Unlike many other vegan options, AYO Almondmilk Yogurt not only boasts what it doesn’t have, like dairy, cholesterol or anything artificial, it is filled with heart healthy nutrition. AYO is high in fiber and low in saturated fat. Each creamy, probiotic-rich cup features less added sugar than most dairy or plant-based yogurts and only 150-160 calories.
Wildbrine, a producer of naturally fermented plant based krauts, kimchis, srirachas, and salsas, recently launched two new flavors of sauerkraut, Organic Jalapeño Lime and Organic Caraway Apple, as well as a new kimchi, Mild Kimchi with Turmeric.
Comedy and Music Stars to Help Gardein Celebrate on May 28.
May 27, 2020
Gardein, a brand of Conagra Brands, is getting ready to celebrate National Burger Day on May 28, with a delicious new burger unlike any the brand has ever offered. Gardein's new Ultimate Plant-Based Burger looks, cooks and smells like real meat for a satisfying burger experience with no sacrifices. The new burger adds to Gardein's reputation for delivering great-tasting meat alternatives. And Gardein is enlisting a pair of celebrity burger enthusiasts to kick-off the celebration.
Plant-based brand Wholly Veggie continues its mission of creating a more sustainable food future by increasing consumer access to its line of ready-to-use, vegetable-based products, including its newest addition, Plant-Based Cauliflower Wings. The company recently announced an increased U.S presence through its expansion to 1,200 Target locations. The growth comes alongside Wholly Veggie’s new distribution through UNFI in Southern California and National Co+op Grocers (NCG). Along with Target, shoppers can find Wholly Veggie products at SoCal’s Lassens, Lazy Acres and Gelsons’ grocery stores.
Premium vegan sausage brand is available in Italian Style, Sweet Apple, Wild Mushroom, and Sunrise Trail Mix flavors.
May 27, 2020
High Peaks, a premium, all-natural and plant-based sausage brand, has launched in the United States to meet increased demand for meat alternatives. The sausage brand will introduce four flavors in multiple regions across the country, with plans to continue retail expansion throughout 2020.
The company also expands its line of Veggie Bowls with four new flavors.
February 27, 2020
Ark Foods, the modern-day farming brand known for creating fresh and exciting produce, is expanding its classic line of Veggie Bowls with four new flavors: Buffalo Cauli Mac, General Tso's Cauli, Alfredo Veggie Spaghetti and Sesame Veggie Noodles. This launch will expand its best-selling category and put Ark Foods at the forefront of the plant-based movement, leading the ever-popular trend with better-for-you, heat-and-eat options. To accommodate the brand’s rapid growth, Ark Foods is opening a new 15,000 square foot production facility in New Jersey.
Miyoko's Creamery, a plant dairy brand known for its award-winning vegan cheeses and butter crafted 100% from plants, has launched Cultured Vegan Pizza Mozz, ready for immediate delivery to the foodservice industry. The new mozzarella-style cheese tastes and performs like its cow dairy analog and can be used for pizzas, lasagnas, Philadelphia-style cheese steak sandwiches and Italian style dishes--anything that would require a melted mozzarella.
While natural products continue to grow 4-5% in natural and specialty retail outlets, conventional retail stores are seeing increased sales of natural products as well.
September 18, 2019
The retail sales growth of natural food and beverage products is much higher than growth of the overall food and beverage market, according to the “2019 State of the Natural Industry” report from SPINS, Chicago.
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.