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Dairy Month, Summer Favorites Penguins Awarded

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) has announced the winners of the Golden Penguin Awards for its 2019 June Dairy Month and Summer Favorites Ice Cream & Novelties promotions. These promotions helped the industry drive traffic in the aisles and increase sales for many categories and brands. For June Dairy […]

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RLS THRIVES ON OUTSOURCING TREND

The growing 3PL company provides its customers with financial savings and improved service. Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are improving customer service and lowering costs for companies of all sizes. Today, 99% of Fortune 500 companies rely on 3PLs for logistics and supply chain services, according to a recent study by Armstrong & Associates, Milwaukee. RLS […]

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Lakeview Farms Acquires Tribe Mediterranean

DELPHOS, Ohio — Lakeview Farms has acquired Tribe Mediterranean Foods. Lakeview Farms is a leading marketer and manufacturer of refrigerated desserts, dips, seafood salads and spreads primarily sold on the fast-growing perimeter of retail outlets including dairy, deli and seafood departments across the United States. Based in Taunton, Mass., Tribe Mediterranean is a leading manufacturer […]

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California Cooling Act Details Published

(With a tip of the hat to Zero Zone for sharing this) The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has officially published details about the California Cooling Act, which will take effect on January 1, 2019. The Act, which is based on vacated EPA SNAP Rule 20, prohibits HFC refrigerants with high global warming potential (GWP)—such as […]

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Velvet Ice Cream Names 4 to Key Slots

UTICA, Ohio – Velvet Ice Cream has named new members to its marketing, production and freezer teams.  Olivia Toth has been promoted to Marketing Specialist. She previously worked as Velvet’s Marketing Assistant and Customer Service Representative. In her new role, Toth oversees the development and implementation of marketing programs, support business development, and sales and […]

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BLOUNT PROMOTES RACHAEL BLOUNT GIRARD

As foodservice national accounts market manager, she becomes the primary driver of Blount Fine Foods brand in foodservice channel. Fall River, Mass.-based Blount Fine Foods has promoted Rachael Blount Girard to foodservice national accounts market manager, as the company’s foodservice sales channel continues to expand. She will continue to report to Blount’s senior director of […]

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RLS LOGISTICS EARNS ‘FOOD COWBOY’ AWARD

RLS Logistics, Newfield, N.J., has won the 2018 Wrangler Award presented by Food Cowboy Foundation. Food Cowboy Foundation is a strategic partner to the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), Arlington, Va., working to reduce food waste via innovative solutions to redirect food away from landfills. RLS Logistics, a 19-year member of GCCA, is a temperature-controlled […]

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VITTORIO PROMOTED AT BLOUNT

David Vittorio has been promoted to senior director of marketing at Blount Fine Foods, the Fall River, Mass.-based manufacturer of premium, handcrafted soups, entrees and side dishes for retail and foodservice. In this role, he supports Blount-branded products, well-known consumer food brands licensed by Blount, as well as the many private label brands for which […]

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NFRA Names 62 Penguin Winners

NFRA will present Gold and Silver Penguin awards during October convention in San Diego. HARRISBURG, Pa. – The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) has announced the winners of the Golden Penguin Awards for its 2018 March Frozen Food Month promotion. The March promotion helped the industry drive traffic in the frozen food aisles […]

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Tippmann Building Again in Sioux Falls

Company breaks ground on 126,000-square-foot addition to a newly designed cold storage. SIOUX FALLS, S.D., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Tippmann Innovation recently completed the construction of a 205,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art cold storage facility for Win Chill Cold Storage. The new warehouse includes over 30,000 pallet positions and 1,100 positions of Tippmann Innovation’s QF+ […]

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