Food and drink

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'

Ingredion to Present at BMO 2021 Global Farm to Market Conference

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'WESTCHESTER, Ill., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to the food and beverage manufacturing industry, today announced that Jim Zallie , president and chief executive officer, will present virtually at the upcoming BMO 2021 Global Farm to Market Conference.\nOn Thursday, May 20, 2021, Zallie will participate in a fireside chat at 10 a.m.

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  • b'WESTCHESTER, Ill., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to the food and beverage manufacturing industry, today announced that Jim Zallie , president and chief executive officer, will present virtually at the upcoming BMO 2021 Global Farm to Market Conference.\nOn Thursday, May 20, 2021, Zallie will participate in a fireside chat at 10 a.m.
  • The presentation will be webcast live on the Investor Relations section of the company\xe2\x80\x99s website under the section titled "News and Events."
  • With 2020 annual net sales of $6 billion, the company turns grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant-based materials into value-added ingredient solutions for the food, beverage, animal nutrition, brewing and industrial markets.
  • Visit ingredion.com for more information and the latest Company news.\n'

Del Taco Fires Up Florida Development with New Multi-Unit Franchise Deal and New Restaurant Growth

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:45pm

b"LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Del Taco\xc2\xa0(NASDAQ: TACO), the nation\xe2\x80\x99s second largest Mexican quick-service restaurant chain*, announced continued growth plans in Florida as new multi-unit franchisees drive development across the region.\nIn support of national growth efforts, Del Taco has signed a multi-unit development deal with FreshMex FL LLC\xe2\x80\x94a well-established quick service operator equipped with more than 20 years of restaurant experience and 200-plus operating units across multiple brands.

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  • b"LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Del Taco\xc2\xa0(NASDAQ: TACO), the nation\xe2\x80\x99s second largest Mexican quick-service restaurant chain*, announced continued growth plans in Florida as new multi-unit franchisees drive development across the region.\nIn support of national growth efforts, Del Taco has signed a multi-unit development deal with FreshMex FL LLC\xe2\x80\x94a well-established quick service operator equipped with more than 20 years of restaurant experience and 200-plus operating units across multiple brands.
  • Broadening their portfolio with Del Taco, they are focused on growing the brand primarily in the Tampa metro market on Florida\xe2\x80\x99s west coast.\nThe news comes as Del Taco announced impressive first-quarter systemwide sales growth of 14.0% at franchise restaurants versus 2020.
  • Although the company is strongly-rooted on the west coast, Del Taco\xe2\x80\x99s sales trends continue to reiterate the strength of non-California restaurants, which are primarily franchise operated.
  • **\n\xe2\x80\x9cStrong franchisee performance, especially outside of California, is helping to attract the highest caliber, growth-oriented operating teams to join our momentum,\xe2\x80\x9d said John D. Cappasola, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Del Taco.

Pretzel Fans Rejoice -- Utz® Introduces Twisterz Seasoned Mini Pretzels!

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:45pm

b'The Utz\xc2\xae Brand, makers of iconic potato chips, pretzels and cheese balls, is pleased to introduce their newest innovation, Utz\xc2\xae Twisterz\xe2\x84\xa2 Seasoned Mini Pretzels.

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  • b'The Utz\xc2\xae Brand, makers of iconic potato chips, pretzels and cheese balls, is pleased to introduce their newest innovation, Utz\xc2\xae Twisterz\xe2\x84\xa2 Seasoned Mini Pretzels.
  • Available in a convenient 21 oz barrel, which seals in freshness, Utz\xe2\x80\x99s Twisterz will quickly become your anytime, all-the-time favorite snack!\nAs a category leader in pretzels and the number one provider of convenient sized pretzel barrels, Utz\xe2\x80\x99s NEW Twisterz Seasoned Mini Pretzels join the recently introduced Utz\xc2\xae Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Bites\xe2\x84\xa2.
  • Utz continues to innovate and bring incremental consumer excitement to the pretzel category.\n\xe2\x80\x9cUtz continues to generate strong growth through innovation, acquisition and geographic growth\xe2\x80\x9d said Dylan Lissette, CEO, Utz Brands, Inc. \xe2\x80\x9cAnd, as a leader in pretzels and pretzel barrel sales, we see these new Utz Twisterz Seasoned Mini Pretzels as a further extension of our pretzel capabilities.
  • Twisterz, not unlike our new Utz Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Bites, are sure to delight brand fans and make new ones too!\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe NEW Utz\xc2\xae Twisterz\xe2\x84\xa2 Seasoned Mini Pretzels are hitting the market June 7th and will be sold in leading retailers across the US as well as on-line at the Utz On-Line Store .

Cierto Tequila Wins an Unprecedented Seventeen Awards at the 2021 International Spirits Competition (SIP Awards)

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:14pm

b'The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was honored with an unprecedented seventeen (17) medals and awards at the 2021 International Spirits Competition (SIP Awards).

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  • b'The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was honored with an unprecedented seventeen (17) medals and awards at the 2021 International Spirits Competition (SIP Awards).
  • With these seventeen new medals and awards, Cierto Tequila has now won three hundred and four (304) international medals and awards.
  • Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural \xe2\x80\x9ctrue\xe2\x80\x9d tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature Highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005960/en/\nCierto Tequila Wins an Unprecedented Seventeen Awards at the 2021 International Spirits Competition (SIP Awards).

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"

Global Tilapia Market Report 2021-2027: Forecast by Production, Import/Export Countries, & Company Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:46pm

Globally, Tilapia is one of the numerous consumed farmed fishes.\nHistorically, this versatile fish was of prominent influence in mainly African and Middle Eastern provinces.

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  • Globally, Tilapia is one of the numerous consumed farmed fishes.\nHistorically, this versatile fish was of prominent influence in mainly African and Middle Eastern provinces.
  • Being an ideal choice for fish farming, Tilapia has become the second most cultured species after carps.
  • Tilapia fish are often vulnerable to Tilapia Tilapine virus or Tilapia lake virus, a negative-strand RNA virus that infects both the wild and aquaculture population Tilapia.
  • The dietary advantages and health benefits of tilapia fish, coupled with the awareness among the consumers in the U.S., are increasing the demand for tilapia fish in the U.S.\n"

India Online Food Delivery Market to 2026 by Delivery Type, City, Ordering Platform, Cuisine, Ordering Frequency & Major Players - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:26pm

b"India Online Food Delivery Market will be US$ 21.41 Billion by 2026, from US$ 4.66 Billion in 2020\nIndia Online Food Delivery Industry will grow at a staggering CAGR of 28.94% during 2020-2026.\nIndia online food delivery industry is going through a revolutionary phase.

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  • b"India Online Food Delivery Market will be US$ 21.41 Billion by 2026, from US$ 4.66 Billion in 2020\nIndia Online Food Delivery Industry will grow at a staggering CAGR of 28.94% during 2020-2026.\nIndia online food delivery industry is going through a revolutionary phase.
  • However, vendors are now also targeting smaller cities, as they have strong growth potential.\nOnline food delivery works on two delivery types i.e.
  • Besides, rising digitalization among millennial and increasing proportion of working women in India are also driving the online food delivery trends in India.\nFurthermore, COVID- 19 lockdowns have also positively impacted India's online food delivery industry by the full-filling urge of eating outside.
  • As many leading players like Zomato, McDonald's Corporation, and Domino's Pizza Inc. have introduced contactless delivery services.\n"

Disney+ Premiere of Feature Documentary ‘Wolfgang’ Set for June 25

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:05pm

b'Legendary chef Wolfgang Puck will lift the curtain for the first time and reveal his incredible and emotional true-life story in \xe2\x80\x9cWolfgang,\xe2\x80\x9d premiering on Disney+ on Friday, June 25.

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  • b'Legendary chef Wolfgang Puck will lift the curtain for the first time and reveal his incredible and emotional true-life story in \xe2\x80\x9cWolfgang,\xe2\x80\x9d premiering on Disney+ on Friday, June 25.
  • Wolfgang Puck changed the perception of what it means to be a chef, and along the way, invented a radically new American cuisine.
  • A local apprenticeship forged his path to train at a revered French restaurant before landing in America at age 24.
  • On the scripted front, they are currently in development on Consume with 21 Laps for Searchlight Pictures.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005754/en/\n'

Seven Top Wine Study Tips from the Italian Wine Room on Clubhouse

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:30pm

For this reason, they put their question to a larger wine community, that of the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA).

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  • For this reason, they put their question to a larger wine community, that of the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA).
  • The following are seven great tips - some of them might surprise you!\nPeggy Baudon suggested using the Pomodoro Technique.
  • Italian Wine Ambassador, Erin DeMara is a fan of the Italian Wine Podcast and the Jumbo Shrimp Guide to Italian Wine.
  • It goes without saying that he highly recommends these resources for Italian wine study or for those just wanting a refresher on the topic.\n"