One part of the story involves King & Prince Seafood Corp., Brunswick, Ga., and one of its most popular products, Lobster Sensations®. It’s a frozen, premixed blend of lobster and seafood for foodservice operations to easily and quick thaw, portion and serve. Yet back in 2018, King & Prince customers—including convenience stores, sandwich shops and in-store delis—said their employee teams still needed a little more help in the kitchen.
Last February saw foodservice distributing giant Sysco Corp. approve and start selling Tyson Crispy Thigh Wings. These are boneless, skinless, whole muscle chicken thigh portions uniquely cut to look at eat just bone-in wings. It’s all to give consumers the tender, juicy taste of wings they crave—but without the bones.
The well-known proverb used to be “if at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again.” As ascribed to Thomas Palmer, the phrase had everything to do with education and encouraging 19th century American school children.
Innovative product lineup designed to take advantage of the takeout and delivery boom and diners’ focus on safety
September 17, 2020
US Foods Holding Corp. launched Fall Scoop 2020, titled “On Point With Off-Premise – Designed To Make It.” This special edition of Scoop features 14 products designed to address trends within off-premise dining such as labor-saving products perfect for DIY meal kits and products that will help ease diner safety and hygiene worries, including tamper-evident packaging and sanitation items.
Together, the companies offer a comprehensive Asian food portfolio to foodservice operators
July 31, 2020
Schwan’s Food Service, Inc. announced that it has joined forces with fellow CJ CheilJedang (CJCJ) subsidiary, TMI Trading, to offer a wide array of 100-plus authentic Asian food menu solutions for foodservice operators in the United States. Together, CJCJ, Schwan’s and TMI are bringing their complementary Asian food heritages, expertise and capabilities to market as a single portfolio to drive Asian category growth for foodservice distributors and operators nationwide.
Operators are hungry for innovations in flavor variety, packaging and labor-saving solutions
March 17, 2020
New research by Datassential shows frozen foods are an essential ingredient for the nation’s foodservice operators, with nearly ubiquitous use by operators of all types. However, operators are hungry for innovation.
Rastelli Foods will bring Moving Mountains Hot Dogs, Bratwurst-Style Sausages, Burgers, and Italian-Spiced Meatballs to restaurants and foodservice distributors
November 19, 2019
Moving Mountains’ plant-powered meat requires less land, less water, and produces less greenhouse emissions than animal protein. It looks, smells, and tastes as indulgent as traditional meat, so it can be enjoyed guilt-free.
Manufacturers can increase foodservice profitability through new technology and transparency
September 18, 2019
The report delivers a big-picture view of operator attitudes and behaviors, including how they’re responding to customer demands, what types of information and resources they’re seeking, and how they’re navigating the purchase process.