Rojo’s, a leading brand of refrigerated restaurant-style and homestyle salsas and dips, announced today the addition of Black Bean & Guajillo Crema Layer Dip to its popular line. The five-layer, gluten-free dip features tasty black beans, cool guacamole, tangy salsa, rich and smoky Guajillo pepper crema, and cheddar cheese.
Lakeview Farms, a leading manufacturer of refrigerated desserts, dips, spreads and specialty products, announced today the expansion of its Fresh Provisions brand with the introduction of a Salsas Fresca line. The new collection of salsas features four delicious varieties of fresh cut salsa.
Chicago-based and Mom-owned organic food start-up lil’gourmets is now part of Target’s newly-created Fresh Kids Snacking Destination. Target shoppers will now have access to lil’gourmets veggie meals in the chilled produce aisle of select Target stores across seven Midwest states, as well as Target.com.
Calavo Growers, a leading global avocado producer, has acquired Hiperbaric’s 300th high pressure processing (HPP) machine, for its plant in Mexico. The Hiperbaric 300 is one of the most economically competitive HPP machines, with a capacity of 3,100 lbs. per hour. With this capacity, Calavo Growers will continue scaling its avocado operations, according to the company.
¡Yo Quiero! Brands has opened a new 45,000-square-foot distribution facility in Rhome, Texas (near Dallas) as well as a new facility in Guanajuato, Mexico (near León). The brand, which focuses on small-batch guacamole, salsa and queso products, is moving further into in the avocado and high-pressure processing (HPP) industries.
On our newest From the Cold Corner podcast, I talked with Roberto Peregrina from Hiperbaric about the latest trends in High Pressure Processing (HPP) and what the evolution of HPP might look like in the future. We also discussed COVID-19’s impact on Hiperbaric’s business, and what the company is doing instead of tradeshows to connect with F&B processors while travel is shut down, which is a pivot many businesses have to make today.
High-pressure processing (HPP) was once considered the ultimate food safety solution. But, after peeling back the many layers of this technology, HPP brings many more benefits to the food processing table.
Check out the December 2020 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: Cold Foods Processors to Watch in 2021, McCain Foods adapting and expanding, cold facility flooring, cold food safety regulations for 2021 and much more!