Phoenix-based Sigma U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) brings the pre-marinated meat trend to the bacon category. Created in conjunction with the maker of some of the country’s best-selling marinades, co-branded McCormick Grill Mates Marinated Bacon comes in two robust flavors: Ultimate Bacon and Smoky Applewood. Marinated and then smoked, the thick-cut slices come in 12-ounce packages (24 per case). SRP is $4.99 to $5.99.
John Tippmann, III, replacing him as exec vp Steve Tippmann, exec vp at / Interstate Warehousing, Fort Wayne, Ind., is retiring from the refrigerated warehousing