Tom Bené to Succeed Bill DeLaney as Sysco CEO in 2018 Tom Bené to Succeed Bill DeLaney as Sysco CEO in 2018
Sysco Corporation announced on July 18 that CEO Bill DeLaney will be succeeded by Tom Bené, currently president and chief operating officer. He will become president and as well as chief executive

Burger King Introduces Chicken Parmesan Sandwich Burger King Introduces Chicken Parmesan Sandwich
The Chicken Parmesan Sandwich has been rolled out by Burger King in the United States. Priced at $4.99 and featuring 100% seasoned and breaded white meat, it will be available for a limited time at

Mislabeling a Major Problem in UK Sushi Bars, Says Study Mislabeling a Major Problem in UK Sushi Bars, Says Study
Sushi restaurants and retail shops are allegedly regularly selling mislabeled fish to unwitting British consumers, according to an academic report. In cases cited in a new study to be published by

Young’s Casts TV Host Ruth Langsford to Push Frozen Fish Young’s Casts TV Host Ruth Langsford to Push Frozen Fish
Fish is the dish for British TV presenter Ruth Langsford at the moment, as she has collaborated with Young’s Seafood Chef Serge Nollent to produce videos promoting recipes featuring the Grimsby,

OctoFrost Broadens Scope with Innotec Systems Takeover OctoFrost Broadens Scope with Innotec Systems Takeover
The Malmö, Sweden-headquartered OctoFrost Group has acquired Innotec Systems BV, a Werkendam, Netherlands-based manufacturer of customized industrial food processing machinery and lines for

Dawnfresh Trout Gets Royal Endorsement During Plant Tour Dawnfresh Trout Gets Royal Endorsement During Plant Tour
Trout from Scotland was given the Royal stamp of approval when the £3.1million expansion of the RR Spink & Sons facility in Arbroath was officially opened by HRH The Princess Royal. She was

General Mills Debuts Dumplings, Ice Cream and Much More General Mills Debuts Dumplings, Ice Cream and Much More
Wanchai Ferry brand Sea Cucumber Shrimp Dumplings was among a raft of new products promoted by General Mills during its Investors Day event at the New York Stock Exchange on July 12. The premium

Technomic Report Says Americans Eating Burgers Less Often Technomic Report Says Americans Eating Burgers Less Often
The appetite for burgers among consumers in the United States is less robust than in previous years and restaurants are feeling the effects, according to Technomic Inc.’s recently released 2017 ...

Captain D's Accelerates Expansion with Franchise Deals Captain D's Accelerates Expansion with Franchise Deals
Captain D’s, the Nashville, Tennessee-headquartered fast casual seafood restaurant chain, has signed franchise development agreements to expand its profile in four states. This growth will bring

New On-Terminal Reefer Service Area Opens in Charleston New On-Terminal Reefer Service Area Opens in Charleston
South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has opened a new refrigerated container service area in the Port of Charleston, marking a $14 million investment to support increased shipments of frozen food

Central Foods Makes Grant Thornton Top 100 List Central Foods Makes Grant Thornton Top 100 List
Frozen food distributor Central Foods has been named as one of the best performing businesses in Northamptonshire, England. The firm, which is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year, has earned

Ben & Jerry’s Now Pulling Pints for Home Delivery in USA Ben & Jerry’s Now Pulling Pints for Home Delivery in USA
Fancy a pint? In the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand there’s no question that this question is an inquiry about whether the person addressed would like to indulge in a large glass full of 20

Young’s Simply Breaded Fish Fillets Headed to UK Stores Young’s Simply Breaded Fish Fillets Headed to UK Stores
Grimsby, England-based Young’s Seafood is launching a new range of Simply Breaded frozen fish fillets that will be distributed at supermarkets and other retail outlets throughout the United Kingdom

Red Lobster Restaurants Now Celebrating Everything Crab Red Lobster Restaurants Now Celebrating Everything Crab
It’s back! Crabfest, promoted as “the ultimate celebration of everything crab,” is prominently on the menu again at Red Lobster restaurants in North America. For a limited time, diners will have

Foodpro Prepares to Mark Golden Anniversary in Sydney Foodpro Prepares to Mark Golden Anniversary in Sydney
Foodpro, Australia’s biggest food manufacturing equipment and technology exhibition, will celebrate its 50th year this coming Sunday, as the four-day show run from July 16-19 in the new International...

McD to Give Away Free Vanilla Soft Serve on Ice Cream Day McD to Give Away Free Vanilla Soft Serve on Ice Cream Day
On the occasion of National Ice Cream Day on July 16, McDonald's USA will celebrate its iconic vanilla soft serve – made with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives – by treating customers

Baader is Main Supplier for Cermaq’s New Salmon Plant Baader is Main Supplier for Cermaq’s New Salmon Plant
Oslo-headquartered Cermaq, the second largest producer of farm-raised salmon in the world, is building a state-of-the-art processing complex at Storskjæret in Steigen, Norway, that will occupy

Thumbs Up for McCain Frozen Potato Plant Expansion in UK Thumbs Up for McCain Frozen Potato Plant Expansion in UK
It’s official. McCain Foods’ extensive plans to upgrade and expand its potato processing plant in Scarborough, England, have been approved by local government officials. The £100 million project

Ice Cream vs. Frozen Desserts Argument Melts in India Ice Cream vs. Frozen Desserts Argument Melts in India
As the old novelty song goes: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” Now, perhaps in India the words “and frozen desserts made of vegetable oil fats” should be added to the lyrics. A...

Publix, SeaPak and Trader Joe’s Crab Cakes Rate Highest Publix, SeaPak and Trader Joe’s Crab Cakes Rate Highest
Retail products from Publix, SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. and Trader Joe’s, each priced at $7.99 in Florida and ranging from six to eight ounces per package, ranked first, second and third in a

SORTEX Optical Sorter Does ‘Berry Good’ Job for Blåtand SORTEX Optical Sorter Does ‘Berry Good’ Job for Blåtand
Blåtand AB, a producer of frozen berries and jams for the industrial, catering and retail sectors, has installed Bühler’s SORTEX F optical sorter with PolarVision at its factory in Stöde, Sweden,

Claridge Sells Les Plats Du Chef to C.H. Guenther & Son Claridge Sells Les Plats Du Chef to C.H. Guenther & Son
C.H. Guenther & Son Inc. (CHG) of San Antonio, Texas, USA, has acquired Les Plats du Chef Inc. (PDC), a frozen food products maker based in Canada, from Montreal-headquartered private equity

Tyson Foods to Expand Pennsylvania Distribution Center Tyson Foods to Expand Pennsylvania Distribution Center
An investment of $59.7 million to expand Tyson Foods’ distribution center in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, is being made to improve efficiency and support the company’s plans for growth. The July 6

Aviko Debuts Gastro Gratin; Awaits Mid-July Potato Crop Aviko Debuts Gastro Gratin; Awaits Mid-July Potato Crop
Aviko has launched Gastro Gratin in the United Kingdom retail market. The premium side dish features mature Godminster Cheddar cheese, steam blanched sliced potatoes, rosemary and thyme. Two pieces

Russian Federation Extends Import Ban on Western Food Russian Federation Extends Import Ban on Western Food
Russia has extended its prohibition of imports of food and agricultural products from the European Union (EU), USA, Ukraine, Canada, Australia, Norway, Albania, Montenegro, Iceland and