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

Tim Nguyen Succeeds Brian King as New Chairman of IACSC Tim Nguyen Succeeds Brian King as New Chairman of IACSC
New officers and board members of the Alexandria, Virginia, USA-headquartered International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC), a core partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance

Arby’s Restaurant Group Buys Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9B Arby’s Restaurant Group Buys Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9B
Arby’s Restaurant Group and Buffalo Wild Wings have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Arby’s, a unit of private equity firm Roark Capital Group, will acquire the Minneapolis,

Birds Eye Recalls Shortcrust Chicken Pies in Britain Birds Eye Recalls Shortcrust Chicken Pies in Britain
Birds Eye, a frozen food brand marketer of Feltham, England-headquartered Nomad Foods, is recalling Shortcrust Chicken Pies because a small number of its retail four-packs contain beef instead of

Lotte Confectionery Scoops Up Havmor Ice Cream in India Lotte Confectionery Scoops Up Havmor Ice Cream in India
Seoul, Korea-headquartered Lotte Confectionery has acquired Ahmedabad, India-based Havmor Ice Cream Limited for Rs 1,020 crore. The deal includes an assortment of over 160 products packed at two

Doux Promotes Healthy Eating in KSA with Fitlife Chicken Doux Promotes Healthy Eating in KSA with Fitlife Chicken
The Chateaulin, Finistere, France-headquartered Groupe Doux and its Saudi partner, Al Munajem Cold Stores Co., have introduced Doux Fitlife frozen chicken in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)

Trendspotter Panel Predicts What’s Hot in Food for 2018 Trendspotter Panel Predicts What’s Hot in Food for 2018
Food innovation is running at an all-time high in North America and around the world, according to the Specialty Food Association. This week the New York City-headquartered trade group’s Trendspotter...

B&G Foods Bolsters Executive Team with Two Appointments B&G Foods Bolsters Executive Team with Two Appointments
B&G Foods, which owns the Green Giant frozen vegetable brand, Le Sueur canned vegetable label and a wide range of non-frozen brand names, has named Kenneth G. Romanzi to the newly

KaterBake Gluten-free Doughnuts Debut in United Kingdom KaterBake Gluten-free Doughnuts Debut in United Kingdom
Frozen food distributor Central Foods has boosted its range of free-from products with the launch of a new gluten-free doughnut in the United Kingdom. The KaterBake mid-sized product is suitable

New BFFF Chairman Urges Collaboration to Drive Growth New BFFF Chairman Urges Collaboration to Drive Growth
Nigel Broadhurst, the newly elected chairman of the board of the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF), has called on every part of the industry to “work together to get our message across to every

Red Lobster Celebrates Holidays with Surf & Turf Menu Red Lobster Celebrates Holidays with Surf & Turf Menu
For Americans who have had or will soon have their fill of turkey with all the trimmings during the late November Thanksgiving and December Christmas holiday period, the Red Lobster restaurant

Orkla Acquires Czech Frozen Vegetable Producer Agrimex Orkla Acquires Czech Frozen Vegetable Producer Agrimex
Oslo, Norway-headquartered Orkla ASA, through wholly owned subsidiary Hamé, has signed an agreement to purchase Agrimex, a producer of frozen vegetables and supplier of frozen fruits, herbs,...