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Mighty Spark Launches 50 Meat/Snack Items

Minneapolis-based Mighty Spark Food Co. has debuted nearly 50 chicken, turkey, pork and beef items nationwide. (To see the full assortment, go to “Mighty Spark crafts exceptional meat but our focus is on providing consumers, and those in need, with remarkable experiences – from the moment consumers see our unique packaging on the shelf, from the […]

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Turkey Hill Rolls Out Trio’politan Ice Cream

Lancaster County, Penn.-based Turkey Hill Dairy’s new Trio’politan is a blend of three classic and bold new flavors in each container, taking  Neapolitan’s traditional recipe to nontraditional levels. “Trio’politan is about having choices and having fun,” said Turkey Hill president John Cox. “The flavors were chosen based on their ability to complement each other but also […]

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Giant Debuts Premium PL Line

Giant Food, Landover, Md. is launching Taste of Inspirations, a line including 85 premium food products, including frozen and refrigerated items. It joins popular store brands, including Nature’s Promise. which offers a full range of organic and free-from items, and Etos, affordable-premium personal care products. Found throughout most aisles in the store, Taste of Inspirations features pastas, […]

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Bubbles Ice Cream Opens Phoenix Plant

Aiea, Hawaii, — Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream & Desserts has opened a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Phoenix that greatly increases the production capabilities for its popular Mochi Ice Cream. The Phoenix facility joins Bubbies other manufacturing operation in Aiea, Hawaii. With ongoing success and demand in the U.S. and internationally, Bubbies needed greater production capacity and decided that a mainland location in Phoenix was […]

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Robbe, Spinazze Named to Frozen Hall of Fame

Roger Robbe and Gary Spinazze will be inducted into the Frozen Food Hall of Fame during the convention of the National Frozen and Refrigerated Foods Association in San Diego on Oct. 20. Robbe enjoyed a 30-year career in retail food management and wholesale food operations, merchandising, marketing, and corporate procurement. He started his career as […]

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Tippmann Group Celebrates 50 Years

(Fort Wayne, IN) – When John Tippmann Sr. founded Tippmann Construction in 1968 and started his first construction project, he did not anticipate growing into one of the largest family-owned cold storage and construction companies in the United States. Fifty years later, Tippmann Group has grown and evolved into just that with Tippmann Construction, Interstate […]

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Variety Is the ‘Spice’ of Foodservice

Consumers want seasonality, rotation and chef-inspired meals at retail, FMI report says. BY DAVID ORGEL Food retailers need to focus on variety in foodservice lineups, with a wider range of meats, seasonal offerings and rotation. Those are among findings from The Power of Foodservice at Retail 2018, a report produced by the Arlington, Va.-based Food […]

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Kroger Wins Energy Star Best Practices Honors

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) has received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for its prioritization of ENERGY STAR best practices in its energy management strategy and for its continued commitment to energy reduction. Kroger’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony […]

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New Skillet Meals from Gardein (PRNewsfoto/Gardein)

Gardein Launches Vegan Skillet Meals

BOULDER, Colo. — Gardein has launched  Skillet Meals, a vegan meal solution for two. Skillet Meals marry the brand’s signature meatless meats with a variety of crisp vegetables, grains and pastas in sauces that can be prepared in minutes. These four new products are non-GMO project verified, certified vegan, dairy-free and made with plant protein, adding to […]

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New SOUR PATCH KIDS Flavored Ice Pops 16 Count Box (PRNewsfoto/J&J Snack Foods Corp.)

J&J Debuts Sour Patch Kids Ice Pops

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. — Fans of the famous “SOUR THEN SWEET” SOUR PATCH KIDS® candy are in for a chilly treat, as it was announced today that J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: JJSF) has introduced SOUR PATCH KIDS® Flavored Ice Pops through a new license with Mondelēz International. With a sweet frozen base and unique sour swirl, fans of SOUR PATCH […]

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