SORTEX F PolarVision™ sorter redresses safety concerns SORTEX F PolarVision™ sorter redresses safety concerns

The Bühler Group, a leading provider of optical sorting solutions, has announced two significant innovations to help frozen fruit and vegetable processors achieve the highest standards yet in food...


Lineage Logistics Buys Consolidated Distribution Corp. Lineage Logistics Buys Consolidated Distribution Corp.

Irvine, California-headquartered Lineage Logistics has acquired Consolidated Distribution Corporation (CDC), a third-party logistics and re-distribution company based in Lombard, Illinois.


Foster Farms Survey Findings Redefine Comfort Food Foster Farms Survey Findings Redefine Comfort Food

According to the national survey in the USA, commissioned by Livingston, California-headquartered poultry producer Foster Farms, 73 percent of consumers have changed their opinions about the food...


Hilary’s Unveils New Frozen Veggie Breakfast Sausages Hilary’s Unveils New Frozen Veggie Breakfast Sausages

Hilary’s, the producer of allergen- and additive-free convenient foods made from real ingredients, has announced the launch of frozen Veggie Breakfast Sausages in Spicy Veggie and Apple Maple


SnoTemp Cold Storage Expands Albany Facility in Oregon SnoTemp Cold Storage Expands Albany Facility in Oregon

SnoTemp Cold Storage has opened an additional 96,000 square feet of space at its state-of-the-art warehouse in Albany, Oregon, USA. The expansion further supports growth of the regional frozen


Patties Posts Solid Results Prior to Acquisition Vote Patties Posts Solid Results Prior to Acquisition Vote

What a difference a year makes. Patties’ Foods managed exit from the frozen fruit business last December has considerably bolstered its bottom line as the Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia-based...


Bosch, Bühler Work to Enhance IoT Utility in Food Sector Bosch, Bühler Work to Enhance IoT Utility in Food Sector

Reutlingen, Germany-based Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions and Uzwil, Switzerland-headquartered Bühler, specialists in the areas of the Internet of Things (IoT) and food process technology,


Lean Cuisine Offers Limited-time Ethnic Flavors to Savor Lean Cuisine Offers Limited-time Ethnic Flavors to Savor

Nestlé USA’s Lean Cuisine brand has introduced four limited-time frozen entrées inspired by international culinary trends and regional flavors: Southwest-Style Potato Bake, Chicken Tikka Masala,...


As Nestlé SA Net Profit Cools, Frozens Still Hot in USA As Nestlé SA Net Profit Cools, Frozens Still Hot in USA

The frozen ready meals market in North America was a bright spot for Nestlé SA during the first half of 2016, a period in which net profit declined by 0.4 billion Swiss francs to 4.176 billion


Pinnacle Moving Evol Production from Colorado to Arkansas Pinnacle Moving Evol Production from Colorado to Arkansas

Pinnacle Foods has announced plans to shut down its Evol frozen foods manufacturing facility in Boulder, Colorado, and relocate production of the brand’s range of burritos, snacks, entrees and


High Salmon Prices Net Marine Harvest Record Earnings High Salmon Prices Net Marine Harvest Record Earnings

“Unprecedented prices” for salmon spurred by strong demand and reduced supplies propelled a 77% increase in quarterly earnings for the Marine Harvest Group to an all-time high of EUR 149 million.


Baldwin Replaces Schlemon as CEO of Benihana Chain Baldwin Replaces Schlemon as CEO of Benihana Chain

Benihana Inc. has named Thomas J. Baldwin as its chief executive officer and president. He succeeds Steve Shlemon, who had served as ceo since February of 2014.

Baldwin is currently on the


July Serves Up Weakest US Restaurant Sales Since 2013 July Serves Up Weakest US Restaurant Sales Since 2013

Chain restaurant operators and observers in the United States are anxiously searching for clues into the steady decline in comparable sales and traffic. Despite generally positive economic news,


New Mousse/Crème Dessert Mixes Dawns on Market New Mousse/Crème Dessert Mixes Dawns on Market

Evesham, Worcestershire-based Dawn Foods UK is now distributing a newly launched range of versatile and cost effective mousse/crème dessert mixes formulated especially for the foodservice


Tofutti Sales Slip in Second Quarter, Rise in First Half Tofutti Sales Slip in Second Quarter, Rise in First Half

Tofutti Brands Inc. has announced results for the 13- and 26-week periods ended July 2, 2016. The Cranford, New Jersey, USA-based producer of frozen and refrigerated dairy-free desserts and other


High Liner Announces Q2 Results, Sale of Scallop Plant High Liner Announces Q2 Results, Sale of Scallop Plant

While earnings rose almost 40% to US $5 million, second quarter sales for High Liner Foods slipped slightly at 0.7%, or $1.6 million, to $224.7 million in comparison with the like period in


Investigation and Delay in Hain Celestial Results Release Investigation and Delay in Hain Celestial Results Release

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a major organic and natural foods manufacturer and marketer with operations in North America, Europe and India, announced on August 15 that it will delay the release


Multi-Fill has Liquid Pump Option for Volumetric Fillers Multi-Fill has Liquid Pump Option for Volumetric Fillers

A liquid pump option to expand the range of products that can be handled by multi-purpose volumetric fillers is available from West Jordan, Utah, USA-based Multi-Fill Inc. By employing such a pump,


AFFI Hires Daniel Rhea to Bolster Communications Team AFFI Hires Daniel Rhea to Bolster Communications Team

Alison Bodor, chief executive officer of the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), has announced the addition of Daniel Rhea as the McLean, Virginia-headquartered trade association’s director of


Bacon Seasoned Salmon Burgers, Dumplings Ready to Roll Bacon Seasoned Salmon Burgers, Dumplings Ready to Roll

Wild-Caught Pink Salmon Burgers accented with smoked bacon dry rub seasoning will be available under the Frontier Harvest Alaskan Jack’s label in USA retail stores starting this October. The launch


NFRA Names Frozen Food Month Golden Penguin Winners NFRA Names Frozen Food Month Golden Penguin Winners

The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA-headquartered National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) has announced the winners of the newly revamped Golden Penguin Awards for its 2016 March


Lamb Weston Innovation Center Features WMS Design Flair Lamb Weston Innovation Center Features WMS Design Flair

Lamb Weston, a ConAgra Foods business with more than 60 years on the job as one of the leading suppliers of value-added frozen potato products to restaurants and retail stores around the world, is


Thai Union Leaders Voted Best CEO, CFO in Investors’ Poll Thai Union Leaders Voted Best CEO, CFO in Investors’ Poll

The Thai Union Group topped the awards among firms listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand in the 7th Annual Investment Analysis Association (IAA) Poll for Best CEO and Best CFO. The


Norwegian July Seafood Exports +15%, for Half-Year +25% Norwegian July Seafood Exports +15%, for Half-Year +25%

Norway exported seafood worth NOK 6.6 billion in July, an increase of 15 per cent, or NOK 882 million, compared with July 2015. So far this year, exports have totaled NOK 49.2 billion – up 24 per


Hostess Deep Fried Twinkies Debut in Wal-Mart Freezers Hostess Deep Fried Twinkies Debut in Wal-Mart Freezers

At last, reportedly after considerable time in the test kitchen, Hostess Brands Deep Fried Twinkies are available in the frozen food aisle at Wal-Mart stores in the USA. Americans accustomed to