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ADM and Partners Awarded Field to Market’s Collaboration of the Year Award
ADM and its partners, Keurig Dr Pepper, PepsiCo, and Practical Farmers of Iowa, have won the Field to Market: Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture™ 2022 Collaboration of the Year Award for their regenerative agriculture project supporting Nebraska farmers. The award, one of Field to Market’s Sustainability Leadership Awards, recognizes an outstanding collaboration and cross-sector partnership in advancing continuous improvement in sustainable agriculture at the field and landscape level.
The project, “Supporting Nebraska Farmers to Boost Resiliency Via Cover Cropping,” provides farmers with technical assistance, peer support networks...
Chili's and Chain Collab to Crete the Ultimate Culinary Experience
Chili's Grill & Bar® is teaming up with Chain, the Los Angeles based pop-up phenomenon that features a Michelin-starred chef cooking up one-of-a-kind takes on chain restaurant favorites, to reimagine its beloved dishes and celebrate the pepper's prominent place in Americana. The duo is set to host four Chilified events at The Chain House in Los Angeles.
Chain's chef-driven approach celebrates what it calls the quintessential "New Americana" cuisine, and now Chain's makers, B.J. Novak and Chef Tim Hollingsworth, meet their muse to serve...
Denny's Drops a Hot New Set of Creator Meal Collabs
On the heels of the All Day Diner Deals value menu launch, today Denny's announces the release of three tasty new eats developed in partnership with popular TikTok creators who have a passion for food, flavor and fresh experiences. The distinct and dynamic new menu items - available at locations nationwide for a limited time - are part of the brand's newest Social Stars Influenced Menu, bursting with bold flavors and creative twists on sweet and savory pairings to excite the palate.
With a finger on the pulse of influencers who represent...
MingsBings™ and JUST Egg™ Launch Four New Plant-Based Breakfast Bing Pockets
In celebration of World Egg Day on October 14, Chef Ming Tsai and JUST Egg™, one of America's fastest-growing egg brands made entirely of plants, announced the launch of four new plant-based breakfast bings from Chef Tsai's frozen food line, MingsBings, that will help make the first meal of the day more delicious and convenient. The breakfast bings, developed by Iron Chef Ming Tsai, represent his brand's first entry into the breakfast category. Each flavor features JUST Egg alongside other plant-based ingredients...
Valley Fine Foods Debuts Retail's First Co-Branded Egg Bites With Impossible Foods
Valley Fine Foods, LLC, creators of Three BridgesTM Egg Bites, announced today the release of the first co-branded baked egg bite featuring ImpossibleTM Beef Made from Plants, available in nationwide Kroger stores as well as select Albertsons, Raley's and Safeway locations. The new Three Bridges Cheese & ImpossibleTM Egg Bites offers vegetarian and flexitarian consumers alike a new way to enjoy a delicious, high-protein breakfast that is ready in 60 seconds.
The collaboration is the latest in Valley Fine Foods' efforts to provide the highest quality...
Rachael Ray™ Home Chef Meal Kits Hit Kroger Shelves
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today shared that Home Chef, a subsidiary of The Kroger Co. and the leading meal solutions brand with both a retail and online presence, has collaborated with television host, best-selling author and philanthropist Rachael Ray to bring a new line of meal kits to stores across the Kroger Family of Companies.
"Rachael Ray, widely known for her quick, easy-to-prepare recipes, popular cooking shows and best-selling cookbooks, and Home Chef have come together to offer a series of meals..."
Tyson Foods Builds its Future as OneTyson
Tyson Foods today announced plans to bring together all its corporate team members from the Chicago, Downers Grove and Dakota Dunes area corporate locations to its world headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas. The move will foster closer collaboration, enhance team member agility and enable faster decision making, positioning Tyson to win with its team members, customers, and consumers. Team members will begin the phased relocation in early 2023.
“Tyson’s diverse portfolio of products and brands provides us with an unmatched strategic advantage to serve our customers,” said Donnie King...
McDonald's USA x Cactus Plant Flea Market
Everyone remembers their first Happy Meal® as a kid... and the can't-sit-still feeling as you dug in to see what was inside. That little red box could turn a regular Tuesday into the best. day. ever. And now, we're reimagining that experience in a whole new way – this time, for adults.
Introducing: the Cactus Plant Flea Market Box, a first-of-its-kind collaboration made exclusively for McDonald's fans by one of the most important brands in culture. It all starts with the box, which has been totally redesigned in...
Bayer Launches Collaboration with Perdue AgriBusiness
- Program is the first agrifood value chain business-to-business collaboration under Bayer’s new ForGround platform and is anticipated to help improve soil health and reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions at scale in the long term.- Creating additional opportunities for farmers to be an integral part of a more sustainable food value chain, Perdue grain farmers may be compensated for participating in a carbon footprinting program and eligible for future incentives tied to adopting regenerative farming practices, along with receiving access to all ForGround benefits.- The collaboration represents two industry leaders coming together to...
White Castle Bites Bring New Craveable Snacks to Grocery Stores
"Castle Bites," in Hamburger and Cheeseburger Flavors, Available Nationwide in 2022
White Castle Bites are the latest innovation in the grocery freezer aisle. Inspired by the iconic flavor of White Castle sliders, the new bite-sized snacks are made with 100% real beef and onions and wrapped in a crispy golden crust.
Castle Bites are rolling out in stores nationally with two flavors, Hamburger and Cheeseburger. Packaged in two sizes, 18 oz. standard stand-up bag and 40 oz. party pack, Castle Bites are always tasty and fun to eat...
Chipotle Brings Together "The 88 Club" to Launch National TV and New Menu Items
Dallas greats CeeDee Lamb, Michael Irvin, Dez Bryant, and Drew Pearson will star in new commercial and have their go-to orders featured on Chipotle's digital menu for a limited time
Chipotle Mexican Grill today announced it is teaming up with wide receivers CeeDee Lamb, Michael Irvin, Dez Bryant, and Drew Pearson to launch a national television commercial and new menu items celebrating the debut of "The 88 Club." The production for the commercial marked the first time all the players met in-person.
Wendy's Teams Up with Rick and Morty on Show Themed Drinks and Combo Meals Only on Uber Eats
Wendy's® and Adult Swim's Rick and Morty are joining forces once again to celebrate the Emmy® Award-winning series' sixth season with exclusive Coca-Cola® Freestyle® flavors, Rick and Morty-inspired combo meals on Uber Eats* and a chance to win limited-edition Rick and Morty's-themed merch exclusively with Uber Eats. Wubba Lubba Grub Grub!
Following the outpouring of love last year, Wendy's is partnering again with the innovative team at Coca‑Cola® to bring back...
Build Your Dream Menu Item with Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Custom Collaboration with Twitch
Carl's Jr.® and Hardee's® are switching on the CKE Test Kitchen charbroilers and experimenting with new recipes to kick off a custom collaboration with interactive livestreaming service, Twitch, to bring fans new menu items they never knew they needed.
The collaboration will allow social media users, as well as Twitch streamers and viewers, the opportunity to create their own "happy" and potentially create a new menu item. Throughout the past few weeks, fans have had the opportunity to vote for their favorite ingredients on...
Lightlife Foods Collaborates With Disney and Pixar for Promotion of New ‘Lightyear’ Film
Greenleaf Foods, SPC, owner of plant-based food company Lightlife®, announced today a blockbuster collaboration with Disney and Pixar. As part of the promotion of the upcoming film, Lightyear, Lightlife and Disney and Pixar are teaming up to celebrate the magic of legendary character Buzz Lightyear off the screen and in the kitchen.
Nostalgic fans of Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story will soon spot its beloved Space Ranger on retail shelves at Walmart, Kroger, Whole Foods Market, Target, Albertsons and others across the nation. As part...
Chipotle Kicks Off Pride Month with 'Always Real' Actions for the LGBTQIA+ Community
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced its 'Always Real' support for the LGBTQIA+ community in honor of Pride month. Chipotle worked with its PRIDE Employee Resource Group to identify pressing issues that members of the community face, and together developed its first-ever program dedicated to yearlong support.
'Always Real' FoodFood insecurity, the state of being without reliable access to enough affordable, nutritious food, disproportionately affects members of the LGBTQ community. LGBTQ adults living in the U.S. are nearly twice as likely to be experiencing food...
Burger King® Celebrates Its Birthday With a New Limited-Edition Crown and Free Whopper Jr. Sandwiches
Burger King is keeping its birthday lit – flame-grilled, that is. Guests have loved the Home of the Whopper since 1954, and on June 1, the brand turns 68 years old. To celebrate, Burger King is launching a limited-edition birthday crown at participating restaurants nationwide and Royal Perks members can get a free Whopper Jr. sandwich with any $1+ purchase for one day only*.
Burger King has continued to reward its Royal Perks members with exclusive benefits they can’t find...
GOOD Meat & ADM Partner to Accelerate Cultivated Meat Production
Eat Just, Inc., a company that applies cutting-edge science and technology on a mission to create healthier, more sustainable foods, announced today that its GOOD Meat division has entered into a joint development agreement with ADM, an international leader in nutrition that powers many of the world’s top food, beverage, health and wellness brands. This is ADM's first strategic partnership of its kind in the cultivated meat sector, which analysts predict could become a $25 billion global industry by 2030.
GOOD Meat created the world’s first real, high-quality...
Perdue AgriBusiness Announces Collaboration with ZeaKal
Illustrating a shared commitment to improve the value and sustainability of food production, Perdue AgriBusiness and ZeaKal announced a multi-year development agreement to raise more sustainable poultry through improved soy genetics and feed quality.
ZeaKal’s PhotoSeed® trait technology increases photosynthetic capacity, converting more carbon dioxide and sunlight into energy for the plant. In soybeans, this has consistently resulted in improved oil and protein content while improving the sustainability index of the crop. As the main protein source in poultry feed, U.S. farmers and food companies have been eager to secure access to...
Make Mother's Day Great with a Sides Lovers Meal from KFC® and the Buckquet from Proflowers®
This Mother's Day, KFC and Proflowers are helping you celebrate mom like never before – introducing the Kentucky Fried Buckquet, a DIY floral arrangement that, once assembled, can be part fried chicken, part fresh flowers and altogether amazing.
Order a KFC Sides Lovers Meal for Mother's Day via the KFC mobile app or kfc.com (offer online only, not available in restaurants) between May 1-3 and receive a promo code to redeem your very own free Kentucky Fried Buckquet kit from Proflowers*...
DJ Khaled’s Another Wing Drops Plant-based LikeWings with Miami Wing Dispensary on April 20
Today DJ Khaled’s Another Wing unveils LikeWings, new plant-based additions to its U.S. menu in partnership with LikeMeat, a LIVEKINDLY Collective brand. This unique collaboration marks LikeMeat’s first ghost kitchen partnership, and LikeWings are available for order starting today through the Another Wing storefront on UberEats, DoorDash, GrubHub and Postmates in the U.S.
LikeMeat’s juicy and delicious plant-based LikeWings come smothered in Another Wing’s signature flavors including: You Loyal! Lemon Pepper, Honey! Honey! Hot Honey Sriracha and They Don’t Want You To Win...
Subway in Thailand unveils MEAT ZERO’s Plant-Based Garlic & Herb Patty
Subway has launched Plant-Based Garlic & Herb Patty in collaboration with MEAT ZERO, a plant-based food brand from Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) and a market leader in Thailand, to serve up delicious meals for health-conscious consumers. The collab products are now available in Subway stores throughout Thailand.
About Passion Co. Ltd., the world's largest DIY sandwich brand, has partnered with CP Foods’ MEAT ZERO to launch "Plant-Based Garlic & Herb Patty" to capture a growing flexitarian consumer base in the country.
Aramark and Pittsburgh Penguins Bring First Temperature-Controlled Food Lockers to PPG Paints Arena
The Pittsburgh Penguins are testing the latest innovation in food locker delivery systems at PPG Paints Arena as part of a collaboration with Aramark, the arena’s exclusive food and beverage concessionaire, and Cargill, provider of food pickup system Chekt.
The new self-service concept, which launched at PPG Paints Arena in late February 2022, allows fans to select and order food and beverage items from an exclusive menu directly at their seats and pick up from one of 24 dual-chamber, temperature-controlled food...
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