Premium, family-owned chicken producer Bell & Evans introduces Gourmet Chicken Burgers, made from whole-muscle dark meat chicken and chunky pieces of real fruit, vegetables and natural cheeses. Bell & Evans Gourmet Chicken Burgers are sold in 6 oz. portions that are nitrogen frozen and uncooked, locking in freshness and natural flavors. Three incredible flavors are being introduced in the launch: Chicken Bacon & Sharp Cheddar, Roasted Portabella & Swiss, and Granny Smith Apple & Gouda. All three varieties are gluten-free.
The golden spice that’s taking the natural foods sector by storm is now available in convenient, fresh-to-frozen cubes from Dorot Gardens, the leader in pre-portioned frozen herbs, garlic, and onions. Frozen Crushed Turmeric is field-fresh and flash frozen at the source to capture the warm, sweet-spicy taste of turmeric, an ancient food long hailed for its healthy benefits. Turmeric is the #1 selling herbal ingredient in the natural space. And in mainstream retail, turmeric sales exceeded $32 million in 2017, a 46.7% jump from the previous year.
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.
DiNoci Natural Foods, makers of artisan plant-based frozen desserts announce four new flavors of its almond milk-based desserts--bringing the brand total to eight--using premium ingredients free of gums and additives.
Petaluma, California-based Amy’s Kitchen has launched a line of gluten-free veggie crust pizzas, the only pizzas available with organic ingredients and multiple vegetables. The new crusts feature organic cauliflower, organic sweet potato and organic broccoli, and the pizzas are topped with slow-simmered tomato sauce and mozzarella.
Califia Farms, best known for its innovative plant-based beverages in distinctive curvy bottles, debuts the new Oat Barista Blend, which joins Califia Farms’ Original and Unsweetened Almondmilk Barista Blends.
Snacks come in three different flavor combinations, with 150 calories, 9 grams of protein, and 1 gram of carbs.
January 24, 2020
Borden Cheese is launching Crisps ‘n Cubes in January 2020 to continue to offer an innovative all-natural cheese snacking options to consumers. An intentional duo of crunchy 100% oven-baked cheese (crisps) and 100% real cheese (cubes), Borden Cheese Crisps ‘n Cubes is a low-carb option for a healthy on-the-go snack.
The May 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine highlights sustainable solutions for companies along the cold chain, plus coronavirus and food safety coverage, lift truck technology, pizza innovations, new dairy and dairy-alternative products, plus much more—just click the stories below to start reading.