Tops Friendly Markets & Herban Fresh Partner for Contest Supporting Community Gardens

April 5, 2022 Plenus Group

Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont is partnering with refrigerated soup line Herban Fresh for a contest supporting the launch of the Herban Fresh Farm Fund. The contest will be open to non-profit groups and schools with one winner being awarded $5,000 for the purpose of building or enhancing a local community garden in the areas Tops operates. Applications will be accepted from Friday, April 1, 2022 to Saturday, April 30, 2022.

Blount Adds 75M Pounds of Capacity for 2022

April 4, 2022 Blount Fine Foods

Blount Fine Foods, the leading marketer and maker of premium, prepared soups, entrees, and side dishes today announced it will be adding 75 million pounds, approximately a 30% increase to their annual capacity, for the Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 seasons.  The increase is being made to satisfy the surge in consumer demand for these items under the Blount, Panera Bread and Private Label brands.

Modern Plant Based Foods Increases Capacity for KitsKitchen Soups in Preparation for Nationwide Growth

January 5, 2022 Modern Plant Based Foods

Modern Plant-Based Foods is pleased to announce that has moved manufacturing facility of its popular KitsKitchen soups to meet current and upcoming demand. The Company over the last period has been unable to fulfill a significant amount of orders due to capacity issues with its manufacturing.

Fortun Foods Debuts Two Items that are New for this Fall

August 24, 2021 FORTUN FOODS, INC

Fortun Foods is debuting two items that are NEW for this fall: Plant Based Soups (Vegan) in 7 new flavors. 

US Soup Sales to Drop as Consumers Eschew Canned Foods for Fresher Options

August 20, 2021 The Freedonia Group

US demand for soups and stews is projected to decline at an average annual rate of 2.3% in nominal terms through 2025, according to Soups & Stews: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. The COVID-19 pandemic bolstered sales of soups and stews in 2020, particularly canned, as consumers ate out less and stocked up on shelf-stable foods.