UNFI Expands American Artisans Cheese and Specialty Program to New Warehouse, Doubling Size of Program

May 23, 2022 UNFI

Helping elevate artisanal cheese producers from family farms across the country, United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI), the largest publicly-traded grocery wholesaler and distributor in the U.S., announced today it has doubled the size of its American Artisan Cheese and Specialty Program. Launched in 2020 to give customers access to unique craft cheeses sourced from all over the nation, the program has been met with such enthusiasm, UNFI has expanded it to a second warehouse to serve customers in the Pacific Northwest.

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-To-Eat Ham Product Due to Possible Processing Deviation

May 23, 2022 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) ham 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 it is believed that the product is no longer available for consumers to purchase.

Boursin Cheese Debuts Maison Boursin – a House of Entertaining Inspiration – with Padma Lakshmi as its Host in Residence

May 20, 2022 Bel Brands USA

Boursin® Cheese is inviting cheese lovers to Maison Boursin, a culinary destination filled with inspiration to make the art of entertaining easy, elevated and, above all, enjoyable. The one-of-a-kind experience is created in partnership with culinary TV host and author Padma Lakshmi, who will serve as Maison Boursin’s Host in Residence throughout 2022.

ORAGIN’s Plant-Based Cheese Brand ‘Future of Cheese’ Obtains Organic Certification Recognized by Canadian, US and EU Regulatory Bodies

May 20, 2022 Future of Cheese

ORAGIN Foods Inc. is excited to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Future of Cheese Inc., has obtained Organic Certification through Ecocert allowing the Company to market Organic claims on its products in the Canadian, United States and European Union markets.

De Medici Wins Three Gold sofi Awards

May 19, 2022 Atalanta Corporation

De Medici, a division of Atalanta Corporation,  is celebrating multiple first-place wins from The Specialty Food Association’s prestigious sofi™ Awards. The 50th annual competition took place at the Rutgers Food Innovation Center, where nearly 2,000 pre-qualified products were judged on criteria including flavor, appearance, texture, aroma, ingredient quality, and creativity.