: SupplySide West

Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
United States

For more than 15 years, SupplySide West has been the world's largest trade show dedicated to CPG innovation and a healthier marketplace.

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National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Convention

Marriott Orlando World Center
Orlando, FL
United States

A “working” convention that connects over 1,300 top executives for the purpose of conducting one-on-one business meetings with their trading partners.

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2014 Fresh Summit Convention & Expo

Anaheim, CA
United States

Fresh Summit brings together the leaders in the world of fresh produce to conduct business and examine trends and topics of common interest.

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Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo

Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA
United States

FNCE provides an unmatched resource for gathering the latest information and innovations related to food, nutrition, and dietetics — an exclusive, once-a-year opportunity for dietitians and the food and nutrition industry to participate in live demonstrations, meet face-to-face and collaborate.

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Seafood Expo Asia

Hong Kong

Seafood Expo Asia, formerly the Asian Seafood Exposition, will return to Wanchai, Hong Kong from 2-4 September 2014.

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The Second International Food Expo

Pomona (Los Angeles), CA
United States

The International Food Expo, as its name suggests, is a multi-national food showdesigned and organized specifically for the Asian ethnic food market in North America.

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National Ice Cream Retailers Association

Hyatt Regency Hotel
Lexington, KY
United States

Carl Chaney, convention chairman, and committee members Jim Oden and Andy Jones are hard at work putting the seminar schedule together for the 2014 NICRA Annual Meeting & Trade Show, November 11-13, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Dairy Asia Pacific Summit 2014


This summit will gather government officials, international organizations and industry leaders to discuss the policy situation and government support strategy in Asia-pacific region; grasp the development trends of the Asia-pacific market in dairy industry.

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OSI, 2014 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year

Find out how this global food provider secured a new supply chain global trading platform, opened a new culinary innovation center and continues to keep food safety top of mind.

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Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce to Drive Business Improvement

AIOE’s Workforce Development Solutions Group will soon release its work product, “The Engagement Framework”. This is a robust resource tool that both CPGs and suppliers should find useful in their organizations. Attendees will learn of the key attributes of Engagement, and cases and lessons learned on how to apply these guiding lessons within your company. The value proposition is fundamental to business success in our industry: business performance, competitive globally, recruitment and retention.

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2014 September

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' September 2014 issue features the six Processors to Watch in 2015 and the Cold Storage Construction Guide.

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