Simple Truth will offer more than 75 plant-based foods and beverages by the end of 2020.
October 15, 2020
Kroger has expanded its Simple Truth Plant Based collection, unveiling more than 50 new plant-based foods at affordable prices, including non-dairy cheeses, oat milk ice cream and Emerge fresh chicken-less patties and grinds.
Cotton Blues Cheesecake, the Mississippi-made frozen dessert brand, is proud to announce expanded distribution across Mississippi and Oklahoma through new partnerships with the Kroger and Homeland supermarket chains. Four varieties of the four-pound signature cheesecake will debut in new communities this month - Original, Blueberry, Strawberry and Sea-Salted Caramel.
Wisconsin Cello Pumpkin Spiced Fontal Cheese from Schuman Cheese comes straight from the "State of Cheese" in a new creamy cow’s milk innovation, rubbed with a blend of cinnamon, pumpkin pie spices, and a touch of honey. Considering Wisconsin is home to the only Master Cheesemaking Program in the U.S., it comes as no surprise Wisconsin would create a seasonal cheese to excite cheese lovers and pumpkin spice lovers alike.
Farm Rich is expanding its "Garden Inspirations by Farm Rich" line with two new products: Cauliflower Bites and Breaded Zucchini Sticks. The new products are available now exclusively in the freezer section at Kroger and online.
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.
Elmhurst 1925, maker of plant-based beverages, has expanded retail distribution of its Unsweetened Milked Almonds, Unsweetened Milked Oats and Unsweetened Milked Cashews. The three varieties can now be found in 1,855 new select Kroger banners across the U.S. including Ralphs, Roundy’s, King Soopers, Fred Meyer, Smith’s Food and Drug, QFC and Fry’s Food Stores, for a total of 5,732 new points of distribution.
Zatarain’s Andouille and Cajun Style Smoked Sausage is expanding its national retail availability to more than 2,000 grocery stores owned by The Kroger Co. The rollout will continue through August at stores across the country including Kroger, Ralphs, King Soopers, Fred Meyer Stores and more.
Following nearly two dozen positive cases of COVID-19 among workers at the "Rock and Roll" Ralphs in Hollywood, parent-company Kroger will test all workers.
May 19, 2020
Following nearly two dozen positive diagnoses of COVID-19 at a Ralphs in Hollywood and several protests, grocery workers represented by the UFCW Local 770 learned Monday that Kroger, which owns Ralphs and Food 4 Less, has agreed to provide free, voluntary COVID-19 testing to all members at its flagship Hollywood store.
Check out the September 2020 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: Cold storage construction and COVID-19, how foodservice is adapting to coronavirus challenges, SugarCreek, 2020 cold storage construction guide & directory and much more!