Food Tech

Jose Rossignoli Named President of Robinson Fresh, a division of C.H. Robinson

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 9, 2023

Robinson”) (Nasdaq: CHRW) today announced that Jose Rossignoli has been named the new president of Robinson Fresh .

Key Points: 
  • Robinson”) (Nasdaq: CHRW) today announced that Jose Rossignoli has been named the new president of Robinson Fresh .
  • Robinson to vice president of Customer Success supporting the North American Surface Transportation (NAST) division.
  • Robinson.
  • Jose’s appointment as president of Robinson Fresh and Michael Castagnetto’s promotion to a leadership role in our NAST division will help us serve our customers in the most optimal way.

Green Life Farms Expands Sales to 280 Additional Publix Locations

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Green Life Farms announced that its products can now be purchased at more than 550 Publix locations in Florida.

Key Points: 
  • Green Life Farms announced that its products can now be purchased at more than 550 Publix locations in Florida.
  • The controlled environment agriculture company recently added 280 Publix stores in the Tampa and Fort Myers vicinity to its list of retail locations; Green Life Farms already serves 270 Publix locations in South Florida.
  • With a total of 13 farms planned in the Southeast U.S., Green Life Farms will continue to expand its sales territory with a variety of retailers as the company grows.
  • “Green Life Farms is delighted to work with Publix to provide fresh, clean, locally-grown leafy greens to their customers,” said John Hallé, Jr., Sales Manager, Green Life Farms.

Kikka Sushi, Partner to Whole Foods Markets, Announces the Launch of Its Plant-based Product Line, Vegan by Kikka

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 23, 2023

Kikka Sushi, a leading partner of Whole Foods Markets for over 30 years, is proud to announce the launch of Vegan Salmon and Tuna Sushi!

Key Points: 
  • Kikka Sushi, a leading partner of Whole Foods Markets for over 30 years, is proud to announce the launch of Vegan Salmon and Tuna Sushi!
  • Kikka made the first investment by changing all white sugar to vegan sugar, avoiding bone char in all white rice products.
  • Now Kikka has developed a vegan fish product which will surprise and delight all of our plant-based consumers!
  • Kikka’s new vegan fish options are available in select flagship Whole Foods Markets, but all stores do have vegan options available.

Aanika to Enter Bio-Backed Insurance Agreement with Satur Farms  

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Aanika Biosciences, a biotechnology startup focused on bringing trust, transparency, and traceability to our food system, will be entering into a first of its kind bio-backed insurance agreement with Satur Farms, a specialty crop producer with operations in New York and Arizona.

Key Points: 
  • Aanika Biosciences, a biotechnology startup focused on bringing trust, transparency, and traceability to our food system, will be entering into a first of its kind bio-backed insurance agreement with Satur Farms, a specialty crop producer with operations in New York and Arizona.
  • This transaction marks many firsts for Aanika as well as the biotechnology and insurance industries.
  • Not only will this provide traceability for Satur products across the Northeast, but this is one of the first biotechnology products to embed insurance coverage.
  • Paulette Satur, CEO of Satur Farms, has seen firsthand how the lack of traceability in the supply chain can lead to significant losses in revenue, endless legal costs and a reputational hit.

Zaxby’s Selects PAR’s Brink POS® and Punchh® Solutions to Enhance the Guest Experience

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Brink POS, PAR’s comprehensive point-of-sale (POS) software, allows restaurants to integrate their POS, supplier, accounting, and payroll systems to consolidate information all in one place.

Key Points: 
  • Brink POS, PAR’s comprehensive point-of-sale (POS) software, allows restaurants to integrate their POS, supplier, accounting, and payroll systems to consolidate information all in one place.
  • The subscription service solution enhances the back-of-house experience to make functions and procedures streamlined and intuitive, improving the overall relationship between restaurant and guest.
  • Punchh’s innovative new design for Zax Rewardz offers several tiered reward options for guests, with a variety of Rewardz from an expansive menu.
  • Our technology can easily scale to meet changing business conditions, seamlessly link multiple locations without any special configuration, and help ensure compelling and long-term guest satisfaction.”

First-in-Class Honeybee Vaccine Receives Conditional License from the USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

One-third of the global food supply relies on pollination, and healthy commercial hives are essential to secure high crop yields.

Key Points: 
  • One-third of the global food supply relies on pollination, and healthy commercial hives are essential to secure high crop yields.
  • Global population growth and changing climates will increase the importance of honeybee pollination to secure our food supply.
  • The USDA has issued the conditional license in the first instance for two years.
  • Dalan will distribute the vaccine on a limited basis to commercial beekeepers and anticipates having the vaccine available for purchase in the United States in 2023.

Zevia to Participate in the 25th Annual ICR Conference

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Zevia PBC (“Zevia” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ZVIA), the company disrupting the liquid refreshment beverage industry with great tasting, zero sugar beverages made with simple, plant-based ingredients, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Amy Taylor and Chief Financial Officer, Denise Beckles will participate in the 25th Annual ICR Conference to be held January 9-11, 2023 in Orlando, FL.

Key Points: 
  • Zevia PBC (“Zevia” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ZVIA), the company disrupting the liquid refreshment beverage industry with great tasting, zero sugar beverages made with simple, plant-based ingredients, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Amy Taylor and Chief Financial Officer, Denise Beckles will participate in the 25th Annual ICR Conference to be held January 9-11, 2023 in Orlando, FL.
  • Ms. Taylor and Ms. Beckles will meet with investors and participate in a fireside chat on Monday, January 9, 2023 at approximately 2:30pm ET.
  • A live webcast of their presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of Zevia’s website at https://investors.zevia.com/ during the event.
  • Shortly following the event, a replay of the webcast will be available for approximately thirty (30) days.

GE Profile™ Smart Mixer Named CES Innovation Awards Honoree by the Consumer Technology Association

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

GE Profile™ today announced that it was named a CES® Innovations Awards Honoree in the Home Appliance category for its GE Profile Smart Mixer with Auto Sense.

Key Points: 
  • GE Profile™ today announced that it was named a CES® Innovations Awards Honoree in the Home Appliance category for its GE Profile Smart Mixer with Auto Sense.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230103005779/en/
    The new GE Profile™ Smart Mixer with Auto Sense, a CES Innovation Awards Honoree, is available in Carbon Black, Stone White and Mineral Silver.
  • This year’s CES Innovation Awards program received a record high number of over 2,100 submissions.
  • Designed with smart technology and connected, revolutionary features, the GE Profile Smart Mixer includes a Built-in Smart Scale to precisely weigh ingredients directly in the mixing bowl so bakers can ensure exact measurements without the need for additional equipment.

Lavoro to Participate in the 2023 ICR Conference on January 9-10, 2023

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Lavoro, Brazil’s largest agricultural inputs retailer, announced today that it will participate in the 2023 ICR Conference in Orlando, FL, on January 9 and January 10, 2023.

Key Points: 
  • Lavoro, Brazil’s largest agricultural inputs retailer, announced today that it will participate in the 2023 ICR Conference in Orlando, FL, on January 9 and January 10, 2023.
  • Lavoro’s senior management will host a fireside chat on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.
  • Lavoro, the largest agricultural inputs retailer in Brazil and a leading provider of agriculture biologics inputs, enables farmers to adopt breakthrough technology and boost productivity.
  • Upon listing, Lavoro is expected to become the first US-listed pure-play Latin American agricultural inputs retailer.

Performance Food Group Company to Participate in the 2023 ICR Conference

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Performance Food Group Company (PFG) (NYSE:PFGC) today announced that George Holm, PFG Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and Patrick Hatcher, President & Chief Operating Officer of Vistar and incoming PFG Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the 2023 ICR Conference.

Key Points: 
  • Performance Food Group Company (PFG) (NYSE:PFGC) today announced that George Holm, PFG Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and Patrick Hatcher, President & Chief Operating Officer of Vistar and incoming PFG Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the 2023 ICR Conference.
  • PFG will webcast its fireside chat live on Monday, January 9, 2023, at 12:30 p.m.
  • The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode on investors.pfgc.com.
  • An archived replay of the webcast will be available later that same day.