Congratulations to Devanco Foods, our Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year. Known as a manufacturer of frozen beef, gyro kits and more, the Illinois-based company is a previous winner of our award for frozen food processors. Find out more about their expansion into refrigerated foods, including their award-winning hummus and bacon products.

Other features in the first issue of 2023 include a look at Houston and what makes the Space City a hot market for cold storage. We also take a detailed look at some of the cold chain trends in flavors, consumer habits and material handling to watch in 2023.

Companies need their supply chains to be flexible, accurate and nimble to increase productivity and drive efficiency. James Riegleman, product manager at ORBIS details how robotics and automation is changing the face of supply chain and logistics.

Plus the latest in new frozen and refrigerated meat, poultry and seafood products and a look at some of the newest tech in packaging equipment. 

Happy New Year and thanks for reading!