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  • (Green Bay, Wis.) – Wisconsin based BelGioioso Cheese won a total of four prestigious medals at the World Championship Cheese Contest held March 3-5, 2022 in Madison, Wisconsin. BelGioioso Cheesemakers succeeded in four different categories, including a Top 20 finish for CreamyGorg®, their signature Gorgonzola Dolce cheese crafted by Master Cheesemaker Jeff Allen. The competition was highly competitive with a total of 2,978 entries from 29 nations. A 1st Place Gold medal was awarded to BelGioioso CreamyGorg® in the Gorgonzola category, BelGioioso Sharp Provolone Mandarini in the Aged... Read More

  • Why pay more for a can when Red Gold® now offers its Redpack® brand Marinara and Spaghetti Sauce in affordable 105oz. pouches? The same exceptional quality sauce made with Italian spices, pieces of tomatoes and oil … without the can. Available in 6/105oz. cases.  Find out more at Ask your distributor for Redpack Marinara and Spaghetti Pouches today. # # # Media Contact: Tony Treadway T: (423) 676-3040  E:

  • Brasilia, BR (January 12, 2022) – Bill Bien, the CEO of Forever Oceans, a leading innovator in sustainable seafood, met today with Jorge Seif Junior, Secretary of Aquaculture and Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply to sign a concession agreement that puts Brazil on track to be an emerging leader in sustainable seafood production. The initial 20-year agreement authorizes Forever Oceans to ocean-raise fish within automated enclosures in two zones, located 7-15km (4.3-9.3 miles) off the Brazilian coast of the state of Bahia. Together, they represent the largest... Read More

  •  Green Bay, Wis. – In an effort to support restaurant owners, BelGioioso has recently renewed and enhanced their Restaurant Rewards Program.  With the industry still experiencing staff limitations and other cost-related difficulties, the program is designed to offer savings based on qualifying purchases of BelGioioso Cheeses. For the first time since its launch in 2019, La Bottega BelGioioso will also be included in the program with a dedicated bonus to promote the company’s premium selection of artisan cheeses.  Also included in the program is Burrata, a popular and... Read More

  • Gainesville, VA – October 22, 2021 – One of the nation’s most-followed chefs on social media has joined a celebrity panel of chefs and food experts for the Forever Oceans Kahala KlashTM. The competition pits eight student finalists from The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) against one another in a cook-off to earn scholarships. The event will be held at the CIA’s Hyde Park, NY campus and will be live streamed for viewing on November 7th at 3 p.m. EST. Chef Nick DiGiovanni will join Chef Andrew Zimmern, Chef Brendan Walsh, Dean of Culinary Arts at the CIA, Chefs Rick Moonen (a CIA... Read More

  • Green Bay, Wis. – BelGioioso Cheese, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Polly-O, the historic cheese brand founded in 1899, for an undisclosed purchase price. The Polly-O brand of cheese will expand BelGioioso’s footprint in the dairy category in addition to its existing Casaro brand. Last year, Polly-O achieved net sales of roughly USD $177 million. “We are thrilled to add the Polly-O brand to our portfolio and want to thank the teams at Kraft Heinz and Lactalis Group for their assistance and dedication to finalizing the agreement in such a short time,” says Errico... Read More

  • Smithfield, Va. – August 24, 2021 – Margherita Italian Meats, a dry sausage, cured deli meats and pizza toppings brand, has opened entries for its Celebrate Autentico! sweepstakes that gives foodservice operators the chance to win an all-expense-paid trip to Italy to experience the 2022 World Pizza Championship.    Margherita, a gold sponsor of the United States Pizza Team, is offering foodservice operators the opportunity to join the U.S. Pizza Team on their journey to Parma, Italy to compete for the championship title. Entering the sweepstakes allows... Read More

  • The commercial electric kitchens expert will tell attendees why he is a fan of induction cooking. July 26, 2021, Solana Beach, CA.: On Aug 5, Chef Chris Galarza, a well-known Culinary Sustainability Consultant, will talk about the benefits of induction cooking on a webinar intended to get more professional as well as home cooks to adopt induction cooking. Renowned for his work in kitchen electrification, Chef Chris Galarza is the Founder and Culinary Sustainability Consultant at Forward Dining Solutions LLC.  As one of the country’s foremost experts in commercial electric kitchens... Read More

  • CITRUSDAL, South Africa (June 24, 2021) – In its 22nd consecutive citrus season, Summer Citrus from South Africa (SCSA) launches its 2021 consumer summer promotion, “The Sweet Escape,” offering shoppers an opportunity to win a $500 Visa gift card to help get away this summer by either traveling on vacation or creating their own oasis at home. Throughout the duration of the promotion, SCSA will share inspirational and educational content to incorporate citrus into fresh, summer recipes that can be enjoyed with vacation in mind. “This is the sixth year that we’ve hosted a consumer facing... Read More

  • Closed system collects fats, oils, and greases directly from rotisseries, convections, combitherms. June 9, 2021 — In busy commercial kitchens, fats, oils, and greases are generated by many different pieces of cooking equipment alongside fryers. Grills, rotisseries, and convection and combitherm ovens must be considered as well. Unfortunately, many oil management systems are only concerned with fryer oil, leaving kitchen operators to fend for themselves when handling the many other types of waste fats and greases. Frontline International, Inc., a leader in smart oil management solutions... Read More