EU Rejection of Indian Seafood Imports in Decline EU Rejection of Indian Seafood Imports in Decline
Rejections of Indian seafood imports by European Union (EU) inspectors have been decreasing steadily, according to a report in the Financial Times. What is significant, said the dispatch, is that

Central Foods Frozen Product Line is 100% Trans Fat Free Central Foods Frozen Product Line is 100% Trans Fat Free
British frozen food distributor Central Foods has confirmed that it’s a “trans fats free” zone. The issue of trans fatty acids, or artificial trans fats, has been high on the health agenda in

Norwegian Seafood Exports Slip in April; YTD Value Rises Norwegian Seafood Exports Slip in April; YTD Value Rises
Norway exported 151,000 tons of seafood valued at NOK 6.8 billion in April. Volume was down by 23 per cent and export value declined by 7 per cent, or NOK 529 million, compared with April of 2016.

Bellisio Foods Debuts Six New EatingWell Frozen Entrées Bellisio Foods Debuts Six New EatingWell Frozen Entrées
Bellisio Foods has added six frozen meals to its line of EatingWell single-serve frozen entrées. The products include a classic American comfort food dish in addition to Asian and European recipes

New Pizza, Gelato and Sauces Join Culinary Circle Range New Pizza, Gelato and Sauces Join Culinary Circle Range
Premium artisan frozen pizza and gelato are among eight new private label products that have been introduced by Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA-headquartered SuperValu under its Culinary Circle

Thai Union Tops in Asia’s Best Managed Companies Poll Thai Union Tops in Asia’s Best Managed Companies Poll
Thai Union Group PCL has placed first in six categories in the 17th annual Asia’s Best Managed Companies survey conducted by Hong Kong-based FinanceAsia. This is the second year in a row that it

Frozens Advance to SIAL China Innovation Final Round Frozens Advance to SIAL China Innovation Final Round
Sapmer Sashimi Tuna Fillet, which may be served raw as well as cooked, is one of four frozen products among 10 finalists competing for SIAL China Innovation 2017 awards. Gold, silver and bronze

Conagra Powers Up Healthy Choice Power Bowls Rollout Conagra Powers Up Healthy Choice Power Bowls Rollout
Chicago, Illinois-headquartered Conagra Brands has launched a frozen range of Healthy Choice Power Bowls featuring bold flavors and an intentional balance of ingredients that align with the...

Green Light for Genetically Engineered Potatoes in Maine Green Light for Genetically Engineered Potatoes in Maine
The Maine Board of Pesticides Control on May 12 unanimously approved the registration of three varieties of second generation bioengineered Innate® potatoes developed by J.R. Simplot Co. According

Private Label Trade Show Kicks Off May 16 in Amsterdam Private Label Trade Show Kicks Off May 16 in Amsterdam
“Helping Consumers” is the focus of the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s (PLMA) two-day “World of Private Label” show, which runs from May 16-17 at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam.

More Frozen Food Product Recalls Now Underway in USA More Frozen Food Product Recalls Now Underway in USA
Burritos, Alaskan cod, meat and poultry entrees, and onion rings are among the latest frozen food products being recalled in the United States due to various safety concerns. No reports of injury

US Seals Beef Trade Deal with China, Chicken Next on Menu US Seals Beef Trade Deal with China, Chicken Next on Menu
Sonny Perdue, US Secretary of Agriculture US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has hailed the agreement between the United States and China on several key trade issues, most notably the return

Frigomundo Coldstore Solar Panel System Nears Completion Frigomundo Coldstore Solar Panel System Nears Completion
Installation of the largest solar panel configuration atop a refrigerated warehouse complex in the Netherlands is almost complete. Zoeterwoude, South Holland-based Frigomundo Coldstore’s

WFLO’s New Board Chairman is Congebec’s Nick Pedneault WFLO’s New Board Chairman is Congebec’s Nick Pedneault
Nick Pedneault, president of Congebec Logistics, Québec City, Québec, Canada, has been named the 2017-18 chairman of the World Food Logistics Organization’s (WFLO) board of governors. He assumed

High Liner Buys Rubicon; Posts First Quarter Sales Slide High Liner Buys Rubicon; Posts First Quarter Sales Slide
  High Liner Foods announced on May 10 that it has signed a definitive agreement to buy all the assets Rubicon Resources, a Culiver City, California, USA-headquartered importer of frozen shrimp

Ajinomoto Debuts Frozen Entrees and Ready Meals in France Ajinomoto Debuts Frozen Entrees and Ready Meals in France
Tokyo-headquartered Ajinomoto aims to satisfy more of the growing appetite for Japanese cuisine in France with the introduction of eight new frozen products at Carrefour retail stores nationwide. The...

IARW Elects New Slate of Officers and Board Members IARW Elects New Slate of Officers and Board Members
David O’Brien, managing director of Doboy Cold Stores, Hemmant, Queensland, Australia, is the 2017-18 chairman of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses’ (IARW) board of

McCain Foods Plans Major Expansion of Idaho Potato Plant McCain Foods Plans Major Expansion of Idaho Potato Plant
Lisle, Illinois-headquartered McCain Foods USA will boost production capacity for frozen french fries in North America at its factory in Burley, Idaho. Capital investments to support the expansion

Frozen and Fresh Produce Conference Set for Brussels Frozen and Fresh Produce Conference Set for Brussels
PROFEL, the European Association of Fruit and Vegetable Processors, and Freshfel, the European Fresh Produce Association, will join forces in holding their first cross-sector conference on June

GEA Showcases VFFS SmartPackers at Interpack Exhibition GEA Showcases VFFS SmartPackers at Interpack Exhibition
GEA presented its latest continuous motion vertical form-fill-and seal (VFFS) machines at the Interpack exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany, which concluded on May 10. In the spotlight were the

Pinnacle Trims Aunt Jemima Breakfast Line After Recall Pinnacle Trims Aunt Jemima Breakfast Line After Recall
Pinnacle Foods Inc. has decided to eliminate “certain low-margin and non-strategic Aunt Jemima frozen breakfast products” sold to retail and foodservice customers. The May 8 announcement came

Saucy Fish Co. Heats Up Sainsbury’s Frozen Seafood Sales Saucy Fish Co. Heats Up Sainsbury’s Frozen Seafood Sales
In the 12 weeks since launching into Sainsbury’s stores in Great Britain, 80% of the revenue generated by Saucy Fish Co. frozen fish sales has been rung up at the United Kingdom’s second largest

More Asian, Italian Fare on Lean Cuisine Marketplace Menu More Asian, Italian Fare on Lean Cuisine Marketplace Menu
Nestlé USA has expanded the Lean Cuisine Marketplace line of Asian and Italian frozen ready meals produced by its Stouffer’s unit in Solon, Ohio. Inspired by travels to top restaurants and culinary...

FRoSTA Seals Deal to Buy Three Frozen Brands from Nestlé FRoSTA Seals Deal to Buy Three Frozen Brands from Nestlé
Nestlé Italiana S.p.A. has reached an agreement with FRoSTA for the sale of its La Valle Degli Orti, Mare Fresco and Surgela frozen vegetable, seafood, pizza and pasta brands for an undisclosed

Recalls in USA Include Pancakes, Ice Cream, Chile, Tuna Recalls in USA Include Pancakes, Ice Cream, Chile, Tuna
From New Jersey to Texas to Hawaii and points between and beyond, a number of frozen food product recalls have been instigated in the United States of late. Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily