News on Food Trends from Ohio
Grippo's issues voluntary recall of Bar-B-Q flavored potato chips
October 16, 2022
Grippo Foods Inc., the Cincinnati-based snack food manufacturer, has issued a voluntary recall of some of its Bar-B-Q potato chips, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said.
Shearer's Foods stops making its branded chips to focus on private label business
February 20, 2022
Larry Zvara has been a fan of Shearer's potato chips for years, and the Akron resident is pretty bummed about the product disappearing from his grocery store's shelves.
Wendy's introduces 'Hot & Crispy Guarantee' for its french fries in the United States
October 13, 2021
Wendy's is taking a stand against cold and soggy fry disappointment from industry competitors with the introduction of a new Hot and Crispy Fry Guarantee. Reinvented Hot and Crispy Fries are a cut above the competition, preferred nearly 2:1 to McDonald's French Fries in a national taste test
Grote Company Acquired Precision Food Innovations (PFI)
August 31, 2021
Grote Company, an industrial food slicing, and assembly equipment manufacturer, has acquired Precision Food Innovations (PFI).
Ballreich Snack Food Company Recalls Bar-B-Q Seasoned Potato Chips for potential Salmonella contamination
August 12, 2021
Ballreich Snack Food Co. Tiffin, Ohio, is recalling its 1.5oz, 2.75oz, and 7oz packages of BAR-B-Q Potato Chips due to a potential contamination with Salmonella.
NDC Webinar coming up: 5 Essentials for NIR On-Line Measurement Success
June 09, 2021
NDC presents a live Webinar: Food and Bulk Industrial Material Processors: 5 Essentials for NIR On-Line Measurement Success
NDC Delivers a Live Webinar Event: Reducing Product Holds with Real-Time Measurements of Key Performance Indicators
April 13, 2021
Global competition is fierce and it's placing increasing market demands on manufacturers to optimize productivity, improve quality control and reduce waste to remain economically competitive.
Michael Family Farms launches new website to help educate consumers on products
April 22, 2020
Studies show that 70-80% of people research a company online before making a purchase. Shoppers search to find information about their potential food purchases in addition to the companies that produce it and what they stand for.
Ballreich's potato chip company gets new owners
April 16, 2019
Late last week, Ballreich Bros. Inc. announced that it had been sold to Ballreich Snack Food Company, a newer investor group formed by northwest Ohio business professionals who want to keep the company thriving.
Experimental potato delivers bounty of vitamin A and E
December 21, 2017
An experimental 'golden' potato has the potential to provide as much as 42 percent of a child’s recommended daily intake of vitamin A and 34 percent of a child’s recommended intake of vitamin E, according to a study co-led at The Ohio State University.