Innovative new product lineup designed to take advantage of the takeout and delivery boom and customer focus on safety.
September 14, 2020
US Foods announced the launch of its Fall Scoop 2020 catalog, titled “On Point With Off-Premise – Designed To Make It.” This special edition of Scoop features 14 products designed to address trends within off-premise dining such as labor-saving products perfect for DIY meal kits, and products that will help ease diner safety and hygiene worries, including tamper-evident packaging and sanitation items.
Sweet Loren's, the #1 natural cookie dough brand in the U.S., announces their availability at Costco. A 4-pack of the brand’s top-selling product, Pre-Portioned Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough, is now available in the cooler section of Costco locations throughout the Midwest and in several Los Angeles locations.
The Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) announces Nelson Griffin of Red Lobster is joining its Board of Directors. Griffin, a veteran of foodservice and consumer package good procurement and supply chain management, brings a wealth of experience and thought leadership to SNP as it strengthens its outreach to encourage even more Americans to eat sustainable seafood for better health through consumer-facing campaigns such as Eat Seafood, America!
PACT, creator of packaging and crating technologies, has joined the Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA), a not-for-profit industry association devoted to promoting dangerous goods transportation compliance both domestically and abroad. PACT’s acceptance to the organization comes following the successful launch of its Thermo Shield, a paper-based, fire-resistant shipping wrap designed to prevent catastrophes caused by battery explosions during transport.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods catches up our 2016 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, SugarCreek, to learn how reinvestment in facilities and staff have helped the company grow the past four years.
Smithfield Foods became the first major protein company to commit to becoming carbon negative in all company-owned operations in the United States by 2030. A leader in sustainability for more than two decades, the company will go beyond carbon neutrality to effectively remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits. It will achieve this goal without purchasing carbon credits to offset emissions.
JUST Egg announces the largest expansion yet for its award-winning plant-based egg. By the end of the month, JUST Egg will be available at more than 17,000 points of retail distribution in the United States, a 40% increase and a testament to the breakout success of the pioneering product that launched nationwide last year.
Company's efforts help Feed the Children with community outreach during the pandemic.
September 2, 2020
Americold, the world's largest publicly-traded owner and operator of temperature-controlled warehouses, has partnered with Feed the Children, a leading nonprofit focused on alleviating childhood hunger, to support COVID-19 relief for families in crisis.
Looking back on what we’ll call 2020 B.C. (Before Coronavirus), the pipeline for cold storage construction was already robust and healthy. According to research by commercial real estate firm CBRE, overall industrial construction—which encompasses cold storage, along with warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing facilities, self-storage, office and flex space—was at 298 million square feet (MSF) before COVID-19, bolstered by the ongoing rise of e-commerce.
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!