Nestlé Professional USA Announces Cool Food Menu Certification in Partnership with World Resources Institute

October 12, 2021 Nestlé Professional USA

Nestlé Professional USA announces a partnership with the World Resources Institute (WRI) to bring more climate friendly meals to consumers in foodservice settings. A WRI initiative, Cool Food Meals menu certification provides consumers a quick and easy way to spot low carbon dishes when shopping or dining out, helping facilitate a shift toward more plant-forward diets that are better for the climate. The Nestlé Professional Cool Food Meals available at out-of-home dining locations will incorporate award-winning, plant-based proteins from Sweet Earth Foods, a Nestlé Professional brand.

Freshly names former Amazon executive Anna Fabrega as Chief Executive Officer

October 12, 2021 Freshly

Freshly Inc., the leading fresh-prepared meal delivery service in the U.S., today announced that Anna Fabrega, Freshly’s Chief Commercialization Officer, has been named CEO effective today. The appointment comes as Mike Wystrach, Freshly Founder and CEO, has decided to step down from his position and transition to an advisory role to the Freshly Board.

Giddings Berries USA Continues Expansion with Key Hires

October 12, 2021 Giddings Berries USA

Giddings Berries USA, the Monterey, CA-based subsidiary of Giddings Fruit, a leading global supplier of conventional and organic berries, cherries and more, has strengthened its management team as it aggressively grows its presence and support to United States customers.

Watermelon Board Announces Winners to Retail Merchandising Contest

The National Watermelon Promotion Board (NWPB), has named winners in its annual Retail Merchandising Contest which garnered over 150 entries from various retail chains, independent retailers and commissaries throughout the U.S. and Canada. This year’s contest — the 13th since its’ inception —  continued to support mixed media marketing efforts in addition to in-store displays. The contest started in July to honor National Watermelon Month and ran throughout the month of August to encourage and identify retailers who are showcasing watermelon’s benefits including health, value and versatility.

Produce for Better Health Foundation Takes National Fruits & Veggies Month To New Heights Reaching Millions

The third annual National Fruits & Veggies Month (NFVM) campaign from the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) has officially wrapped and like previous campaigns, saw sweet success. A month-long celebration of everyone’s most favorite and flavorful plants, NFVM is a time for Americans to rally around enjoying more fruits and veggies for healthier, happier lives.