Conagra Brands, one of North America's leading food companies, is celebrating the summer with the debut of more than two dozen new products. More people are cooking and eating at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Birds Eye, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice and Snack Pack are among the brands bringing new items to market to satisfy evolving consumer needs.
Soylent Nutrition, the makers of Soylent complete nutrition beverages, powders & bars, rolled out improved versions of their functional drinks. This ready-to-drink product optimization comes on the heels of a number of other accomplishments in recent months for the company including new Powder formats, lower pricing on Powder subscriptions and updated packaging. The renewed focus on its core products and consumers has allowed the company to return to its mission while simultaneously restoring a sustainable business model.
Pricey pints range from $11.99 to $17.99 each, sold direct-to-consumer via Eclipse website.
July 9, 2020
Eclipse Foods partners with some of the most exciting chefs across the U.S. to announce a new series of limited-edition collaboration of plant-based ice cream flavors for the summer, with 100% of proceeds going directly to chefs' charities of choice. For the first time ever, Eclipse offers these exclusive flavors, alongside their own signature flavors, throughout the U.S. with nationwide shipping.
Wrap it, grill it, dip it, stuff it. Skinny-up any summer meal with the new Sun-Dried Tomato Flatbreads from Cali’flour Foods, makers of low-carb comfort foods. Unique in their versatility, Cali’flour’s flatbreads can be used as a low-carb replacement for tortillas, buns, pitas, even chips. And, the new Sun-Dried Tomato Flatbreads have a fresh and tangy flavor that’s sure to brighten any summer fare. They will be available online beginning July 13, 2020 and will begin hitting grocery stores later this summer and fall.
Thai Fish Cakes, Classic Fish Burgers and New England Style Crab Cakes join the growing brand’s product lineup.
July 8, 2020
Good Catch plant-based seafood has launched a new product line of frozen entrees and appetizers: New England Style Plant-Based
Crab Cakes, Thai Style Plant-Based Fish Cakes, and Classic Style Plant-Based Fish Burgers. This product extension is the second evolution from the plant-based seafood brand, expanding beyond its existing portfolio of plant-based tuna, which quickly won over the consumer palate following its market introduction last year.
As people are firing up barbecues across Europe this summer, Nestlé has improved its Garden Gourmet plant-based burger to give it an even meatier taste and texture. It is now so incredibly juicy and incredibly delicious that it really deserves a name that does it justice: Garden Gourmet Sensational Burger. The new burger is appearing in stores (and on grills) across Europe now. Aside from its even more meat-like flavor and texture, the burger now also cooks better, making that transformation from raw to cooked with a satisfying sizzle.
Company also redesigns product artwork and moves to combidome packaging.
July 2, 2020
Nutpods, the industry leading coffee creamer company has recently introduced a new refrigerated product line: zero sugar oat creamer. These two refrigerated flavors, Original and Cinnamon Swirl, follow a successful online-only launch of shelf-stable oat Original and French Vanilla and are part of a rapidly increasing number of oat-based alternative dairy products. Nutpods’ chilled oat lineup will launch in the coming months at the three largest natural retailers: Sprouts, Whole Foods, and Fresh Thyme.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.