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Vegy Vida Expanding into All 270 Safeway Locations

Vegy Vida, the only dip made especially for kids to help them enjoy the taste of vegetables, is expanding into all 270 Safeway locations in Northern California as part of its commitment to improving childhood nutrition. Created by natural foods scientist Josh Young, Vegy Vida is a 100 percent all-natural dip formulated for children’s sensitive […]

IFMA, Kinetic12 to Develop Best Practices in Supply Chain Optimization

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association announced Thursday that it will be joining forces with Kinetic12, a food industry management consulting firm, to establish and develop the first ever best practices for foodservice supply chain optimization.  This initiative, which builds off IFMA’s existing collaboration best practice—Operator Collaboration Model (OCM) —will benefit the entire foodservice supply chain; […]

Union Pacific Acquires Railex LLC Assets

Union Pacific announced acquisition of Railex LLC’s refrigerated and cold storage distribution assets in Delano, California; Wallula, Washington; and Rotterdam, New York. Acquisition does not include Railex Wine Services LLC.         Railex, a refrigerated rail service and third-party logistics leader, plays a key role in Union Pacific’s Food Network transporting fruits, vegetables and other temperature-sensitive cargo across the United States. “The Railex team developed a fantastic business changing how fresh food arrives on America’s […]

Kontos Foods Donates $10,000 in Food to Local Charities

Kontos Foods, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and distributor of traditional Greek and Mediterranean foods, announced that during this holiday season the company has donated over 250 cases of Pita Bread, Flatbread and Baklava to organizations dedicated to fighting hunger and poverty in New Jersey. The estimated retail value of the donations is about $10,000. Local […]

The Top College Foodservice Trends for 2017

If you’re thinking cafeteria lines and mystery meat, think again. College and university food service has become every bit as innovative as in the commercial markets—perhaps even more so given the need for many higher-education operators to meet tightening budgets. Today’s higher-learning students enjoy options their elders never had: more choice and variety; more options […]

Yuengling’s Ice Cream Corporation Begins Accepting Investments

Yuengling’s Ice Cream Corporation, a super-premium ice cream company focused on the production of high-quality ice cream and other dairy products announced that the company is raising up to $5 million in a private placement offer.   The company intends to use the proceeds from the offering for growth initiatives including expanding inventory, promotions, advertising, new […]

Japanese Government Certifies CIA Students in Mastery of its Cuisine

Following the successful completion of the Advanced Cooking: Japanese Cuisine course on December 13, nine students at The Culinary Institute of America became the first American recipients of the Certification of Cooking Skills for Japanese Cuisine in Foreign Countries. After reviewing this innovative immersion into the cuisines and culture of Japan, the Organization to Promote […]

RedDot Brands Enhances Distributor Network

RedDot Brands, a U.S.-based manufacturer of custom, proprietary dispenser systems, announced that it has signed a marketing, sales, and distribution agreement with Independent Medical Co-Op, Inc. (IMCO), one of the United States’ premier associations for independent medical distributors. IMCO is a cooperative of 143 medical supply distributors that serve the physician, hospital, nursing home, home […]

Kendall College Trust Reports Positive Year of Growth

Kendall College Trust, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit providing financial support to students at Kendall College, announced a positive year of growth as it continues fostering the next generation of hospitality leaders. Since its inception in 2008, the Trust has donated over two million dollars in scholarship funds while expanding its mission with new resources, […]

NETWORK Enters Into Agreement with Whole Foods

NETWORK announced it has entered into a national agreement for food packaging distribution with Whole Foods Market. The agreement covers eight of Whole Foods Market's regions across the United States. This agreement was solidified after an extensive RFP process, and offers Whole Foods Market many benefits, including a single global point of contact, while maintaining […]

First Financial Bank Focused on Client Relationships

In September, First Financial Bank announced a realignment within the bank to support its Premier Business Bank strategy to focus on deepening relationships with clients. The cornerstone of this strategy is alignment across all areas of the bank. As a part of the realignment, First Financial Bank is consolidating its national platform businesses, Oak Street […]

Shoney’s Sponsors Career Fair for 7,400 High School Freshmen

The chairman and CEO of Nashville-based Shoney’s Corporation, David Davoudpour, joined Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) Director Dr. Shawn Joseph and Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ralph Schultz in hosting the 2016 “My Future, My Way” Career Exploration Fair on October 27 at the Music City Center. Over 7,400 Nashville-area high school […]