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Lineage Logistics Makes Key Acquisitions

Novi, MI – June 5, 2018 – Lineage Logistics has acquired Wisconsin-based cold storage provider, Service Cold Storage (“SCS”) as well as a portfolio of four leased cold storage warehouses in strategic markets across the Southeast. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed. The acquisition of SCS establishes a flagship operation in the state […]

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Fancy Food Show Is June 30-July 2 in NYC

Register for the Summer Fancy Food Show, running Saturday, June 30 to Monday, July 2, at Jacob Javits Center in NYC. Six football fields worth of specialty foods, including chocolate, cheese, olive oil, snacks, and more! Here’s a link: Hot industry product innovations Live analysis of the State of the Specialty Food Industry 2018: Trends, […]

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Is Your Competitor Eating Your Lunch?

A new report from FMI says you can profit from building a reputation for lunchtime foodservice along the perimeter. Food retailers have long been accustomed to answering the question ‘What’s for dinner tonight?’ — with perimeter foodservice being a popular answer. Lunch, however, also holds strong foodservice potential if you commit to it. That’s a […]

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Keith McLoughlin (Photo: Business Wire)

Morrison Steps Down at Campbell; Loughlin Named Interim CEO

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 18, 2018– Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that Denise M. Morrison, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a Director, has chosen to retire effective today. Keith R. McLoughlin, 61, a Campbell Board member since 2016, has been named interim CEO and will also remain a member of the Board to facilitate an orderly transition […]

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Frozen Startup Goes Direct

New York-based Daily Harvest, a four-year-old frozen subscription/home delivery company, has more than 100,000 subscribers and is growing rapidly, says Rachel Drori, founder and CEO. In a presentation at the recent Shoptalk conference in Las Vegas, she noted that her firm is building the customer base for a “superfood” frozen product line that emphasizes items […]

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Millennials Seek International Cuisines

Retailers should think globally in developing foodservice choices for younger shoppers. That is a key takeaway from The Power of Foodservice at Retail 2018, a report produced by the Arlington, Va.-based Food Marketing Institute. It is based on a survey of a national panel of 1,500 United States consumers. “Millennials of all ages want to […]

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Lassonde Inks Deal to Buy Old Orchard

ROUGEMONT, QC, April 26, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Lassonde Industries Inc. (TSX: LAS.A) (“Lassonde”) has reached an agreement to acquire Old Orchard Brands, LLC, a family-owned juice and beverage company based in Sparta, Michigan, for a total cash consideration of US$146.0 million (subject to working capital and other adjustments) payable upon closing of the transaction. By way of additional consideration, a […]

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New Dos Tacos Two-Pack (PRNewsfoto/Ajinomoto Foods North America,)

Jose Ole Debuts Rolled Tacos

ONTARIO, Calif. — José Olé, an Ajinomoto Foods brand, introduces Rolled Tacos, differentiated by their larger size and a crispier outer layer. In addition to a 20-ounce/10-count pack, they come in a new proprietary “Dos Tacos” 2-pack with a unique cooking sleeve technology that ensures crispiness when microwaved. In conjunction with the Rolled Tacos launch, José Olé is […]

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CAULIPOWER Launches First-ever All Natural Uncured Pepperoni Pizza on Cauliflower Crust (PRNewsfoto/CAULIPOWER)

Caulipower Adds Pepperoni Toppings

  CAULIPOWER, Los Angeles, is adding All-Natural Uncured Pepperoni toppings to its line of better-for-you, cauliflower-crust frozen pizzas. The line, distributed nationally, already includes Margherita, Three Cheese, Veggie, and Original Plain Crust flavors. The newest item is made with pepperoni without nitrates or artificial preservatives. Served on the brand’s signature cauliflower crust, the pizza is […]

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