The Refrigerated Foods Association (RFA) announced new leaders at their recent Virtual Awards Ceremony. Lauren Edmonds of St. Clair Foods will take over as President, following Josh Knott of Knott’s Foods’ term in office. Karen Bishop Carbone, Boston Salads & Prepared Foods Corporation, will serve as Vice President and Conference Chair. Tom Davis, Lakeview Farms will continue his role as Treasurer, and Mark Rosenfield of Reser’s Fine Foods will serve as the group’s Secretary and Chair of the Communications Committee.
The headline for last year’s Top 25 Refrigerated Foods Processors Report read, “Refrigerated Foods to Reign Supreme in 2020”. In no other year than 2020 could a headline that bold be an understatement.
Company designated as an essential business during coronavirus pandemic.
March 25, 2020
As COVID-19 alters our paths and expectations, we want you to know that Tofurky is rallying every resource available to us, to protect our employees and deliver safe food to you. This means that we will remain open as an essential business during COVID-19 mandates. In order to do so, we are addressing everything from legislative employee protections, to re-organizing our production floors for safe working distances and vigilantly monitoring our supply chains.
Company says its team members are working tirelessly to ensure food supply during COVID-19 pandemic.
March 23, 2020
Hormel Foods today announced a special cash bonus to its plant production team members who continue to work tirelessly to produce food during the COVID-19 outbreak. The more than $4 million bonus will be paid to all full- and part-time plant production team members who have been working around the clock to ensure the company’s trusted brands and products are available during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has food and beverage processors scrambling to ensure their employees are safe, their operations are uninterrupted and their supply chains are intact. Here's a look at how one company is handling the situation.
As new COVID-19 statewide regulations in California are put in place, Bolthouse Farms remains committed to delivering and keeping this critical industry at work and will continue to serve our customers coast to coast.
Company announces $6.6 million donation to Feeding America network of food banks.
March 20, 2020
As one of the world’s largest food companies, the Kraft Heinz Company takes seriously its role in feeding consumers and their families. As the world continue to address the very real implications of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Kraft Heinz – which is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh – has committed to donating $12 million globally to ensure people across the globe have the food they need during this challenging time.
At Beyond Meat, we are committed to protecting and improving human health, the safety and the well-being of consumers, our employees, our partners and the communities where we operate. As we continue to monitor the ever-changing situation, we thank our devoted team for the diligence and dedication to keeping ourselves and everyone we serve secure as we work to maintain a safe and uninterrupted supply of our product.
Food manufacturers of North America and their suppliers gathered for “20/20 Vision: Providing Clarity for the Food Industry for 40 Years” event
March 4, 2020
The 40th annual Refrigerated Foods Association (RFA) Conference was held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Florida, on February 23-26, 2020. The conference included timely presentations and outstanding networking opportunities and social events, including a service project that provided 400 kids’ packs for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.