For their deli cup packaging sold in retail, both Treasure Cave and Frigo Cheese brands have removed the carton sleeves, moved to direct printing and added instructions on the cups to inform consumers on proper disposal. Both brands have national distribution of their deli cup SKU’s across the dairy and deli aisles. These changes result in a number of positive environmental impacts. For example, removal of the carton sleeves eliminates over 600,000 pounds of paper from the supply chain, reducing consumption of natural resources, pollution, GHG emissions and waste associated with their production, shipping and storage.
CHEVOO, makers of gourmet goat cheese in Sonoma County, California, introduces new spreadable goat cheese in four unique flavors. These cheeses aim to elevate your bagels, toast, veggies and sandwiches, or can just be spread on crackers for a tasty snack and an upgrade over regular cream cheese.
Foremost Farms USA will close its Chilton, Wisconsin, manufacturing facility in July 2020. Built in the 1940s, the Chilton plant makes Italian cheeses including Provolone which is sold into the foodservice market for sandwiches. The 53 employees who work at the location were informed of the company’s plans.
Wisconsin cheese company donates $2 million in product to help families during COVID-19 pandemic.
April 17, 2020
Sargento Foods Inc. is donating $2 million in cheese to Wisconsin’s anti-hunger leader, Hunger Task Force and its membership organization the Hunger Relief Federation of Wisconsin. To assist families outside Wisconsin, Sargento will provide donated cheese to Feeding America, the largest hunger relief organization in the U.S. The family-owned cheese company is providing relief by donating a total of 15.8 million cheese sticks which can feed more than 1.3 million households across the U.S.
Company designated as an essential business during coronavirus pandemic.
March 25, 2020
Over the past two weeks, our mission to deliver dairy that tastes better because it’s made better has taken on new significance. As Essential Workers, we feel our mission is our responsibility – to craft our products with love and care, to stay positive and keep going in the face of new challenges, and to provide solace and comfort to you and your family through good food.
French cheese processor La Compagnie des Fromages, a subsidiary of the Bongrain Group, is pursuing a policy to reduce its energy usage and CO2 emissions. That’s why it invested in a facility designed by Cofely Axima, a France-based leader in industrial refrigeration, and relies on state-of-the-art refrigeration equipment from Emerson Group, Philadelphia, Pa.
The May 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine highlights sustainable solutions for companies along the cold chain, plus coronavirus and food safety coverage, lift truck technology, pizza innovations, new dairy and dairy-alternative products, plus much more—just click the stories below to start reading.