Online hub dedicated to raising awareness and educating new parents on the benefits of early introduction
May 1, 2020
FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), a food allergy advocacy organization and a private funder of food allergy research, launched a new resource geared at raising awareness of the benefits of introducing a variety of new foods to babies and educating people on how they might be able to help reduce the risk of developing food allergies.
The company is creating a hands-on program to educate students, while providing an opportunity to work with all levels of management
May 1, 2020
Hormel Foods launched a virtual internship program to accommodate 60 college students from around the country. With internships in flux at many corporations due the effects of COVID-19, Hormel Foods believed it was imperative to not only honor its commitment to inspired summer interns, but rethink and revolutionize its entire program.
REBBL Gold Label Mayan Cocoa Elixir gains recognition for innovative new beverage
May 1, 2020
New Hope Network awards REBBL the 2020 NEXTY Award for "Best New Ready-to-Drink Beverage," recognizing REBBL Gold Label Mayan Cocoa Elixir. The NEXTY Awards honor the most progressive, innovative, inspiring and trustworthy products in the natural products industry.
Mark Reed to assume role as president and chief operating officer
May 1, 2020
Vita-Pakt Citrus Products Co., a global manufacturer of specialty citrus products for the juice, baking, dairy, retail, nutraceutical and food service industries, appointed Mark Reed as president and chief operating officer, effective May 1, 2020.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients has a robust digestive health portfolio, including dairy-derived galactooligosaccharide and Human Milk Oligosaccharide (HMO) 2'FL
April 30, 2020
The Global Prebiotic Association (GPA), the international trade association representing prebiotic manufacturers, brands and allied partners, announced that FrieslandCampina Ingredients has joined the organization at the Member level.
The nuggets, tested through a partnership with Cargill, include high-quality protein such as soy, wheat, and special pea
April 28, 2020
Kentucky Fried Chicken ("KFC") China, operated by Yum China Holdings, Inc., became one of the first national Western QSR (quick service restaurant) brands to introduce a plant-based meat product to China. For a limited test period between April 28-30, KFC Plant-Based Chicken Nuggets will debut at three participating stores in three Tier 1 cities across China.
Sustainable food systems company commits to net-zero emissions across its supply chain by leveraging plans for pilot plant
April 27, 2020
Aleph Farms, Ltd., announced its new sustainability strategy: to eliminate emissions associated with its meat production by 2025 and reach the same net-zero emissions across its entire supply chain by 2030.
Wixon announced two new hires for its industrial ingredients division—Rob Kerfin for a newly created position of business development manager and Lori Paslaski, for a sales position focusing on Midwestern states. Both positions will report to Terry Yakes, the division’s director of sales.
General Mills and its Foundation enable 5.5 billion meals, commit to advancing regenerative agriculture
April 21, 2020
General Mills released its 2020 Global Responsibility Report, highlighting progress made on the company’s long-term global commitments. The annual update, which marks 50 years of reporting for the company, outlines significant progress against and investments in four priority areas: Food, Planet, People and Community.
Check out the June 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on creating functional flavors with stocks, bases & sauces, consumers’ appetite for beef and other animal proteins, new dairy and dairy alternative offerings, and much more.