Plant-based meat company Heura has launched its new packaging, reducing the use of plastic by 80% and honoring the Mediterranean roots. Until today, the plant based meat segment has been led internationally by companies born in Silicon Valley. Heura, however, believes that the future of food must have its pillars in one of the most famous gastronomic cultures in the world, the Mediterranean.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods catches up our 2016 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, SugarCreek, to learn how reinvestment in facilities and staff have helped the company grow the past four years.
Smithfield Foods became the first major protein company to commit to becoming carbon negative in all company-owned operations in the United States by 2030. A leader in sustainability for more than two decades, the company will go beyond carbon neutrality to effectively remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits. It will achieve this goal without purchasing carbon credits to offset emissions.
Refrigerated Solutions Group (“RSG”), an industry leader in refrigerated equipment and service, recently announced several management promotions. Bob Stevens has been promoted to the Director of Dealer Sales, Craig Hammel has accepted the role of Director of Strategic Accounts, Kim McGee has been promoted to the Director of CX & Sales Support and Pam Williams has accepted the position of Director of Business Development & Project Management for RSG. All four will report directly to Dan Hinkle, Chief Commercial Officer for RSG. Stevens and Hammel will assume their new roles immediately while McGee and Williams will take on their new responsibilities August 17th.
Carrier Transicold’s new high-efficiency Vector HE 19 unit delivers exceptional cooling and freezing capacities compared to other domestic intermodal container refrigeration systems in the thin-profile class. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation. a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.
Fresh Del Monte Produce has added six new energy-efficient reefer container vessels to its fleet. The addition of the new vessels named – Del Monte Gold, Del Monte Rose, Del Monte Harvester, Del Monte Spirit, Del Monte Valiant andDel Monte Pride – marks a new chapter in environmental sustainability for the company.
The EZ-FLO Continuous Heat Treat System works via a continuously-flowing conveyor and can hold from seven to 14 stacks of 48’’x40’’ pallets at a time. Pallets inside the chamber are brought to ISPM-15 standard temperatures to eliminate pests. Pallet stacks automatically enter and exit the chamber during the treatment process.
Driscoll Foods, one of the largest independent foodservice distributors in the tri-state area for nearly fifty years, has completed construction of a 3.5-megawatt DC rooftop solar photovoltaic system at its headquarters located in Wayne, New Jersey.
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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!