Supplier News

  • Ralph Hoffman Joins Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee​ Fairfield, New Jersey - Ralph Hoffman, a member of the executive leadership team at Schuman Cheese, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade in Processed Foods. Hoffman, who is Executive Vice President of Risk Management and leads the Food Service and Food Ingredients Business Unit at Schuman Cheese, is among the private-sector appointees announced by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer... Read More

  • Leading Distributor of High-Quality Fresh and Fresh-Cut Fruit and Vegetables Creates New Role to Answer Consumer Need Coral Gables, FL (July 9, 2019) – Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc., one of North America’s leading marketers and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, is proud to today announce the creation of a new internal team. Effective immediately, Del Monte Fresh Produce has created a unified North America New Product Development (NPD) team to better serve its consumers and integrate Mann Packing, a Del Monte Fresh company, into its ongoing product... Read More

  • Schuman Cheese Forges Partnership with Margot Fromages to Introduce Le Grueyère Via its Network of Foodservice Customers.​ Fairfield, New Jersey - When a family of cheesemakers looks to expand its business, it only makes sense to align with a partner who shares a similar set of values – not just with regards to family, but also to making incredible, world-class cheese. It was no small amount of serendipity that brought Margot Fromages and Schuman Cheese together, but their new relationship means big things for the U.S. cheese market.  At the Summer Fancy Food Show (booth #554... Read More

  • Antioch, IL – June 6, 2019—Fischer Paper Products, a leading paper packaging manufacturer serving the foodservice industry, is launching its TruKraft™ line, the company’s new line of sustainable products that encourages operators to become environmentally conscious about their packaging offerings. Responding to a growing trend in foodservice and on-the-go eating, Fischer TruKraft is a solution for consumers demanding sustainable options for the packaging that their food is served in. Sustainable and commercially compostable, TruKraft products come in a variety of sizes designed for food... Read More

  • Eight new fruit-forward drinks satisfy growing demand for better-for-you beverages CONCORD, NC—May 11, 2019—S&D Coffee & Tea introduces a new portfolio of infused beverages. Inspired by the traditional agua fresca, the new line features eight varieties made with real fruit juice, real cane sugar and natural flavors. Non-carbonated and caffeine-free, the S&D Infused Beverages align with the latest demands for lighter refreshment in a variety of fresh, fun flavors.  Driven by today’s health-conscious consumers, better-for-you beverages are gaining momentum and causing the... Read More

  • Operators Can Drive Incremental Revenue with More Options for Serving Seafood Soups CAMDEN, N.J. – June 6, 2019 – To help operators further boost summer soup sales, which have grown 7 percent from 2016 to 2018,1 Campbell’s Foodservice has expanded its carefully crafted seafood soup portfolio with Campbell’s®Reserve Loaded Clam Chowder. It’s packed with onions, smoky applewood uncured bacon and even more clams than a traditional Campbell’s® chowder. Chowders and lobster bisque increase in popularity during the summer months,2 appealing to the 70 percent... Read More

  • Chicago, June 4, 2019 - A new study from Culinary Visions® examines consumers' knowledge, attitudes and preferences toward a variety of food and beverage products made with cannabis ingredients. The study finds that while younger consumers are significantly more interested in trying cannabis-infused goods, older consumers are still open to trying these products in a functional or medical context. For consumers over 55, the hesitation may be health-driven, but interestingly enough, health concerns may exactly be what ultimately convince this demographic to give cannabis-infused products a... Read More

  • Company leverages innovation, technology and key partnerships to develop industry shaping sustainability initiatives, advance progress towards goals.​ SPRINGDALE, Ark. — May 28, 2019 —Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) released its 2018 sustainability report today, demonstrating progress and increased transparency across key sustainability measures, including, farming practices, worker health and safety, hunger relief and more. The company accomplished the following in 2018: Workplace Safety: More than doubled its 10 percent year-over-year commitment to reduce OSHA recordable workplace... Read More

  • CHICAGO (February 26, 2019) – RATIONAL USA, the leading manufacturer of combi technology, is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a prestigious 2019 Kitchen Innovations® award for its UltraVent Plus portfolio of ventless hoods. The National Restaurant Association® Show Kitchen Innovations (KI) awards recognize progressive equipment that advances the way commercial kitchens operate. A fifteen-year tradition in the industry, the KI award program has earned a reputation for defining the gold standard of foodservice equipment innovation. Delivering greater value and benefit to... Read More

  • NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 16, 2019) – The U.S. continues to be the top export market for Prosciutto di Parma, growing 4% in 2018, led by an 8% growth in pre-sliced sales. Over the past 20 years, U.S. exports have grown over 350% to nearly 600,000 hams in 2018. Italy continues to consume the majority of Prosciutto di Parma production (70% in 2018), however, 75% of pre-sliced production (about 1.5 million hams/legs) is exported globally. Pre-sliced packaging has been an important part of U.S. growth geographically. With large national retailers like Walmart and Kroger adding Prosciutto di Parma,... Read More