Russ & Daughters Opens New Location at Brooklyn Navy Yard

February 15, 2019 Ben Yakis, Gothamist

About three years ago, the Brooklyn Navy Yard announced that Russ & Daughters—the 105-year-old Jewish “appetizing store” mecca—would become the anchor tenant in the refurbished Building 77, which would be transformed into part-public food hall and part-manufacturing hub for local NYC businesses. Now, that transformation is complete.

Oscar Mayer Gives Ryan Newman a (Deli) Fresh Wrap for Daytona

February 15, 2019 The Kraft Heinz Company

On Sunday, Feb. 17, Oscar Mayer and NASCAR driver Ryan Newman will hit the track to kick off the 2019 racing season at the Daytona 500.

Dietz & Watson of Philadelphia Makes a Big Nitrate and Nitrite Announcement

February 15, 2019 Dietz & Watson

By the end of 2020, Dietz & Watson deli slicing meats including turkey and chicken breast, ham and roast beef, will be uncured. They will not use nitrates or nitrites in their curing process for these products, the company announced.

Watch: Inside a Vermont Dairy Farm With the Country’s Largest Cheese Cave

February 14, 2019 Katie Pickens, Eater

Greensboro Bend, Vermont, is where you will find the country’s largest underground cheese cellars — a mountainside behemoth that’s 22,000 square feet, about 30 feet underground, and lined with numerous cheese vaults (each cheese has slightly different humidity requirements, and so each has a different vault).

Somerdale Sees Record Sales & Further Growth Opportunities in North America

February 14, 2019 Somerdale International

2018 has seen Somerdale International’s sales in the USA & Canada pass the £15 million [$19 million] sales barrier, with revenues having increased by over 35% in the last 5 years. Somerdale has reinforced its position as the leading British specialty cheese exporter to North America with a record 1,500 tonnes plus of great tasting cheese having been sold in the last 12 months through some 3,000 retail and foodservice outlets located across the United States and Canada.