Beetnik Foods ‘On Target’ with Organic Entrée Options Beetnik Foods ‘On Target’ with Organic Entrée Options
Austin, Texas-based Beetnik Foods, a frozen ready meals company specializing in organic, gluten-free, grass fed beef and chicken entrées, is debuting an eight-item product range at Target stores in

KaterBake Spinach Wraps Join Central Foods Portfolio KaterBake Spinach Wraps Join Central Foods Portfolio
Central Foods, a Collingtree, England-based foodservice sector distribution specialist, has boosted its range of frozen wraps. The newly introduced KaterBake spinach wrap joins pumpkin and beetroot

Tyson Makes Executive Changes After Keystone Acquisition Tyson Makes Executive Changes After Keystone Acquisition
As part of the integration of recently acquired Keystone Foods and the company’s global growth efforts, Springdale, Arkansas, USA-headquartered Tyson Foods has announced changes to the enterprise

Limited Run Bacon Burgers and Fries Coming to McDonald’s Limited Run Bacon Burgers and Fries Coming to McDonald’s
McDonald’s Restaurants in the USA will be adding bacon to three classic menu items for a limited time starting January 30. So for those who like beef and pork combinations, get ready for the Big

Frozens Among Hot Trends Nestlé Has Eye On in USA Frozens Among Hot Trends Nestlé Has Eye On in USA
Frozen product innovations very much figure into the top five food trends that Arlington, Virginia-headquartered Nestlé USA is watching closely in 2019, based on insights gleaned recently from a

Apetito Stocks Up in Preparation for No-Deal Hard Brexit Apetito Stocks Up in Preparation for No-Deal Hard Brexit
Apetito, a major supplier of frozen and refrigerated food to the health and social care sector in the United Kingdom and other countries, is investing £5 million in planning and preparation ahead

Food for Progress Puts Oumph! in London’s Vegan Life Live Food for Progress Puts Oumph! in London’s Vegan Life Live
Oumph!, the award-winning plant-based frozen food brand, will host the show kitchen March 9-10 at Vegan Life Live in London's Alexandra Palace as the event’s official kitchen sponsor. Chefs

UK Grocers Ring Up Record Breaking Christmas Season Sales UK Grocers Ring Up Record Breaking Christmas Season Sales
Amid negative headlines for the high street, supermarkets in the United Kingdom have painted a brighter picture, posting record sales of £29.3 billion over the Christmas trading period. Though

Mazzetta Debuts Quick Frozen Oishii Shrimp in US Market Mazzetta Debuts Quick Frozen Oishii Shrimp in US Market
Highland Park, Illinois-headquartered Mazzetta Company has introduced shell-on, easy-peel Oishii shrimp. Frozen no more than four hours after being harvested from lined ponds in Thailand and

AFFI Storyteller Video Series Features Frozen Food Makers AFFI Storyteller Video Series Features Frozen Food Makers
The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) has announced the release of its new video series, “Meet Your Frozen Food Maker,” available for viewing now on the Arlington, Virginia-headquartered trade

Bambino’s Extends Retail Reach, Stars on Restaurant Menu Bambino’s Extends Retail Reach, Stars on Restaurant Menu
Bambino’s Baby Food rang in the New Year by expanding the availability of its product line at retail and foodservice locations in Alaska. Carrs-Safeway, a unit of Boise, Idaho-headquartered

Thai Seafood Packers Cheer as EU Lifts Yellow Card Status Thai Seafood Packers Cheer as EU Lifts Yellow Card Status
The Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Group and other seafood producers from Thailand rejoiced on January 8 as the European Union Commission announced a long sought decision to lift the so-called

Norwegian Seafood Exports Set Record; Poland Top Market Norwegian Seafood Exports Set Record; Poland Top Market
It was up, up and away for sales of Norwegian seafood in 2018, as exports hit 2.7 million tons to establish a new record of NOK 99 billion in receipts. This represents a volume increase of 4 per

Brake Bros Founder Frank Brake Dies on 85th Birthday Brake Bros Founder Frank Brake Dies on 85th Birthday
FrozenFoodBiz.com is saddened to report that Francis Robert Brake died on December 22, 2018, which happened to be his 85th birthday, at Pilgrims Hospice in Kent, England. The longtime resident of

Rodríguez Wins Latin America Future Leader GCCA Award Rodríguez Wins Latin America Future Leader GCCA Award
Fernando León Rodríguez, subdirector of Bajo Cero Frigoríficos, is the recipient of the 2018 Latin America Future Leader Award presented by the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) and the

Young’s Debuts Wholemeal Breadcrumb Coated Cod Portions Young’s Debuts Wholemeal Breadcrumb Coated Cod Portions
Grimsby, England-headquartered Young’s Foodservice has launched its first wholemeal-based breadcrumb enrobed fish product into the UK market. The frozen cod portions are coated in light, wholemeal

NFI Crab Council Installs Brice Phillips as Chairman NFI Crab Council Installs Brice Phillips as Chairman
Brice Phillips, director of club store sales at Phillips Foods, has been elected chairman of the McLean, Virginia, USA-headquartered National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Crab Council. Founded in...

Lamb Weston Acquires Australian Frozen Potato Processor Lamb Weston Acquires Australian Frozen Potato Processor
Lamb Weston Holdings has purchased Marvel Packers, a frozen potato processor in Australia that produces Marvel and Farmers Best brand french fries, potato cakes and specialty items as well as...

Solid Increase in US Seafood Consumption Posted in 2017 Solid Increase in US Seafood Consumption Posted in 2017
In 2017 Americans ate 16 pounds of seafood per capita, an increase of 1.1 pounds from the 14.9 pounds consumed in 2016, according to recently released statistics. It is the highest per capita...

SeaPak Debuts Parmesan Shrimp & Spinach Bites at Walmart SeaPak Debuts Parmesan Shrimp & Spinach Bites at Walmart
Just in time for New Year celebrations, St. Simons Island, Georgia-based SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. has introduced Parmesan Encrusted Shrimp & Spinach Bites in 340-gram packs. Wrapped in...

’Tis the Season for Shopping on Ice Follies and Jollies ’Tis the Season for Shopping on Ice Follies and Jollies
Deck the aisles with synthetic ice beneath the shopper’s trolley. Approximately 250 meters worth are temporarily atop the floor of the Iceland store in the Stratford district of East London. And

McD Sets Beef Antibiotic Policy; Costco Updates Standards McD Sets Beef Antibiotic Policy; Costco Updates Standards
Chicago, Illinois-headquartered McDonald’s Corporation, the world’s largest hamburger chain, on December 11 unveiled a policy to reduce the overall use of antibiotics important to human health, as

Aleph Farms Debuts First Cell-grown, Slaughter-free Steak Aleph Farms Debuts First Cell-grown, Slaughter-free Steak
Aleph Farms Ltd. has created what it calls the world’s “first cell-grown minute steak,” and in so doing is serving up slaughter-free meat that has been lab-grown in a Petri dish without the need

McCain Extends Sweet Potato Product Line in ANZ Markets McCain Extends Sweet Potato Product Line in ANZ Markets
Sweet potato sales in Australia reportedly rose 30% during the 12-month period ending in September of 2018, and McCain Foods is right on track of the growing popularity of the tuberous root

US Beef Exports Still Red-Hot; Pork Sales Dip Slightly US Beef Exports Still Red-Hot; Pork Sales Dip Slightly
US beef exports remained on a record shattering value pace in October, according to data released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the Denver, Colorado-based US