Conagra Brands, one of North America's leading food companies, is celebrating the summer with the debut of more than two dozen new products. More people are cooking and eating at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Birds Eye, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice and Snack Pack are among the brands bringing new items to market to satisfy evolving consumer needs.
Path of Life, known for their plant-based, frozen quinoa, rice, and veggie blends, has welcomed Blake Zimmerman to the Live Simple family as the Director of Brand Sales. In this position, Zimmerman will be responsible for developing and advancing Path of Life’s retail presence across the county. He will lead sales strategies for existing products in addition to developing launch strategies for new brand innovations.
Frozen meals include bowls, pizzas, egg bites and more for low-carb, high-protein, meatless and gluten free diets.
May 22, 2020
Nestlé introduces Life Cuisine, a new brand delivering meal solutions that match consumer approaches to eating well. Over the years, the definition of wellness has evolved from calorie-conscious eating to a more holistic approach that extends well beyond just what’s on the plate. Once-niche dietary trends like gluten-free and meatless meals have also become more mainstream. This new dynamic has inspired people to learn more about different foods, seek more specific product attributes and balance their lifestyles.
Del Monte is launching a new line of vegetarian pocket pies under its Veggieful brand, scheduled to arrive on store shelves May 25. Veggieful Pocket Pies come in four different flavors: Broccoli Potato Cheddar, Spinach Artichoke Parmesan, Plant-Based Philly Cheesesteak, and Rosemary Garlic Plant-Based Chicken.
We want to share a little bit with you about what is going on at our kitchens. Even as the demand on us to get food out there is great, we are committed to the health and safety of our employees and to ensure that we continue to maintain the highest quality standards of food production.
The company also expands its line of Veggie Bowls with four new flavors.
February 27, 2020
Ark Foods, the modern-day farming brand known for creating fresh and exciting produce, is expanding its classic line of Veggie Bowls with four new flavors: Buffalo Cauli Mac, General Tso's Cauli, Alfredo Veggie Spaghetti and Sesame Veggie Noodles. This launch will expand its best-selling category and put Ark Foods at the forefront of the plant-based movement, leading the ever-popular trend with better-for-you, heat-and-eat options. To accommodate the brand’s rapid growth, Ark Foods is opening a new 15,000 square foot production facility in New Jersey.
Stouffer's named the official macaroni and cheese of MiLB in a multi-year deal.
February 25, 2020
Minor League Baseball (MiLB) today announced STOUFFER'S, a leader in frozen prepared entrées, as the "Official Macaroni & Cheese" of MiLB, as well as the "Official Lasagna" and "Official Frozen Prepared Meals" of MiLB. The announcement comes as part of a new, multiyear strategic partnership celebrating communities and providing family-friendly experiences -- both central values to the STOUFFER'S and MiLB brands.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.