Supplier News

  • Company Reintroduces Glass-focused Foodservice Business Following Divestiture of Oneida Foodservice Lines   Columbus, Ohio – March 21, 2019 – The Oneida Group has named Frank Biller, a 25-year veteran of the foodservice industry, as National Sales Manager for its Anchor Hocking foodservice business. The move comes as the company reintroduces and seeks to grow its glass-focused foodservice business following the divestiture of the Oneida foodservice lines earlier this year. Having previously served from 2004-2014 in various foodservice leadership roles for Anchor Hocking, Biller... Read More

  • Sustainable Shrimp Partnership Launches Premium Shrimp Products –  ASC-certified, Zero Antibiotics, Fully Traceable   Boston, USA: March 15, 2019: The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) has today signed off its first batch of SSP-approved premium quality farmed shrimp. Working closely with ICONTEC, SSP has finalized its methodology for product verification, and is now offering premium farmed shrimp to the market. SSP’s high quality shrimp is Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified, farmed without the use of antibiotics, has neutral impact on the environment, and... Read More

  • Corona, Calif. (March 11, 2019) – Sterno Products, the name synonymous with quality and performance in portable food warming for over 100 years, today announced the deployment of its Executive Chef, Thad Smith, to Panama City this week to assist the Mercy Chefs team in serving hot, chef-prepared meals to volunteer rebuilding crews as they clean up debris and help rebuild homes from Hurricane Michael’s destruction. This is the second time Sterno has deployed Smith to Florida as part of its partnership with the non-profit relief organization, which also includes providing food warming resources... Read More

  • Company Highlights 24 Items from Growing Portfolio of Products That Serve Good, Now and Tomorrow ROSEMONT, Ill. – Feb. 25, 2019 – US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) announced today the launch of Spring Scoop 2019 (Spring Scoop), which focuses on the continued expansion of US Foods’ award-winning Serve Good program. Serve Good products meet rigorous criteria for responsible sourcing or waste reduction, including packaging standards that are designed to reduce waste, prioritize the use of recycled materials and help reduce US Foods’ environmental footprint. As part of US Foods’ “Great... Read More

  • We invite you to celebrate Clam Chowder with us on February 25, 2019. While most of us think of the creamy traditional New England Clam Chowder, over the years many verities have come to menus across the country. Chowders have evolved regionally; there is Manhattan Clam Chowder, a thinner tomato-based version, Rhode Island, has a clear broth and bacon.  New Jersey has a version, which is tomato based and seasoned with old bay. The Carolina’s have a Hatteras Clam Chowder, with celery, carrots, potatoes and onions cooked in clam juice.   Florida has a Minorcan Clam Chowder, which... Read More

  • The new line of liquid seasonings is exclusively for foodservice professionals and can help add bold dimensions of flavor to restaurant dishes. ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 15, 2019 – Unilever Food Solutions announced today the launch of Knorr Intense Flavors—a line of professional liquid seasonings created with real, natural ingredients and prepared through authentic culinary processes—that can help foodservice operators set their dishes apart with an exciting, distinctive range of bold flavors. “We know that as trends and diner demands evolve, chefs and restaurateurs are under more... Read More

  • The Cooking School at Irwin Street exclusively uses NUCU cookware Sheboygan, Wisconsin – February 19, 2019 – NUCU®, a brand by Wisconsin-based Vollrath Company, has entered into a close collaboration with Jake Rothschild, the well-known founder of Jake’s Ice Creams and The Cooking School at Irwin Street, both signature names in Atlanta. Jake Rothschild has long been a fan of Vollrath brand products and has been using them for many years in his culinary ventures. He says: “I have Vollrath products that I have used for 15 years, and they are still in perfect condition. The quality is... Read More

  • DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. (February 8,  2018) – The Open Prairie Natural Meats brand team is excited to announce its Openness Promise, dedicated to transparently communicating with its partners. The Open Prairie Natural Meats Openness Promise is a pledge to uphold high standards of transparency. The team promises to consistently deliver a natural, quality product, share the brand’s production processes, promote animal well-being, adhere to a high standard of business, and provide a tool box of primary and secondary research on the natural category, target consumer and industry trends. “We care... Read More

  • Chicago (December 12, 2018) - Sharon Olson was elected Treasurer at the Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) conference on Oct. 10, 2018 in Seattle, WA. LDEI is an international organization of 2,300 women leaders in food, fine beverage, and hospitality whose mission is education and philanthropy. Ms. Olson is president and founder of Olson Communications and Executive Director of Culinary Visions and Y-Pulse headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. This is her second term LDEI Board appointment as treasurer and she has previously also served as secretary. She is a past president of the... Read More

  • Orange County, CA – The California Restaurant Association Foundation (CRAF) is proud to announce that this year’s The Grateful Table, the unique farm-inspired dinner that gives back to the hardworking people who run our communities’ restaurants – cooks, chefs, bussers, servers and dishwashers raised more than $90,000. The Grateful Table, which raises much-needed dollars for restaurant workers who face unexpected hardship, was held on Saturday, October 27 at 6 p.m. at the OC Fair & Event Center. Thanks to this event, now in its second year, California’s restaurant community raised more... Read More