New Flavor "Boots on the Moooo'n" features milk chocolate ice cream, fudge cows, and toffee meteor clusters orbiting a sugar cookie dough core.
May 27, 2020
In a continued partnership with Netflix that has already introduced two fan-favorite flavors this year, Ben & Jerry's unveils "Boots on the Moooo'n." The ice cream is an ode to the newest Netflix comedy series, Space Force, which premieres this Friday, May 29. The flavor, which features a universe of milk chocolate ice cream with fudge cows and toffee meteor clusters orbiting a sugar cookie dough core, takes inspiration from the Space Force goal to get "boots on the moon" by adding a bovine themed moooo into the mix.
Flavors include Wild Blueberry, Cinnamon Brown Sugar, and Vanilla Buttermilk, each with 13g of protein, single-digit sugar and 100% whole grains.
May 27, 2020
Kashi, a pioneer in natural foods, debuts new protein-packed waffles under its GO line of products. Available in three flavors, Wild Blueberry, Cinnamon Brown Sugar and Vanilla Buttermilk, the waffles deliver double-digit protein, single-digit sugar and 100% whole grains per serving. The new waffles will be available nationwide at Walmart, Amazon, Ahold, Food Lion, Giant Eagle, Hannaford, HEB, Market Basket, Shoprite and Woodmans, with additional stores coming later this year.
“The average restaurateur makes about 4 cents for every dollar, and now with decreased traffic and increased costs, it’s even more challenging for them,” says Jim Osborne of US Foods--one of the giants of foodservice distribution to restaurants, hotels, catering, schools and more. On the latest From the Cold Corner Podcast, I talk with Osborne about US Foods’ latest initiative—the Restaurant Reopening Blueprint—to help restaurateurs navigate new guidelines for service, staffing, and customer behavior due to coronavirus.
With warmer days just ahead, Mars has unveiled its newest ice cream innovation, the TWIX Cookies & Creme Ice Cream Bar. Inspired by the TWIX Cookies & Creme Chocolate Candy Bar, this frozen treat is packed with creamy vanilla ice cream mixed with chocolate cookie pieces, topped with crunchy chocolate cookies. As the world adjusts to new ways of living, taking the time to find joy in everyday moments can make our days brighter. Whether its birthdays and graduations, video-chatting with family or simply winning game night, many days are filled with little moments worth celebrating.
Frozen meals include bowls, pizzas, egg bites and more for low-carb, high-protein, meatless and gluten free diets.
May 22, 2020
Nestlé introduces Life Cuisine, a new brand delivering meal solutions that match consumer approaches to eating well. Over the years, the definition of wellness has evolved from calorie-conscious eating to a more holistic approach that extends well beyond just what’s on the plate. Once-niche dietary trends like gluten-free and meatless meals have also become more mainstream. This new dynamic has inspired people to learn more about different foods, seek more specific product attributes and balance their lifestyles.
CAULIPOWER's contribution over the next eight weeks will deliver more than 100,000 meals of fresh produce to over 4,500 at-risk families impacted by COVID-19.
May 20, 2020
CAULIPOWER, makers of America's #1 better-for-you pizza, announced a $1 million donation over three years to the American Heart Association's food security and education programs. In the short-term funds will immediately provide over 100,000 meals to 4,500 high-risk families in Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Birmingham for the next two months.
Kodiak Cakes has launched their high-protein Thick & Fluffy Power Waffles in three flavors: Buttermilk & Vanilla, Blueberry, and Chocolate Chip. Each waffle contains 100% whole grains, 10g of protein, and Non-GMO ingredients. Kodiak Cakes Thick & Fluffy Power Waffles are sold six to a box at SRP $6 in Target and Kroger stores.
Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice and retail industries, is pleased to announce the promotion of Chad Buechel to president of KanPak U.S. From the GSF subsidiary's headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Chad will be responsible for all aspects of KanPak's U.S. business, including its production of more than 18 million gallons of dairy products each year.
At one point in late March during the height of shelter-in-place, make-at-home pizza kit sales rose +243.3% compared to the same time in 2019. Even during normal times, Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza each day, or 350 slices per second. For those making pizza at home, sometimes it helps to have a head start.
The May 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine highlights sustainable solutions for companies along the cold chain, plus coronavirus and food safety coverage, lift truck technology, pizza innovations, new dairy and dairy-alternative products, plus much more—just click the stories below to start reading.