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McCain Foods USA to close Colton frozen vegetables plant
McCain Foods USA announced the closure of its production plant in Colton, California, laying off about 100 workers. The processing facility produces roasted, caramelized and sauteed frozen fruits and vegetables.
Now Serving At A Taco Bell® Near You: Nacho Fries Are Officially Back
Taco Bell kicks off 2019 with the return of fan-favorite Nacho Fries and an all-new movie trailer that is out of this world
Tasteful Selections promotes wellness with new, yearlong Small-Bite Campaign
Great things can come in small bites, which is why Tasteful Selections®, in partnership with RPE Inc., is launching their Small-Bite Campaign.
Pepsico Introduces Hello Goodness Snackbot to campus for snack delivery
Pepsico introduced the the Hello Goodness Snackbot, an autonomous robot made by Robby Technologies - fully stocked with better-for-you snacks and beverages - to the campus of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.
Peatos Becomes the Fastest Growing Snack in the Produce Section
Launched less than a year ago, Los Angeles-based World Peas™ Brand Peatos™ puffed pea snacks are winning over taste buds throughout the United States
McCain Foods recalls frozen roasted vegetables, an ingredient in many foods now being recalled as well
McCain Foods USA Inc. is recalling all products from its Colton facility in California, which produces fire-roasted, caramelized or sauteed frozen fruit and vegetable products.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Asias leading seaweed snack brand debuts US-based Nora Snacks at the 2018 natural products Expo East
Nora Snacks, a US subsidiary of the Thai seaweed manufacturer Taokaenoi brings its popular seaweed chips to American palates
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
ARS scientists streamline process to introduce multiple genes - as is required to make potatoes resistant to late blight
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Albany, California, have found a way to streamline the process that scientists use to insert multiple genes into a crop plant. Simplot is planning to use it to introduce multiple genes into potatoes to make them resistant to late blight
Potato Company Tasteful Selections continues to expand
Tasteful Selections, a pioneer in the growing bite-size potato category, announces another facility expansion to accommodate growing customer and consumer demand.
Bare Snacks® Launches Baked Crunchy Veggie Chips
Bare Snacks®, creator of delicious Snacks Gone Simple®, has announced the launch of its new line of deliciously crunchy veggie chips: bare® Beet Chips, Carrot Chips and Sweet Potato Chips.