Elemental Profiling Traces Origin of Farm Raised Shrimp Elemental Profiling Traces Origin of Farm Raised Shrimp
A new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report finds that farmed shrimp can be traced back to countries of origin with more than 98 percent confidence through a process known as elemental profiling. With

Co-op Adds Frozen Meat to UK Home-Grown Sourcing Drive Co-op Adds Frozen Meat to UK Home-Grown Sourcing Drive
Co-op, the largest consumer co-operative in the United Kingdom with more than four million active members and £7.1bn in food sales last year, has widened its “Buy British” focus by pledging to sell

MuscleFood Pumps Up Frozen Fare with Asian Chicken Pots MuscleFood Pumps Up Frozen Fare with Asian Chicken Pots
Muscle Foods Limited, the Nottingham, England-based marketer of healthy-living and sports nutrition products, is debuting a frozen line of seven high protein Asian-style, chicken-based ready meals

Red’s Inaugurates Mexican Foods Factory in South Dakota Red’s Inaugurates Mexican Foods Factory in South Dakota
Red’s Natural Foods, a Franklin, Tennessee-headquartered marketer of frozen Mexican food products, has announced the grand opening of its first manufacturing facility in North Sioux City, South

Young’s Seafood Reports Strong Sales Performance in Q2 Young’s Seafood Reports Strong Sales Performance in Q2
Grimsby, England-headquartered Young’s Seafood posted solid sales results in the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 that ended on April 1, ringing up revenues of £131.6 million compared with £128.8

J&J Now Distributing Auntie Anne’s Soft Pretzel Products J&J Now Distributing Auntie Anne’s Soft Pretzel Products
Pennsauken, New Jersey, USA-headquartered J&J Snack Foods Corp. has expanded its portfolio with a licensing agreement to distribute Auntie Anne's premium frozen soft pretzel products. The range

Strong Roots Dig into UK Market with Underground Flavors Strong Roots Dig into UK Market with Underground Flavors
In spreading the Strong Roots Underground Flavors frozen food product line from Ireland to the United Kingdom, the Dublin-based Strong Roots has successfully cultivated buyers at Whole Foods Market

Al Kabeer Opens Frozen Food Factory in Saudi Arabia Al Kabeer Opens Frozen Food Factory in Saudi Arabia
The Dubai, UAE-headquartered Al Kabeer Group opened its first frozen food plant in Saudi Arabia on May 16. The state-of-the art 44,923-square-meter facility in Rabigh’s King Abdulla Economic City

Lidl US Commits to Sustainable Seafood Sourcing Policy Lidl US Commits to Sustainable Seafood Sourcing Policy
In advance of opening its first stores in the United States on June 15, the Lidl discount grocery chain has announced that all seafood sold in the outlets will be sustainably sourced from suppliers

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...