Choptank Transport has awarded $24,000 to 18 qualifying employees through the company's 2020 student loan paydown program. Choptank now has awarded a total of $87,000 through the paydown program since initiating it three years ago.
Path of Life, known for their plant-based, frozen quinoa, rice, and veggie blends, has welcomed Blake Zimmerman to the Live Simple family as the Director of Brand Sales. In this position, Zimmerman will be responsible for developing and advancing Path of Life’s retail presence across the county. He will lead sales strategies for existing products in addition to developing launch strategies for new brand innovations.
EDL Packaging announces David O’Keefe has been named Director of Sales at its Green Bay, Wisconsin location. In his new role, David will be responsible for leading the EDL sales team, and managing key EDL Packaging client relationships. With Massman complementary product lines, EDL also anticipates David positioning the company for continued growth by providing broader and more complete solutions to its customers.
The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) is pleased to announce three key staff changes. Brian P. Lynch is joining the GCCA team as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Member Programs on July 6th. Meanwhile, Megan Costello and Lowell Randel have been promoted effective immediately.
New products will be sold at Target, and direct-to-consumer through Tiller & Hatch's website.
July 1, 2020
Tiller & Hatch announces four new flavors launching this month in Target and direct-to-consumer at TillerandHatch.com: Chili Mac, Italian Chicken Gnocchi, BBQ Beef Chili and Chicken Tikka Masala. Each of the new flavors cook in less than 12 minutes and comes in both 20 oz or 40 oz, enough to feed 2-4 people, and no one needs to know you made this magic in minutes.
Graeter’s Ice Cream, family owned since 1870, is celebrating its 150th birthday with the creation of a special ice cream flavor and a limited-edition birthday doughnut. Each of the specialty products will be released on July 1 coinciding with National Ice Cream Month and in celebration of Graeter’s birthday. Graeter’s new “Birthday Cake” ice cream flavor is a celebratory blend of cake pieces and sprinkles in cake batter ice cream. Meanwhile, the limited-edition birthday cake flavored doughnut, fully glazed, iced with rainbow sprinkles inside and out, is available at select Cincinnati-area scoop shops.
Terry had a long and distinguished career in the turkey industry, working with AgriStats, Cargill and Butterball before joining Aviagen Turkeys in 2012. He had a passion for numbers and “looking at the data”. He liked to say that “Data is data. The data will tell the truth but you might not like it!”.
Donations include 40,000 pounds of chicken, sauce, rice and potatoes.
June 30, 2020
Kevin’s Natural Foods, makers of Paleo and Keto-certified sous-vide entrées, sauces, and seasoning blends, is providing much needed food to those in need in the Modesto, California, region. The brand donated 40,000 pounds of chicken, sauce, rice and potatoes worth $120,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank June 25.
Tray-sealing specialist Proseal has launched a tray-positioning system that calculates the required tray spacing set-up parameters for individual tray sealing tool-sets, eliminating the trial-and-error usually associated with this process. The new patent-pending ProPosition feature automatically identifies the best position for trays, to ensure the perfect alignment every time.
Redefine Meat has unveiled the world’s first Alt-Steak plant-based products, with market testing at select high-end restaurants to start later this year. Created using Redefine Meat’s patent-pending 3D meat printing technology, the company’s Alt-Steak products have the texture, flavor and appearance of beef steak and can be produced in the volume and cost to enable large-scale market launch.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.