The makers of Hormel Black Label Bacon, a leader in breakfast meats in America, announced today the launch of Hormel Black Label Breathable Bacon, a first-of-its-kind innovation. Hormel Black Label Breathable Bacon is a revolutionary face mask featuring the latest in pork-scented technology with two-ply multi-fiber cloth to keep the delicious smell of bacon always wrapped around your nose and mouth.
Sysco has announced the addition of a Holiday Toolkit to its Foodie Solutions platform. The Holiday Toolkit is the latest in a series of carefully curated tools to help foodservice operators respond quickly to shifting business requirements and trends resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bubbies Ice Cream, the frozen novelty brand best known for its super-premium Mochi Ice Cream innovations, has announced it will begin shipping its Mochi Ice Cream in new individually-wrapped packaging to grocery stores and natural retailers across the country this fall. The new packaging marks the reopening of Bubbies Mochi Self-Serve Freezers that have long been a grab-and-go snack destination for customers looking to mix and match their favorite flavors. Earlier this spring, these in-store freezers were scaled back in retailers, due to an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19.
Sysco, the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced the nationwide launch of ten exciting menu concepts exclusively for Sysco customers through the company’s Cutting Edge Solutions platform. These chef-tested and innovative products are being launched to help foodservice operators with on-trend dining options as they enter a new normal phase of restaurant dining amidst the global pandemic.
In 2020 – the year of quarantining and social distancing – many Americans have chosen to indulge in comfort food. A new poll of 2,000 Americans found that two in three are reverting to childhood food favorites and eating more comfort food during the pandemic. That includes an uptick in such favorites as pizza (55%), hamburgers (48%), ice cream (46%), French fries (45%), mac and cheese (38%), spaghetti and meatballs (32%) and others.
Editor-in-Chief Michael Costa details how COVID-19 has helped cold storage become a hot business in 2020, and conversely how the pandemic has devastated the traditional model for foodservice distribution.
Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) has been certified as a Great Place to Work. Certification is a significant achievement that is determined based on validated employee feedback gathered with Great Place to Work’s rigorous methodology. Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading results and increased innovation.
With working and learning from home a new reality for many consumers across the nation, now more than ever the need for fresh, convenient, ready-to-eat meals is surging. FiveStar Gourmet Foods knew they could help and developed Simply Fresh 2Go, their first product line targeted concurrently to both retail and school foodservice channels. With 12 new SKU’s, each meal is nutritionally compliant to meet strict national school lunch dietary standards. Each item in the line is a ready-to-eat balanced complete meal including protein, grains, fresh vegetables and fruits -- even a healthy fruit and veggies drink.
Grab a slice of your favorite pie and help make history as the makers of Hormel Pepperoni, America’s No. 1 pepperoni brand*, attempt to set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the most users in a pizza party video hangout on Friday, Sept. 18, from 7-8 p.m. ET. The party, which will take place on Zoom, is a part Hormel Foods Spirit Week, a celebration of our front-line plant professionals, staff and heroes who have worked tirelessly to ensure a consistent food supply during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Inspired to help during pandemic, TQL ramps up Moves That Matter program, providing no-cost transport of charitable truckloads to food banks, hospitals and more.
September 16, 2020
Deepening its commitment to tapping the power of the U.S. trucking industry to improve lives, Total Quality Logistics (TQL) has pledged to cover $1 million in transportation costs for charitable loads by 2025. The nation’s second-largest freight brokerage firm is ramping up its Moves That Matter program to impact even more lives by covering the cost to haul food, water, medical supplies and other potentially life-saving goods to food banks, communities in need and nonprofits around the country.
Check out the September 2020 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: Cold storage construction and COVID-19, how foodservice is adapting to coronavirus challenges, SugarCreek, 2020 cold storage construction guide & directory and much more!