Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Brooklyn Cured (brooklyncured.com) rolls out two new pork-free hot dogs made with vegetarian-fed beef sustainably raised without added antibiotics or hormones. Wrapped in natural casings that give them a “snap,” the fully cooked newcomers include Wagyu Beef and Grass-Fed Beef. Along with Brooklyn Cured’s flagship All-Beef New York Style Hot Dogs, they’re offered in newly redesigned packaging featuring bold colors and attention-grabbing graphics. All three SKUs come in six-count, 12-ounce packages (eight per case). SRP is $6.99 to $7.99.
MAPLE LEAF SALES UP 4.3%
Mississauga, Ontario-based Maple Leaf Foods reported sales up by 4.3% to $1,174.9 million (Canadian) for the first quarter ended March 31. Net loss was $57.7