Wright Brand Launches Nationwide Search for Mayor of Bacon City, USA

July 22, 2022 Wright Brand Bacon

Every town needs a mayor. And Wright Brand is searching for a mayor with a unique set of qualifications.  In honor of 100 years of Bacon the Wright Way®, Vernon, Texas is renaming its hometown Bacon City, USA for the weekend of September 16-17, 2022.  Wright Brand is launching a nationwide search to find the country’s biggest bacon fan and bestow them with the prestigious title of Mayor of Bacon City, USA. Added perks include a lifetime supply of Wright Brand bacon.

Umaro Foods Launches Bacon in Favorite Restaurants From Coast to Coast

July 18, 2022 Umaro Foods

Umaro Foods, a company built on the vision that the ocean will be our future source of protein, has launched a highly realistic plant-based bacon at restaurants across the United States.

Fair Oaks Foods Partners with The Austin Company to Design-Build a New Food Production Facility in Davenport

July 6, 2022 Fair Oaks Foods

Fair Oaks Foods plans to construct a fully cooked bacon facility in Davenport, Iowa. The $134 million investment includes a 150,000-square-foot facility in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center and will create an estimated 247 new full-time jobs. The plant is expected to commence operations in early 2024.

Hempler Foods Group, LLC, Chooses ReposiTrak to Bolster Compliance Management

May 6, 2022 ReposiTrak

Hempler Foods Group, LLC, a processor of high-quality, small-batch bacon, ham and sausage, is using the ReposiTrak Compliance Management Solution to ensure their suppliers meet all specifications for ingredients, packaging and services required by SQF and the USDA. Retailers, suppliers and wholesalers have trusted ReposiTrak’s robust solution suite to help reduce risk and remain in compliance with regulatory requirements, enhance operational controls and increase sales with unrivaled brand protection for more than 20 years.

Hooray Foods Expands Distribution of Plant-Based Bacon to Wegmans

April 5, 2022 Hooray Foods

Hooray Foods today announced that its innovative plant-based bacon that looks, cooks and tastes just like animal bacon is now available in Wegmans Food Markets. The rollout began with 76 stores located in North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Wegmans Food Markets will offer a retail pack of Hooray Foods bacon in its plant-based refrigerated section.