Colorado-basedPlanterra Foods is expanding its line of plant-based proteins to help consumers eat their best with True Bite plant-based chicken cutlet on the market from brand OZO, as well as their new plant-based chicken shreds.
Roll will be sold at Hissho kiosks in Target, Meijer, Sprouts, Stop & Shop and other retail locations, as well as hospitals, airports, and other foodservice venues.
August 31, 2021
Hissho Sushi, a leading sushi distributor in the U.S., is joining forces with Franks RedHot to unveil a new sushi roll: the Franks RedHot Crunchy Buffalo Chicken Roll. Available August 30th at more than 1,000 locations across the country, including grocery stores, hospitals and airports, the inspiration behind the unique roll is America’s love of football and buffalo chicken.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, consumer dining habits dramatically changed – possibly for the long-term. A special report by food industry firm HUNTER says 51% of Americans continue to cook more, and 71% of those who have been cooking at home intend to continue the habit to save money, eat healthier, and feel better.
Deep Indian Kitchen has added two new frozen entrees to its product lineup: Chicken Vindaloo, and Coconut Chicken Korma. For consumers unfamiliar with the dishes, Chicken Vindaloo is similar to Tikka Masala but with a hot-spice coconut based sauce, while Coconut Chicken Korma is similar to Chicken Curry but with a coconut-based sauce blended with tomatoes and cream and accentuated by mild, sweet spices like cardamom.
Sadler’s Smokehouse is introducing a line of ready-to-eat beef brisket, pulled pork, pulled chicken and St. Louis Ribs at select retailers this summer. The new line of Sadler’s Smokehouse products is pit-smoked low and slow, using butcher-quality cuts of meat, no artificial ingredients, Texas hardwoods and 65 years of family barbeque tradition.
On our latest Cold Corner Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Michael Costa sits down with Peter Bartzis and Liz Vanderhoef from Devanco Foods—which placed first in our 2021 Best New Frozen Retail Products Contest—to discuss the company’s winning No-MSG Chicken Gyros Kits, as well as their overall retail sales growth (150% year-over-year), sustainability goals, new product launches, family focused company culture, and distribution strategies for e-commerce and foodservice, which is rapidly ramping up as pandemic restrictions are lifted.
The company also announces its first consumer product will be chicken.
May 17, 2021
Memphis Meats, a leading company in cell-cultured meat, poultry and seafood has changed its name to UPSIDE Foods. This signifies the company is now ready for business with its first consumer product: chicken.
Saffron Road—the clean-label, world cuisine leader on a mission to bring people together through authentic, global flavors and wholesome, real ingredients—added two new restaurant-quality frozen entrees to their Thai cuisine product line: Thai Red Curry Chicken, and Thai Basil Noodles.
Bibigo Korean-Style Crunchy Chicken is available in two varieties—Soy Garlic, and Sweet & Spicy—featuring antibiotic-free boneless chicken tossed in a signature batter for an extra crunch that’s light and airy.