Hormel Foods Announces Advancement of Henry Hsia to Vice President of Retail Marketing – Snacking and Entertaining

February 6, 2023 Hormel Foods Corporation

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a Fortune 500 global branded food company, announced the advancement of Henry Hsia to vice president of Retail marketing – Snacking and entertaining. In this role, Hsia is responsible for managing all brand-building activities for the Hormel Foods growing portfolio of snacking and entertaining brands, including Planters®, Corn Nuts®, Hormel® Pepperoni, Hormel Gatherings® and Columbus®.

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-to-Eat Stuffed Chicken Product that May Be Undercooked Due to a Processing Deviation

February 6, 2023 USDA FSIS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) stuffed chicken product because the product may not be fully cooked due to underprocessing. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that this product should not be consumed. A recall was not requested because the product is no longer available for consumers to purchase.

Salsa Queen Expands Salsas and Dips into Select King Soopers and City Market Stores

February 3, 2023 Salsa Queen

Salsa Queen, makers of fresh, gourmet Mexican salsas and dips, recently announced an expansion of their salsas and dips into select King Soopers and City Market stores, with locations centered in the great Denver area and Western Colorado.

Plant-based Beverages and Foods Have Become a Kitchen Staple in Many Homes, and an Entrée and Ingredient Option at Foodservice Outlets

February 3, 2023 The NPD Group 

The recent buzz about plant-based foods at retail and foodservice has many questioning if interest in plant-based foods is a fad or a long-term trend. Plant-based is a small but expanding category, and as more innovations and products become available and accessible, consumer interest broadens. According to The NPD Group*, about 25 million consumers eat plant-based beverages and foods occasionally or regularly, consuming these foods as part of a meal or as an ingredient. About one in five consumers say that they want more plant-based foods in their diet.

The Makers of WHOLLY GUACAMOLE Help You Save Time on Game Day by Offering Free Ready-to-Serve Guacamole with Any Instacart Order Feb. 10-12

February 2, 2023 MegaMex Foods

Starting Friday, Feb. 10, the makers of WHOLLY® GUACAMOLE will offer free guac with any Instacart purchase through the Big Game on Sunday, Feb. 12, for a limited time only*. Simply head to Instacart through the website or app Feb.10-12 to redeem. In addition, the brand is offering one lucky fan a chance to win free WHOLLY® product for one year.