Supplier News

  • Designed with hygiene in mind, the C600 offers hot, cold, and frothy beverage options that meet the needs of every moment, while smart technology reduces the hassle of office beverage management. In short, the C600 is a win for today’s business. WEST CHESTER, PA (July 16, 2020)—Lavazza Professional, part of the Lavazza Group and comprising the FLAVIA® single-serve brewing systems and KLIX® vending systems, is gearing up for a September 2020 launch of the FLAVIA® CREATION 600. The C600 is one of Lavazza Professional’s most innovative brewers, offering significant advantages for office... Read More

  • New product supports families of fallen heroes and aids struggling foodservice operators through pandemic. ELWOOD, Ind. (June 30, 2020) – An official with the Folds of Honor organization that supports families of fallen heroes joined Red Gold® executives to announce the launch of a new Folds of Honor product that will provide proceeds the non-profit.  The new one-ounce cup and the redesigned Folds of Honor 9 gram packet are needed as operators purchase more portion control condiments for dine-in, take-out, delivery, drive-thru, and catering due to the pandemic. The distinctive... Read More

  • Fellsmere, Fla. (July 7, 2020) – B&W Quality Growers, the world’s largest grower of distinctive baby leaves, has launched a new powerhouse blend of greens that is now available to foodservice operators nationwide.  B&W’s new Premium Blend is inspiring chefs and restaurateurs to elevate their salad creations with its flavorful combination of leafy reds and greens mixed with watercress. The crisp leaves that deliver an impressive crunch are available year-round from seasonal farms spanning eight states, and boast nutritional benefits with immunity-boosting ingredients and... Read More

  • Here’s ours! English-born, Montreal-based entrepreneur Julie Guyard created Night Picker after 2 of her 3 sons started working in kitchens. “I discovered many issues within the industry that I knew I could help fix! This is an industry which depends upon its people and its product, so it made sense to create a media platform to share the 1000s of unique stories found behind every Restaurant door in watchable, bite-sized pieces; and it made sense to add a Marketplace so restaurants can promote their food directly to locals and tourists without using 3rd party ‘deals’ platforms that enforce... Read More

  • Smithfield, Va. – May 13, 2020 –Smithfield Culinary, the foodservice division of Smithfield Foods, the nation’s leading pork processor, has donated $25,000 to the Ferdinand Metz American Culinary Relief Fund to provide financial assistance to chefs, culinarians, and foodservice workers across America who are experiencing hardship in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  COVID-19 has impacted all industries, but the foodservice industry may be one of the hardest hit. With approximately 14 million people in America employed by the foodservice industry, a staggering number of individuals... Read More

  • BROOKLYN, NY – Valrhona has been inspired by the solidarity and resilience from the food community during the health and economic crisis. As part of the chocolate company’s efforts to support small, independent businesses and the industry as a whole, Valrhona has invited all independent restaurants, bakeries, chocolatiers, pastry shops and other culinary makers to register for its new interactive CakeWalk Map that launched April 28, 2020. Valrhona’s CakeWalk is a resource to help connect people around North America with nearby, small food businesses that are still operating... Read More

  • Wilsonville, Ore. (April 28, 2020) - The Hazelnut Marketing Board (HMB) has selected a winning recipe as a result of a three-month long chef recipe contest. The nationwide contest, which ran January 1-March 9, encouraged foodservice professionals to submit unique recipes featuring Oregon hazelnuts.  Contest submissions were judged on the following criteria: creative use of Oregon hazelnuts (50%), and overall culinary creativity (which includes (3) factors: originality, appetite appeal and presentation) (50%). After careful consideration of all submissions, the Oregon Hazelnut ‘... Read More

  • Simple push-button mechanism enables single-person adjustment Sheboygan, Wis. – April 22, 2020 – Vollrath Company introduces a new collection of easy-to-use breath guards with its 6-Series Velocity Adjustable Breath Guards that use a simple push-button mechanism to raise and lower the moveable tempered glass panel with a single operator. The Velocity breath guards come with eight preset settings that ensure consistent spacing and appearance across units and serving lines for NSF, full-serve, self-serve and cleaning positions. The angled positions are preset to NSF regulations that... Read More

  • Maple Leaf Farms Donates Duck Products to Help Feed Furloughed and Frontline Workers LEESBURG, Ind. (April 22, 2020) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect businesses and workers across the U.S., Maple Leaf Farms is partnering with chefs and meal organizations to help feed furloughed employees and frontline healthcare workers. The company has donated thousands of pounds of duck products to give back to its foodservice customers that have been affected by these hard times. Chefs across the country have stepped up to prepare nutritious meals with duck legs, duck breast and roast... Read More

  • CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 7, 2020— The two leading providers of authentic Mediterranean and globally- inspired cuisine are coming together to leverage their strengths based on an agreement between Grecian Delight, a Parthenis family business, and Kronos Foods, one of Entrepreneurial Equity Partners’ portfolio companies. The merger will allow Grecian Delight and Kronos to better serve their customers by offering more overall value through enhanced services, expansive product lines and increased capacity to quickly bring new innovations to market. The agreement between Grecian Delight and Kronos... Read More