SeaPak Expands Product Line with New Calamari Offering SeaPak Expands Product Line with New Calamari Offering
St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA-based SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. has added Calamari with tomato romano sauce to its easy-to-prepare frozen product line. The launch includes rollouts at Kroger,...

Friboi Sets Rail Shipping Pace for Frozen Beef in Brazil Friboi Sets Rail Shipping Pace for Frozen Beef in Brazil
Friboi, the beef brand unit of Sao Paulo, Brazil-headquartered JBS S.A., the largest meat processing company in the world, set a new export logistics record for frozen beef shipped by railroad in

Restaurant Association Remains Positive About US Economy Restaurant Association Remains Positive About US Economy
While growth in the still expanding United States economy slowed during the first half of this year, job creation nonetheless averaged 172,000 a month during the first half of 2019. That was down

Zandbergen and AACo Strengthen Partnership in Europe Zandbergen and AACo Strengthen Partnership in Europe
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands-based Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat announced on July 15 that it is now the exclusive distributor in Continental Europe for Australian Agricultural Company’s (AACo’s)...

Frozen Products in Vanguard of Conagra Brands Rollouts Frozen Products in Vanguard of Conagra Brands Rollouts
Chicago, Illinois, USA-headquartered Conagra Brands is kicking off its new fiscal year with dozens of retail product launches across the four major domains in which it competes. The Frozen &...

Rich Products Introduces Heath Ice Cream Cake in USA Rich Products Introduces Heath Ice Cream Cake in USA
The newly unveiled Heath Ice Cream Cake is being rolled out nationally in the United States to coincide with July’s National Ice Cream Month and just in time for Ice Cream Day on July 21. The

Lamb Weston Strikes Silver and Gold with Hot2 Home Fries Lamb Weston Strikes Silver and Gold with Hot2 Home Fries
“Silver and gold, silver and gold. Everyone wishes for silver and gold…” – and for frozen potato products producer and marketer Lamb Weston, both wishes have come true. The lyrics above, composed by...

McCain Partners with ‘Don’t be Chicken’ Nuggets Startup McCain Partners with ‘Don’t be Chicken’ Nuggets Startup
Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada-headquartered McCain Foods has announced a new strategic partnership and lead investment in NUGGS, a New York City-based startup enterprise that has developed a

Friendly Summer Meal Deals at Friendly’s and Applebee’s Friendly Summer Meal Deals at Friendly’s and Applebee’s
Friendly’s Restaurants in the United States has added several indulgent offerings to its summer menu, while Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar outlets are now featuring shrimp on its “All You Can...

Burger King Debuts Crispy Taco for Buck in United States Burger King Debuts Crispy Taco for Buck in United States
The Burger King restaurant chain began serving $1 Crispy Tacos across the USA on July 9. Available for a limited time, the product features a crispy, crunchy tortilla filled with seasoned beef,...

Bolton Now Owns 100% of Tri Marine Tuna Supply Operation Bolton Now Owns 100% of Tri Marine Tuna Supply Operation
The global tuna supply business of Bellevue, Washington-headquartered Tri Marine has been sold to its longtime partner, Bolton Group. Terms were not disclosed. Workers at Tri Marine’s SolTuna ...

United States DOE Salutes Lineage for Energy Efficiency United States DOE Salutes Lineage for Energy Efficiency
Lineage Logistics is a winner of the 2019 Better Practice Awards presented by the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Plants Program (Better Plants). The Better Plants designation is

Thai Union Opens Preschool for Migrant Workers’ Children Thai Union Opens Preschool for Migrant Workers’ Children
Thai Union Group, the Bangkok-headquartered frozen and canned seafood producer and marketer, officially inaugurated its fourth preschool in Samut Sakhon to help the children of migrant workers obtain

Froneri to Acquire Nestlé Ice Cream Business in Israel Froneri to Acquire Nestlé Ice Cream Business in Israel
Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire, England-headquartered Froneri, Europe’s second largest ice cream manufacturer and third biggest worldwide, will enter the Israeli market in earnest with the pending...

300 Jobs to Melt Away at Closing Unilever Ice Cream Plant 300 Jobs to Melt Away at Closing Unilever Ice Cream Plant
Unilever plans to cease production on August 30 its ice cream factory in Henderson, Nevada, USA, and close the facility for good before the end of the year. The move will eliminate approximately

Pork Processor Karro Food Group Purchases Young’s Seafood Pork Processor Karro Food Group Purchases Young’s Seafood
Karro Food Group, a major UK pork producer owned by CapVest Partners LLC for the past two years, has acquired Grimsby, England-based Young’s Seafood. The company has been on the block since...

Private Equity Firms Positively Give a Hoot for Hooters Private Equity Firms Positively Give a Hoot for Hooters
Hooters of America (HOA), the Atlanta, Georgia-headquartered fast casual restaurant operator that bills itself as “delightfully tacky yet unrefined,” has been acquired by Nord Bay Capital and

Performance Food Group to Acquire Reinhart Foodservice Performance Food Group to Acquire Reinhart Foodservice
Richmond, Virginia-based Performance Food Group (PFG) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Reinhart Foodservice from Reyes Holdings in a transaction valued at $2.0 billion, or

Umami Ice Cream Cool Treat to Eat in Summertime Japan Umami Ice Cream Cool Treat to Eat in Summertime Japan
The “fifth flavor” of umami has been enjoyed among epicureans in Japan and beyond since Dr. Kikuane Ikeda of Tokyo Imperial University identified glutamate as the key ingredient in Kombu kelp more...

Pumpkin Cheesecake Latest Vegan Treat from Central Foods Pumpkin Cheesecake Latest Vegan Treat from Central Foods
Collingtree, England-based frozen food distributor Central Foods has extended its free-from range with the launch of a vegan, gluten-free pumpkin cheesecake. It defrosts in just two hours in the

Orkla Buys CBD Specialty Fudge and Toffee Maker in UK Orkla Buys CBD Specialty Fudge and Toffee Maker in UK
Oslo, Norway-headquartered Orkla Food Ingredients has sealed a deal to acquire British fudge and toffee manufacturer Confection by Design Ltd (CBD) through its NIC Enterprises Limited subsidiary at

Lamb Weston to Purchase Ready Meals Pty in Australia Lamb Weston to Purchase Ready Meals Pty in Australia
Lamb Weston Holdings has entered into an agreement to acquire Ready Meals Pty Ltd, a frozen potato processor in Australia situated about 34 kilometers southeast of Melbourne, for an undisclosed

Amy’s Kitchen Breaks Ground for Plant in Upstate New York Amy’s Kitchen Breaks Ground for Plant in Upstate New York
Petaluma, California-headquartered Amy's Kitchen, a manufacturer of value-added organic frozen food products, has broken ground for construction of a 389,000-square-foot specialty frozen food plant

Contamination Concern Prompts Andouille Sausage Recall Contamination Concern Prompts Andouille Sausage Recall
Elon, North Carolina-based San Giuseppe Salami Co. by Giacomo is recalling approximately 832 pounds of ready-to-eat frozen Andouille Sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous

ASDA Fires Up Oumph! Range Just in Time for BBQ Season ASDA Fires Up Oumph! Range Just in Time for BBQ Season
Mjölby, Sweden-headquartered Food for Progress is broadening its distribution of meat-free frozen products in the United Kingdom with the planned rollout of Pulled Oumph!, Kebab Spiced Strips,...