Appetite for Frozen Halal Food Growing Worldwide Appetite for Frozen Halal Food Growing Worldwide
Halal products have always been in demand from the world’s Muslim population, but greater understanding of the dietary requirements of followers of Islam has become more widespread among industrial

Gulfood Mega Show in Dubai Expects to Pull 95,000 Visitors Gulfood Mega Show in Dubai Expects to Pull 95,000 Visitors
The 2018 edition of Gulfood, billed as the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade event and the first major international food industry trade show of the year, is set to kick off on

Aldi Named UK’s Favorite Supermarket as Waitrose Slumps Aldi Named UK’s Favorite Supermarket as Waitrose Slumps
Aldi has been rated as the United Kingdom’s favorite in-store supermarket in Which?’s annual best and worst supermarket satisfaction survey. The independent poll asked 6,800 shoppers about their

NFI Crab Council Welcomes Aboard Fresco Fisheries NFI Crab Council Welcomes Aboard Fresco Fisheries
Nazeing, Essex, England-based Fresco Fisheries has joined the McLean, Virginia, USA-headquartered National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Crab Council as its 32nd member. In business since 1989, the

SeaPak Selections Debut in Kroger and Meijer Stores SeaPak Selections Debut in Kroger and Meijer Stores
SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Company’s Selections line of lighter, “better-for-you” frozen fare has been rolled out at Kroger and Meijer supermarkets throughout the United States. It will also will

Maersk Line North America to Hike Inland Tariff Rate Maersk Line North America to Hike Inland Tariff Rate
As the trucking industry in the United States continues to face challenges due to a capacity shortages, Maersk Line North America has advised customers that inland tariffs will rise effective March

Parlevliet & Van der Plas Acquires Germany’s Deutsche See Parlevliet & Van der Plas Acquires Germany’s Deutsche See
The Katwijk, Netherlands-headquartered Parlevliet & Van der Plas (P&P) fishing and processing group has sealed a deal to buy Bremerhaven, Germany-based Deutsche See GmbH for an undisclosed

Captain D's Flounder Feast Runs through Lenten Season Captain D's Flounder Feast Runs through Lenten Season
At a time when square fish patty sandwiches are ubiquitous on seafood menus across the United States, the Captain D’s fast casual restaurant chain is featuring quality whole filets of flounder this

GEA to Install Cooling System for Pork Producer in Russia GEA to Install Cooling System for Pork Producer in Russia
Agroeco-Yug, a Russian company engaged in pig slaughtering and processing, has signed a contract with Düsseldorf, Germany-headquartered GEA for the supply, installation and commissioning of an

Sushi Gets Beefed Up as ‘Beefshi’ in North America Sushi Gets Beefed Up as ‘Beefshi’ in North America
A new culinary concept called “Beefshi” that beefs up traditional sushi was unveiled on February 12 by the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, and

Aviko Potato Business Adds to Royal Cosun’s Sweet Success Aviko Potato Business Adds to Royal Cosun’s Sweet Success
Steenderen, Netherlands-headquartered Aviko turned in an excellent performance in 2017, according to Royal Cosun, its Breda-based parent company. The potato products manufacturer responded promptly

British Potato Stocks Up 23% Over Previous Season British Potato Stocks Up 23% Over Previous Season
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) recently announced that potato stock levels in Great Britain for the end of November are estimated at 3.6 million tons, the highest level

Claridge Looks for New F&B Investments in North America Claridge Looks for New F&B Investments in North America
Claridge Inc., the private equity firm of the Stephen Bronfman family, is pursuing new food and beverage (F&B) investments through a differentiated partnership model. The Montreal,

Poseidon, Mer-Bros and Castaway Hooked on Gorton’s Fish Poseidon, Mer-Bros and Castaway Hooked on Gorton’s Fish
The trusted Gorton’s fisherman has a new crew of mates onboard for the frozen seafood brand’s latest television advertising campaign in the USA. Among them is a well-chiseled actor portraying...

Save Cold Cash by Buying Frozen Foods, Says Iceland Study Save Cold Cash by Buying Frozen Foods, Says Iceland Study
Want to shave off almost £2,000 a year from the grocery bill? This should be no problem for folks in the United Kingdom who shop supermarket freezer aisles regularly and replace fresh food

India Supplies Nearly Third of US Shrimp Imports in 2017 India Supplies Nearly Third of US Shrimp Imports in 2017
India by far continued to be the leading exporter of shrimp to the United States in 2017, according to tallies posted by the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric

EG Group Acquires Kroger's Convenience Stores in USA EG Group Acquires Kroger's Convenience Stores in USA
The Blackburn, England-headquartered EG Group has entered into a definitive agreement with The Kroger Co., the third largest grocery retailer in the world, to buy its 762-unit convenience store

Bühler Deploys SORTEX FA1 at Fruit Logistica in Berlin Bühler Deploys SORTEX FA1 at Fruit Logistica in Berlin
The Bühler Group debuted its new compact SORTEX FA1 optical sorting platform at Fruit Logistica 2018 in Berlin, Germany, on February 7. Designed especially to provide final quality checks in fruit

Canneberges Bieler Sells Atoka Cranberries to Ocean Spray Canneberges Bieler Sells Atoka Cranberries to Ocean Spray
Ocean Spray Cranberries is acquiring Manseau, Quebéc, Canada-based Atoka Cranberries Inc. from Canneberges Bieler Inc. for an undisclosed price. In addition to purchasing the Atoka brand and

Conagra Completes Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin Acquisition Conagra Completes Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois-headquartered Conagra Brands has finalized the purchase of Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin, a producer of frozen breakfast and entrée flatbread pocket sandwiches founded in 1979 by

Lobsterfest Back as Red Lobster Restaurant Menu Pleaser Lobsterfest Back as Red Lobster Restaurant Menu Pleaser
The Red Lobster restaurant chain’s annual Lobsterfest promotion is steaming full speed ahead in the USA, with four additional entrees on offer for a limited time that’s expected to last through

Paramount 21 Debuts Five New Gluten-Free Products in UK Paramount 21 Debuts Five New Gluten-Free Products in UK
With approximately 1.3 million Britons on a gluten-free diet and an estimated 500,000 people in the UK yet to be diagnosed with celiac disease, demand for gluten-free products is on the rise. Among

NFRA to Launch 2018 March Frozen Food Month Promotion NFRA to Launch 2018 March Frozen Food Month Promotion
The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-headquartered National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) is about to gear up a national public relations campaign for March Frozen Food Month that will

Unilever Buys Betty Ice, Top Ice Cream Brand in Romania Unilever Buys Betty Ice, Top Ice Cream Brand in Romania
Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Betty Ice SRL, a Romanian ice cream producer headquartered in Suceava. The value of the deal was not disclosed, and the transaction is

Expansion in Georgia on the Mind of US Cold Storage Team Expansion in Georgia on the Mind of US Cold Storage Team
Build they must! After recently breaking ground to expand in Indiana, United States Cold Storage (USCS) this week announced that a new 6.7-million-cubic-foot public refrigerated warehouse in