Foods

Newest Plant-Based Burger, unMEAT, Ready to Give Established Brands a Run for the Money

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 11:44pm

unMEAT launches from Century Pacific Food, Inc., an established global food brand based in the Philippines with a history of successful global products.

Key Points: 
  • unMEAT launches from Century Pacific Food, Inc., an established global food brand based in the Philippines with a history of successful global products.
  • UnMEAT is made with non-GMO plant-based ingredients, with zero cholesterol and trans-fat, while offering a healthy source of protein and fiber.
  • More important, its ingredients include soy protein, vegetable oil, onion, wheat, salt, vinegar, and soy sauce.
  • The plant-based market is fast-growing, estimated to be valued at $20 billion globally and growing at least 15% annually.

Pollo Campero Joins Chicken Sandwich Wars

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:30pm

DALLAS, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pollo Campero , the fast service restaurant known for its flavorful chicken meals, ups the ante in the raging chicken sandwich wars with a buy one, get one free meal deal on its brand-new chicken sandwich from March 3 - 31.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pollo Campero , the fast service restaurant known for its flavorful chicken meals, ups the ante in the raging chicken sandwich wars with a buy one, get one free meal deal on its brand-new chicken sandwich from March 3 - 31.
  • Campero's new chicken sandwich features the brand's unmistakable, hand breaded fried chicken recipe in a sandwich for the first time, prepared on a buttery brioche bun with thick, sweet pickles.
  • Founded in Guatemala in 1971, Pollo Campero is a fast service chicken restaurant brand specializing in uniquely flavorful chicken and a wholesome menu offering individual and family meals.
  • Using family recipes passed down from generation to generation, Pollo Campero offers tender, juicy, hand-breaded fried chicken and citrus flavor-infused grilled chicken that is always fresh and hand-prepared daily.

Magnum® Ice Cream Celebrates a Decade of Indulgence in the U.S.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:57pm

"We're excited to celebrate 10 momentous years of Magnum ice cream as a leading ice cream brand in the U.S. From launching the first and only double dipped ice cream bar in the U.S. to our fan-favorite Magnum Pop-Up Bars, celebration, self-expression, and indulgence are key tenets to every Magnum ice cream experience," says Russel Lilly, Vice President of U.S. Ice Cream at Unilever.

Key Points: 
  • "We're excited to celebrate 10 momentous years of Magnum ice cream as a leading ice cream brand in the U.S. From launching the first and only double dipped ice cream bar in the U.S. to our fan-favorite Magnum Pop-Up Bars, celebration, self-expression, and indulgence are key tenets to every Magnum ice cream experience," says Russel Lilly, Vice President of U.S. Ice Cream at Unilever.
  • Several fan-favorite Magnum ice cream offerings are also available on The Ice Cream Shop a new on-demand way to order your favorite ice cream right to your front door.
  • Magnum ice cream bars is the ultimate chocolate ice cream indulgence, using only the finest premium ingredients like velvety vanilla bean ice cream and made with Belgian chocolate.
  • All Magnum ice creams including Magnum Double Ice Cream Bars, Magnum MINI Ice Cream Bars, Magnum Classic Ice Cream Bars, and Magnum Tubs source cocoa beans from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

CRISP Selects Onyx’s SAFHIR API to Provide FHIR-Based Claims Data to The Maryland Department of Health

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:50pm

As the designated health information exchange (HIE) in Maryland, CRISPs decision to leverage the SAFHIR API solution helps make one of its primary customers, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), compliant with the CMS mandate.

Key Points: 
  • As the designated health information exchange (HIE) in Maryland, CRISPs decision to leverage the SAFHIR API solution helps make one of its primary customers, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), compliant with the CMS mandate.
  • SAFHIR fits seamlessly into CRISPs existing data infrastructure, converting already incoming Medicaid paid claims data into an interoperable FHIR format.
  • SAFHIR allows CRISP and MDH to make that data available to consumers, while also controlling access and data sharing.
  • CRISP strives to provide our users with relevant and timely data that can be used to improve patients overall health, said Craig Behm, CRISP executive director of Maryland.

Newest Plant-Based Burger, unMEAT, Ready to Give Established Brands a Run for the Money

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:21pm

unMEAT launches from Century Pacific Food, Inc., an established global food brand based in the Philippines with a history of successful global products.

Key Points: 
  • unMEAT launches from Century Pacific Food, Inc., an established global food brand based in the Philippines with a history of successful global products.
  • UnMEAT is made with non-GMO plant-based ingredients, with zero cholesterol and trans-fat, while offering a healthy source of protein and fiber.
  • More important, its ingredients include soy protein, vegetable oil, onion, wheat, salt, vinegar, and soy sauce.
  • The plant-based market is fast-growing, estimated to be valued at $20 billion globally and growing at least 15% annually.

Hostess Brands, Inc. to Participate in March Investor Conferences

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

Hostess Brands, Inc. is a leading packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing snacks in North America.

Key Points: 
  • Hostess Brands, Inc. is a leading packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing snacks in North America.
  • The Hostess brand's history dates back to 1919, when the Hostess CupCake was introduced to the public, followed by Twinkies in 1930.
  • For more information about Hostess products and Hostess Brands, please visit hostesscakes.com.
  • Follow Hostess on Twitter: @Hostess_Snacks; on Facebook: facebook.com/Hostess; on Instagram: Hostess_Snacks; and on Pinterest: pinterest.com/hostesscakes.

M&M'S® Introduces New Mint Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich to Bring Green to all your St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

Just in time for those seeking a green St. Patrick's Day treat, M&M'S Mint Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches feature refreshing mint-flavor ice cream between two chocolate cookies with Milk Chocolate M&M'S Minis.

Key Points: 
  • Just in time for those seeking a green St. Patrick's Day treat, M&M'S Mint Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches feature refreshing mint-flavor ice cream between two chocolate cookies with Milk Chocolate M&M'S Minis.
  • Also new for the Spring are M&M'S Classic Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches, featuring delicious vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies with Milk Chocolate M&M'S Minis baked in.
  • "We're excited to expand the joy of M&M'S colorworks to the Mars Wrigley ice cream line, starting with a minty green treat for St. Patrick's Day," said Jayesh Shah, Mars Ice Cream Marketing Director.
  • They join the current M&M'S Ice Cream portfolio, which includes M&M'S Vanilla Cookie Sandwiches, M&M'S Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches, M&M'S Ice Cream Cones and M&M'S Ice Cream Fun Cups.

Shake Shack Prices $225 Million 0% Convertible Senior Notes Offering (Up 45% Conversion Premium)

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:30pm

Shake Shack has also granted the initial purchasers of the notes an option to purchase, within a 13-day period beginning on, and including, the date on which the notes are first issued, up to an additional $25 million aggregate principal amount of notes from Shake Shack.

Key Points: 
  • Shake Shack has also granted the initial purchasers of the notes an option to purchase, within a 13-day period beginning on, and including, the date on which the notes are first issued, up to an additional $25 million aggregate principal amount of notes from Shake Shack.
  • The notes will be general unsecured obligations of Shake Shack and will not bear regular interest, and the principal amount of the notes will not accrete.
  • Shack Shake estimates that the net proceeds from the offering will be approximately $217.9 million (or approximately $242.3 million if the initial purchasers exercise their option to purchase additional notes in full) in net proceeds to Shake Shack after deducting the initial purchasers discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by Shake Shack.
  • Shake Shack expects to use the net proceeds from the offering to support its growth and development plans.

NadaMoo! Dairy-Free Ice Cream Launches No Sugar Added Line, which is *Almost Too Good to be True

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 11:12am

the original dairy-free, coconut milk ice cream rich in plant-based ingredients announced today the launch of four no sugar added flavors to their current, creamy lineup.

Key Points: 
  • the original dairy-free, coconut milk ice cream rich in plant-based ingredients announced today the launch of four no sugar added flavors to their current, creamy lineup.
  • Available this month in Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate and Mint Chip, the new line will satiate the toughest cravings with NadaMoo!
  • "With this launch, consumers who closely watch their sugar intake can finally let ice cream out of the penalty box, while staying on track with their wellness goals."
  • The no sugar added line will feature the brand's original plant-inspired coconut base, the key ingredient in achieving NadaMoo!

Royal Farms Gifts $25,000 of PPE to Local Restaurants

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:32pm

Royal Farms commitment of $25,000 in personal protectant equipment will include over 700 boxes of masks, hand sanitizers, and gloves.

Key Points: 
  • Royal Farms commitment of $25,000 in personal protectant equipment will include over 700 boxes of masks, hand sanitizers, and gloves.
  • The Baltimore business community has always worked to support each other during difficult times, says Frank Schilling, director of Marketing for Royal Farms.
  • The Royal Farms Kitchen is well known for its Always Fresh, Never Frozen World-Famous Royal Farms Chicken that is lightly breaded and pressure-cooked in Trans Fat Free cooking oil to golden brown perfection.
  • Royal Farms Western Fries are hand-cut from fresh Idaho potatoes, hand-breaded, and cooked right in store.