Ho Ho Ho! Mediterranean Vegetable Tart is Ready to Go Ho Ho Ho! Mediterranean Vegetable Tart is Ready to Go
While “Christmas in July” promotions are behind us and winter holiday festivities are still well into the future, Central Foods has chosen the hot days of August to launch its new Menuserve

Red Lobster Serves Up End-of-Summer Crabfest Meal Deals Red Lobster Serves Up End-of-Summer Crabfest Meal Deals
While August means that summer is winding down for many vacationers in North America, the Red Lobster restaurant chain is extending holiday celebrations with new menu bargains. Starting August 12,

Sysco Buys New York Broadline Distributor; Posts Results Sysco Buys New York Broadline Distributor; Posts Results
Houston, Texas-headquartered Sysco Corporation, which is ranked as the leading global foodservice distribution company, has acquired J. Kings Food Service Professionals, a broadline distributor with...

Honey & Fig Wins Two Stars in Great Taste Awards Contest Honey & Fig Wins Two Stars in Great Taste Awards Contest
For the eighth year running, New Forest Ice Cream is celebrating success in the most prestigious food and drink competition in the United Kingdom, The Great Taste Awards. The Hampshire, England-based...

Schwan's Rolls with Meatier Pagoda Asian-style Egg Rolls Schwan's Rolls with Meatier Pagoda Asian-style Egg Rolls
Schwan’s Consumer Brands has announced the re-launch of Pagoda Asian-style Egg Rolls, available in 8-count packs weighing 22 ounces. Now featuring meat as the first ingredient, the Marshall,...

ICE Puts Heat on Unlawful Employment at Poultry Plants ICE Puts Heat on Unlawful Employment at Poultry Plants
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) executed multiple federal criminal search warrants at seven food processing plants across Mississippi on the...

Tyson to Rebuild Beef Plant in Kansas Following Fire Tyson to Rebuild Beef Plant in Kansas Following Fire
Tyson Foods has announced plans to repair its high-volume beef processing plant in Holcomb, Kansas, after a blaze destroyed part of the facility on August 9. As officials are still assessing damage...

High Liner Foods’ Q2 Sales Fall as Adjusted EBITDA Rises High Liner Foods’ Q2 Sales Fall as Adjusted EBITDA Rises
Sales for Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered High Liner Foods declined by US $22.3 million to $223 during the second quarter of 2019 that ended on June 29. Gross profit decreased by ...

Oprah Adds Frozen Skillet Meals to O, That’s Good! Line Oprah Adds Frozen Skillet Meals to O, That’s Good! Line
American media mogul, entrepreneur and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey, in collaboration with the Kraft Heinz Company, has announced that new O, That’s Good! Frozen Skillet meals are being added to the...

American Seafoods and Fortune Wild About Alaska Pollock American Seafoods and Fortune Wild About Alaska Pollock
One could say that added good fortune is smiling upon frozen seafood consumers in North America now that Fortune Fish & Gourmet and American Seafoods have joined forces to launch three frozen

Cavendish Farms to Build Potato Research Center in PEI Cavendish Farms to Build Potato Research Center in PEI
Cavendish Farms has announced plans for construction a potato research and plant-breeding center in New Annan, Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada. The $6 million facility, which is fully funded by...

Scheufler to Succeed Martin at Lamb Weston Supply Helm Scheufler to Succeed Martin at Lamb Weston Supply Helm
Lamb Weston Holdings has announced that Rick Martin, senior vice president and chief supply chain officer of the Eagle, Idaho, USA-headquartered producer and supplier of frozen potato, vegetable and...

AFFI Replies to Frozen Fruits and Vegetables Safety Story AFFI Replies to Frozen Fruits and Vegetables Safety Story
The Arlington, Virginia-based American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) issued a statement to “to set the record straight when it comes to the safety of frozen foods” two days after the Washington ...

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery to Acquire Superior Cake Products Sara Lee Frozen Bakery to Acquire Superior Cake Products
Hostess Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Superior Cake Products in-store bakery business to Sara Lee Frozen Bakery for $65 million in cash, subject to post-closing

NFRA Salutes Golden Penguin Winners for Top Performances NFRA Salutes Golden Penguin Winners for Top Performances
The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-headquartered National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) on July 30 trumpeted winners of the prestigious Golden Penguin Awards for best merchandising and...

FRoSTA Sales Up, Volume Down as Uncertainty Looms Ahead FRoSTA Sales Up, Volume Down as Uncertainty Looms Ahead
Bremerhaven, Germany-headquartered FRoSTA AG reported €263 million in first-half sales for 2019, up 3.8% year-over-year in value despite volume slippage and a 3.9% decline in seafood

Major Nordfrost Expansion Underway at Wilhelmshaven Port Major Nordfrost Expansion Underway at Wilhelmshaven Port
Temperature-controlled warehousing and distribution specialist Norfrost is investing €66 million to expand its cold storage logistics terminal at the Wilhelmshaven container port. The facility has

US-China Trade Tiff Serves Up More Pollock to Americans US-China Trade Tiff Serves Up More Pollock to Americans
Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, joined by Congressman Don Young (all Republicans) have commended the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) approval to procure up to $41

 WRAP’s Food Waste ‘Rap’ is Strong, as is Input from BFFF  WRAP’s Food Waste ‘Rap’ is Strong, as is Input from BFFF
The latest Waste and Resources Action Program (WRAP) report, issued on July 25, focuses primarily on agricultural and primary production food losses along with food surplus waste in the United

FFF Freezing Research Award Goes to Dr. Martin Widemann FFF Freezing Research Award Goes to Dr. Martin Widemann
The Arlington, Virginia-headquartered Frozen Food Foundation (FFF), in conjunction with the Des Moines, Iowa-based International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), recently presented Dr. Martin...

US Consumers Buy Chicken for Versatility, Value, Variety US Consumers Buy Chicken for Versatility, Value, Variety
Chicken purchasers in the United States cite more positive attributes than buyers of beef, pork, fish and plant-based meat proteins, according to new research presented on July 22 at the 2019 Chicken...

Birds Eye Taps into Vampire Camp to Ramp Up Green Cuisine Birds Eye Taps into Vampire Camp to Ramp Up Green Cuisine
Birds Eye has invested £2 million in a multi-channel advertising and marketing push in the United Kingdom to get consumers to sink their teeth into its relatively recently launched Green Cuisine line...

Salty, Bubbly, Twisted Impulse Treats to Beat the Heat Salty, Bubbly, Twisted Impulse Treats to Beat the Heat
Lymington, Hampshire, England-based New Forest Ice Cream has extended its impulse range of wrapped ice creams and frozen lollies with three new products for summertime enjoyment: Salted Caramel

McCain Making Big Investment to Produce Fries in Brazil McCain Making Big Investment to Produce Fries in Brazil
McCain Foods announced on July 19 that it will spend approximately US $100 million to build its first frozen french fry factory in Brazil. The investment signals a strengthening of the

Kurt Hogan to Take Command from Judson Reis at Gorton's Kurt Hogan to Take Command from Judson Reis at Gorton's
Judson Reis, who has been with Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA-headquartered Gorton’s Seafood for more than 29 years, will retire as president and chief executive officer on January 1, 2020. On that...