Ardo Powers Up with Veggie Power Mix Launch at Anuga Ardo Powers Up with Veggie Power Mix Launch at Anuga
Inspired by the “rice vegetable” trend, Ardo will be introducing three new power mixes at the Anuga exhibition in Köln, Germany, which runs from October 7-11. The finely chopped vegetables are...

New Lutosa Managing Director Meets and Greets at Anuga New Lutosa Managing Director Meets and Greets at Anuga
The surf was up at the Lutosa stand during the just concluded Anuga trade fair in Köln, Germany, as the Leuze-en-Hainaut, Belgium-headquartered company introduced Surf Potatoes and a wave of other

Vepura Repeats Winning Ways at Anuga with Bombay Snacks Vepura Repeats Winning Ways at Anuga with Bombay Snacks
Vepura GmbH has done it again. For the second time in succession the Köln-based company has won the Anuga Taste Innovation Award – this time for its Bombay Street Snacks plate of vegetarian finger

Orca Bay Seafoods and Odyssey Foods Merge Operations Orca Bay Seafoods and Odyssey Foods Merge Operations
Orca Bay Seafoods, Inc. and Odyssey Foods have merged their sales and operations units into a single entity. Sealaska Corporation acquired a majority interest in Odyssey earlier this year, and

Crop’s Solidifies Polish Supply Line with Agram Purchase Crop’s Solidifies Polish Supply Line with Agram Purchase
Ooigem, Belgium-headquartered Crop’s has acquired Agram S.A., a Lublin, Poland-based producer of frozen vegetables and fruits. The two companies have had a cooperative business relationship since

Lamb Weston Posts Solid Results; Positive About Future Lamb Weston Posts Solid Results; Positive About Future
Lamb Weston reported impressive results for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 during an earnings call on the morning of October 4. Sales increased 5% to $817 million and income from operations rose

Jack in the Box Adds Ribeye Burger to Premium Range Menu Jack in the Box Adds Ribeye Burger to Premium Range Menu
Who says you have to go to a steakhouse to enjoy a tasty serving of real ribeye beef? Certainly not folks at the Jack in the Box quick service restaurant chain in the United States, which has just

Saucy Expands Frozen Fish and Sauce Range Listings in US Saucy Expands Frozen Fish and Sauce Range Listings in US
New business with Fortune Fish & Gourmet and Raley’s has extended the reach of Grimsby, England-based Saucy Fish Co. into the Midwest and West Coast markets of the United States. The company

New French Fry Factory in China Opts for TOMRA Equipment New French Fry Factory in China Opts for TOMRA Equipment
Joint venture partners Aviko and SnowValley Agricultural Group are investing significantly to boost the production of value added potato products in China, and TOMRA Sorting Food equipment will be an...

Just ‘Chok it Up’ to Frozen Fruit Product Ingenuity Just ‘Chok it Up’ to Frozen Fruit Product Ingenuity
Fruit from the tropics will be a big topic at Anuga, as adding value to healthy-eating fruit products is increasingly a specialty of frozen food producers. Evidence of this trend will be seen in

For 5 Days, Europe’s Biggest Ice Cream Parlor is in Köln For 5 Days, Europe’s Biggest Ice Cream Parlor is in Köln
Scoop it, dish it, stick it, lick it – most everybody loves it. From Italian Gelato and Tokyo Sundaes to Mars bars and Paraiso impulse items, frozen confectionery of all flavors will be available

Anuga Frozen Food Spotlight Brightens Koelnmesse Hall 4 Anuga Frozen Food Spotlight Brightens Koelnmesse Hall 4
It will be a big weekend ahead for the world’s buyers, sellers and manufacturers of food products, as the October 7-11 Anuga exhibition kicks off in Köln on Saturday. Held biennially along the

Salomon FoodWorld’s Pulled Meat Pulls No Flavor Punches Salomon FoodWorld’s Pulled Meat Pulls No Flavor Punches
The Salomon FoodWorld team at Stand B-028 in Hall 4.2 of the Koelnmesse fairgrounds will be on the job pulling in old and new customers during the October 7-11 Anuga exhibition, as chefs and wait

Tiefkühl Star to Shine on German Frozen Food Industry Tiefkühl Star to Shine on German Frozen Food Industry
Tiefkühl Star 2017 Night will take place on October 9 during the Anuga food exhibition in Köln, Germany, preceded by a reception at 17:45 in the Congress Center East, Kristallsaal, between Halls 2

Construction Boom for Dutch Mushroom Specialist Scelta Construction Boom for Dutch Mushroom Specialist Scelta
Venlo, Holland-headquartered Scelta Mushrooms has announced that it is investing EUR 25 to 30 million to build four additional factories in the Netherlands to meet growing global demand for

Erlenbacher Debuts After Eight, Lion and Lemon Tartes Erlenbacher Debuts After Eight, Lion and Lemon Tartes
Just in time to showcase at the October 7-11 Anuga Exhibition in Köln, Germany, Erlenbacher Backwaren has unveiled three new tartes, two of which are under parent company Nestlé’s iconic After Eight...

NRA Restaurant Performance Index Declines Again in US NRA Restaurant Performance Index Declines Again in US
As a result of dampened sales and traffic levels and a mixed outlook for future business conditions in the United States, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant (NRA) Performance Index

AFFI Applauds Nutrition Facts Labeling Deadline Extension AFFI Applauds Nutrition Facts Labeling Deadline Extension
American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) President and CEO Alison Bodor has commended the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) for its decision to extend the compliance date for label changes to

Giorgio Foods to Shutter Frozen Production Operation Giorgio Foods to Shutter Frozen Production Operation
Temple, Pennsylvania, USA-headquartered Giorgio Foods, Inc. has announced that its frozen foods division in Maidencreek Township will be closed, with production ceasing in late December and

Yucaipa Reportedly Rejects Bid to Acquire Americold Yucaipa Reportedly Rejects Bid to Acquire Americold
Ron Burkle has turned down a $3 billion-plus binding offer for his Americold refrigerated warehouse business from Stephen Schwarzman’s Blackstone Group, according to the New York Post. The

Frozens Chosen for Chobani’s Second Food Incubator Class Frozens Chosen for Chobani’s Second Food Incubator Class
Startup frozen food companies fared exceptionally well in the Chobani Food Incubator program, taking four of seven slots in the second running of the competition. The group is comprised of savvy...

Ter Beke Assumes Control of KK Fine Foods in UK Ter Beke Assumes Control of KK Fine Foods in UK
Waarschoot, Belgium-headquartered Ter Beke has acquired 90% of the shares of KK Fine Foods PLC, a Deeside, Flintshire, UK-based producer of frozen ready meals. The remaining 10% remains in the

Aryzta Results Disappoint as Sales Fall in Europe, USA Aryzta Results Disappoint as Sales Fall in Europe, USA
Revenues for Aryzta declined by 2.1% to €3.8 billion during the year ending on July 31, 2017, the global food and specialty baked goods group whose brands include Cuisine de France, La Brea Bakery

Bühler Invests in Campus for Innovation and Applied R&D Bühler Invests in Campus for Innovation and Applied R&D
Bühler broke ground for construction of a CHF 50 million Innovation Campus in Uzwil, Switzerland, on September 25. Completion of the building is expected during the first quarter of 2019. The

Healthy Twist on Kid-Favorite Meals from Mom Made Foods Healthy Twist on Kid-Favorite Meals from Mom Made Foods
Mom Made Foods has introduced two frozen products with a twist – Buttered Noodles with Chicken Meatballs and Cheesy Noodles with Beef Meatballs. Weighing in at 170 and 198 grams, respectively, both