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Following CDC Guidance, Face Coverings Made Optional for Fully Vaccinated Individuals Inside Publix Stores

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:46pm

b'As a result of the recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Publix will no longer require fully vaccinated associates or customers to wear face coverings, unless required by a state or local order or ordinance, beginning May 15.\nIn accordance with CDC guidelines, individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to use face coverings over their noses and mouths while inside any Publix store.\nPublix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,270 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

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  • b'As a result of the recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Publix will no longer require fully vaccinated associates or customers to wear face coverings, unless required by a state or local order or ordinance, beginning May 15.\nIn accordance with CDC guidelines, individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to use face coverings over their noses and mouths while inside any Publix store.\nPublix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,270 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
  • For 24 consecutive years, the company has been recognized by Fortune as a great place to work.
  • In addition, Publix\xe2\x80\x99s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business.
  • For more information, visit the company\xe2\x80\x99s website, corporate.publix.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005568/en/\n'

General Mills to Webcast Presentation at the 2021 BMO Global Farm to Market Conference

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:45pm

b"General Mills (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the BMO Global Farm to Market Conference on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 1:40 PM CT. Jeff Harmening, General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will discuss the company\xe2\x80\x99s Accelerate strategy, business performance, and recent portfolio reshaping news including the proposed acquisition of Tyson Foods\xe2\x80\x99 (NYSE: TSN) pet treats business, followed by a question-and-answer session with conference attendees.

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  • b"General Mills (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the BMO Global Farm to Market Conference on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 1:40 PM CT. Jeff Harmening, General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will discuss the company\xe2\x80\x99s Accelerate strategy, business performance, and recent portfolio reshaping news including the proposed acquisition of Tyson Foods\xe2\x80\x99 (NYSE: TSN) pet treats business, followed by a question-and-answer session with conference attendees.
  • A replay of the webcast will be available on the company's website.\nGeneral Mills is a leading global food company whose purpose is to make food the world loves.
  • Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills generated fiscal 2020 net sales of U.S. $17.6 billion.
  • In addition, General Mills\xe2\x80\x99 share of non-consolidated joint venture net sales totaled U.S. $1.0 billion.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005517/en/\n"

Frozen Bakery Products Market by Type, Distribution Channel, and Form of Consumption - Global Forecast to 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:12pm

The demand for frozen bakery products is projected to remain high due to the increase in awareness and busier schedules of consumers.

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  • The demand for frozen bakery products is projected to remain high due to the increase in awareness and busier schedules of consumers.
  • Ready-to-bake form of consumption offers the facility of making fresh bakery products.
  • The region\'s enhanced industrialized growth over the years, followed by improvements in the food processing industry and cold chain networks, has created new growth opportunities in the frozen bakery products market.
  • The growing middle-class population of the region, the increase in disposable income, and the demand for on-the-go and convenience food products are projected to drive the growth of the frozen bakery products market.\n'

United States Vegetable Puree Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report 2021-2028: Increasing Preferences for Healthy and Vegan Food - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:11pm

Vegetable Puree Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product, by Application, and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe U.S. vegetable puree market size is expected to reach USD 9.36 billion by 2028 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2021 to 2028.\nThe increasing preference for healthy and vegan food is expected to be a major factor contributing to the growth of the market.

Key Points: 
  • Vegetable Puree Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product, by Application, and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe U.S. vegetable puree market size is expected to reach USD 9.36 billion by 2028 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2021 to 2028.\nThe increasing preference for healthy and vegan food is expected to be a major factor contributing to the growth of the market.
  • These consumer food preferences are propelling the demand for vegetable puree in the U.S. market.\nTomato puree held the largest revenue share of 44.1% in 2020.
  • Excellent nutritional properties, coupled with the high antioxidant content, are propelling the demand for tomato puree.
  • These trends are anticipated to maintain the growth of the tomato puree segment in the U.S. market over the forecast period.\nBakery emerged as the second-largest application segment for vegetable puree in 2020.

Global Natural Extracts Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report 2021-2028: Significant Demand for Nutraceutical and Pharmaceutical Supplements and Functional Food and Beverage Products - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:10pm

However, it created a significant demand for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical supplements and functional food and beverage products that supported the market growth.\nThe pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals application segments are likely to offer prominent opportunities as the demand for naturally healthy and nutritional supplements is increasing.

Key Points: 
  • However, it created a significant demand for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical supplements and functional food and beverage products that supported the market growth.\nThe pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals application segments are likely to offer prominent opportunities as the demand for naturally healthy and nutritional supplements is increasing.
  • Immunity-boosting supplements are expected to favor the market growth, especially post the COVID-19 impact.
  • Essential oils are expected to witness considerable growth in the forecast period owing to their demand in the flavors and fragrances application.
  • Global adoption of aromatherapy as a stress-releasing and relaxing activity is likely to boost product sales in the near future.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

Global Biodegradable Food Service Disposables Market (2021 to 2026) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:40pm

b'The "Biodegradable Food Service Disposables Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global biodegradable food service disposables market reached a value of US$ 2.5 Billion in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Biodegradable Food Service Disposables Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global biodegradable food service disposables market reached a value of US$ 2.5 Billion in 2020.
  • Environmental concerns arising from the usage and disposal of paper disposables are currently driving the growth of the global biodegradable food service disposables market.
  • What was the global biodegradable food service disposables market size in 2020?\n3.
  • What are the key global biodegradable food service disposables market drivers?\n4.

Insights on the Clean Label Ingredients Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Cargill, DowDuPont and Kerry Group Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:15pm

After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Liquid segment is readjusted to a revised 4% CAGR for the next 7-year period.\nThe U.S. Market is Estimated at $10.2 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.2% CAGR\nThe Clean Label Ingredients market in the U.S. is estimated at US$10.2 Billion in the year 2020.

Key Points: 
  • After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Liquid segment is readjusted to a revised 4% CAGR for the next 7-year period.\nThe U.S. Market is Estimated at $10.2 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.2% CAGR\nThe Clean Label Ingredients market in the U.S. is estimated at US$10.2 Billion in the year 2020.
  • China, the world\'s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$11.3 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 8.2% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.
  • Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 2.8% and 4.8% respectively over the 2020-2027 period.
  • Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.3% CAGR.\n'

Insights on the Lactose-free Cheese Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Alpro, Amy's Kitchen and Cargill Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:58pm

China, the world\'s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$154.8 Million by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 10.3% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.

Key Points: 
  • China, the world\'s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$154.8 Million by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 10.3% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.
  • Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.7% and 6.1% respectively over the 2020-2027 period.
  • Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 4.3% CAGR.\nIn the global Blocks segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 4.9% CAGR estimated for this segment.
  • These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$63 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$87.9 Million by the close of the analysis period.

April Retail Sales Hold Mostly Steady from March and Show ‘Off the Chart’ Gains Over 2020 Shutdowns

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:52pm

Consumers are demonstrating that when they feel safe, they are both willing and able to spend and are driving the economy forward.

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  • Consumers are demonstrating that when they feel safe, they are both willing and able to spend and are driving the economy forward.
  • The CDC\xe2\x80\x99s updated guidance for fully vaccinated individuals will help further open the economy and get more people back to work.
  • That compared with a month-over-month increase of 7.6 percent and a year-over-year increase of 18.9 percent in March.
  • For over a century, NRF has been a voice for every retailer and every retail job, educating, inspiring and communicating the powerful impact retail has on local communities and global economies.\n'