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Hemp-Based Meats

Planet Based Foods (planetbasedfoods.com), San Diego, introduces a line of frozen plant-based meats made from a nutrient- and fiber-rich combination of sustainable, U.S.-grown hemp seed,

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Artichoke-Forward Plant-Based Meats

World Finer Foods, Bloomfield, N.J., launches a line of frozen plant-based meat alternatives featuring nutrient-rich artichokes as the lead ingredient (supported by a blend of

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Allergy-Friendly Vegan Cream Cheese

Melt Organic (meltorganic.com), Boise, Idaho, introduces a line of non-dairy vegan cheese spreads and dips free of the top eight allergens. Made with pea protein

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Fava Taco-Style Crumbles

Chicago-based Upton’s Naturals (uptonsnaturals.com) debuts Taco Style Crumbles made from fava beans. High in protein (9 grams per serving) and low in both fat and

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Plant-Based Milks & Creamers

Los Angeles-based Califia Farms (califiafarms.com) expands its line of dairy-free milks and creamers with four new plant-based offerings. For consumers seeking less sugar and fewer

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Frozen Uncooked Ground Beef

Greeley, Colo.-based JBS USA introduces frozen uncooked ground beef that cooks from frozen in less than 10 minutes — no thawing required. Billed as a

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DOJ TARGETS SUPPLY-CHAIN PROFITEERS

In an effort to prevent price-gouging, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division announced last month that it will investigate collusion and potential violations of

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DIRECT CONNECT ACQUIRES PERFORMANCE LOGISTICS

Direct Connect Logistix, a third-party transportation and logistics company based in Indianapolis, announces its acquisition of Draper, Utah-based Performance Logistics, which specializes in time-sensitive temperature-controlled

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RETAILERS READY TO KEEP ON TRUCKIN’

After the pandemic left them at the mercy of outside carriers, more chains are bringing transportation in-house. BJ’s Wholesale Club announced earlier this year that

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FROZEN ASIAN FOODS UP 21.8%

Side dishes, appetizers, and an expanded variety of sizes in entrees are driving growth. But watch for new plant-based options in multiple categories. Sales of

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