Perdue is bringing back its limited-edition THANKSNUGGETS just in time for the holiday. Last year it sold out online in less than three minutes. Now for the first time, the white breast meat with sweet potato-flavored breading turkey nuggets are available in retail grocery stores nationwide so everyone can get their hands on them this holiday season.
Afia, a Mediterranean food company headquartered in Austin, Texas, driven by a mission to make food powerful, launched its newest flavor, Sun-Dried Tomato Falafel, today on Afiafoods.com and in select retail stores, including Bristol Farms, Mother’s Market and Natural Grocers, all new retailers this month. The product will be available in additional retailers throughout the fall.
On our latest Cold Corner podcast, Caulipower’s Founder & CEO, Gail Becker, joins Editor-in-Chief Michael Costa to discuss the company’s recent packaging redesign, the R&D process for bringing Caulipower products to market, how the company is faring with current supply chain issues, Caulipower’s community outreach as part of its sustainability strategy, and what really constitutes “better-for-you” cold foods in stores today.
Kerry has opened an upgraded and renovated coating production facility in Rome, Georgia. As one of North America’s most innovative facilities of its kind, the newly expanded Rome site provides significant capacity, advanced capabilities and customized coating solutions to help foodservice and retail customers deliver great tasting products that win in the coated poultry, seafood, appetizer and alternative meat categories.
Lakeside Foods, a leading frozen and canned food products company, is updating its logo to a more modern style to reflect its recent growth and innovation while celebrating its rich heritage as a 134-year-old company. The new logo, dubbed the Lakeside Foods family seal, includes an image evoking the sun, lake and fields; a bold, strong font; dark navy color representing its company values of stability and trust; and an inset “EST 1887” illustrating its roots as a pea packing company in Manitowoc in 1887.
Fromagerie Guilloteau, Pélussin, France, partnered with Kroger in early April to sample new, limited edition Crispy Brie Bites under the Fromager d’Affinois brand. The offering included four individual bites in a 4.9oz. plastic tray with an initial suggested retail price of $9.99.
C.H. Guenther & Son (“CHG”), a leading producer of branded and private-label food products, today announced that John D. Buckles has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 29, 2021. Mr. Buckles, a seasoned commercial and operations executive with a track record of growing food and beverage companies, succeeds Dale W. Tremblay, CHG’s CEO since 2001. Mr. Tremblay will continue an active role as Chairman of CHG’s Board of Directors and will work closely with Mr. Buckles during a transition period.
Zouz has launched a new line of ready-made, plant-based frozen foods featuring Beyond Meat. Zouz reimagines traditionally meat-based international dishes with flavorful plant-based versions. Zouz has formulated an exciting menu of Latin, Middle Eastern, Asian, and Italian-influenced plant-based frozen foods.