Cheez-It turns 100 this year, and the brand is celebrating with a limited-time Cheez-It cake created by Chef Stephanie Izard. Available nationwide from 5/17 to 5/20 on Goldbelly for $49, the Cheez-Itennial Cake is bursting with an entire box of Cheez-It crackers, from the ground Cheez-It flour in the batter to the Cheez-It shortbread crumble between each layer. The cake is balanced to salty-sweet perfection with swirls of caramel throughout and chocolate-covered Cheez-It crackers popping out the top to join the party.
McCartney Produce, a distributor of fresh produce and specialty food products, joined FreshEdge, a family of produce and specialty food companies, further diversifying the group’s combined customer base and increasing its breadth and depth of service offerings in the Midwest and Southeast. McCartney joins a growing family that includes Get Fresh, Indianapolis Fruit, Piazza Produce & Specialty Foods, Garden Cut, CIBUS Fresh, and Papania’s.
Tulkoff Food Products, one of the nation’s leading food manufacturers of condiments, specialty sauces, dressings and ingredients will expand its current U.S. manufacturing footprint with a new facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. This expansion responds to years of increasing demand and growth in the company’s private label and co-pack division of their business.
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.
New F&B Group originated $100 million in credit facilities in 2019.
January 22, 2020
BHI, a full-service commercial bank, announced that its Food & Beverage Group has arranged a $16.5 million credit facility for White Toque, a leading importer and distributor of European specialty fine foods. With this financing, BHI’s new F&B Group, which launched last year, originated over $100 million in credit facilities across various F&B categories in 2019.
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.