For this year's competition, PLMA had 750 product submissions and 60+ retailers represented
October 18, 2019
7-Eleven, Inc. private brand items sold under its 7-Select™ banner were recognized for innovation and quality. Three 7-Select-branded products have received 2019 "Salute to Excellence" awards, the Private Label Manufacturers Association's (PLMA) highest honors. This year's 7-Eleven winners are:
The Master Chefs’ Institute is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of culinary excellence by conducting comprehensive and objective third-party testing
October 16, 2019
Lamb Weston frozen potato products were submitted for testing against national competitors’ products. Different lots of products were tested independently against a variety of attributes. All the products Lamb Weston submitted for testing qualified for the Seal of Excellence, which signifies the products achieved the Master Chef standard of quality.
The company won its award in the “Planetary Health” category, which recognizes novel solutions that balance the need for human health and a healthy planet
September 27, 2019
The announcement of the award winners comes shortly after the UN Climate Summit in New York and Impossible Foods’ worldwide debut in grocery stores in both New York and Southern California. Creating a more sustainable food system is core to the international architecture of progress on climate change. Impossible Foods is adding a powerful tool for climate action.
Stratas Foods is a supplier of Captain D’s famous sauces and dressings at its more than 500 restaurants
September 26, 2019
“At Captain D’s, we’re serious about serving great food, and great food begins with the highest quality ingredients,” said Janet Duckham, Chief Supply Chain Officer for Captain D’s. “Stratas is recognized for their combined dedication to both the highest quality sauces and dressings for our guests, and service excellence in supplying our restaurants.”
Cactus-based foods, sustainable salmon and upcycling technology were some of the key trends highlighted at the event
September 23, 2019
“All of the startups we watched at FoodBytes! Chicago showcased some of the most innovative solutions we have seen yet when it comes to building a more nutritious and sustainable food supply,” said Darren Streiler, investment director, ADM Ventures, who served as a judge on the panel.
The awards were conceived to recognize exceptional uses of honey as an all-natural flavor, sweetener and functional ingredient
September 11, 2019
“From mushroom jerky to sparkling honey water, we’ve seen some incredible products that use honey developed in the last 12 months,” Catherine Barry, National Honey Board’s director of marketing, says. “By recognizing some of these products through our Queen’s Choice Award, we’re able to show appreciation to food and beverage manufacturers that choose honey and use it as a flavor, functional ingredient and marketing benefit.”
Check out the October 2019 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on new gums, fibers and starches that are adding function and on-trend appeal, the growing popularity of portable, on-the-go eating, and much more.