Amy’s Kitchen President Xavier Unkovic has been appointed to company Chief Executive Officer. Xavier has been leading Amy’s day-to-day for the past three years under the leadership of company founder Andy Berliner. Over the course of his time at Amy’s, Xavier has been responsible for laying the groundwork to achieve the Berliner Family’s Vision of building a thriving, collaborative, efficient, engaged and sustainable organization.
A Jaffle is a retro pocket sandwich originating In South Africa in which a sweet or savory filling is placed between two slices of bread, then placed in a “Jaffle Iron”, and toasted. Jafflz were created by South African native Meryl van der Merwe, a classically trained gourmet chef and doting mom dedicated to making flavorful, wholesome meals for health-conscious people on the go.
Company says COVID-19 and the rise of online grocery shopping drove DTC decision.
August 12, 2020
Deep Indian Kitchen, the #1 frozen Indian food brand in the country, has announced the launch of its new direct-to-consumer website featuring its most popular Indian dishes and free 48-hour shipping across the U.S. As more consumers discover the safety and convenience of online grocery shopping and increasingly search for authentic global flavors to enjoy, Deep Indian Kitchen’s e-commerce platform aims to meet these consumer needs.
Ramen Lab, the pop-up restaurant incubator from Sun Noodle, announced today that it is launching a frozen prepared ramen bowl product line called Ramen Lab at Home: Chef to Guest. Ramen Lab will collaborate with celebrated ramen chefs. The store will officially launch on August 7.
AYO Foods, the authentic and delicious line of West-African inspired cuisine, has developed a partnership with Whole Foods and is now available at nearly 50 locations throughout Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
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.
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!