Whether you’re thinking of cutting down on sugar or trying the keto lifestyle, Clio’s Less Sugar Greek yogurt bars--in Peach and Mixed Berry flavors--are the perfect guilt-free snacks that will help you celebrate the New Year and your 2021 plans.
Peekaboo Organics' ice cream featuring hidden vegetables was named the grand prize winner today of the Real California Milk Snackcelerator dairy snack innovation competition created by the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) and VentureFuel. The competition will provide Peekaboo with $200,000 in resources and funding to bring a snack-sized version of their innovative products to market and expand the overall market for their products. This is the second event of its kind by the California dairy industry designed to inspire ideas integrating the values of fluid milk and dairy ingredients into snacks to meet growing consumer demand and providing resources to help bring them to market.
Farm Rich, a leading frozen snack and appetizer brand, and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) have announced an exclusive three-year sponsorship that will feature Farm Rich as the “Official Frozen Snack of the SEC” across all SEC sports, including football, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, gymnastics and more.
Enlightened, an innovator and one of the fastest-growing brands in the frozen dessert category, announces two major innovations in low-carb desserts, including the first keto-friendly Cheesecakes and Dough Bites to hit the freezer aisle.
In 2020 – the year of quarantining and social distancing – many Americans have chosen to indulge in comfort food. A new poll of 2,000 Americans found that two in three are reverting to childhood food favorites and eating more comfort food during the pandemic. That includes an uptick in such favorites as pizza (55%), hamburgers (48%), ice cream (46%), French fries (45%), mac and cheese (38%), spaghetti and meatballs (32%) and others.
SeaPak introduces Shrimp Sea Pals, shaped like turtles and starfish, and designed to encourage kids to eat at least two servings of seafood each week, as recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. SeaPak says the new product offers a quick and hassle-free option for families who like to have a little fun with their food.
Pandemic-related labor and supply chain issues in the Philippines earlier this year led to current shortage, according to Ramar Foods.
August 26, 2020
Due to high demand, Ramar Foods announces a shortage on its ube (purple yam) supply. Purple Yam has been the popular comfort food for the diaspora and has been enjoyed in several ice cream flavors under Ramar's Magnolia brand. The all-natural ube supply is experiencing a shortage. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and surges in grocery, the supplies are going to be limited.
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.
More than 90 years ago, the Mickey Mouse character was born of Walt Disney’s spirit of imagination and wonder. Today, that spirit is captured in films, cartoons, theme parks, merchandise, even everyday snacks. Farm Rich is collaborating with Disney to spark inspiration at snack-time with the new Disney Mickey Mouse & Friends Mozzarella Shapes. The product includes character shapes from the beloved franchise – a Mickey Mouse shape and Minnie Mouse’s bow – in a wholesome snack that’s both easy to make and delicious.
RollinGreens, the plant-based food company known for its better-for-you comfort food alternatives, is expanding its retail presence into new Kroger and Walmart stores this summer. First introduced at retail in May 2015, RollinGreens’ products are 100% clean, gluten-free, whole, allergen-friendly, and vegan, made from sustainable crops and never produced in a lab.
Check out the January 2021 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, featuring the 2021 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, Greenleaf Foods; read about the company and the plant. Also, we have alternative proteins, cold storage and COVIC-19 vaccines, new retail products, and much more!