Construction of a new north Houston freezer storage facility, Texas Frio Cold Storage, is underway. Designed and built by Houston-based KDW, the new facility will provide 43,742 square feet of cold storage space for whole and packaged beef, pork and poultry products and 19,086 square feet of office space. The project has been master planned to double the facility’s cold storage space for future needs.
US Foods, one of the largest foodservice distributors in the United States, announced results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2019. Organic financial results exclude contributions during the respective period from the Food Group of Companies (the "Food Group"), which was acquired on September 13, 2019.
Partnership expands cold chain warehousing and supply chain services throughout the imported F&B value chain.
February 8, 2020
Trilogy Warehouse Partners (TWP) has partnered with Refrig-IT, to facilitate continued growth and expansion of its cold chain business. Trilogy Warehouse Partners, based in St. Louis, Missouri, is a leading provider of warehousing and supply chain management services to the food and beverage, consumer, healthcare and industrial markets.
Heartland Catfish Company has completed part one of a two-part expansion that will bring additional freezing and processing capacity to the company’s Mississippi headquarters. The two-pronged expansion will bring up to 40 new jobs to the catfish processor.
Twinlode Automation, an integrator of warehouse automation and storage systems, announced it has become an official member of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW). Twinlode Automation has long held expertise in the movement of time-sensitive food and produce items as they are moved from field to store shelves, and the decision to join the IARW underscores that commitment and better positions the company for being more deeply involved in the industry.
Bindi, a leading Italian name in desserts for the foodservice community, adds Pear & Chocolate Fillo to their vast list of offerings. Available to order in 6 servings/box (1 lb 5.1 oz), each thaw-and-serve chocolate fillo dough pouch holds a rich chocolate cream that’s studded with pear pieces and finished in a dusting of powdered sugar, also the perfect accompaniment to a scoop of Bindi gelato or can be decorated alongside any one of their dessert sauces.
Century Park Capital Partners has completed the sale of The Mochi Ice Cream Company to Lakeview Capital, Inc. The Mochi Ice Cream Company is the leading domestic producer of mochi ice cream, the Japanese-inspired handheld ball of premium ice cream enrobed in soft and pillowy mochi dough.
In 2020, the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) is celebrating 75 years of promoting the sales and consumption of frozen and refrigerated foods and providing a forum for industry dialogue and networking. This special anniversary is being noted with a commemorative 75th anniversary logo, and the Association is holding special activities throughout the year.
Pi-based promotion triggers when the score is 3-14 at any time during the game.
January 23, 2020
Based on 2019 Nielsen data, fans buy more than five million DiGiorno pizzas leading up to their game day watch parties. This year, DiGiorno is raising the stakes of the Big Game on Feb. 2 with a giveaway: if the score is 3-14 (or 14-3) at any point during the game, DiGiorno will give away free (pizza) pi.
Power-On-The-Go (POGOs) snack bars are made with non-GMO ingredients.
January 23, 2020
Sweet Earth Foods, an award-winning and rapidly growing plant-based food innovator, today announced the national launch of their newest plant-based product: POGOs (Power-On-the-GO snacks). Powered with the functional benefits of prebiotics, probiotics and fiber, the convenient ‘thaw and eat’ or ‘heat and eat’ wraps will debut in grocery stores nationwide this month, with distribution increasing in following weeks.
Check out the January edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: 2020 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, what's new in HPP, blockchain in 2020, the future of hydroponic farming, RFF's 30-Year Anniversary and much more!