Foods

Roark Capital Acquires Nothing Bundt Cakes

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:08pm

b'Roark Capital, an Atlanta-based private equity firm focused on investing in franchised and multi-location businesses, announced today that its affiliate has acquired Nothing Bundt Cakes.\nFounded in 1997, Nothing Bundt Cakes is a market leading franchisor and operator of gourmet bakeries offering specialty bundt cakes in 390 locations that generate ~$470 million of system sales across the U.S. and Canada.

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  • b'Roark Capital, an Atlanta-based private equity firm focused on investing in franchised and multi-location businesses, announced today that its affiliate has acquired Nothing Bundt Cakes.\nFounded in 1997, Nothing Bundt Cakes is a market leading franchisor and operator of gourmet bakeries offering specialty bundt cakes in 390 locations that generate ~$470 million of system sales across the U.S. and Canada.
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes\xe2\x80\x99 products are hand-crafted and baked on-site, with high-quality ingredients and proprietary formulations.\n\xe2\x80\x9cRoark is a best-in-class partner that shares our values of transparency and excellence and has deep expertise with its incredible portfolio of brands,\xe2\x80\x9d said Nothing Bundt Cakes CEO Kyle Smith.
  • For more information, please visit www.roarkcapital.com .\nDallas-based Nothing Bundt Cakes was founded in Las Vegas in 1997 by Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz and has grown to 390 franchised and corporate bakeries in 40+ U.S. states and Canada.
  • Bakeries offer Bundt Cakes in a variety of flavors and sizes such as bite-sized Bundtinis\xc2\xae, miniature Bundtlets and 8- and 10-inch cakes plus decorations and gift options for all occasions.

DGAP-News: EQS Group AG: EQS Group AG's Virtual Annual General Meeting Surprises Shareholders with a Cake Home Delivery

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 5:02pm

b'The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.\nToday, EQS Group AG (ISIN: DE0005494165) successfully held its second fully Virtual Annual General Meeting, including the right to ask questions live.

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  • b'The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.\nToday, EQS Group AG (ISIN: DE0005494165) successfully held its second fully Virtual Annual General Meeting, including the right to ask questions live.
  • While last year, shareholders couldn\'t share in the delights of the cake buffet usually provided at the in-person AGM, this time, registered shareholders received a Cake Home Delivery.\nEQS Group AG has plenty of experience with Virtual Annual General Meetings.
  • And after providing a live virtual Q&A for the first time last year, this year there was a new first, the Cake Home Delivery for registered shareholders to replace the traditional cake buffet provided at the in-person AGM.
  • With our Cake Home Delivery initiative, we wanted to express our thanks to shareholders who actively take part in the Annual General Meeting and we wished to promote more shareholder attendance".\nThese culinary treats were organised jointly by EQS Group AG and the Munich-based social start-up company Kuchentratsch.

Blue Heron Provides Update on Significant Progress in Production, Distribution, and Sales Network

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:18pm

The facility is anticipated to provide Blue Heron the capacity to produce upwards of 1,600,000 lbs annually of its world renowned non-dairy cheese and non-dairy alternative products.

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  • The facility is anticipated to provide Blue Heron the capacity to produce upwards of 1,600,000 lbs annually of its world renowned non-dairy cheese and non-dairy alternative products.
  • The retailer has ~260 outlets under its umbrella in Western Canada, providing an avenue for increased distribution.
  • Blue Heron received over 500 requests to participate in a subscription cheese box trial to understand how best to accommodate forecasted growth in this new channel.
  • Blue Heron uses true cheese-making methodologies by utilizing a proprietary science-first approach with active bacterial cultures and enzymes specific to plant-based protein reactions.\nFor further information please contact:\n'

The J.M. Smucker Co. Announces Webcast of Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:30pm

Smucker Co. (NYSE: SJM) will conduct its fourth quarter fiscal 2021 earnings conference call and webcast on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. EDT.

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  • Smucker Co. (NYSE: SJM) will conduct its fourth quarter fiscal 2021 earnings conference call and webcast on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. EDT.
  • Speaking on the call will be Mark Smucker, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tucker Marshall, Chief Financial Officer.
  • By continuing to immerse ourselves in consumer preferences and acting responsibly, we will continue growing our business and the positive impact we have on society.
  • Smucker Co. is the owner of all trademarks referenced herein except for Rachael Ray, a registered trademark of Ray Marks II LLC, which is used under license.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-jm-smucker-co-announces-webc...\n"

United States Frozen Foods Report 2020: Demand and Shipments at the Manufacturer Level to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:04pm

b'The "Frozen Foods: United States" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis report forecasts to 2020 and 2024 US frozen food demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level.

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  • b'The "Frozen Foods: United States" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis report forecasts to 2020 and 2024 US frozen food demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level.
  • Frozen dough (e.g., pizza dough for restaurant use) is excluded from the scope of this report.
  • Lactose-free/non-dairy ice cream, powdered ice cream mixes, and ice cream prepared in food service establishments (e.g., ice cream shops) are excluded from the scope of this report.
  • Re-exports of frozen foods are excluded from demand and trade figures.\nKey macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends.

White Castle to Celebrate National Slider Day by Giving Craver Nation Members A Free Slider, No Purchase Necessary

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:00am

b'COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --White Castle will reward its most steadfast customers with an offer for a free Slider of their choice on National Slider Day May 15.

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  • b'COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --White Castle will reward its most steadfast customers with an offer for a free Slider of their choice on National Slider Day May 15.
  • Members of Craver Nation, White Castle\'s customer loyalty program, will receive the offer through the White Castle app.
  • It\'s White Castle\'s way of saying thanks to its devoted Cravers, whose passion for White Castle Sliders has no bounds.
  • Check out White Castle\'s website for inspiration!\n"National Slider Day gives us an opportunity to show our appreciation to the Craver Nation," said Jamie Richardson, a vice president at White Castle.

Cocktail Syrups Market Size Worth $5.99 Billion By 2028 | CAGR: 4.7%: Grand View Research, Inc.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:35am

b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global cocktail syrups market size is expected to reach USD 5.99 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.

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  • b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global cocktail syrups market size is expected to reach USD 5.99 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
  • Overall, cocktail syrups have made cocktail preparation a less time- and energy-intensive task, which encourages amateurs to try these drinks at home.
  • Cocktail syrups offer consumers the comfort of drinking their favorite beverages at home.\nOver the past few years, premium cocktail syrups made with natural ingredients are gaining traction among consumers.
  • Consumer demand for fruit-infused flavored syrups, coupled with the high preference for unique tastes, is a major factor driving the market.

Cold Stone Creamery Offers the Ultimate Cake Batter Experience

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 9:22pm

Now, just in time for warmer weather, Cold Stone Creamery ( www.ColdStoneCreamery.com ) is celebrating this bestselling flavor by reinventing it once again, offering Strawberry Cake Batter Ice Cream and Marbled Cake Batter Ice Cream, along with the original Cake Batter Ice Cream, each featured in a Creation.\nFor strawberry lovers, the Strawberry Batter Batter Creation is made with Strawberry Cake Batter Ice Cream, Red Velvet Cake, Graham Cracker Pie Crust and Whipped Topping.

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  • Now, just in time for warmer weather, Cold Stone Creamery ( www.ColdStoneCreamery.com ) is celebrating this bestselling flavor by reinventing it once again, offering Strawberry Cake Batter Ice Cream and Marbled Cake Batter Ice Cream, along with the original Cake Batter Ice Cream, each featured in a Creation.\nFor strawberry lovers, the Strawberry Batter Batter Creation is made with Strawberry Cake Batter Ice Cream, Red Velvet Cake, Graham Cracker Pie Crust and Whipped Topping.
  • Marble-ous Cake Batter features Marbled Cake Batter Ice Cream, Yellow Cake, Brownie and Caramel.
  • If you\'re a fan of the classics, you can\'t go wrong with Birthday Cake Remix, made with Cake Batter Ice Cream, Rainbow Sprinkles, Brownie and Fudge.\n"Cake Batter Ice Cream is quintessentially Cold Stone Creamery," said Sara Schmillen, vice president of marketing at Kahala Brands, parent company of Cold Stone Creamery.
  • "\nCold Stone Creamery stores nationwide will offer the new flavors, Strawberry Cake Batter and Marbled Cake Batter, until August 31, while the original Cake Batter Ice Cream is here to stay!\nBirthday Cake Remix:Cake Batter Ice Cream, Rainbow Sprinkles, Brownie & Fudge\nStrawberry Batter Batter:Strawberry Cake Batter Ice Cream, Red Velvet Cake, Graham Cracker Pie Crust & Whipped Topping\nMarble-ous Cake Batter:Marbled Cake Batter Ice Cream, Yellow Cake, Brownie & Caramel\nCold Stone Creamery delivers the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience through a community of franchisees who are passionate about ice cream.

United Expands Beer, Wine and Snacks to Nearly All Flights Over Two Hours

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 9:00pm

On June 15, United will introduce a revamped menu of for-purchase snacks and brand-new premium cabin meal options on most flights over 1,500 miles and hub-to-hub flights over 800 miles or more than two hours.

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  • On June 15, United will introduce a revamped menu of for-purchase snacks and brand-new premium cabin meal options on most flights over 1,500 miles and hub-to-hub flights over 800 miles or more than two hours.
  • "Our new contactless payment technology enables us to safely introduce this new menu on select flights as we continue to see more customer return to flying.
  • United has also partnered with Eli\'s Cheesecake to create a uniquely United chocolate pie flavor called "Pie in the Sky."
  • The common stock of UAL is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol "UAL".\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/united-expands-beer-wine-and-sna...\n'

There May Be a Tax Refund in Your Future: TaxAct Renews Partnership with OpenFortune and Becomes Exclusive Tax Filing Partner

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 3:48pm

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