So Delicious Dairy Free has launched their new So Delicious Pairings Coconutmilk Yogurt Alternative--a coconut milk yogurt alternative base crafted with organic coconuts and live and active cultures, paired with carefully curated toppings. The newest innovation from So Delicious is available in four flavors.
Real Good Foods has launched a line of super-premium ice cream in seven flavors, the first dessert items for the company. Real Good Foods ice cream is the first-ever super-premium, better-for-you, ice cream made from real, simple ingredients, offering a fraction of the carbs compared to traditional ice cream. Sweetened with allulose, this ice cream offers a real ice cream experience without spiking glucose levels. Allulose is a naturally occurring sugar, free of chemical processing, which allows the body to metabolize allulose as natural sugar and not an added sugar.
Warner will oversee the company’s regulatory, risk management, food safety, sustainability, corporate strategy, and environmental, social and governance programs.
May 13, 2020
Raley’s announced the addition of Jennifer (Jen) Warner to the organization’s Executive Leadership Team in the role of Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining Raley’s, Warner served as Vice President of Legal at Columbia Sportswear Company, Chief Developmental Officer at AsheWorks Inc., and Global Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, Americas at XPO Logistics.
J&J adds to frozen novelty portfolio with new Minute Maid popsicles in six different flavors.
May 13, 2020
J&J Snack Foods is partnering Minute Maid to launch 100% Juice Sticks. They're available in two variety packs, featuring classic Minute Maid flavors. Each 1.65-fluid-ounce stick is 25 calories, 5 grams of sugar, and free from many common allergens including peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, gluten and soy. The product also contains no sweetener.
The North Carolina State Ports Authority set a new record for refrigerated container volume. North Carolina Ports moved 1,459 refrigerated containers--2,918 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units)--through the Port of Wilmington during the month of April.
Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt, the world's first frozen Greek yogurt bar and fastest growing novelty brand, has launched its newest innovation, Dipped Greek Yogurt Bars. The new additions to Yasso's portfolio of great tasting, better-for-you items come in four indulgent flavors sure to satisfy any craving: Mint Chocolate Crunch, Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch, Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Crunch and Vanilla Chocolate Crunch.
The transport of food and health/sanitary items such as cleaning supplies and paper towels have placed significant strains on the supply chain. Food distributors have to scrutinize significant preventative measures needed to ensure the health and safety of customers, drivers, and everyone that is in contact with goods that are transported and delivered.
Frozen food sales rose significantly the final week of April, according to new research by the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), 210 Analytics, and IRI. The +50.3% increase was the highest since the height of mid-March stockpiling by consumers, when frozen food sales peaked at +94.4% compared to 2019 sales for the same time period. The +50.3% increase translates to $1.3 billion compared to $442 million in 2019.
This week on our From the Cold Corner podcast, I talk washdown motors for food processing with Regal Beloit’s John Calloway. We also discuss how the IoT (Internet of Things) is creating new efficiencies for motors, and how Regal Beloit is pivoting its business strategy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oregon-based dairy cooperative focuses on hometowns first to maximize impact.
May 8, 2020
The Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) announced that its farmer-owners have committed $4 million to a comprehensive COVID-19 relief plan to help its employees, the communities where the company operates, and industry partners respond to and recover from burdens created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.