Publix is launching the company’s first pea-based chickenless tenders and meatless burger patties. The GreenWise Chickenless Tenders, arriving in stores this week, and the GreenWise Meatless Burger, released in April, offer the texture and taste of meat while providing 11 and 19 grams of plant-based protein, respectively. As an added benefit for customers with food sensitivities, both new products are nondairy and soy- and gluten-free. The company also currently offers a traditional black bean burger and a veggie burger under the GreenWise brand.
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.
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.
PLMA’s annual private label tradeshow gives access to the growing private label market in the United States and Canada, where retailers and wholesalers source for their private label programs.
November 11, 2019
Buyers from all major supermarkets, supercenters, drug chains, mass merchandisers, convenience stores, online retailers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, discounters and even military exchanges will be in attendance at PLMA 2019, which takes place Nov. 17-19 at the Rosemont Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill.
Nearly 99.9% of shoppers are buying private brands today.
November 5, 2019
Although 57% of consumers say their financial health is good, fears of a recession are driving slightly less consumer confidence in Q3 2019, according to the latest IRI Consumer Connect Survey results, produced by IRI, Chicago.
ConAgra Foods, Inc., Omaha, Neb., reached a definitive agreement to sell its private label operations to TreeHouse Foods, Oak Brook, Ill., for approximately $2.7 billion in cash, excluding transaction-related expenses.