Supplier News

  • NEW PORT RICHEY, Fl. - Welbilt, Inc. (NYSE:WBT) announces the appointment of Keri Llewellyn as Senior Vice President, Global Business Development, effective January 6, 2020. In her new role, Ms. Llewellyn will be responsible for managing all activities related to strategic business development and implementation.  Keri brings a well-rounded background in Global Business Development and Operations. Prior to joining Welbilt, she worked at TriMark USA for over 13 years, serving in several Senior Leadership roles. Her responsibilities included implementi​ng and executing the... Read More

  • SPRINGDALE, Ark. (January 29, 2020) — Nashville Hot Chicken continues to be a hot product for foodservice operators, and Tyson Foodservice is expanding its Tyson® Nashville Hot Chicken portfolio to include bone-in wings, giving operators more ways to add the popular flavor profile to their menu. This new bone-in wing is the fourth product in the Tyson® Nashville Hot Chicken line, which also includes boneless wings, breast filets and thigh filets. 45% of the population orders chicken wings at restaurants and foodservice outlets1 and 60% of wings served are bone in2. The easy two-step... Read More

  • 4-Series Induction Ranges feature superior heating, temperature control and efficiency​ Sheboygan, Wis. – January 16, 2020 – Gas ranges have found their match. The Vollrath Company, a leader in the foodservice equipment industry, introduces the next generation of induction ranges that will convince the biggest skeptics. The new 4-Series Countertop Induction Ranges make a sweeping statement, matching or exceeding the performance of gas ranges in all key aspects. Temperature control is more accurate while time to boil is 28 percent faster than gas and 19 percent faster than competitive... Read More

  • Furmano’s Introduces Fully Cooked Ancient Grain Products for Foodservice. January 7, 2020 (Northumberland, PA) – Sometimes the most wholesome ideas aren’t new. In fact, you might call them ancient. Furmano’s, a leading family-owned producer of superior quality beans, tomatoes and vegetables, is adding a new category of products to its roster: Fully Cooked Ancient Grains in shelf-stable foodservice pouches. Available in popular Quinoa, Farro and Sorghum varieties, these ready-to- serve products are now available to foodservice operators nationwide. Ancient grains are loosely... Read More

  • Unreal Wings Make Their Way onto Menus at Over 300+ U.S. Hooters with Global Market Leader in Meat Alternative Foods: Quorn.  ATLANTA (January 6, 2020) – Meatless tacos, meatless burgers, now it’s time for meatless wings! For the first time on the casual-dining stage, 318 Hooters restaurants across the U.S. are introducing meatless wings in a national launch – the Unreal Wings made with Quorn. They’re so unreal, even the iconic Hooters Girls couldn’t spot the difference. Hooters Unreal wings are made with Quorn’s Meatless Wings, which are fried and then tossed in Hooters’ classic... Read More

  • Partnership will elevate profile of Prairie Fresh® brand across the food industry and beyond. MILWAUKEE — Seaboard Foods, the second-largest U.S. pork producer and part of the Fortune 500 company Seaboard Corporation, has selected Bader Rutter to increase its brand presence with marketing, communication and strategic development. Seaboard Foods’ consumer-facing brand is Prairie Fresh®, known for high-quality and mouthwatering pork. Bader Rutter will lead both business- and consumer-oriented strategic initiatives from its Chicago office, utilizing the agency’s full array of advertising... Read More

  • Chef Dan Snowden of Bad Hunter Creates First Series of Craveable Recipes ​ELMHURST, IL, Dec. 13, 2019 – MorningStar Farms® announced the launch of the “MorningStar Farms® X Chefs Collection,” a chef collaboration that inspires plant-based culinary creations using MorningStar Farms® vast portfolio in unexpected and trend-worthy ways. As the number one plant-based protein in foodservice1, MorningStar Farms® enlisted Executive Chef Dan Snowden of Chicago’s Bad Hunter and Pizza Lobo restaurants. Chef Snowden used his highly respected culinary talents to create the first collection of plant-... Read More

  • FORT ATKINSON, Wis. (December 2019) -- Jones Dairy Farm, a leader in all natural breakfast sausage for more than 130 years, has introduced all natural fully cooked Chicken Apple Sausage links to their foodservice product line. Made with all-natural ingredients that combine savory chicken sausage, dried apple and a special blend of spices, Jones new Chicken Apple Sausage links are fully cooked, certified gluten free and free from preservatives, MSG and the “big eight” most common allergens.  Each Jones Chicken Apple Sausage link contains 4.5g of fat, 40 calories, 240mg of sodium and... Read More

  • Global Beverage Supplier Releases 2019 Sustainability Report: Rooted in Impact CONCORD, N.C.—December 3, 2019—S&D Coffee & Tea® has released its 2019 Sustainability Report, Rooted in Impact, summarizing efforts and progress made throughout 2017 and 2018. As the industry landscape continues to evolve, S&D is committed to bringing effective sustainable solutions to the forefront of its business. The report highlights the company’s role in creating real change across the supply chain.  As the effects of climate change become more tangible and consumer demand for... Read More

  • OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. (November 25, 2019) —  McCain® Foods is excited to announce new Moore’s® Spicy Breaded Onion Straws, thinly sliced onions coated in a spicy, crispy breading. With a homestyle appearance and extra crunchy texture, the spicy coating adds a flavorful kick guests will love. Great as toppers, snacks or as a side, operators can menu Moore’s® Spicy Breaded Onion Straws in a variety of ways. Add savory indulgence to a salad by surrounding a mound of tangled Moore’s® Spicy Breaded Onion Straws with fresh lettuce and top with warm grilled chicken, red onions, tomatoes,... Read More