Available in elementary, middle and high schools across the country since 2012, Mixmi is being rolled out to grocery stores nationwide, including Kroger and H.E.B. at to reach more consumers looking for healthier alternatives in the frozen treat aisle.
Tractor Beverage Company announced its beverages are now available at many locations operated by culinary management company Elior North America. Elior North America’s Cura Hospitality, Aladdin Campus Dining, Lexington Independents, and Corporate Chefs companies are now offering Tractor’s Certified Organic, Non-GMO and All-Natural beverages.
US Foods announced the opening of the US Foods Scholars application period. US Foods Scholars provides financial support and development opportunities to culinary and hospitality students who demonstrate tremendous promise and achievement but require assistance to take the next step of their career. With the addition of Birmingham, Ala., Daytona Beach, Fla. and Portland, Ore., the program now reaches nine markets. This year, up to 18 students will receive $20,000 each to support their continued culinary or hospitality education, in addition to training opportunities with US Foods culinary professionals.
LTI, Inc., a leading manufacturer of serving counters and technology, has expanded its line of compact, mobile serving counters with the new Dual-Temp Hot/Cold ExpressLine Compact, which serves as two units in one, offering two bays for hot foods and two bays for cold foods. This offering makes it possible for schools, offices or other busy operations to serve hot foods from one side of the unit and cold foods or drinks from the other side, providing total meal flexibility in one convenient unit.
With working and learning from home a new reality for many consumers across the nation, now more than ever the need for fresh, convenient, ready-to-eat meals is surging. FiveStar Gourmet Foods knew they could help and developed Simply Fresh 2Go, their first product line targeted concurrently to both retail and school foodservice channels. With 12 new SKU’s, each meal is nutritionally compliant to meet strict national school lunch dietary standards. Each item in the line is a ready-to-eat balanced complete meal including protein, grains, fresh vegetables and fruits -- even a healthy fruit and veggies drink.
The combination of Gold Star and Good Source will establish a new leader in specialized foodservice distribution for the K-12, corrections and other segments requiring specialized products and services.
October 7, 2019
Highview Capital, LLC, Los Angeles, acquired Gold Star Foods, Inc., an Ontario, Calif.-based food distributor to K-12 child nutrition programs.
Young consumers are very interested in the functional aspect of foods that not only satisfy their hunger, but also pack a nutritional punch.
March 12, 2019
Five food trends, ranging from ethical dining to multicultural menus, are expected to dominate menu development on college campus dining operations in the next few years, according to a study released by Y-Pulse, Chicago.