JBS Appoints Gilberto Tomazoni to Succeed Founder JBS Appoints Gilberto Tomazoni to Succeed Founder
São Paulo, Brazil-headquartered JBS S.A. has named Gilberto Tomazoni as its new chief executive officer. The former chief operating officer replaces Jose Batista Sobrinho, who founded the world’s

Chef One Rolls Nationally and Unveils New Online Look Chef One Rolls Nationally and Unveils New Online Look
Brooklyn, New York-based Chef One Foods has engaged redistributor Dot Foods to make its range of frozen egg rolls, Chinese dumplings, potstickers and other dim sum more accessible to foodservice

Del Bosque Shaves Whiskers for Pescanova; Maze Joins Team Del Bosque Shaves Whiskers for Pescanova; Maze Joins Team
The Chapela, Spain-headquartered Nueva Pescanova Group, a leading international seafood company and one of the world’s largest producers of shrimp, has enlisted Vicente del Bosque to star in its

Stavis Gets Green Light to Develop Boston Waterfront Site Stavis Gets Green Light to Develop Boston Waterfront Site
Stavis Seafoods, a vertically integrated importer and manufacturer of value-added frozen and fresh seafood products, has received approval from the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) to

Raybern’s Debuts New Line of Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Raybern’s Debuts New Line of Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
San Ramon, California-headquartered Raybern’s has introduced six heat-and-serve grilled cheese sandwiches that are now available in the frozen food aisles of Walmart stores and rolling out to other

BFFF Chief Executive Foresees Solid Growth Again in 2019 BFFF Chief Executive Foresees Solid Growth Again in 2019
This year has been a period of great success for the frozen food industry in the United Kingdom, reports John Hyman, chief executive of the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF), as value growth

Idaho Potato Commission Names Alan Kahn Foodservice VP Idaho Potato Commission Names Alan Kahn Foodservice VP
Alan Kahn has been hired as vice president of foodservice for the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC). He is responsible for developing and implementing campaigns to boost consumption of Idaho grown

FSI Deal Gives Bellisio Hot Slice of Frozen Pizza Market FSI Deal Gives Bellisio Hot Slice of Frozen Pizza Market
Bellisio Foods, Inc., part of the Bangkok, Thailand-headquartered Charoen Pokphand Group Foods (CP Foods), has entered into a definitive agreement with Swander Pace Capital to purchase Frozen

Tyson Finalizes Keystone Foods Acquisition from Marfrig Tyson Finalizes Keystone Foods Acquisition from Marfrig
Tyson Foods, Inc. has completed the $2.16 billion purchase of Keystone Foods from São Paulo, Brazil-based Marfrig Global Foods. Keystone is a major supplier of chicken, beef, fish and pork to the

Yili Scoops Up Ice Cream Maker Chomthana in Thailand Yili Scoops Up Ice Cream Maker Chomthana in Thailand
The Yili Group, China’s leading dairy foods business, has acquired Chomthana, a major ice cream producer and distributor in Thailand. The $6.4 million transaction was consummated in Bangkok on

Food Inventory Builds Along with No-Deal Brexit Prospects Food Inventory Builds Along with No-Deal Brexit Prospects
As British Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to push through Parliament the Brexit deal she brought home from Brussels, the real possibility of a no-deal Brexit alternative continues to worry

Potato Processors Face Spud Shortages in Most of Canada Potato Processors Face Spud Shortages in Most of Canada
Manufacturers of frozen french fries and other value-added potato products in Canada are currently coping with a shortfall of tubers as approximately 15,000 acres of cropland were abandoned because

AquaBounty Names Sylvia Wulf as Chief Executive Officer AquaBounty Names Sylvia Wulf as Chief Executive Officer
AquaBounty Technologies, Inc., a biotechnology enterprise focused on boosting productivity in the North American aquaculture market and a majority-owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation (NASDAQ:

CEBA Built by the Best Award Goes to Fisher Construction CEBA Built by the Best Award Goes to Fisher Construction
Fisher Construction Group is the winner of the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) Built by the Best Award for its project with NewCold in Tacoma, Washington, USA. The award was

Greencore US Acquisition Adds Frozens to Hearthside Menu Greencore US Acquisition Adds Frozens to Hearthside Menu
Hearthside Food Solutions, a Downers Grove, Illinois-based contract manufacturer, has completed the purchase of Greencore US. Formerly an American unit of Greencore Group plc, a Dublin,

Investments Enhance McCain Potato Processing in Manitoba Investments Enhance McCain Potato Processing in Manitoba
McCain Foods (Canada), a division of McCain Foods Limited, is investing $75 million in infrastructure projects at Portage la Prairie and Carberry, Manitoba factories to further strengthen its

CP Foods’ Overseas Operations Drive Solid Sales Results CP Foods’ Overseas Operations Drive Solid Sales Results
Revenues generated by Bangkok, Thailand-headquartered Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) amounted to Bt398.261 billion during the first nine months of 2018. The figure is up by 7% compared to

Birds Eye UK Veggie Bowls Promotion Gearing Up in January Birds Eye UK Veggie Bowls Promotion Gearing Up in January
Birds Eye will boost the promotion of its recently launched line of meat-free frozen ready meals in the United Kingdom with a video-on-demand digital campaign in January. The timing will coincide...

Greenyard Posts Results Following Challenging First Half Greenyard Posts Results Following Challenging First Half
An adverse one-two-three punch of bad weather, costly product recalls and heightened market pressure negatively impacted the first-half 2018-19 financial performance of Sint-Katelijne-Waver,

Ardo Upgrades Factories with PolarVision Technology Ardo Upgrades Factories with PolarVision Technology
Ardo, which ranks among the world’s largest producers and marketers of frozen vegetable, fruit and herb products, has invested in the latest SORTEX F optical sorters from Bühler – the

Pidy Extends Seasonal Themed Christmas Pastry Assortment Pidy Extends Seasonal Themed Christmas Pastry Assortment
With the temperature dropping in Europe and North America and chefs on both sides of the Atlantic now in the midst of Christmas menu planning, Ieper, Belgium-headquartered Pidy Gourmet is offering

Frozens Warm Up ‘Turkey Day’ for US Troops Far from Home Frozens Warm Up ‘Turkey Day’ for US Troops Far from Home
As the old adage goes: “An Army marches on its stomach.” While it’s not certain if it was Frederick the Great or Napoleon Bonaparte who said it first, one can be sure that the Pentagon’s brass hats

Almost 10% of Americans Will Dine Out on Thanksgiving Almost 10% of Americans Will Dine Out on Thanksgiving
Foodservice operators in the United States should be prepared for better than normal business on November 22, because more consumers than ever will supplement their traditional Thanksgiving feast

Seafood Connection Buys Frozen Fish Business from Anova Seafood Connection Buys Frozen Fish Business from Anova
Urk, Holland-headquartered Seafood Connection, a subsidiary of Japan’s Maruha Nichiro, has reached an agreement to acquire Anova Seafood’s frozen fish operation. Terms of the transaction, which

New Plant in Australia Boosts TNA Manufacturing Capacity New Plant in Australia Boosts TNA Manufacturing Capacity
TNA, a Sydney, Australia-headquartered food processing and packaging equipment maker, has officially opened a state-of-the-art factory to support global demand for high performance food packaging