FiveStar Gourmet Foods, Makers of Simply Fresh, is bringing aboard proven produce industry leader Michael Solomon as president, effective immediately. Reporting to CEO Tal Shoshan, Solomon will oversee all day-to-day operations out of the company’s Ontario, California, headquarters. Shoshan will continue to oversee the company’s innovation and strategic growth.
FiveStar Gourmet Foods is setting the trend by partnering with Beyond Meat to bring more salad protein choices to consumers. FiveStar, the nation’s premier salad brand, is introducing a new Simply Fresh Taco Salad made with Beyond Meat, featuring plant-based beef crumbles from Beyond Meat, a leader in plant-based meat. The new 7.5-oz complete salad recently debuted in Publix supermarkets. Available to retailers nationwide starting in January, the salad is just one of the many new product possibilities for the culinary giant.
Dole FreshTakes RTE Salads expand with Chicken Club BLT, Backyard BBQ, and Avocado Ranch with Chicken in proprietary new bowl packaging.
December 10, 2020
Dole Fresh Vegetables has enhanced its popular line of Dole FreshTakes Bowl Salads with three on-trend new flavors and proprietary new packaging that allows salad lovers to mix their Dole fresh lettuces, toppings and dressings in the same bowl without spilling.
FiveStar Gourmet Foods adds to their successful Family Size line of Simply Fresh Salads with their new Fig & Walnut Salad. As fall approaches, figs and fresh apples are in peak season and both are amazingly delicious. It is a wonderful pairing of fruit and nuts that provides freshness beyond what is expected. Other best-selling recipes in the Simply Fresh Salads Family Size line include Mexican Style Caesar Salad with Cilantro Cesar Dressing and limited-edition Harvest Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette.
Company is donating 15,000 Simply Fresh meal salads to Feeding America.
March 31, 2020
In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, FiveStar Gourmet Foods is taking action by donating 15,000 pre-packaged complete meal salads under the Simply Fresh brand to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, who will be distributing the salads to the local communities that they serve.