Lamb Weston Opens Expanded Operations in Oregon Lamb Weston Opens Expanded Operations in Oregon
Eagle, Idaho, USA-headquartered Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) joined with community and civic leaders on June 13 to celebrate the completed expansion of its operations in Hermiston, Oregon....

Yorica and Paramount 21 Win BFFF Product Year Top Honors Yorica and Paramount 21 Win BFFF Product Year Top Honors
Yorica UK Ltd scooped the British Frozen Food Federation’s (BFFF) Retail Product of the Year award for its double chocolate cookie frozen dessert, which is free from 14 allergens. Paramount 21 Ltd...

Frozens to Heat Up Summer Fancy Food Show in New York Frozens to Heat Up Summer Fancy Food Show in New York
New York City-based Babeth’s Feast will highlight its Beef Bourguignon and other French cuisine-inspired frozen entrees and ready meals at the Summer Fancy Food Show in Manhattan, which kicks off

Recall of Breakfast Wraps, Spinach and Raspberries in US Recall of Breakfast Wraps, Spinach and Raspberries in US
The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that Denison, Texas-based Ruiz Foods Products is recalling approximately 246,514 pounds of frozen, not...

Kloosterboer Inaugurates State-of-Art Lelystad Coldstore Kloosterboer Inaugurates State-of-Art Lelystad Coldstore
IJmuiden, Netherlands-headquartered Kloosterboer officially opened its fully-automated, multi-user high-bay coldstore in Lelystad on June 13. Featuring 40,000 pallet positions, the facility has

New Forest Rolls Out Candy Floss Ice Cream for Summer Fun New Forest Rolls Out Candy Floss Ice Cream for Summer Fun
Endeavoring to bring back fond childhood memories of the fun fair in Britain, New Forest Ice Cream has launched a Candy Floss flavor. This pastel pink novelty joins the Lymington, Hampshire,

Central Foods Debuts Vegetarian, Gluten-free Cheesecake Central Foods Debuts Vegetarian, Gluten-free Cheesecake
British frozen food distributor Central Foods has launched a vegetarian and gluten-free Ruby Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake for the foodservice sector. The Menuserve offering features a dark

2020 Global Cold Chain Expo Host Opts for Dallas Venue 2020 Global Cold Chain Expo Host Opts for Dallas Venue
The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) has announced it will host the 2020 Global Cold Chain Expo (GCCE) at the Hilton Anatole, in Dallas, Texas, and has set the dates for September 28-30. The move

New Maersk Coldstore in St. Petersburg Will Serve Russia New Maersk Coldstore in St. Petersburg Will Serve Russia
Maersk has begun construction of a new cold storage facility in St. Petersburg to address the needs of Russia’s high-demand market. The three-chamber warehouse will offer specialized space to extend...

NFI and IBM Launch Seafood Blockchain Traceability Pilot NFI and IBM Launch Seafood Blockchain Traceability Pilot
The McLean, Virginia, USA-headquartered National Fisheries Institute (NFI) trade association is working with IBM’s Food Trust, blockchain-enabled system to begin a comprehensive seafood supply

GCCA Global NextGen Award Goes to Rising Star from Mexico GCCA Global NextGen Award Goes to Rising Star from Mexico
Fernando León Rodríguez, subdirector of Lázaro Cárdenas, Guanajuato, Mexico-headquartered Bajo Cero Frigoríficos, won the Global Cold Chain Alliance’s fourth annual Global NextGen Award on June 11

Greenyard Sells Plant in Hungary, Posts Annual Results Greenyard Sells Plant in Hungary, Posts Annual Results
Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium-headquartered Greenyard has sold its frozen vegetable processing plant in Baja, Hungary to a fellow Belgian company, Mouscron-based Roger & Roger. Terms of the...

Vegans Having it Their Way at Burger King in St. Louis Vegans Having it Their Way at Burger King in St. Louis
After barely a month of test marketing the plant-based Impossible Whopper at St. Louis, Missouri-area Burger King restaurants, it is believed that the chain will menu the item at outlets throughout

Zandbergen to Make Beyond Meat Products in Netherlands Zandbergen to Make Beyond Meat Products in Netherlands
Beyond Meat, Inc. is expanding its partnership with Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat in the Netherlands to produce the brand’s range of plant-based meat substitutes at a purpose-built factory now under...

Emergent Cold to Acquire Oxford Cold Storage in Australia Emergent Cold to Acquire Oxford Cold Storage in Australia
Emergent Cold, which ranks as Australia's leading provider of refrigerated warehousing, transport and other cold chain logistics services, announced on May 28 that it will purchase Melbourne-based...

Bain to Buy 27% CJ Foods America Stake for $320 Million Bain to Buy 27% CJ Foods America Stake for $320 Million
Seoul, South Korea-headquartered CJ CheilJedang Corp. (CJCJ) is selling 27% of its CJ Foods America business to the Boston, Massachusetts-based Bain Capital private equity firm for $320 million,...

Kara Adds Chocolate Minis to Revamped Doughnut Range Kara Adds Chocolate Minis to Revamped Doughnut Range
Kara, the foodservice baked goods specialist unit of the Cardiff, Wales, UK-headquartered Finsbury Food Group, has relaunched its range of frozen doughnut products. The collection now includes a

New Production Plant to Boost US Waffle Company Output New Production Plant to Boost US Waffle Company Output
Greenville-headquartered US Waffle Company has unveiled a $21.1 million project to upgrade and relocate its frozen waffle and pancake factory about 17 miles west to Liberty, South Carolina. An

Salmonella Cases Prompt Compliments Chicken Strips Recall Salmonella Cases Prompt Compliments Chicken Strips Recall
Markham, Ontario-based Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling frozen Compliments Chicken Strips from retail stores in Canada due to possible Salmonella contamination. Uncooked breaded products distributed

Reese’s Premium Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cake Hits Shelves Reese’s Premium Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cake Hits Shelves
Reese’s Ice Cream Cake is now available in select grocery stores across the USA. Featuring chocolate ice cream, chunks of real Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, a layer of Reese’s peanut butter and

Walton Grant to Fund Indonesian Aquaculture Improvements Walton Grant to Fund Indonesian Aquaculture Improvements
The Utrecht, Netherlands-headquartered Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and Oakland, California-based Fair Trade USA have joined together to implement a new project funded by a grant of

Marianne LaCroix Heads Maine Lobster Marketing Campaign Marianne LaCroix Heads Maine Lobster Marketing Campaign
Marianne LaCroix has officially been named the executive director of the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative (MLMC). She has served as interim director of the Portland-based organization since...

Poultry Set to Surpass Pork as World’s Most Consumed Meat Poultry Set to Surpass Pork as World’s Most Consumed Meat
As the International Poultry Council (IPC) took stock of the global protein outlook at its first semester meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, one economic reality riveted attention: Total world...

La Huerta Grows and Flows with Iso-Flo Vibratory Shakers La Huerta Grows and Flows with Iso-Flo Vibratory Shakers
As one of Mexico’s leading processors of frozen fruits and vegetables, La Huerta keeps up with rising demand by continually expanding. The Aguascalientes-headquartered company added its third...

Waitrose & Partners Rolls Out Premium Frozen Meal Range Waitrose & Partners Rolls Out Premium Frozen Meal Range
Demand for frozen food in the United Kingdom is rising and such products are increasingly on the home menu. Indeed, Waitrose & Partners reports searches for “Frozen Ready Meals” at its website