Packaged Foods News

See what’s cooking in the food manufacturing industry. Discover what’s new in food processing and packaging. This section includes information about innovations in seafood processing; freezing techniques; canning operations; and mergers and acquisitions, licensing and marketing by food manufacturers.

Partnership Between Agropalma (Brazil) and Ciranda (U.S.) Expands Availability of Organic Palm Oil in North America to Meet Growing Demand

Partnership Between Agropalma (Brazil) and Ciranda (U.S.) Expands Availability of Organic Palm Oil in North America to Meet Growing Demand

Agropalma, a Brazilian manufacturer of sustainable organic palm oil, partners with Ciranda, a U.S. based distributor of organic ingredients, to expand availability of its organic palm oils and shortening in North America. - July 28, 2021 - Ciranda, Inc.

Two Texas Foodies Reinvent the South’s Most Iconic Foods to Great Acclaim

Two Texas Foodies Reinvent the South’s Most Iconic Foods to Great Acclaim

A duo turned queso dip real dairy/all-natural (Culinary Cowgirls) then invented the world’s first (& most delicious) banana pudding sold by-the-scoop (The Culinary Room) - July 07, 2021 - The Culinary Room

Center City Market Grand Opening

Center City Market Grand Opening

Owner Sharon Burrows announced the official grand opening of Center City Market at 165 State Street in downtown Rochester. Center City Market is a neighborhood corner store with a warm and welcoming atmosphere and unique ambiance. Sharon’s heartfelt belief is that “Corner groceries are... - July 03, 2021 - Center City Market

Cloud & Joy Wins Best Dairy Dessert at the World Dairy Innovation Awards 2021

Cloud & Joy Wins Best Dairy Dessert at the World Dairy Innovation Awards 2021

Cloud & Joy's low calorie healthy lifestyle ice cream dessert won Best Frozen Dairy Dessert in FoodBev Media's annual dairy product accolades. Judges looked at 222 products in 20 categories from 25 countries. - June 26, 2021 - Cloud & Joy LLC

Despite the Challenges Due to the Pandemic, GHV Gives Impetus to Blue Tokai to Enter the Japanese Market

Despite the Challenges Due to the Pandemic, GHV Gives Impetus to Blue Tokai to Enter the Japanese Market

Having a strong Global reach, GHV is approached by International Enterprises who look to expand in the Indian market. GHV’s cross border Advisory services includes mentoring, market insights, cultural mapping, roadmap development, among several other components, that empowered one of the renowned brands from Japan, Soup Stock Tokyo (SST), to explore the Indian market, wherein SST collaborated with Blue Tokai and became a strategic equity partner. - June 01, 2021 - GHV

Russ Davis Wholesale Announces Leadership Changes

Russ Davis Wholesale Announces Leadership Changes

Russ Davis Wholesale, today, announced the expansion of its leadership team with the goal of positioning the organization to meet the needs created by a growing demand for fresh food. - May 07, 2021 - Russ Davis Wholesale

Russ Davis Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Veggie Pizza

Russ Davis Wholesale of Wadena, Minnesota is voluntarily recalling Veggie Pizza under the Crazy Fresh and Quick & Easy brands as it may contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of a serious or life-threating allergic reaction if they consume... - May 04, 2021 - Russ Davis Wholesale

Vital Essentials Expands Product Reach to Puerto Rico with New Distributor Loyal Friends

Carnivore Meat Company has announced they have partnered with Loyal Friends to distribute their Vital Essentials and Vital Cat line of raw pet food and treats throughout Puerto Rico. Loyal Friends is a pet specialty distributor established in 1991 with two retail locations in Puerto... - April 28, 2021 - Vital Essentials

Carnivore Meat Company Unveils Newest Flavor in Vital Cat Freeze-Dried Food

Carnivore Meat Company, the maker of raw freeze-dried and frozen food for dogs and cats, is announcing a brand new protein source has been added to their Vital Cat line: Pork. Pork Dinner Patties and Mini Nibs join four other single-source protein varieties of raw freeze-dried cat food. - April 08, 2021 - Vital Essentials

Neoteros and AppIt Ventures Launch BoxMetrix, a Tracking and Monitoring Platform That Will Help Companies Save Billions of Dollars in Lost Revenue

Neoteros and AppIt Ventures Launch BoxMetrix, a Tracking and Monitoring Platform That Will Help Companies Save Billions of Dollars in Lost Revenue

BoxMetrix is an all-in-one monitoring, tracking and operations management system that helps companies protect their high-value assets at scale. - March 31, 2021 - AppIt Ventures

Kareem Chef Halwa Recalled

Kareem Chef Halwa Recalled

Kareem Mart recalls “Halva” because of possible health risks. Kareem Mart of Garden City, MI, is recalling its 1 lb. and 2 lb. Kareem Chef brand “Halva,” “Halva with Pistachio,” and “Halva with Chocolate” food treats because they have the potential... - March 27, 2021 - Kareem Mart Inc

Intertek Launches Crystek Honey Crystallization Services

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is pleased to announce the launch of Crystek, a process to evaluate the composition and production of honey, which can predict and prevent crystallization. Honey crystallization is a natural phenomenon where honey turns... - March 18, 2021 - Intertek

Hungry Planet® Donates 10,000 Pounds of Plant-Based Meats to Two St. Louis Nonprofits

Hungry Planet® recently donated 900 cases or around 10,000 pounds of plant-based meats to the St. Louis Food Share Network and the St. Louis Animal Rights Team. These generous donations demonstrate Hungry Planet’s commitment to serving the local community and compliment the... - March 13, 2021 - Hungry Planet®

Kareem Chef Sesame Paste Tahina Product Recall for Health Reasons

Kareem Chef Sesame Paste Tahina Product Recall for Health Reasons

Kareem Mart of Garden City, MI, is recalling its 1 lb., 2 lb., 10 kg. of “Tahina” food treats because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with... - March 05, 2021 - Kareem Mart Inc

Hungry Planet® Plant-Based Meats Arrive at Nine Food Bazaar Stores

Hungry Planet® Plant-Based Meats Arrive at Nine Food Bazaar Stores

Hungry Planet® is expanding its grocery footprint in the Northeastern U.S. by offering its plant-based meats at nine Food Bazaar locations in New York. This launch will provide millions of customers in-store accessibility to four types of 12 ounce Hungry Planet® ground meats –... - March 01, 2021 - Hungry Planet®

Hungry Planet® Plant-Based Meats Now Available at Lazy Acres Natural Market

Hungry Planet® Plant-Based Meats Now Available at Lazy Acres Natural Market

Hungry Planet® is thrilled to announce the launch of its premium plant-based meats at three Lazy Acres Natural Market locations this month, with two additional stores rolling out next month. This Southern California grocery chain will join dozens of venues throughout the region who offer... - February 27, 2021 - Hungry Planet®

Sativa Bliss Announces an Innovation in Their Customer Service Department

Sativa Bliss Announces an Innovation in Their Customer Service Department

Sativa Bliss Cannabis Boutique, one of the promising cannabis retailers in Ontario which is committed to providing a unique shopping experience, announces new capabilities in their customer service department which serves as a key differentiator in the cannabis retail business. - February 16, 2021 - Sativa Bliss

Maple Leaf Farms, Inc. Launches Enhanced Strain of Parent Stock for INDUX® Integrated Duck Production System

Maple Leaf Farms, Inc. Launches Enhanced Strain of Parent Stock for INDUX® Integrated Duck Production System

The improved white Pekin duck offers greater egg production, hatch and livability. - February 10, 2021 - Maple Leaf Farms

Russ Davis Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish (Anchovies) in Kowalski’s Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Russ Davis Wholesale of Wadena, Minnesota is voluntarily recalling Kowalski’s brand Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Kowalski’s Steakhouse Blue Dressing because the Blue Cheese Dressing contains undeclared fish (anchovies). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish... - February 08, 2021 - Russ Davis Wholesale

Maistering B.V & Mesterbakeren AS Sign a 5-year Digital Transformation Deal

Mesterbakeren chose Master Collections, a one-of-a-kind business journey orchestration platform, to help the leading Norwegian bakery go fully digital. - January 28, 2021 - Maistering

So Cool Brands Joins the IX-ONE Product Data and Image Exchange

So Cool Brands Joins the IX-ONE Product Data and Image Exchange

Organic Beverage Manufacturer, So Cool Brands has joined The Data’s Council’s IX-ONE, the industry’s product data and images exchange, providing customers with consistent, accurate and independently verified product information. “Reliable product information is critical for our retail partners successful category management, marketing and merchandising,” said Stephanie Brooke, co-founder of So Cool Brands. “Joining IX-ONE will help us provide world-class support." - January 28, 2021 - So Cool Brands Inc.

Galantine's Day Oysters & Bubbles by Oysters XO

Galantine's Day Oysters & Bubbles by Oysters XO

Join the Oyster Party on V/Galantine's Day for a Virtual Oyster Shucking Class with Oyster Chef Rifko. When you sign up Oysters XO sends you 36 premium oysters from an Oyster Farm closest to you and all the tools you need to have an Oyster Party. The Oyster Kit comes with video instruction on what to do when the oysters arrive, how to prepare condiments and your zoom code for the Virtual Class. It’s a fun-filled class on need to know, want to know and never knew bits. - January 17, 2021 - Oysters XO

Hungry Planet Announces Veganuary Partnership

Hungry Planet Plant based meats are available for home delivery to celebrate Veganuary. - January 10, 2021 - Hungry Planet®

Katie’s Pizza Enters Dierbergs Markets’ Freezers

Katie’s Pizza & Pasta Osteria is announcing the launch of their wood-fired, frozen pizzas now being sold at all St. Louis area Dierbergs Markets locations. The frozen pizzas made available to Dierbergs’ customers include Wood Fired Burrata Margherita, Wood Fired Meatball, Wood Fired... - December 13, 2020 - Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria

PaperTube team Introducing UnTubing Series by EcoVault: Stand Out, Get Noticed, and Sell More Products

PaperTube team Introducing UnTubing Series by EcoVault: Stand Out, Get Noticed, and Sell More Products

The cannabis market is changing and industry players must build brands that stand out on the shelves to succeed. However, as business booms, cannabis packaging waste finds its way to landfills. Paper Tube stepped up to the plate. Their UnTubing campaign challenges cannabis brands to send in their existing packaging and put EcoVault® designers to the test. Each month newly-created eco-friendly prototypes will be showcased across all key social media platforms and submitted to various awards. - November 16, 2020 - PaperTubeCo

A+W Realty Corp. Announces New Tenant at 60-East Warehouse in Newton, NC

Atlantic + Western Realty Corp. (A+W Realty) announces today it has leased warehouse and distribution space in its newly acquired building called “60 East” to D9 Brewing. - November 11, 2020 - Atlantic Western Realty Corp.

Pork King Good Expands Product Line with 7 Oz. Party Size Pork Rinds

Pork King Good Expands Product Line with 7 Oz. Party Size Pork Rinds

Pork King Good continues to take the pork rind market by storm with the addition of 4 new much anticipated SKUS this month. A common request coming from loyal customers has been for a larger size option on the pork rind bags, and Pork King Good has certainly delivered with the launch of their new 7... - November 05, 2020 - Pork King Good

Russ Davis Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Mixed Veggie Cup with Dip

Russ Davis Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Mixed Veggie Cup with Dip

Russ Davis Wholesale of Wadena, Minnesota is recalling individual serving cups of Mixed Veggie Cup with Dip because it may contain undeclared Egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these... - October 30, 2020 - Russ Davis Wholesale

Pivot Coldbrew Launches "the World's First California Chill-Brew" at Erewhon Natural Markets

Pivot Coldbrew Launches "the World's First California Chill-Brew" at Erewhon Natural Markets

Premium Coffee + Nootropics + Adaptogens + Botanicals. Good energy for "the better buzz" - October 08, 2020 - Pivot Coldbrew

Garrison Minerals, Magnesium Hydroxide Manufacturer, Announces Newly Renovated Website

Garrison Minerals, Magnesium Hydroxide Manufacturer, Announces Newly Renovated Website

Garrison Minerals is pleased to announce the launch of its redesigned website, featuring in-depth new product listings, executive leadership profiles with enhanced user experience. Based in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, after moving from Denver, the mineral manufacturer & distributor has optimized its digital presence to showcase its diverse portfolio and industry expertise in Magnesium-based compounds and other alkali materials. - October 08, 2020 - Garrison Minerals

Sandra's Celebrates National Chicken Month While Celebrating the Earth

The chicken brand's Upcycle campaign focuses on sustainability. - September 18, 2020 - Maple Leaf Farms

Russ Davis Wholesale Recalls Peaches and Peach Salsa Because of Possible Health Risk

Russ Davis Wholesale Recalls Peaches and Peach Salsa Because of Possible Health Risk

Russ Davis Wholesale (RDW) is recalling Peach Salsa under the Crazy Fresh and Quick & Easy brands in an abundance of caution due to possible contamination with Salmonella. Salmonella may cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with... - August 26, 2020 - Russ Davis Wholesale

Superior Grocers Opens New Location in Bakersfield

Superior Grocers opens new Store in Bakersfield located at 1115 Union Ave. This is the second location in Bakersfield. A full service supermarket featuring the largest selection of produce in Bakersfield, a brand new “Beer Cave” offering the coldest beer in Bakersfield, fresh quality... - August 07, 2020 - Superior Grocers

True Nopal Cactus Water Expands Distribution Within Whole Foods Market

True Nopal Cactus Water Expands Distribution Within Whole Foods Market

True Nopal Cactus Water is now available in 6 Whole Foods regions including the newly acquired South West and Southern Pacific regions. - August 06, 2020 - True Nopal Ventures LLC

Superior Grocers Permanent Hourly Employee Pay Rate Increase

In appreciation for their employees' hard work and dedication, Superior Grocers will implement a permanent $1 Pay Rate increase to all regular full-time and part-time employees, effective July 20, 2020. “We are grateful for the effort our employees continue to put forth to service our... - July 21, 2020 - Superior Grocers

Colorado Couple Uses Government Stimulus Checks to Launch New Company

Colorado Couple Uses Government Stimulus Checks to Launch New Company

Colorado couple launches their business, Sauce It To Me, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, using government stimulus checks to fund their startup. Sauce It To Me sells hot sauce subscriptions and gift sets, as well as individual bottles. Their goal is to help people understand that hot sauce can be more than just heat - it's flavor, too. - July 13, 2020 - Sauce It To Me

My Keto Lifestyle™ Has Added Low Carb, Keto-Friendly Ice Cream to It's Product Line

Created by Real Good Foods, Inc., this amazing ice cream fits nicely into your low carb lifestyle. - July 11, 2020 - My KETO Lifestyle™

A New Brand of Prestige Condiments Has Been Launched to Target a Gap in the Market for Upscale Products

A New Brand of Prestige Condiments Has Been Launched to Target a Gap in the Market for Upscale Products

Le Must is the premier luxury condiment brand of choice to five-star hotels and prestige venues around the world. The collection is single-portioned and organic. Combining classic culinary techniques with a contemporary enthusiasm for innovation, the maîtres artisans of Le Must craft... - June 13, 2020 - Le Must

Diversifying Baking Mixes with Asian Baking Kits

Make three different Asian cookies in a unique at-home experience. - June 12, 2020 - Nom Nom Events

Student Engineer at DEMACO Was Named Florida Tech Student Employee of the Year

Student Engineer at DEMACO Was Named Florida Tech Student Employee of the Year

Student engineer was recognized as Florida Tech Student Employee of the Year while working at DEMACO. Lakshmi Narasimhon, a graduate student pursuing a Masters in Mechanical Engineering at Florida Tech, worked on several complex engineering designs and projects while at DEMACO, a company that specializes in developing pasta machines and technology for the largest food companies worldwide. - May 14, 2020 - DEMACO

Axiom Medical Partners with Tyson Foods to Provide Enhanced Healthcare Support for Team Members

Axiom Medical Partners with Tyson Foods to Provide Enhanced Healthcare Support for Team Members

Axiom Medical announced today that it has partnered with Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the world's largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein, to help support Tyson team members during the COVID-19 crisis. Tyson Foods has already put in place a host of safeguards and... - May 08, 2020 - Axiom Medical

Entertainment® Announces Nationwide Restaurant Rebound Program

Entertainment® Announces Nationwide Restaurant Rebound Program

All local restaurants will be eligible for completely free exposure on the Entertainment® mobile app as well as partner platforms to drive carry-out business now and promote ongoing business once the country has re-opened. - May 07, 2020 - Afin Technologies

Superior Grocers Extends Temporary Hourly Employee $2.00/hr. Wage Increase

Superior Grocers announces they will extend the temporary $2.00 per hour Wage Increase for the Store and Warehouse hourly personnel through the May 15 Stay at Home Order. “We know that our employees have been working under strenuous times and want to acknowledge our incredible team for their... - April 18, 2020 - Superior Grocers

Mamour Introduces an Exclusive New Concept in Product Sampling; Partner Brands Build Exposure Through Personal Customer Experiences

Mamour Introduces an Exclusive New Concept in Product Sampling; Partner Brands Build Exposure Through Personal Customer Experiences

Gift bag specialist Mamour Inc. has created a unique, non-traditional sampling program that allows brands to engage customers at key moments in their personal or professional lives. - April 08, 2020 - Mamour

Your Imprint Launches Pickup NoCo for Curbside & Carryout Service

Your Imprint Launches Pickup NoCo for Curbside & Carryout Service

It's a simple, affordable online ordering option for restaurants and retailers. - March 22, 2020 - Pickup NoCo

Chef Turned Entrepreneur is Tackling Single-Use Plastic Waste - One Meal at a Time

According to National Geographic “40 percent of plastic produced is packaging, used just once and then discarded.” That plastic winds up in landfills, in oceans and in our food. One chef-turned-entrepreneur is doing something about the single-use plastic waste crisis by offering meals in reusable jars. - March 12, 2020 - Simply Good Jars

BDA Advises Sichuan Huiji Food on Sale to Grass Green, New Hope Group

BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Sichuan Huiji Food Co. Ltd. (“Huiji”), has sold a controlling equity stake to Grass Green Group (“Grass Green”), an investment arm of New Hope Group, China’s largest privately-held agricultural conglomerate. Grass... - March 11, 2020 - BDA Partners Ltd

Deep Indian Kitchen Heats Up Expo West with New Mild, Medium & Spicy Indian Meals

Attendees First to Try Latest Frozen Meals from the #1 Indian Food Brand - February 27, 2020 - Deep Indian Kitchen

Dry Powdered Vegan Ice Cream VICECRM from Potato Protein Introduced

Dry Powdered Vegan Ice Cream VICECRM from Potato Protein Introduced

Turn any plant milk into vegan ice cream with VICECRM. - February 19, 2020 - Vegan Gastronomy

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