Supplier News

  • 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

  • Eight new fruit-forward drinks satisfy growing demand for better-for-you beverages CONCORD, NC—May 11, 2019—S&D Coffee & Tea introduces a new portfolio of infused beverages. Inspired by the traditional agua fresca, the new line features eight varieties made with real fruit juice, real cane sugar and natural flavors. Non-carbonated and caffeine-free, the S&D Infused Beverages align with the latest demands for lighter refreshment in a variety of fresh, fun flavors.  Driven by today’s health-conscious consumers, better-for-you beverages are gaining momentum and causing the... 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

  • Chicago, June 4, 2019 - A new study from Culinary Visions® examines consumers' knowledge, attitudes and preferences toward a variety of food and beverage products made with cannabis ingredients. The study finds that while younger consumers are significantly more interested in trying cannabis-infused goods, older consumers are still open to trying these products in a functional or medical context. For consumers over 55, the hesitation may be health-driven, but interestingly enough, health concerns may exactly be what ultimately convince this demographic to give cannabis-infused products a... Read More

  • Company leverages innovation, technology and key partnerships to develop industry shaping sustainability initiatives, advance progress towards goals.​ SPRINGDALE, Ark. — May 28, 2019 —Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) released its 2018 sustainability report today, demonstrating progress and increased transparency across key sustainability measures, including, farming practices, worker health and safety, hunger relief and more. The company accomplished the following in 2018: Workplace Safety: More than doubled its 10 percent year-over-year commitment to reduce OSHA recordable workplace... Read More

  • CHICAGO (February 26, 2019) – RATIONAL USA, the leading manufacturer of combi technology, is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a prestigious 2019 Kitchen Innovations® award for its UltraVent Plus portfolio of ventless hoods. The National Restaurant Association® Show Kitchen Innovations (KI) awards recognize progressive equipment that advances the way commercial kitchens operate. A fifteen-year tradition in the industry, the KI award program has earned a reputation for defining the gold standard of foodservice equipment innovation. Delivering greater value and benefit to... Read More

  • NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 16, 2019) – The U.S. continues to be the top export market for Prosciutto di Parma, growing 4% in 2018, led by an 8% growth in pre-sliced sales. Over the past 20 years, U.S. exports have grown over 350% to nearly 600,000 hams in 2018. Italy continues to consume the majority of Prosciutto di Parma production (70% in 2018), however, 75% of pre-sliced production (about 1.5 million hams/legs) is exported globally. Pre-sliced packaging has been an important part of U.S. growth geographically. With large national retailers like Walmart and Kroger adding Prosciutto di Parma,... Read More

  • Des Moines, Iowa – May 16, 2019 – Today, the National Pork Board released its latest findings from the comprehensive Insight to Action research, this time examining trends in consumer behavior related to dining out. With a shifting dining out landscape and multicultural cuisine trends on the rise in the U.S., the Pork Board set out to understand the needs, considerations and motivations that impact out-of-home dining decisions The Pork Board’s All About Dining Out: What’s on Trend report uncovers why consumers decide to eat the proteins they do and explores tactics so that foodservice... Read More

  • ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 13, 2019 – Today, Unilever Food Solutions announced the availability of TAZO Tea Concentrates for restaurant owners and operators across North America. Through Unilever, foodservice professionals can now order concentrates directly through Unilever Food Solutions e-commerce channels as well as Unilever North America distribution partners. TAZO Concentrates provide a simple solution for independent restaurant owners and operators who want to expand their current refreshments offering. TAZO Concentrates are delivered in a convenient format that does not... Read More

  • Montvale, NJ – May 1, 2019 - Sani Professional, the food safety division of Professional Disposables International (PDI) and serving the foodservice industry, announced the launch of its new, ready-to-use All-in-One Spray product.  Widely known as a premium disposable wipe manufacturer of cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting solutions for commercial and industrial establishments, the All-in-One Spray is the company’s first spray product to make Cross Contamination Food Safety Management easy and simple to implement by foodservice operators. It replaces the use of different... Read More