Sysco announced the nationwide launch of eight innovative concepts exclusively for Sysco customers through the company’s Cutting Edge Solutions platform. These chef-tested and exclusive products provide foodservice operators with on-trend menu options such as plant-based ingredients as well as innovative to-go solutions that will help them stand out in the ever-evolving foodservice environment.
US Foods has launched its Fall Scoop catalog of new products, the company’s 10th annual edition of Scoop. Themed, “Next-Gen Ideas for Next- Gen Diners,” Fall Scoop features 23 products that cater to the next generation of diners, Gen Z and Millennials.
Nestlé is bringing Garden Gourmet to UK supermarkets with the next generation of plant-based alternatives, the Sensational range. Plant-based fans in the UK will be able to get their hands on the vegan products, which have already been very popular in the UK's out-of-home channel.
At this time last year, we at Refrigerated & Frozen Foods decided to put our annual Foodservice Distributor of the Year Award on hold. The COVID-19 pandemic precipitated unprecedented shutdowns in foodservice—restaurants, hotels, schools, caterers, stadiums, and other volume venues—leaving behind thousands of shuttered businesses. To put it lightly, there was very little to celebrate in foodservice last year.
Roll will be sold at Hissho kiosks in Target, Meijer, Sprouts, Stop & Shop and other retail locations, as well as hospitals, airports, and other foodservice venues.
August 31, 2021
Hissho Sushi, a leading sushi distributor in the U.S., is joining forces with Franks RedHot to unveil a new sushi roll: the Franks RedHot Crunchy Buffalo Chicken Roll. Available August 30th at more than 1,000 locations across the country, including grocery stores, hospitals and airports, the inspiration behind the unique roll is America’s love of football and buffalo chicken.
Lightlife is partnering with Canadian quick-serve restaurant chain Pizza Pizza, adding Lightlife's plant-based chicken items for the first time, including a Lightlife Plant-Based Chick’n Sandwich and Plant-Based Chick’n Bites.
Dairy-free brand Oatly has partnered with Texas-based Project Pollo restaurants for a seasonal Pumpkin Swirl Oatly milkshake, available at Project Pollo locations. This limited-edition flavor joins the traditional chocolate and strawberry Oatly shakes currently featured on the plant-based restaurant’s menu and is perfect for anyone seeking an alternative to dairy.
Gathered Foods, makers of Good Catch plant-based seafood, has partnered with Dot Foods, North America's largest food industry redistributor. This partnership will enable Good Catch products to be available to a broader set of foodservice accounts and businesses in more locations, making the brand more accessible across the country.
Redefine Meat announced the commercial launch of its first ever series of ‘New-Meat’ products in Israel. Available in select restaurants and hotels nationwide, the plant-based range consists of a premium 170-gram (6 Oz.) hamburger, sausage, lamb kebab, middle eastern ‘cigar’, and ground beef developed for high-quality restaurants and open flame grilling.
New Wave Foods also partnered with DOT Foods for foodservice redistribution in February.
July 22, 2021
New Wave Foods announced a distribution agreement with Gordon Food Service that provides direct access to New Wave Shrimp, the innovative new plant-based shrimp, to any operator or foodservice customer east of the Mississippi River or in the Southwest. Ordering plant-based New Wave Shrimp is now even more turnkey for independent and chain restaurants and foodservice providers that work with Gordon Food Service.