Roth Cheese, makers of award-winning specialty cheese, is adding a new Chèvre flavor to its collection of fresh goat cheeses with the introduction of Roth Cranberry Cinnamon Chèvre. With the holidays around the corner, this spicy/sweet variety is complex, yet light and mellow, and perfect for celebrating the season. The new cheese pairs especially well with cured meats, spiced nuts, and seasonal beverages like apple cider and barrel-aged beers.
Boursin introduces Boursin Dairy-Free Cheese Spread Alternative in Garlic & Herbs flavor. This new cheese spread alternative is the same Garlic & Herbs flavor you expect from Boursin, but in a dairy-free, plant-based version to meet the needs and desires of even more consumers. Whether for entertaining at home, making a diet-inclusive “cheese” board or including in a recipe, Boursin Dairy-Free is perfect to ensure all guests have great tasting options.
Finlandia Cheese is changing its name to Valio USA. The new name will facilitate the company’s expansion into new, innovative categories like plant-based products, and provide a closer connection between the subsidiary and its parent company in corporate branding and messaging. Due to its strong recognition among consumers, Finlandia will remain the brand name for Valio USA’s cheese and butter line.
Cheese curds consistently top the list for Wisconsin's most iconic foods so to celebrate this cult favorite "snack that squeaks," Wisconsin dairy farmers are bringing together the world's largest group of cheese lovers for National Cheese Curd Day on October 15th. The event will broadcast live on Wisconsin Cheese and Culver's Facebook pages, and 10 participating guests will win fresh Wisconsin cheese curds and Culver's fried cheese curds for a year.
Folios Cheese Wraps, the original 100% all-natural cheese wrap, announces the launch of their new website and real-time store finder tool, the Destini Store Locator. Explore the new website at www.cheesefolios.com, which will feature integrated social media content, chef and fan-generated recipes, contests, and a Destini Store Finder. Retail distribution now includes Trader Joes.
Deal includes three Kraft Heinz cheese plants and a distribution facility, plus 750 staff shifting to Lactalis.
September 21, 2020
Lactalis Group has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition by its U.S. affiliate of Kraft Heinz’s Natural, Grated, Cultured and Specialty cheese businesses in the U.S., Grated cheese business in Canada and entire International Cheese business outside North America. With this acquisition, Lactalis will acquire a portfolio of iconic, strongly-positioned brands that include Cracker Barrel, Breakstone’s, Knudsen, Polly-O, Athenos, Hoffman’s and, outside the U.S. and Canada only, Cheez Whiz. In addition, Kraft Heinz will partner with Lactalis on a perpetual license for Kraft in Natural, Grated and International cheeses and Velveeta in Natural and International cheeses.
This October, America’s #1 goat cheese brand, Montchevre, is giving fans a reason to head to the cheese case for a treat that will make saying goodbye to summer and hello to fall a little sweeter. Combining autumn’s top flavors with their fan-favorite tangy goat cheese, Montchevre is pleased to announce the launch of its new and improved seasonal flavor – Spiced Pumpkin.
Wisconsin Cello Pumpkin Spiced Fontal Cheese from Schuman Cheese comes straight from the "State of Cheese" in a new creamy cow’s milk innovation, rubbed with a blend of cinnamon, pumpkin pie spices, and a touch of honey. Considering Wisconsin is home to the only Master Cheesemaking Program in the U.S., it comes as no surprise Wisconsin would create a seasonal cheese to excite cheese lovers and pumpkin spice lovers alike.
Boursin Cheese rolls out its newest holiday flavor, Fig & Balsamic, available for a limited time only. Boursin's creamy, crumbly cheese and the rich, complex sweetness of balsamic with notes of fig combine to bring cheese lovers an indulgent new flavor.
The company's winning entry is their Classic Cambleu, a soft-ripened French-style vegan cheese.
August 26, 2020
RIND’s Classic Cambleu, a soft-ripened, French-style vegan cheese, has won the gold award in the Plant Based - Other Dairy category as part of the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) 2020 sofi Awards, a top honor in the $158 billion specialty food industry.
Check out the January 2021 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, featuring the 2021 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, Greenleaf Foods; read about the company and the plant. Also, we have alternative proteins, cold storage and COVIC-19 vaccines, new retail products, and much more!