InHarvest, Inc., announced the addition of Pete Linder to its executive team as vice president of foodservice sales. Most recently, Linder was vice president of sales for Watsonville, Calif.-based Superior Foods, a global supplier of frozen fruits, vegetables and grains for the foodservice, retail, industrial and club markets.
US Foods announced July 30 it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire five operating companies collectively known as SGA’s Food Group of Companies for $1.8 billion in cash. Scottsdale, Arizona-based SGA’s Food Group of Companies generated combined 2017 net sales of $3.
Grateful Burger has launched a retail line of its blended burgers in select Massachusetts grocers. The company is excited to be offering both its Angus Beef Patties Blended with Portabella Mushrooms as well as ABF Chicken Patties with Kale and Roasted Garlic exclusively at all Roche Brothers Supermarkets, Donelan’s Supermarkets, Crosby’s Marketplace, Pemberton Farms, Kinnealey Meat Co.
The Culinary Institute of America introduces the first of its kind executive-format master’s degree examining the business of food—delivered by the world’s premier college that specializes in food education.
Weber Grill Restaurants announced that they will open the first dedicated grilling school in Chicagoland and their second Weber Grill Academy at their Schaumburg location at 1010 N. Meacham Rd. in early August.
To further understand what foodservice operators need to drive sales and successfully serve turkey consumers, Butterball has hired Allison Pugina as Foodservice Data Insights Manager. She contributes to the company’s decision-making process by using sales results, primary research and other sources to identify trends; draw conclusions; and share fact-based action plans with Butterball’s sales, marketing and leadership teams.
Daily’s has long been a beloved food service brand—it’s the bacon customers ask for by name. Based on hundreds of recent inquiries into Daily’s, 74 percent have been from consumers who have enjoyed Daily’s bacon and want to buy more.
Coffee Flour—a sustainable global impact food—announced that it has earned its B Corp Certification.Certified B Corporations are leaders of a global movement of people using business as a force for good.
Welcoming to its ranks a trio of ghee suppliers, the world’s only duck fat spray company, a leading provider of goose products and EPIC Provisions, among others, the Healthy Fats Coalition announced its latest group of supporters.
Students across the country have a new sweet treat to look forward to in the cafeteria and a la cart program, Otis Spunkmeyer announced the addition of a new Chocolate Chip Muffin to its popular Delicious Essentials foods.
US Foods Holding Corp. announced that its entire line of Metro Deli, Rykoff Sexton, Chef’s Line and Stock Yards Exclusive Brand products will be produced with clean label profiles as part of the company’s Unpronounceable List initiative.
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute announced Stephen Gerike has joined their team as the new Foodservice National Accounts Representative as of July 1. In his new role, Stephen will lead efforts to partner with foodservice operators to reach seafood “super-consumers” in the foodservice segment/channel.
Looking ahead to their third year of business, Fresh Avenue welcomes the newest addition to their team, Brian Rooney. He will be the director of supply chain and operations.Brian’s career began during school in a grocery store produce department.
Brakebush Brothers, Inc., a 93-year-old family owned value-added processor of many traditional and innovative chicken products, finalized the asset purchase of the House of Raeford Farms, Inc. processing facility in Mocksville, North Carolina.
Dream Center Education Holdings, the company operating for-profit Art Institute, will no longer accept new students at 30 campuses nationwide. The News & Observer out of North Carolina first reported the news based on an internal memo that read: “Over the last several months, we have taken a strategic and comprehensive look at each of our three education systems and their respective campuses, evaluating them to be sure that they are meeting the needs of today's learners and providing the best student and graduate outcomes.