Banza has announced its largest category expansion to date with the introduction of its frozen pizza made with a chickpea crust. The new product reinforces Banza's commitment to making nutritious foods more accessible by upgrading America's favorite foods traditionally made with wheat, corn, or rice, by using chickpeas.
Ark Foods debuted its Clean Label Salad line at the Produce Marketing Association's FreshSummit virtual trade show. Clean Label Salads, made entirely from ingredients great-grandmas would recognize, join Ark Foods' lineup of best-selling heat-and-eat Veggie Bowls, and serve as an easier, healthier, affordable lunch option amidst a 40% rise in home cooking seen from the COVID-19 pandemic* (The Food Industry Association, 2020).
Veggies Made Great is partnering with Beyond Meat, a leader in plant-based meat, to create a new Veggies Made Great Frittata Line made with Beyond Meat, which will be available at select retailers in the coming weeks.
American Flatbread has launched of a new line of plant-based, frozen pizzas called Meatless Evolution. The line, which includes vegetarian and vegan options, has been one of the most highly requested items by American Flatbread consumers. Their latest lineup appeals to consumers looking to limit their meat intake.
No Evil Foods, a small batch meat alternative brand, and NOMAD DUMPLiNGS, the colorful frozen dumpling brand, have announced their dedication to reducing meat consumption by bringing a plant-based dumpling to consumers. The SHANGRI-LA HONEY dumpling has been reformulated with No Evil Food’s Comrade Cluck ‘No Chicken’ as a main ingredient.
Company says COVID-19 and the rise of online grocery shopping drove DTC decision.
August 12, 2020
Deep Indian Kitchen, the #1 frozen Indian food brand in the country, has announced the launch of its new direct-to-consumer website featuring its most popular Indian dishes and free 48-hour shipping across the U.S. As more consumers discover the safety and convenience of online grocery shopping and increasingly search for authentic global flavors to enjoy, Deep Indian Kitchen’s e-commerce platform aims to meet these consumer needs.
Lakeview Farms, a leading manufacturer of refrigerated desserts, dips, spreads and specialty products, is expanding its product selection with the launch of the Fresh Provisions brand. The plant-based dip line features five new products including savory and sweet plant-based dips. Fresh Provisions will be sold and merchandised in the produce section of grocery retailers.
Plant-based patty is now available in more than 8,000 retail outlets nationwide, a 50x increase in less than six months.
July 31, 2020
Plant-based Impossible Burger will will soon be stocked in nearly 2,100 Walmart Supercenter and Walmart Neighborhood Market locations. Customers can find Impossible Burger in the fresh meat section of the store in 12-ounce packages. Impossible Burger is also available through Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery.
Organic Valley Egg Bites are a convenient and healthy, yet indulgent, snack or light breakfast. Each 4-ounce package contains two egg bite cups packing in 14 to 16 grams of protein with less than 250 calories. Each serving contains the equivalent of 1 ½ to 2 eggs, depending on the flavor. They’re portable and virtually prep-free: simply pop in the toaster oven or microwave, and they’re ready to eat in less than 90 seconds.
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!