US Foods announced the launch of Holiday Scoop 2020, “Wow Your Diners On- and Off-Premise.” With this special edition of Scoop, operators can design family-style take-out meals to meet increased demand during the busy holiday season, and develop a new rotation of on-trend menu items to help fight menu fatigue whether diners are ordering to-go or dining in. Holiday Scoop features 14 items to help restaurant owners create standout menu items that not only meet diner demand but increase revenue opportunities this season.
Belcampo, pioneer of hyper-sustainable, organic, grass-fed and -finished, and Certified Humane meats, broths, and jerky, will be launching two new ready-to-eat items in October: Organic Carnitas and Organic Meatballs. Inspired by the brand’s popular restaurant menu items, the new products are a uniquely convenient way for anyone to access high-quality, pasture-raised meat in a fully cooked format to make meal prep and weeknight dinners a breeze.
Farmer Focus Organic Poultry adds turkey to its lineup of humanely raised chicken, bringing delicious poultry to the Thanksgiving table. Each Farmer Focus Broad Breasted Bronze Turkey is humanely raised on an independent family farm in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley. Unlike commercially bred birds, this breed of heirloom turkey has a long purebred lineage. This means they grow more slowly, as did farm-raised birds of the past. That longer grow time leads to a more tender, juicier, and better-tasting bird.
Cafe Spice is launching three new, globally-inspired, heat-and-eat meals sold exclusively at Whole Foods. Created in partnership with the Whole Foods Market North Atlantic culinary team, the new Cafe Spice dishes highlight bold and exotic flavors that will take taste buds on a culinary adventure from the convenience of home.
Sysco has announced the addition of a Holiday Toolkit to its Foodie Solutions platform. The Holiday Toolkit is the latest in a series of carefully curated tools to help foodservice operators respond quickly to shifting business requirements and trends resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Steffen Flender has been named Managing Director of Interroll Automation GmbH. The 41-year-old Flender heads the Sinsheim, Germany, site and the associated global Center of Excellence Sorters. In this position, he reports to Jens Strüwing, Interroll Executive Vice President Products & Technology and member of the Interroll Group Management.
Del Monte Fresh Produce has launched its Pinkglow Pineapple--a novel pineapple with a pink interior. This pink pineapple is unique to the market, and can only be purchased online through PinkglowPineapple.com.
Dedeaux Properties and joint venture partner Ledo Capital Group has sold its Vernon Avenue Logistics Center, a recently completed, fully occupied 46,422-square-foot cold storage facility in Vernon, California, for $14.85 million.
Cotton Blues Cheesecake, the Mississippi-made frozen dessert brand, is proud to announce expanded distribution across Mississippi and Oklahoma through new partnerships with the Kroger and Homeland supermarket chains. Four varieties of the four-pound signature cheesecake will debut in new communities this month - Original, Blueberry, Strawberry and Sea-Salted Caramel.
Check out the September 2020 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: Cold storage construction and COVID-19, how foodservice is adapting to coronavirus challenges, SugarCreek, 2020 cold storage construction guide & directory and much more!