The Idaho Potato Commission recognized professional foodservice-training programs with the 2018 Idaho Potato Commission Leadership Innovation Awards for Excellence in Foodservice Education at the 14th-annual Leadership Conference of the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ) at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) in Wisconsin on June 14.
Compassion in World Farming announced today it will be launching a pilot to help food businesses prepare for future protein markets. The project, called the Friendly Food Alliance, aims to bring food businesses and producers to the table to create innovative solutions for diversifying protein offerings.
EzCater, the only nationwide marketplace for business catering, announced it has raised a $100 million Series D investment led by Wellington Management Company LLP, with participation from existing investors ICONIQ Capital, Insight Venture Partners, and others.
Press Coffee Roasters announced it will build a flagship roasting facility in the 32nd & Shea neighborhood of North Phoenix. The 5,600 sqft facility at 10443 N. 32nd St. will be a full production site for Press Coffee’s whole bean roasting operations.
Smart Care Equipment Solutions (Smart Care) announced the acquisition of REMCO, a leading regional provider of commercial kitchen repair, maintenance services, and parts to the commercial food service industry.
Costing a penny or less each, used once then discarded, plastic straws are the tip of the single-use-plastic iceberg clogging landfills, waterways, and oceans and poisoning wildlife. It’s estimated that Americans use 500 million plastic straws every day, very few of which are even recyclable.
Sheetz, one of America's fastest growing, family-owned and operated convenience store chains, will launch its “My Free Ride” Summer Shweepstakes on June 1, giving customers a chance to win a featured 2018 vehicle or $50,000 cash during each month of June, July and August of the 2018 summer season.
Centerplate and Hard Rock Stadium announced Wednesday a 10-year contract extension for the provider to continue delivering a first-class food and beverage program at the global entertainment destination.
BlueCart, Inc., a leading hospitality industry marketplace and sales enablement platform, secured $5 million in Series B-1 investment from Greycroft this quarter, bringing the total amount raised by the company to $22 million.
PepsiCo Foodservice announced the launch of PepsicoPartners.com, an online platform that enables PepsiCo to serve foodservice operators with the personalized attention they’ve come to expect, but now with the ease and efficiency of e-commerce.
Doherty Enterprises, Inc. announced that Tim Doherty has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer. Doherty Enterprises operates over 150 restaurants in northern, southern and central New Jersey, on Long Island, as well as locations throughout Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and sections of Florida and Georgia.
Alexander J. Ott, an agriculture industry leader with more than a decade of experience leading category organizations, will join the American Pecan Council (APC) as its new Executive Director beginning July 1, 2018.
In March 2018, Royal Cup introduced its first line of shelf-stable, ready-to-drink cold brew coffees, which includes three flavors—French Roast, French Roast Lightly Sweetened and Rain Forest Bold. Consumers now can find two of these blends—French Roast Lightly Sweetened and Rain Forest Bold—on the shelves of their neighborhood Walmart store.
The Specialty Food Association recognized and honored industry leaders through the SFA Hall of Fame. In 2018, honorees come from SFA’s diverse membership—buyers, importers, and makers—showcasing the reach and influence of specialty foods.