FoodBytes! Pitch attracts hundreds of applicants vying to drive change within global food systems
September 14, 2021
Since originally launching in 2015, FoodBytes! Pitch has become a go-to experience for startups looking to validate and grow their businesses, generate global industry exposure, and access invaluable mentorship, as well as corporate and investor connections.
Aussie Select Lamb Pastrami Wins Best Alternative Channel Product at the 2021 Spirit of Innovation Awards
July 27, 2021
World Select Cuts LLC, Marietta, Ga., represents a collection of US and Australian experts in the meat, restaurant and retail sectors. And it was back in 2018 that these food industry veterans laid the groundwork for Aussie Select, which today includes a unique Lamb Pastrami and two flavorful Lamb Hams (Agave Rosemary, Tikka Masala) for both in-store deli and foodservice channels.
Field Roast Signature Stadium Hot Dogs are hung in a smokehouse and double smoked using maple hardwood wood chips and a combination of steam and dry heat
July 27, 2021
They say “teamwork makes the dream work.” Yet here’s a case where multiple teams contributed to a home run for Greenleaf Foods, SPC, Elmhurst, Ill. And coincidentally enough, this story involves baseball—with the Signature Stadium Dog now sold both outside and inside the Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium.
An innovator’s perspective on bakery flavor trends
July 19, 2021
Prepared Foods talks bakery flavor trends with Diana Moles, senior vice president of innovation at The Eli’s Cheesecake Company, Chicago. A graduate of Culinary Institute of America, Moles joined Eli’s in 1987 and also served as vice president of R&D before her current role.
North American food & agribusiness companies to be recognized for industry stewardship, sustainability and innovation
July 13, 2021
Rabobank is seeking nominations for its annual North America Leadership Awards, which recognize North American Food & Agribusiness (F&A) companies that excel in industry stewardship, sustainability and innovation.
After launching in 2020, Seemore Meats & Veggies now ships products to more than 200 Whole Foods Market locations nationwide
July 9, 2021
The newest Chicken Parm sausage from Seemore Meats & Veggies contains chicken, roasted tomatoes, basil, cheese, and toasted breadcrumbs. Seemore Meats & Veggies La Dolce Beeta earned the “Best New Retail Food” honors in Prepared Foods’ annual Spirit of Innovation (SOI) awards. Hear more of Seemore Meats & Veggies’ story when Prepared Foods hosts its SOI Awards ceremony on Wed., July 28 from 11 am to 1 pm EDT.
Some hardships present opportunities for food manufacturers and their R&D teams to partner with foodservice operators
July 8, 2021
“Last September, an operator approached us to help alleviate some labor challenges they were experiencing,” notes Elise Carlson, CFS, King & Prince senior research and development manager. “They were taking frozen, cellophane-wrapped cod, thawing it and then cutting it into pieces. Kitchen staff then cut the cod by hand so not all pieces were exactly the same, which is a desirable attribute."
July online celebration highlights innovation, winners’ strategy stories
June 24, 2021
Prepared Foods is pleased to announce and recognize winners of its 19th annual Spirit of Innovation Awards (SOI). Since 2003, these distinctive awards honor food and beverage product development teams for excellence in consumer insights, cross-functional execution and overall innovation. This year’s awards recognize items introduced from January 2020 through March 2021.
Association awards recognize creativity among candy and snack product developers
June 23, 2021
To kick off the 2021 Sweets & Snacks Expo, judges of the Most Innovative New Product Awards unveiled this year's winners. These highly competitive awards recognize the most innovative candy and snack products and companies for their achievements and new products introduced to the market over the past two years.
Through the Red Circle Honors, FPSA’s Women’s Alliance Network recognizes women from the food and beverage industry for their achievements, as well as an FPSA member company for its work in promoting workplace gender balance.