Frozen Fare Spreads Christmas Cheer Among UK Celebrants Frozen Fare Spreads Christmas Cheer Among UK Celebrants
Christmas arrived early for members of the United Kingdom frozen food industry, in the way of very glad tidings of joy recently heralded by Kantar Worldpanel. The market research company announced

Frozen Hot Chocolate on a Stick Warms Popbar Holiday Menu Frozen Hot Chocolate on a Stick Warms Popbar Holiday Menu
Popbar, the New York City-based purveyor of frozen popGelato on a stick, Yogurtpops, popSorbettos and popWich, is warming up the winter holiday season with Hot Chocolate on a Stick treats. No mix

Arby’s Tests Curly Fries-Stuffed Sandwich; On to Egypt Arby’s Tests Curly Fries-Stuffed Sandwich; On to Egypt
Fancy a side order of curly fries with your roast beef sandwich? Perhaps you would instead prefer them piled on top of the sliced meat accented with cheddar, horsey and house sauce served between

Oetker Expands Bakery Range with Diversi Foods Purchase Oetker Expands Bakery Range with Diversi Foods Purchase
The Bielefeld, Germany-headquartered Oetker Group has acquired Diversi Foods NV, a Belgian producer of frozen baked goods including bread, rolls, puff pastry and snacks. The East Flanders-based

‘Pollock to the People’ Campaign Gears Up in Seattle ‘Pollock to the People’ Campaign Gears Up in Seattle
Trident Seafoods is on a roll promoting Alaskan Pollock in the streets of Seattle, as its Fork & Fin food truck makes scheduled stops around town to bring “cod’s delicious cousin” directly to

Stellar Basks in STAR Light After Receiving CMA Award Stellar Basks in STAR Light After Receiving CMA Award
Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services for food packing plants, refrigerated warehouses and other industrial sites worldwide, has

Kevin Holt Named CEO of Newly Formed Ahold Delhaize USA Kevin Holt Named CEO of Newly Formed Ahold Delhaize USA
Zaandam, the Netherlands-headquartered Ahold Delhaize has announced the creation of Ahold Delhaize USA, to be effective on January 1, 2018. It will be the parent company for all of Ahold Delhaize's

Speculation About Young’s Seafood Sale in UK Resurfaces Speculation About Young’s Seafood Sale in UK Resurfaces
Efforts to sell Young’s Seafood are again on the front burner, according the Press Association in the United Kingdom. It reported on December 11 that private equity owners of the Grimsby,

Dietitian Makes Case for Frozen and Canned Vegetables Dietitian Makes Case for Frozen and Canned Vegetables
Jennifer Arguelles, accredited practicing dietitian at Simplot Australia, addresses the so-called fresh vs. frozen vs. canned vegetables question in a feature report uploaded at the company’s

SuperValu Seals Deal to Buy Associated Grocers of Florida SuperValu Seals Deal to Buy Associated Grocers of Florida
Minneapolis, Minnesota-headquartered SuperValu has completed the purchase of Associated Grocers of Florida, Inc. (AG) in a transaction valued at approximately $193 million. This marks its second

Tyson Foods ‘Beefs’ Up Initial Investment in Beyond Meat Tyson Foods ‘Beefs’ Up Initial Investment in Beyond Meat
Tyson Foods, the USA’s largest meat company, has increased its stake in Beyond Meat, the El Segundo, California-based producer of plant-based protein made from peas, soy, beet juice and other

Report Speculates that Schwan’s May be Up for Sale Report Speculates that Schwan’s May be Up for Sale
Is Schwan’s Company on the block? According to a recent CNBC report, the Marshall, Minnesota, USA-headquartered frozen food giant has engaged Piper Jaffray to pursue the possibilities of a sale,

McCain Roastaurant Aims to Help Settle #greatroastdebate McCain Roastaurant Aims to Help Settle #greatroastdebate
Get them while they’re hot! McCain Foods in the United Kingdom is opening the doors to its own specialty restaurant to celebrate the diversity of one of the nation’s favorite meals. Located at the

Lineage Acquires US Growers Cold Storage PRWs in LA Area Lineage Acquires US Growers Cold Storage PRWs in LA Area
Lineage Logistics has purchased eight public refrigerated warehouses (PRW) from U.S. Growers Cold Storage, a Los Angeles-headquartered company that has been in business since 1950. Financial terms

NFIHooked.com Replaces Printed Foodservice Newsletter NFIHooked.com Replaces Printed Foodservice Newsletter
The McLean, Virginia, USA-headquartered National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has launched a new website, NFIHooked.com, that aims to keep professional chefs, culinarians and other members of the

C-Joy Inaugurates Largest Poultry Plant in Philippines C-Joy Inaugurates Largest Poultry Plant in Philippines
Cargill Joy Poultry Meats Production, Inc. (C-Joy), a joint venture between Cargill and Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), opened the biggest poultry packing facility in the Philippine islands on...

Americold Has Over 50% of PRW Capacity in Northern Utah Americold Has Over 50% of PRW Capacity in Northern Utah
Americold has officially opened the new addition to its public refrigerated warehouse (PRW) in Clearfield, Utah. The expansion adds in excess of 9.5 million cubic feet of temperature-controlled

Anne Risley Joins Clearwater Seafoods’ Surf Clam Fleet Anne Risley Joins Clearwater Seafoods’ Surf Clam Fleet
Clearwater Seafoods welcomed the Anne Risley into its fleet of clam harvesters on December 1 during an official ceremony at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This vessel further strengthens the

BFFF Announces Shortlist for Inaugural People Awards BFFF Announces Shortlist for Inaugural People Awards
The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has shortlisted nominees for its upcoming People Awards, which will honor top talent in the United Kingdom’s £8.3 billion frozen food industry. Over 40

’Tis the Season to Shop Frozen Aisle for SeaPak Solutions ’Tis the Season to Shop Frozen Aisle for SeaPak Solutions
With the Christmas and New Year holiday season fast approaching, party planners in North America and elsewhere are putting together menus for dinner feasts. The folks at St. Simons Island,

Pacinelli Heads Schwan’s Private Label and Co-Packing Unit Pacinelli Heads Schwan’s Private Label and Co-Packing Unit
Schwan’s Company has launched Schwan’s Strategic Partner Solutions, a new division focused on growing the Marshall, Minnesota, USA-headquartered frozen food company’s private label and contract

Anderson, Indiana Site for New Interstate Warehousing PRW Anderson, Indiana Site for New Interstate Warehousing PRW
Interstate Warehousing, Inc. has broken ground in Anderson, Indiana, USA for construction of another public refrigerated warehouse (PRW) in the Hoosier State. Phase I of the project is a

Japan to Trigger Higher Tariffs on Frozen Beef Imports Japan to Trigger Higher Tariffs on Frozen Beef Imports
The Japanese government is set to raise tariffs on frozen beef imports from the United States from 38.5% to 50%, which is permitted under provisions of the 1995 Uruguay Round of multilateral trade

Thai Union on Exhibit in 40th Anniversary Celebration Thai Union on Exhibit in 40th Anniversary Celebration
Thai Union Group PCL celebrated its 40th anniversary with a two-day exhibition at Siam Paragon’s Royal Paragon Hall in Bangkok on November 28 and 29. An elaborate exhibit featuring the seafood...

Nissin to Fund China Market Expansion with Hong Kong IPO Nissin to Fund China Market Expansion with Hong Kong IPO
Nissin Foods Co Ltd announced on November 29 that it plans to raise as much as HK $1.13 billion (US $145 million) in an initial public offering floated on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. The