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Children of America, LLC Commits $10 Thousand to Support Hurricane Ida Relief and Recovery Efforts

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:00pm

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Children of America, LLC (COA) has announced its partnership with the American Red Cross to help bring aid to the victims of Hurricane Ida.

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  • DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Children of America, LLC (COA) has announced its partnership with the American Red Cross to help bring aid to the victims of Hurricane Ida.
  • "Our local businesses and The American Red Cross are coming together as one to support our friends in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida," said CEO Ted Hockenberry.
  • "We are honored to work alongside them to help support the community during this challenging time."
  • Children of America operates facilities throughout Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.

“You Run. We Donate.”: Grupo Bimbo Kicks Off Global Energy Race 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 4:18pm

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. is joining its parent company and largest baking company in the world, Grupo Bimbo, to announce the kickoff of its Sixth Annual Global Energy Race (GER).

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  • MEXICO CITY, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. is joining its parent company and largest baking company in the world, Grupo Bimbo, to announce the kickoff of its Sixth Annual Global Energy Race (GER).
  • Bimbo Bakeries USAs partnership with Feeding America also extends beyond the Global Energy Race, as both Bimbo Bakeries USA and Grupo Bimbo team up each year to give back to local communities through food bank donation events.
  • Due to the COVID-19 world health crisis, the 2021 Global Energy Race will once again be held virtually and completely free of charge.
  • The Global Energy Race 2020 broke record figures for participation, thereby achieving the greatest donation of bread in history, said Alberto Levy, Global Marketing VP for Grupo Bimbo.

Albertsons Companies Awarded EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year for the Fourth Time

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:26pm

Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) received the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the companys efforts to provide products that use safer chemicals.

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  • Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) received the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the companys efforts to provide products that use safer chemicals.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210923005879/en/
    Albertsons Companies received the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the companys efforts to provide products that use safer chemicals.
  • Since the inception of the EPA program in 2015, Albertsons Cos. has received the award four times.
  • All Safer Choice Certified Open Nature products feature the Safer Choice label on the front, along with a QR code on the back for easy access to more information.

Lilly Endowment contributes $15 million to the American Red Cross

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:25pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The American Red Cross today announced a $15 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support ongoing disaster relief efforts underway throughout the United States.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The American Red Cross today announced a $15 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support ongoing disaster relief efforts underway throughout the United States.
  • "Lilly Endowment has a long history of supporting the disaster relief efforts of The American Red Cross," said Ronni Kloth, the Endowment's vice president for community development.
  • Red Cross services are provided to people in need of assistance at no cost through the generosity of Red Cross donors.
  • About Lilly Endowment Inc: Lilly Endowment Inc. is a private philanthropic foundation created in 1937 by J.K. Lilly Sr. and sons Eli and J.K. Jr. through gifts of stock in their pharmaceutical business, Eli Lilly and Company.

Kazoo Snacks Releases the World's First Water-Saving Tortilla Chip

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:13pm

Conversely, Kazoo Snacks, is working to ensure all that's harvested for food, ends up feeding people.

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  • Conversely, Kazoo Snacks, is working to ensure all that's harvested for food, ends up feeding people.
  • "Kazoo Snacks exists to provide consumers with great tasting snacks, that also save water," explained company founder, Joshua Death.
  • As sustainable as they are nutritious, Kazoo Snacks' tortilla chips are available in Restaurant Style, Bite-sized and Lime Zest varietiesall of which are Vegan, kosher and gluten-free.
  • Based out of Dallas, Texas, Kazoo Snacks is on a mission to craft great-tasting, water-saving snacks for consumers to enjoy.

Yogen Früz® to Open 100 Ghost Kitchen Locations Across Canada and the US by End of 2022

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

MARKHAM, Ontario, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yogen Frz, a Canadian-based healthy frozen yogurt brand, is pleased to announce its rapid expansion by partnering with Ghost Kitchen Brands to open 70 locations in the U.S. and 30 in Canada by the end of 2022.

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  • MARKHAM, Ontario, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yogen Frz, a Canadian-based healthy frozen yogurt brand, is pleased to announce its rapid expansion by partnering with Ghost Kitchen Brands to open 70 locations in the U.S. and 30 in Canada by the end of 2022.
  • "Yogen Frz is a great partner for Ghost Kitchen Brands as we continue to grow and reinvent the restaurant industry with our unique restaurant concept," said George Kottas, Founder and CEO of Ghost Kitchen Brands.
  • "We are excited to include Yogen Frz's delicious and healthy assortment of dairy and non-dairy yogurt options to our menu offerings."
  • Ghost Kitchen Brands owns and operates a network of kitchens across North America featuring more than 20 well-known restaurants and consumer packaged brands.

ProAmpac Emphasizes Sustainable Innovations at Pack Expo 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:03pm

Adam Grose states, Offering recyclable solutions today provides the industry with commercially available options to advance their sustainable product development objectives.

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  • Adam Grose states, Offering recyclable solutions today provides the industry with commercially available options to advance their sustainable product development objectives.
  • ProAmpac is committed to serving the world's brand owners with the most advanced materials while also making sure these materials run at-rate on existing filling and converting equipment.
  • Considered a market first, the RecycAll Freshpack sandwich skillet is an all-fiber sandwich pack with a window.
  • ProAmpacs approach to sustainability ProActive Sustainability provides innovative sustainable flexible packaging products to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals.

United Makes it Easier for Customers to Find and Use Travel Credits

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:47pm

Also, beginning next week, United will be the first to let customers use their travel credits for extra legroom seats and to pre-pay for checked baggage.

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  • Also, beginning next week, United will be the first to let customers use their travel credits for extra legroom seats and to pre-pay for checked baggage.
  • These industry firsts, along with other new options like the ability to combine multiple travel credits and use them on partner airlines, give United customers more flexibility than any other airline.
  • For customers who have travel credits issued on or before August 31, 2021, United is also allowing a one-time opportunity to share these credits with friends and family.
  • "Unlike most airlines where travel credits are difficult to use, at United we're doing something different," said Toby Enqvist, chief customer office for United.

Frito-Lay® Launches Industrially Compostable Bags with Off The Eaten Path® Brand; Advances in Goal to Design 100% of Packaging to be Recyclable, Compostable, Biodegradable or Reusable across Portfolio by 2025

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:30pm

"We are investing in plans to scale circular food packaging that is recyclable, compostable, biodegradable or reusable and sharing that technology to build a more sustainable food system for us all."

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  • "We are investing in plans to scale circular food packaging that is recyclable, compostable, biodegradable or reusable and sharing that technology to build a more sustainable food system for us all."
  • As part of our journey on developing snacks better for the planet, Off the Eaten Path is piloting industrially compostable packaging.
  • For more information on the Off The Eaten Path industrially compostable packaging and pep+, visit the Off the Eaten Path and PepsiCo websites.
  • You can send your bag to be composted using the form found on the Off The Eaten Path website here .

GenTech’s Brand Set for Major Launch as ‘Feature Brand’ at Mr. Olympia 2021 Weekend

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:15pm

Both brands will also feature in 30-second commercial spots running during every event promoting their products.

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  • Both brands will also feature in 30-second commercial spots running during every event promoting their products.
  • SINFIT will also be the title sponsor of the IFBB Wheelchair Olympia ( https://mrolympia.com/wheelchair-olympia ) and will have people on stage handing out prizes to the athletes.
  • GenTechs brands, including Storm, SINFIT, American Metabolix, and MPB Snacks, will also be featured in a large booth at the event.
  • Leonard Armenta, GenTech President and CEO of SINFIT, commented, The Olympia weekend is the unambiguous alpha event in the fitness world.