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Is Appetite for Pinnacle Foods Rising Among Investors? Is Appetite for Pinnacle Foods Rising Among Investors?
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA-headquartered Pinnacle Foods has reportedly engaged an investment banking advisory firm to look into strategic options for the company, which markets a wide range of

Chili’s Scales New Heights with Boss Burger Introduction Chili’s Scales New Heights with Boss Burger Introduction
Folks do things big in Texas, as is evidenced in abundance once again with the Boss Burger debut from Dallas-headquartered Chili’s Grill & Bar. After testing the mighty meat sandwich in several

How ‘Swede’ they are: Erlenbacher’s New Gluten-free Tarts How ‘Swede’ they are: Erlenbacher’s New Gluten-free Tarts
Gross-Gereau, Germany-based Erlenbacher Backwaren has expanded its range of tarts with two trendy Swedish-style products that are gluten free: Peanut-Caramel Mandeltårta and Classic Mandeltårta

Cepesca Secretary to Kick Off Seaweb Seafood Summit Cepesca Secretary to Kick Off Seaweb Seafood Summit
Javier Garat, secretary general of the Spanish Fishing Confederation (Cepesca), will open the Seaweb Seafood Summit on June 19 with the official welcome address. The three-day event, now in its

Oishi Frozen Ready Meals on Front Burner at THAIFEX Oishi Frozen Ready Meals on Front Burner at THAIFEX
Frozen ready meals and Japanese-style gyoza dumplings will be in high profile among a wide menu of products at the Oishi Group stand during the May 29-June 2 THAIFEX-World of Food Asia exposition

Latest LJS Acquisition Boosts Ownership to 20% of Units Latest LJS Acquisition Boosts Ownership to 20% of Units
The Long John Silver’s (LJS) quick service seafood restaurant chain has acquired 76 franchise outlets operated by ServUS in central and northern Indiana, western Kentucky and southwestern Michigan.

US Indie Restaurant Count Down, But Still 50%+ of Total US Indie Restaurant Count Down, But Still 50%+ of Total
There is a flipside to the gloomy news about independent restaurants in the United States, according to the NPD Group. While the number of independent restaurant units in the nation dropped by

Janson to Succeed Royster at MTC Logistics Helm in 2019 Janson to Succeed Royster at MTC Logistics Helm in 2019
Andrew B. Janson Baltimore, Maryland, USA-headquartered MTC Logistics has announced a leadership transition plan in which Andrew B. Janson has been appointed chief operating officer and will assume

Private Label Business Elite to Meet, Greet in Amsterdam Private Label Business Elite to Meet, Greet in Amsterdam
Frozen food buyers and sellers are among more than 14,000 visitors from over 110 countries preparing to attend the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s (PLMA) 2018 World of Private Label

UK Waits to See if Government OKs Sainsbury’s-Asda Deal UK Waits to See if Government OKs Sainsbury’s-Asda Deal
The latest United Kingdom grocery market share figures, published by Kantar Worldpanel for the 12 weeks through April 22, 2018, reveal a market share of 15.9% and 15.5% for Sainsbury’s and Asda,

Time of the Seasoning for McCain Shake Shake Chips in Oz Time of the Seasoning for McCain Shake Shake Chips in Oz
McCain Foods Australia aims to shake things up Down Under with the introduction of Shake Shake french fries, which are better know as chips in the Land of Oz. Three flavors are now available in

Saffron Road Japanese Noodle Bowls Feature Bone Broth Saffron Road Japanese Noodle Bowls Feature Bone Broth
Stamford, Connecticut-based American Halal Company has unveiled four Japanese-inspired Noodle Bowls made with long-simmered bone or vegetable broth under its Saffron Road brand. The frozen

Modern Pop Turns Up the Cool on SoCal Frozen Fruit Bars Modern Pop Turns Up the Cool on SoCal Frozen Fruit Bars
Modern Pop, Inc., a Southern California-inspired foods brand committed to "Putting Fruit First," has rapidly expanded product distribution of its frozen fruit bar offerings to roughly 3,000

Central Foods Expands Savory Vegan and Gluten-free Range Central Foods Expands Savory Vegan and Gluten-free Range
Northamptonshire, England-based frozen food distributor Central Foods has enhanced its free-from range with the addition of two new savory gluten-free items suitable for vegans: Menuserve

High Liner Reports Higher Sales and Profit, Income Dips High Liner Reports Higher Sales and Profit, Income Dips
High Liner Foods sales of $319.2 million during the first quarter of 2018 amounted to a $43.5 million increase over the 13-week period ending on March 31, 2017, according to financial results

Potato Planting Up a Bit in Northwest Europe, Says NEPG Potato Planting Up a Bit in Northwest Europe, Says NEPG
The Northwestern European Potato Growers (NEPG) foundation estimates that farmers in the region’s five leading potato production countries will plant 0.4% more tubers in 2018 than last year. Actually...

RDC Units Drive Frick LCCS Ammonia Refrigeration System RDC Units Drive Frick LCCS Ammonia Refrigeration System
The new Low Charge Central System (LCCS) from Frick Industrial Refrigeration has been introduced as a reliable, high efficiency central refrigeration system with a total system ammonia charge of

Nomad Foods Posts First Quarter Gains in Revenue, Profit Nomad Foods Posts First Quarter Gains in Revenue, Profit
Feltham, England-headquartered Nomad Foods reported a 1.5% increase in revenue to €539 million and a 37% hike in after-tax profit of €62 million during the first quarter of 2018, which ended on

Bonduelle Gets Government Support for Ontario Expansion Bonduelle Gets Government Support for Ontario Expansion
Bonduelle Canada Inc. will receive up to $8.5 from taxpayers in Ontario to help finance upgrades to three vegetable processing plants in a $79.8 million expansion project in the southwestern part

Funnybones’ Royal Annoucement May Well Tickle Your Fancy Funnybones’ Royal Annoucement May Well Tickle Your Fancy
Funnybones Foodservice has announced the arrival of Kir Royal Cheesecake. The new product is presented in the British market as “a dessert with class that is posh enough to grace any banquet and

Tribalí on Target with Meat Patties Debut at Super Target Tribalí on Target with Meat Patties Debut at Super Target
Just ahead of the summer barbecue season in the United States, which unofficially kicks off May 28 on Memorial Day, Tribalí Foods has listed two products from its clean meat patties line at 185

Two More Freschetta Gluten Free Pizzas Launch in USA Two More Freschetta Gluten Free Pizzas Launch in USA
Schwan’s Consumer Brands is introducing new flavors of Freschetta Gluten Free Pizza. The offerings, Spinach & Roasted Mushroom and Tuscan Style Chicken, join the brand’s existing frozen

Greenyard Names Geert Peeters Chief Financial Officer Greenyard Names Geert Peeters Chief Financial Officer
Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium-headquartered Greenyard has announced that Geert Peeters will join the company as chief financial officer in September. As part of the leadership team, he will report

After More than a Decade, Menu Labeling Mandatory in USA After More than a Decade, Menu Labeling Mandatory in USA
On May 7, federal law went into effect requiring retail stores that sell prepared food and restaurants in the United States with 20 or more locations to list calorie counts on their menus.