Ocean Beauty Named Distributor for Findus Brand in USA Ocean Beauty Named Distributor for Findus Brand in USA
Seattle, Washington-headquartered Ocean Beauty Seafoods announced on February 20 that it has reached an agreement to be the distributor for Findus, the iconic frozen food brand with Swedish roots,

Frozen Sales Contribute to Hot Q4 Results for Thai Union Frozen Sales Contribute to Hot Q4 Results for Thai Union
Thai Union Group has reported a 3.7 percent year-on-year rise for fourth quarter sales in 2018 as it generated a record THB 36 billion in turnover. The Q4 operating profit improved 55.2 percent

Bonduelle Group Sales Dip in First Half of Financial Year Bonduelle Group Sales Dip in First Half of Financial Year
While turnover for the Villeneuve d’Ascq, France-headquartered Bonduelle Group declined by 1% to €1,406.6 million during the first half of the 2018-19 financial year, sales in the frozen vegetable

AFFI-CON Out to Unlock the Power of Frozens in San Diego AFFI-CON Out to Unlock the Power of Frozens in San Diego
“The Power of Frozens” will be front and center in more ways that one during the February 23-26 American Frozen Food Institute Convention (AFFI-CON) at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego,

Lineage Logistics Earns Place on Fast Company’s MIC List Lineage Logistics Earns Place on Fast Company’s MIC List
Novi, Michigan, USA-headquartered Lineage Logistics has been ranked as one of the 50 Most Innovative Companies (MIC) of 2019 by Fast Company magazine. The honor recognizes the cold storage

Frozen Products Lead Sysco Cutting Edge Solutions Parade Frozen Products Lead Sysco Cutting Edge Solutions Parade
Sysco Corporation, the Houston, Texas-headquartered global foodservice distribution company, on February 18 launched seven new products available exclusively for customers through its Cutting Edge...

Frostkrone Expands into US with Rite Stuff Foods Purchase Frostkrone Expands into US with Rite Stuff Foods Purchase
Rietberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany-headquartered Frostkrone Tiefkühlkost GmbH has acquired Jerome, Idaho-based Rite Stuff Foods. The American company specializes in the production of frozen

The Future is Bright, the Future is Frozen in Britain The Future is Bright, the Future is Frozen in Britain
After a “tremendous performance in 2018,” the frozen food industry in the United Kingdom is now worth £8.6 billion and growing year-on-year at 4%, reports John Hyman, chief executive of British

Prime Minister of Norway to Address NASF on March 6 Prime Minister of Norway to Address NASF on March 6
Three days of informative programs and networking opportunities are in store for delegates attending the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) In Bergen, Norway, March 5-7. Billed as “the world’s

Weis Markets COO to Address NFRA Executive Conference Weis Markets COO to Address NFRA Executive Conference
The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) in the United States will hold its 27th Executive Conference April 8-10 at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center in

Conagra to Shut Boulder Office and New Jersey Facilities Conagra to Shut Boulder Office and New Jersey Facilities
Conagra Brands has announced the closure of another office and the elimination of approximately 100 more jobs, as it consolidates operations following the purchase of Pinnacle Foods in October. The

Mowi Posts Strong Q4 and Record High Turnover for Year Mowi Posts Strong Q4 and Record High Turnover for Year
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Mowi, which until recently conducted business as Marine Harvest, has reported strong fourth quarter results and the second best year ever for the world’s largest producer

Frozen Product Innovations in Spotlight at Gulfood Show Frozen Product Innovations in Spotlight at Gulfood Show
Frozen food products will be in high profile at the 24th running of Gulfood, slated for February 17-21 at the Dubai World Trade Center. This year’s edition is likely to top the 2018 event, which

Aureus Scoops Up Yuengling’s Ice Cream, Plans Online Push Aureus Scoops Up Yuengling’s Ice Cream, Plans Online Push
Aureus, Inc., an Atlanta, Georgia, USA-based food brand development firm, has executed a binding letter of intent to acquire 67% of Yuengling’s Ice Cream Corp. This ownership stake is in addition

Bonduelle Seals Deal to Buy Frozen Food Plant in USA Bonduelle Seals Deal to Buy Frozen Food Plant in USA
The Villeneuve d’Ascq, France-headquartered Bonduelle Group has completed the purchase of a Seneca Foods frozen vegetable and fruit processing facility in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA. This

In Dedicated Turnaround Mode, Greenyard Now Has Two CEOs In Dedicated Turnaround Mode, Greenyard Now Has Two CEOs
Marc Zwaaneveld Marc Zwaaneveld has been given the added job of co-chief executive officer of Greenyard, after being on job as chief transformation officer for less than a month. The

Food Process Solutions Buys Charlottetown Metal Products Food Process Solutions Buys Charlottetown Metal Products
Food Process Solutions Corp. (FPS) announced on February 12 that it has acquired majority ownership of Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP). Founded in 1957, CMP is a high quality, custom stainless

Brioche Pasquier Debuts Oh So Fruity Macarons Selection Brioche Pasquier Debuts Oh So Fruity Macarons Selection
Les Cerqueux, France-headquartered pâtisserie specialist Brioche Pasquier is bringing fruit to the table in a zingy new range of macarons that showcase both the exotic and the familiar in a

Mer Bros Male Mermaids Make Another Splash for Gorton’s Mer Bros Male Mermaids Make Another Splash for Gorton’s
Another Mer Bros-themed advertising campaign featuring mermen (male mermaids) promoting Gorton’s frozen seafood products will soon be seen on TVs and computer screens across the United States, but

Captain D's Launches Giant Fish Sandwiches, Lobster Rolls Captain D's Launches Giant Fish Sandwiches, Lobster Rolls
The Nashville, Tennessee, USA-headquartered Captain D’s casual seafood restaurant chain is gearing up for Lent, when many Catholics and other Christians refrain from eating meat on Fridays and

People Awards Go to Frozen Food Industry Standouts in UK People Awards Go to Frozen Food Industry Standouts in UK
The British Frozen Food Federation’s (BFFF) People Awards were presented on February 7 in Birmingham, England, during the trade association’s Annual Business Conference Dinner. Returning after a

Tyson Buys BRF Operations in Thailand, UK and Netherlands Tyson Buys BRF Operations in Thailand, UK and Netherlands
Tyson Foods has reached a definitive agreement to purchase the Thai and European assets of Sao Paulo, Brazil-headquartered BRF S.A. The deal builds on the company’s growth strategy to expand

McCain Foods Confirms California Vegetable Plant Closure McCain Foods Confirms California Vegetable Plant Closure
A Colton, California-based McCain Foods factory in specializing in the production of frozen caramelized and sautéed vegetables and fruits will be shut down, the company has confirmed. The action

Call for Kraft Heinz Boycott Follows Devour Super Bowl Ad Call for Kraft Heinz Boycott Follows Devour Super Bowl Ad
The airing of a racy television commercial promoting Devour frozen ready meals during the February 3 Super Bowl LIII football championship game in the United States has triggered a call to boycott

New Forest Ice Cream Targets Vegan Consumers in Britain New Forest Ice Cream Targets Vegan Consumers in Britain
Lymington, Hampshire, England-based New Forest Ice Cream has launched its first ever vegan products. Two flavors are featured: Vanilla Pod, made with real Madagascan vanilla pod seeds; and Salted