Uprising Food Wins on Taste with Their Superfood Bakery Product Line on Season Premiere of Shark Tank

October 14, 2021 Uprising Food

 Sometimes the Sharks just get it wrong, but tastebuds don’t lie. That is the verdict from Uprising Food, the leading superfood bakery offering keto and paleo-friendly and fiber-rich foods via subscription delivery service and Meijer stores, after its founders appeared on The Season 13 Premiere last Friday. According to William and Kristen Schumacher, the company has received an overwhelmingly positive response to their bread cube and chips within minutes of the episode on October 8th.

3i Invests in Dutch Bakery to Accelerate International Growth

October 14, 2021 3i Group

3i Group plc (“3i”) announces that it has agreed to invest in Dutch Bakery, a leading bakery group specialised in home bake-off bread and snack products. Headquartered in Tilburg, Dutch Bakery operates six bakeries across the Netherlands. 3i is investing to drive the company’s international growth strategy in the fragmented European private label market for bake-off products. In addition, 3i will support Dutch Bakery in the continued investments in its home markets.

Publix Announces Three Officer Promotions

October 14, 2021 Publix

Publix CEO Todd Jones announced three officer promotions, effective Jan. 1, 2022, to support the company’s growth and expanding initiatives.

UVD Robots Move into the Supermarket Aisle

October 14, 2021 Blue Ocean Robotics

The average consumer spends about 60 hours grocery shopping per year. Hours spent in an environment that may harbor different germ colonies, include shopping carts, refrigerator doors, and produce. A study showed that grocery store carts have 361 times more bacteria than a bathroom doorknob — with 75 percent of the germs found on those carts considered harmful to humans. Fridge doors can have as much as 1,235 times more bacteria than a cellphone, and one of the most common types of bacteria found on these doors is resistant to antibiotics.

48forty Solutions Acquires J&B Pallet

October 14, 2021 48forty Solutions

48forty Solutions (“48forty”), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity (“Audax”) and a leading national provider of recycled pallets and pallet management services, today announced that it has acquired J&B Pallet. This is the fourth acquisition 48forty has completed since Audax’ investment in November 2020. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.