FrozenFoodsBiz E-Lert | February 1st 2018

 
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Dr. Oetker Canada to Shut NB Pizza Plant, Hike Ontario Output
Dr. Oetker has announced that it will end frozen pizza production at a leased plant in Grand Falls, NB, Canada, by the end of May 2018. Closure of the facility will result in employment termination for approximately 180 people.
 
The company’s decision to shutter the factory “came as a surprise to everyone," said Mayor Marcel Deschênes. "In a small community, the loss of 180 jobs is really a blow."
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SeaPak Pack Redesign Refreshes Profile in Retail Stores
There’s been a lot of buzz about packaging at SeaPak lately. It started last week when the St. Simons Island, Georgia-based company announced that its brand is the first frozen retail label in the United States to emblazon the BuzzFeed Tasty logo on packaging. Shortly thereafter Voicebox Creative, its graphic design agency, unveiled a logo revamp and new look for more than 30 products to better align the brand with its message of allowing busy families to “chillax and escape the stress of meal time with nutritious, easy-to-prepare...
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Memphis Meats Greets Investment Stake from Tyson Foods
Tyson Ventures, the venture capital arm of Springdale, Arkansas, USA-headquartered Tyson Foods, has taken a minority position in food technology startup Memphis Meats, a San Leandro, California-based innovator in cultured meat produced directly from animal cells.
 
The deal, terms of which were not disclosed, sees the world’s second largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef and pork join a diverse group of investors in Memphis Meats that includes...
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USA Chicken Wing Sales to Fly High on Super Bowl Weekend
The Washington, DC-based National Chicken Council (NCC) projects that American football fans will eat 1.35 billion wings during Super Bowl weekend, an all-time high, as the defending NFL champion New England Patriots battle the Philadelphia Eagles for the Lombardi Trophy on February 4. That figure is up 1.5%, or 20 million wings, from 2017.
 
“There will be no wing shortage,” said National Chicken Council spokesperson Tom Super. “Whether you’re a fan of...
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