Mowi Posts Strong Q4 and Record High Turnover for Year Mowi Posts Strong Q4 and Record High Turnover for Year
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Mowi, which until recently conducted business as Marine Harvest, has reported strong fourth quarter results and the second best year ever for the world’s largest producer

Frozen Product Innovations in Spotlight at Gulfood Show Frozen Product Innovations in Spotlight at Gulfood Show
Frozen food products will be in high profile at the 24th running of Gulfood, slated for February 17-21 at the Dubai World Trade Center. This year’s edition is likely to top the 2018 event, which

Aureus Scoops Up Yuengling’s Ice Cream, Plans Online Push Aureus Scoops Up Yuengling’s Ice Cream, Plans Online Push
Aureus, Inc., an Atlanta, Georgia, USA-based food brand development firm, has executed a binding letter of intent to acquire 67% of Yuengling’s Ice Cream Corp. This ownership stake is in addition

Bonduelle Seals Deal to Buy Frozen Food Plant in USA Bonduelle Seals Deal to Buy Frozen Food Plant in USA
The Villeneuve d’Ascq, France-headquartered Bonduelle Group has completed the purchase of a Seneca Foods frozen vegetable and fruit processing facility in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA. This

In Dedicated Turnaround Mode, Greenyard Now Has Two CEOs In Dedicated Turnaround Mode, Greenyard Now Has Two CEOs
Marc Zwaaneveld Marc Zwaaneveld has been given the added job of co-chief executive officer of Greenyard, after being on job as chief transformation officer for less than a month. The

Food Process Solutions Buys Charlottetown Metal Products Food Process Solutions Buys Charlottetown Metal Products
Food Process Solutions Corp. (FPS) announced on February 12 that it has acquired majority ownership of Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP). Founded in 1957, CMP is a high quality, custom stainless

Brioche Pasquier Debuts Oh So Fruity Macarons Selection Brioche Pasquier Debuts Oh So Fruity Macarons Selection
Les Cerqueux, France-headquartered pâtisserie specialist Brioche Pasquier is bringing fruit to the table in a zingy new range of macarons that showcase both the exotic and the familiar in a

Mer Bros Male Mermaids Make Another Splash for Gorton’s Mer Bros Male Mermaids Make Another Splash for Gorton’s
Another Mer Bros-themed advertising campaign featuring mermen (male mermaids) promoting Gorton’s frozen seafood products will soon be seen on TVs and computer screens across the United States, but

Captain D's Launches Giant Fish Sandwiches, Lobster Rolls Captain D's Launches Giant Fish Sandwiches, Lobster Rolls
The Nashville, Tennessee, USA-headquartered Captain D’s casual seafood restaurant chain is gearing up for Lent, when many Catholics and other Christians refrain from eating meat on Fridays and

People Awards Go to Frozen Food Industry Standouts in UK People Awards Go to Frozen Food Industry Standouts in UK
The British Frozen Food Federation’s (BFFF) People Awards were presented on February 7 in Birmingham, England, during the trade association’s Annual Business Conference Dinner. Returning after a

Tyson Buys BRF Operations in Thailand, UK and Netherlands Tyson Buys BRF Operations in Thailand, UK and Netherlands
Tyson Foods has reached a definitive agreement to purchase the Thai and European assets of Sao Paulo, Brazil-headquartered BRF S.A. The deal builds on the company’s growth strategy to expand

McCain Foods Confirms California Vegetable Plant Closure McCain Foods Confirms California Vegetable Plant Closure
A Colton, California-based McCain Foods factory in specializing in the production of frozen caramelized and sautéed vegetables and fruits will be shut down, the company has confirmed. The action

Call for Kraft Heinz Boycott Follows Devour Super Bowl Ad Call for Kraft Heinz Boycott Follows Devour Super Bowl Ad
The airing of a racy television commercial promoting Devour frozen ready meals during the February 3 Super Bowl LIII football championship game in the United States has triggered a call to boycott

New Forest Ice Cream Targets Vegan Consumers in Britain New Forest Ice Cream Targets Vegan Consumers in Britain
Lymington, Hampshire, England-based New Forest Ice Cream has launched its first ever vegan products. Two flavors are featured: Vanilla Pod, made with real Madagascan vanilla pod seeds; and Salted

New Flavors Join Halo Top Non-Dairy, Vegan-Friendly Line New Flavors Join Halo Top Non-Dairy, Vegan-Friendly Line
Los Angeles, California-headquartered Halo Top Creamery has unveiled seven new non-dairy and vegan-friendly pints of frozen confectionery that are hitting retail stores throughout the USA in

Lamb Weston/Meijer Invests in New Potato Flake Factory Lamb Weston/Meijer Invests in New Potato Flake Factory
Frozen potato and snacks product specialist Lamb Weston/Meijer (LW/M) has announced that it will spend approximately €50 million to construct a new plant to supply dehydrated potato products to

It’s the Good Life for Izico – GoodLife Foods, That is It’s the Good Life for Izico – GoodLife Foods, That is
Izico Food Group officially changed its name to GoodLife Foods on February 1. The Breda, Holland-headquartered company produces a raft of branded and private label frozen products ranging from

Interstate Warehousing Expanding Again in Tennessee Interstate Warehousing Expanding Again in Tennessee
Interstate Warehousing, one of the largest public refrigerated warehouse companies in the USA with more than 100 million cubic feet of space available at eight facilities in six states, is

Cooke Enters Shrimp Farm Business with Seajoy Acquisition Cooke Enters Shrimp Farm Business with Seajoy Acquisition
Cooke Inc., a Black Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada-headquartered company and parent of Cooke Aquaculture Inc., has completed the purchase of the Seajoy Seafood Corporation, one of the largest

Trident, True North Get GAPP Funds to Push Alaska Pollock Trident, True North Get GAPP Funds to Push Alaska Pollock
The Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP) has allocated funding to Trident Seafoods and True North Seafood for projects that will expand consumer awareness of wild pollock sourced

Tomra President Receives European Business Leaders Award Tomra President Receives European Business Leaders Award
Tomra ASA President Stefan Ranstrand has been named “Best CEO in the Sustainable Resource Management Industry” category of the European CEO Awards competition organized by European CEO magazine. He

Devour Frozen Food Ad Too Hot for TV? We’ll See on Feb. 3 Devour Frozen Food Ad Too Hot for TV? We’ll See on Feb. 3
A planned 60-second television commercial scheduled for Super Bowl LIII to promote Devour, a Kraft Heinz frozen food retail brand distributed in North America, has reportedly been edited to 30

Romanzi to Replace Retiring Cantwell at B&G Helm in April Romanzi to Replace Retiring Cantwell at B&G Helm in April
Robert C. CantwellB&G Foods has announced that Kenneth G. Romanzi will succeed Robert C. Cantwell as the Parsippany, New Jersey, USA-headquartered company’s president and chief executive

Tesco Cutting Costly ‘Fresh Counter’ Service in UK Stores Tesco Cutting Costly ‘Fresh Counter’ Service in UK Stores
After much media buzz about the extent of Tesco’s plan to further trim costs further at Britain’s leading supermarket chain through personnel reductions, management released a statement on January

Oumph! Burger Will Soon be Sizzling on the Front Burn Oumph! Burger Will Soon be Sizzling on the Front Burn
This spring, Mjölby, Sweden-based Food for Progress will launch the Oumph! Burger. The premium, plant-based product will be showcased for the first time during the January 30-31 Fastfood & Café