Supplier News

  • New Name Reflects Firm’s Core Focus on the Foodservice Industry Chicago, July 26, 2019 - Nearly five years into the firm’s existence, Foodservice IP will take on branding separate from its parent company, Q1 Productions. Based in downtown Chicago, Foodservice IP delivers research, insights and management consulting services to food manufacturers, operators and food retailers. Foodservice IP (formerly Q1 Consulting) was originally developed as a growth vehicle for global conference and education leader Q1 Productions LLC. The head of the firm said that the company had been... Read More

  • WESTFIELD, WI – The Brakebush Flame-Grilled Chicken Burger makes creating your own craveable, raveable chicken burgers very achievable – everything from a BBQ Chicken Burger to a Greek Chicken Burger. The all-natural, gluten free chicken burger is fully cooked and features beautiful grill marks. The course grind, hand-made appearance and robust flavor are sure to please patrons who seek an indulgent burger experience. Operators looking to maximize their menu’s burger section should look closely at this opportunity to combine America’s favorite protein and an All-American favorite: burgers.... Read More

  • Fellsmere, Fla. (July 10, 2019) – B&W Quality Growers, the world’s largest grower of distinctive baby leaves, has announced its Kosher Certified status. The company’s value-added watercress, arugula, red kale, spinach and Power 4™ offerings have been certified Kosher by Florida Kosher Services. With nearly 150 years of experience growing highly perishable and prized baby leaves, B&W now applies Kosher standards to the produce the company grows, packs, ships and markets to retail, wholesale, foodservice and specialty customers throughout North America and Europe. “Becoming... Read More

  • EL PASO, TX, July 9, 2019 — Mount Franklin Foods, through its Azar Foodservice brand, announced the launch of It’s Nature™ Walnut Crumbles—a culinary plant-based protein that offers foodservice professionals a unique and easy way to incorporate plant-based dishes across their menus. Created in response to the growing demand for plant-based menu options, Walnut Crumbles bring major appeal to today’s health- and flavor-conscious consumers. An alternative to soy, this superfood product uses walnuts as the base, offering consumers nutritional benefits in addition to an appealing texture and... Read More

  • Operators can earn incremental sales through functional beverages, cold coffee and more. CONCORD, N.C.—July 16, 2019—S&D Coffee & Tea® has identified the latest beverage trends for operators to embrace in their newly released white paper, How to Deliver a Better Beverage Experience. Soda consumption reached a 31-year low in 20161, leaving ample room in the better-for-you beverage space, according to the white paper. Operators can boost beverage sales, and the meaningful incremental profits that come with them, by focusing on three key areas: ​Functional beverages: Within... Read More

  • Minor’s 2019 Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest is back with over $30,000 in prizes being awarded,  including one Grand Prize of $10,000 plus a food tour to one of America’s five top culinary destinations. CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 1, 2019) – Minor’s, a proud supporter of professional chefs, challenges  foodservice operators to enter the 2019 Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest for a chance to win $10,000  and a trip for two to one of five top U.S. culinary destinations for a curated trend-spotting “food tour” of  the selected city.  Here’s to inspiration that comes from... 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

  • 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