Category Archives: What’s New

HEINEKEN USA Introduces Desperados

HEINEKEN USA announces the arrival of Desperados, a beer blended with tequila barrel-aged lager. This distinct Latin-inspired European import beer will launch this month … Continue reading

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Hain Celestial Expands Portfolio with Acquisition of Rudi’s Organic Bakery

The Hain Celestial Group has announced the acquisition of Rudi’s Organic Bakery, (“Rudi’s”), an organic and gluten-free company with facilities in Boulder, Colo.  Under … Continue reading

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Alto-Shaam Recevies Product of the Year Award

Alto-Shaam has received the Product of the Year Award by Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI). The award is for the innovative technology in the … Continue reading

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BARO North America’s Alpha H2 LED Fixtures

BARO North America introduced its next generation Alpha H2 LED family of fixtures during this year’s National Grocers Association show in Las Vegas. According … Continue reading

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Wish Farms Now Offers Organic Berries Year-round

Wish Farms is now offering a year-round supply of conventional and organic strawberries and blueberries. With the Florida strawberry season completed, the company’s focus … Continue reading

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Stoneridge Orchards Launches Value-Added Dried Whole Fruit Products

Stoneridge Orchards announces a variety of new products, ranging from dried fruits lightly dipped in dark chocolate or Greek yogurt, to the company’s signature … Continue reading

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Organics Unlimited Adds 370 Acres

Organics Unlimited has added 370 acres of certified organic banana production in Michoacan, Mexico, to increase its supply of bananas. This new acreage will … Continue reading

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National Pork Board Launches “Grill it like a Steak”

This summer grilling season, the National Pork Board is getting consumers to cook their favorite pork chops and ribs on the grill. The “Grill … Continue reading

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Cracker Barrel Wins at World Championship

A group of Kraft brands were acknowledged among the best at the recent biannual World Championship Cheese Contest. Kraft took home three medals, including … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist Farms Adds Baby Broccoli

Ocean Mist Farms welcomes a new commodity to its family of more than 30 fresh vegetables: Baby Broccoli. The company is offering a year-round … Continue reading

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Hillshire Brands Acquires Van’s Natural Foods for $165 Million

The Hillshire Brands Company and Catterton Partners, the consumer-focused private equity firm, announced that Hillshire Brands has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Catterton … Continue reading

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Chilean Honeycrisp Ready for Spring Sales

Key retailers have a first chance to get their hands on the Chilean Honeycrisp apple. Available the last week of April from Honeybear Marketing, … Continue reading

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NatureSweet Launches Ready-to-Eat Snack Tomatoes

NatureSweet has introduced a line of specially grown microproduce: NatureSweet Cherriots Tomatoes. The packaged, bite-sized tomatoes filled with flavor, meet the growing demand for … Continue reading

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Chicken of the Sea Mermaid is Finally Named

The mermaid has left a memorable mark on pantry shelves and lunch and dinner tables for six decades, but she somehow remained anonymous since … Continue reading

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CMI Celebrates Earth Day with Tree Giveaway

CMI is celebrating Earth Day over a weeklong period in April by giving away fruit trees to their social media fans. Leading up to … Continue reading

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Mart Cart Launches Heavy Duty Cart

Mart Cart, a product line of Assembled Products Corporation, announces its latest offering in the world of mobile shopping carts – the Ultima. This … Continue reading

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The Idaho Potato Truck Goes on Tour with AHA

The Great Big Idaho Potato Truck is back on the road for its third consecutive cross-country tour with a new message for women: Take … Continue reading

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USApple Takes Home Four Medals

It was a big night for U.S. Apple Association (USApple) on April 9 at the National Agri-Marketing Association’s (NAMA) 2014 Best of NAMA awards … Continue reading

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Luvo Signs On to Sponsor the Bronx Bombers

Luvo, the lifestyle food brand, announced that they have signed a comprehensive sponsorship with the New York Yankees.  Derek Jeter, Luvo’s brand development officer/partner, … Continue reading

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Hormel Foods Introduces Hormel Compleats Breakfast

To address the needs of time-starved consumers, Hormel Foods has introduced Hormel Compleats breakfast, a line of convenient, hearty breakfast meals ready in just 60 seconds. … Continue reading

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Baloian Farms Introduces Premium Heirloom Sweet Red Onion

Baloian Farms has expanded its line of high-quality produce with the launch of their premium heirloom onion, Sophia la Rosa. Grown exclusively in California’s … Continue reading

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Mushroom Council Launches Swap It or Top It Display Contest

The Mushroom Council’s first ever Summer Retail Display Contest taking place in June 2014. To participate, retailers have to build a mushroom display in June utilizing … Continue reading

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Reichel Foods Expands Dippin’ Stix Line

Fresh‐cut produce snack producer Reichel Foods introduces four single-serve products to its line of Dippin’ Stix. Apples & Caramel with Greek Yogurt chips; Apples … Continue reading

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Newcastle’s Bombshell Blonde Ale & Its Bombshell are Back for Summer

If you’re trying to get people to buy a great-tasting summer seasonal beer, it helps to have an attractive woman on the packaging, industry … Continue reading

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Airius Wins Innovation Award for Environmental Technology

Airius Europe received the Innovation Award for Environmental Technology at the Environmental and Energy Awards 2014. The awards, one of the highest accolades for … Continue reading

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