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Jennie-O Turkey Store & Carla Hall Announce National Partnership, “School Cafeteria Takeovers”
The makers of the Jennie-O® turkey brand – category leader and trusted brand for turkey products – announced a partnership in October with esteemed chef, cookbook author and beloved TV personality Carla Hall.
As part of this partnership, the Jennie-O team and Hall visit schools across the nation to honor school cafeteria staff by hosting School Cafeteria Takeovers, which kicked off last month in Knoxville, Tenn., at Blue Grass Elementary School. Today, the team recognizes the unsung heroes of the school cafeteria at Panorama High School...
Plant Based Foods Expands Retail Distribution with Kroger Partnership
Planet Based Foods Global Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Planet Based Foods, the first and only company to produce nutritious plant-based meat with sustainable hemp as its number-one ingredient, has completed its first mainstream grocery distribution with Kroger. Planet Based Foods' new vegan, gluten-free Southwest Taquitos and Original Taquitos, as well as its Green Chili Southwest Hemp Burger, are now available in the frozen aisle at 700 Kroger stores across 10 Western states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Nevada, New Mexico...
Southeastern Grocers to Distribute 7,000 Turkeys and Holiday Meal Essentials Ahead of Thanksgiving
Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, together with the SEG Gives Foundation, is giving back to its communities ahead of Thanksgiving to help neighbors in need enjoy the holiday with their loved ones. The grocer is partnering with Feeding America® network food banks and military organizations to provide thousands of people with traditional Thanksgiving dinner staples with the donation of more than 7,000 turkeys and meal essentials...
Lineage Logistics Extends U.S. EPA SmartWay® Transport Partnership
Lineage Logistics, LLC, the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced it has renewed its participation in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership, a program that provides a framework to assess the environmental performance and energy efficiency of goods moving through supply chains so partnering companies can reduce their environmental footprint.
Launched in 2004, the SmartWay program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking and improving freight transportation efficiency. Moreover, the program also helps companies select more efficient...
Meat District Partners with Los Angeles Rams to Introduce The Champ Burger
Meat District, the creator of butcher-crafted premium fresh and frozen burgers, and the defending Champion Los Angeles Rams are proud to announce a multi-year partnership that kicks off with the introduction of "The Champ" Burger which is now available across Southern California.
The Champ Burger, made from the very best premium steak cuts of Chuck, Brisket and Short-Rib Angus Beef, will be easy to find in the meat aisles as it features Meat District's unique and attractive co-branded packaging with a striking neon...
Jack in the Box Announces Partnership with The Cypress Group to Help with Refranchising of Del Taco
Jack in the Box Inc. today announced that it has partnered with The Cypress Group, a leading restaurant and franchise investment banking firm, to manage the sale of certain company-owned Del Taco restaurants, which currently make up roughly half of the brand’s total restaurant count, to existing and new franchisees.
The sale process will begin immediately and represents the next step toward asset-light portfolio optimization of the Del Taco system, positioning it for future growth.
Cypress has more than 30 years...
SpartanNash, Shipt Announce Expansion of Same-Day Delivery Partnership
Food solutions company SpartanNash today announced its growing partnership with same-day delivery service Shipt. Shipt users will now be able to shop nearly 90 Company-owned grocery stores across Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio and have groceries and essential household items delivered in as soon as an hour.
Since April 2021, Shipt has served as a last-mile delivery provider for SpartanNash, delivering grocery orders placed directly with Fast Lane to consumers’ homes. With the holidays approaching, shoppers can now purchase groceries from Shipt’s digital marketplace...
Planet Based Foods Announces New Manufacturing Partner Cedarlane
Planet Based Foods Global Inc. is pleased to announce that they will be working with new manufacturing partner Cedarlane Natural Foods, Inc. ("Cedarlane"). With decades of packaged goods manufacturing experience, Cedarlane is one of the country's leading manufacturers of healthy and innovative frozen and fresh food products. Planet Based Foods is looking forward to partnering with them as they will create a variety of synergistic opportunities in the near and far-term.
The new manufacturing will bolster Planet Based Foods product diversity both horizontally; from burritos and taquitos, to handheld...
Grab the Family Movie Night Meal Deal at Checkers® & Rally's® in Honor of E.T.'s 40th Anniversary
Checkers & Rally's, an iconic drive-thru restaurant chain known for flavorful, craveable food at a great value, celebrates the 40th anniversary release of "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and Amblin Entertainment, inviting all customers to grab the new Family Movie Night Meal Deal before watching E.T. as a family, now through Nov. 13.
The Family Movie Night Meal Deal features four meals consisting of four single sandwich options – Checkerburger/Rallyburger, Spicy Chicken, Crispy Fish or...
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...
Jack in the Box’s New Online Ordering Makes Satisfying Cravings Even Easier
Jack in the Box, one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains with more than 2,200 locations across 21 states, has launched a brand-new ordering website and native mobile app. The updated app and site were developed in partnership with Bounteous, the digital innovation partner for the world’s most ambitious brands.
Jack in the Box's online ordering and integrated mobile app features a full array of capabilities including full menu ordering, customization options, location finder, product and restaurant information, flexible delivery or pickup options and an integrated loyalty...
The Makers of Jennie-O® Turkey and Carla Hall Partner to Honor School Cafeteria Staff
The Makers of the Jennie-O® turkey brand — the category leader and trusted brand for turkey products — announced today a partnership with esteemed chef, cookbook author and beloved TV personality Carla Hall to honor school cafeteria staff throughout the country by hosting School Cafeteria Takeovers in select cities over the next several months.
"This partnership with the Jennie-O® brand is very special to me and really hits close to home because we are recognizing some of the hardest working people in..."
Sinelli Concepts Partners with Earth Burger to Launch National Expansion Plan
Sinelli Concepts International, the leading parent company to hundreds of restaurants and businesses, is proud to announce a partnership with Texas-based restaurant Earth Burger – the first-ever plant-based fast food restaurant – to launch a national franchise expansion plan designed to change the future of fast food. Earth Burger has been a big hit from the very beginning and has also received hundreds of inquiries from individuals requesting to franchise. Many of these requests have come from sophisticated restaurant operators and companies wanting to capitalize on the brand's...
Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches Launches Exclusive Cloud'WICH
Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches is giving guests a new choice with the unveiling of the all-new Cloud'WICH. Created with an exclusive partnership in the sandwich space with The Cloud Bread Company, customers can now order their favorite Wich on healthy, great-tasting Cloud Bread.
Made with four simple ingredients – eggs, cream cheese, baking soda and baking powder – this new option is certified gluten-free, sugar-free, with zero carbs, no added preservatives and only 35 calories per slice. The Cloud'WICH caters to a variety of nutritional lifestyles, allowing...
DoorDash Unveils New Partnerships with Top Grocers and Retailers
Over the last few years, we have accelerated our growth beyond restaurants, introducing on-demand grocery, convenience store, alcohol delivery, and more on the DoorDash app with partners including Albertsons Companies, Walgreens, BJ's Wholesale Club, Dollar General, and Wawa, creating more opportunities for retailers of all sizes to expand their digital offerings and reach consumers online. Today, there are more than 75,000 non-restaurant retail stores on the DoorDash platform across North America.
Today, we're excited to announce several new retail partners on DoorDash spanning multiple categories including grocery, convenience, sporting...
Food Retailers Missing Out on Revenue Opportunities, New Study Reveals
OSF Digital releases the 2022 Grocery Omnichannel Retail Index with insights for food retailers and grocers to accelerate growth and increase loyalty
OSF Digital, an award-winning provider of digital transformation services to companies worldwide, announced the release of the 2022 Grocery Omnichannel Retail Index (ORI) findings in partnership with FMI, the Food Industry Association, and NRF, the National Retail Federation. The 2022 Grocery ORI reveals progress in omnichannel best practices; however, the majority of food retailers are still behind in developing integrated, seamless, and personalized experiences across all channels...
Amazon to Bring Low Carbon Electrofuels to its Trucking Fleet
Amazon has signed an agreement with renewable fuels technology company Infinium to begin powering Amazon’s transportation fleet with ultra-low carbon electrofuels beginning in 2023. Infinium is expected to initially supply enough electrofuels, which are a fossil-based fuel alternative created with carbon waste and renewable power, to begin powering Amazon trucks in lieu of diesel fuel for approximately 5 million miles of travel per year.
The agreement is another step forward in Amazon’s commitment to transition its transportation network away from fossil fuels and deliver packages to customers in...
Taco Bell® Introduces New Beyond Carne Asada Steak™
In partnership with Beyond Meat®, Taco Bell is offering the first-of-its kind innovation at price parity to traditional steak for a limited time in Dayton, Ohio area as the brand increases accessibility to delicious plant-based items
Taco Bell and Beyond Meat® today announce the unveiling of a first-of-its kind, category-disrupting product: Beyond Carne Asada Steak™. Completely new yet expectedly flavorful, this plant-based protein will be available at select Taco Bell locations in the Dayton, Ohio area starting October 13, for...
Del Monte's® Veggieful™ Brand Announces Partnership with Nicole Keshishian Modic of KaleJunkie
Today, Del Monte® Veggieful™ announces its partnership with Nicole Keshishian Modic of popular food site and social page KaleJunkie to inspire consumers to fall back into a healthier routine. Nicole offers inspiration, recipes and time-saving hacks showcasing how Veggieful™ Pocket Pies, including NEW pizza-inspired pocket pies, and Veggieful™ Riced Veggies can be incorporated into your day-to-day snack or meal rotation.
"My goal whenever I am cooking is to find joy in eating with simple yet flavorful recipes that..."
TGI Fridays® Expands Global Presence in Asia a Very Significant Development Agreement
The U.S.-based company has partnered with Master Franchisor, Universal Success Enterprises, to bring an authentic Fridays® experience to over 75 new locations in South and Southeast Asia
TGI Fridays announced today the development of 75 new restaurants throughout South and Southeast Asia over the next 10 years in partnership with Master Franchisor Universal Success Enterprises. The deal, which is expected to drive over $500MM in revenue for the U.S.-based company over 10 years, is the most significant development agreement to date for the...
Grubhub and Bloomin' Brands Expand Partnership with More Restaurants
Grubhub and Bloomin' Brands, Inc. announced today they are expanding their partnership to bring all of Bloomin' Brands concepts to the Grubhub Marketplace. All Bloomin' Brands concepts will be available on Grubhub for pickup or delivery, adding to the select Carrabba's Italian Grill locations already available on the platform.
More than 1,700 listings will be available across the country, including more than 1,000 restaurant locations and 700 virtual kitchens. Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, and Aussie Grill are currently available on Grubhub, with Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and...
C&S Wholesale Grocers Partners with TCS to Build AI-Powered Distribution Model
Tata Consultancy Services has been chosen by C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (C&S), an industry leader in supply chain solutions and wholesale grocery supply in the United States, to build a new operations platform on Google Cloud to reduce the company's carbon footprint and enhance the customer experience.
C&S has partnered with TCS to reimagine its operations platforms, including customer experience and grocery distribution. TCS will lead the company-wide project and help C&S establish a new cloud-based architecture that will unify its...
Southeastern Grocers to Debut Innovative Delivery and Curbside Pickup Experience by DoorDash
Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, will soon offer a new, convenient means to shop for groceries online that will also allow customers to enjoy the same prices as shopping in store. Starting in October, customers can utilize SEG’s proprietary new offering to shop their local Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket stores online and have their groceries delivered right to them in as little as two hours with the benefit of in-store deals and...
Beyond™ The Original Orange Chicken™ is Back By Popular Demand at Panda Express® for a Limited Time
Panda Express®, the largest family-owned and operated Asian dining concept in the U.S., is pleased to announce the return of its breakthrough innovation, Beyond™ The Original Orange Chicken™. Now available nationwide for a limited time while supplies last, this delicious entrée is co-developed with Beyond Meat® to capture the irresistibly crunchy texture and flavor of The Original Orange Chicken®, while giving guests the flavor they know and love as a plant-based option...
Cargill Launches Asia Pacific Digital Business Studio to Accelerate Food and Agriculture Innovation
Cargill’s first digital business studio in Asia expands the company’s innovation investments in the region
Cargill is partnering with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to launch its first digital business studio in Asia. The studio is designed to support local founders with investments that bring Cargill solutions to the market and accelerate innovation for the food and agriculture industry in Asia-Pacific.
Through this three-year partnership, Cargill will develop a portfolio of at least five new startups in Singapore. The startups will focus on pressing...
Walmart Announces Equity Investment in Sustainable Beef LLC
Walmart and Sustainable Beef LLC announced today that Walmart signed an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Sustainable Beef LLC, a rancher-owned company based in North Platte, Nebraska. Walmart’s equity investment is part of a broader strategic partnership to source top-quality angus beef from Sustainable Beef LLC’s new beef processing facility. This partnership helps supplement the current beef industry and provides additional opportunities for ranchers to increase their business. As part of the investment, Walmart will also have representation on Sustainable Beef’s board.
Walmart’s investment will help Sustainable Beef...
Beef. It's What for Dinner. 300 Returns to Daytona International Speedway
NASCAR beefs up the Xfinity Series season opener for a third consecutive year
For the third year in a row Daytona International Speedway announced its partnership with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, to sponsor the 42nd season-opening race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series – The Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.® 300. The race is scheduled to kick off the season on Saturday, February 18 at Daytona International Speedway, the day before the 65th annual DAYTONA 500...
Stryve Foods Partners with Military Nonprofit in Support of Fallen and Disabled Service Members
Stryve Foods, Inc., the premium air-dried meat snacks brand conquering the intersection of healthy and convenient, is proud to announce its partnership with Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides academic scholarships to the children and spouses of America's fallen and disabled service members. Folds of Honor pays tribute to the sacrifice of America's heroes by allowing their legacy to live on through their families through educational scholarships, partnering with brands such as Stryve Foods in order to achieve the goals that allow for...
Boston-Based Mable Partnering with Convenience Store Chain Alltown Fresh®
Mable, an online wholesale platform for grocery, is announcing a partnership with Alltown Fresh® to provide wholesale distribution of local specialty foods to Alltown Fresh's® store locations. Alltown Fresh® supports communities by sourcing products from local farms, bakeries and vendors. Mable's offering of 3,000+ local, emerging brands makes it easy for Alltown Fresh® to support their communities and manage wholesale buying from local artisanal vendors in a single platform.
"We are really excited about this partnership!" said Joshua Smith, VP at Alltown...
Grubhub and Bank of America Team Up to Offer Grubhub+ for Free to Cardholders
Grubhub and Bank of America today announced that eligible Bank of America cardholders can receive Grubhub+ free for one year, providing unlimited $0 delivery fees on orders of $12 or more and exclusive Perks from restaurants on Grubhub.
Starting today, eligible cardholders can activate a one-year, complimentary Grubhub+ membership trial, valued at nearly $120. Grubhub+ members also enjoy a donation match on Grubhub+ orders when they are opted into Grubhub's Donate the Change program, which raised more...
Certified Group Partners with Groundswell Strategy to Strengthen Their Role as Food Safety Experts
Certified Group, a leading provider of laboratory testing services for customers working in FDA and USDA-regulated markets, today announced a partnership with Groundswell Strategy. The partnership enables Certified Group companies, Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) and EAS Consulting Group (EAS), leading North American providers of laboratory testing and regulatory consulting services, to engage with customers to meet regulatory compliance objectives, ultimately helping respond to and prevent foodborne illness.
Led by former Administrator of USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, Carmen Rottenberg, Groundswell Strategy will...
Quicklly and Instacart put Indian Groceries on the Map with 60-Minute Delivery
Quicklly, a comprehensive, one-stop marketplace for Indian/South Asian groceries, tiffins, meal kits and fully-prepared restaurant dishes, and Instacart today announced the companies' expanded partnership to offer delivery of Quicklly's Indian pantry staples, desi spices and sauces in as fast as an hour across seven U.S. cities: New York City, N.Y., Chicago, Ill., Austin, Texas, Fremont, Calif., Sunnyvale, Calif., Naperville, Ill. and Edison, N.J. The Instacart app also offers nationwide delivery of Quicklly's ready-to-eat Indian meals kits in three to four days, creating...
Innovative Food Company, Egglife Foods, Announces Partnership With Jenny Mollen
According to the National Peanut Board, the average American child will consume 1,500 PB&Js before graduating high school. While tasty, the average PB&J isn't the most nutritious option, which is why Egglife Foods, the innovative food company that uses cage-free eggs instead of flour to reimagine carb-heavy foods, is rethinking this iconic schooltime staple – with less carbs and sugar and more protein.
In partnership with actor, Instagram personality and New York Times bestselling author Jenny Mollen, Egglife is sharing a variety of delicious and healthy twists...
Fast-Casual Restaurant, honeygrow Partners with DailyPay to Boost Hiring and Employee Tenure
In an Effort to Provide its Employees with Financial Wellness Tools, honeygrow Implements Popular On-Demand Pay Benefit
honeygrow, the Philadelphia-based fast-casual concept, is joining forces with DailyPay – the leader in on-demand pay. Through this partnership, honeygrow's restaurant employees can now access their earned pay after completing a shift. Ultimately, DailyPay's benefit allows employees to access their pay as they earn it, eliminating the need for payday loans and overdraft fees as they can pay bills, save, spend, or invest on their own schedules...
DoorDash and Grocery Outlet Partner for On-Demand Grocery Delivery
Grocery Outlet Holding Corp., the leading extreme-value retailer in the United States, today announced a partnership with DoorDash, the local commerce platform, to offer on-demand grocery delivery from more than 398 locations across the country including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada. Now DoorDash customers can order groceries on-demand from local Grocery Outlet stores via the DoorDash marketplace app or website, accessing all their grocery and household needs with savings top of mind.
Grocery Outlet serves more than 1.5 million shoppers each week...
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers partners with UMI Marketing Solutions
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has selected UMI Marketing Solutions as their marketing operations partner. Freddy's is a leading fast-casual restaurant with huge growth potential as they expand across the United States. Bringing their decades of marketing and franchise industry experience to the table, UMI will further fuel Freddy's efforts to double its footprint within the next four years.
"Freddy's is a unique, rapidly-growing brand, and we believe UMI's turn-key nature and dedication to the success of their clients through innovative marketing solutions make them the perfect partner to..."
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Team Up with HelloFresh to Introduce Limited-Edition Recipes
HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit company, announced today a new partnership with beloved couple Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka to promote the ease and deliciousness of cooking with meal kits. Known for having impeccable taste, the partnership provides HelloFresh customers access to new, family-friendly recipes developed exclusively by Chef David Burtka. In addition, consumers can see Neil, David and their kids, Gideon and Harper, in a series of comedic content as they conquer mealtime in their own kitchen.
David Burtka, professional chef...
Lightspeed & OpenTable Help Restaurants Drive Improved Efficiencies
Lightspeed Commerce Inc., the one-stop commerce platform for merchants around the world to simplify, scale, and create exceptional customer experiences, today announced the expansion of its systems integration partnership with OpenTable, a leading restaurant platform and provider of online restaurant reservations.
The rich integration between OpenTable and Lightspeed enables the two systems to communicate in real-time, streamlining the core information restaurants need to run an efficient floor all in one place. Those using the Lightspeed and OpenTable systems integration can better understand diner behavior and spending, get up-to- the-minute...
Save A Lot and RangeMe Partner to Drive Product Innovation for Customers
Save A Lot announced a new partnership with RangeMe, the world's largest product discovery and sourcing platform, to scale the discount grocer's sourcing efforts for new and innovative products.
"Save A Lot is a limited assortment, hometown value grocer. That means we are laser focused on providing convenience, value and quality products for everyone who walks through our doors," said Tom Burkemper, Vice President of DSD & Merchandising Services. "The differentiator for us is that through our partnership with RangeMe, we are able to more quickly source, evaluate..."
Great Lakes Foods Selects eGrowcery to Help Retailers Go Digital
Great Lakes Foods, a wholesaler of food and non-food products to supermarkets and convenience stores in Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois, is working with eGrowcery, developer of the leading retail food industry eCommerce platform, to provide online sales and fulfillment solutions to it retail partners. The first operators are expected to deploy the system later this year.
“We needed to provide our retail partners with eCommerce technology that makes it as easy for them to engage with their shoppers online as it is in the store. The eGrowcery solution provides..."
Real Good Foods Partners with Stockperks to Reward Retail Investor Relationships
The Real Good Food Company, Inc., an innovative, high-growth, branded, health- and wellness-focused frozen food company, announced today the launch of their Real Good Foods Perks Program on the Stockperks app.
Real Goods Foods shareholders who leverage the Stockperks app can redeem perks based upon four levels of shareholding. Perks include digital gift cards for Realgoodfoods.com, Visa Gift Cards to purchase Real Good Foods products at major retailers such as Wal-Mart, Costco, Target or Kroger, a selection of merchandise in the Real Good Foods...
Hot Dog Council, National Mustard Museum Team Up for 'Sausage + Mustard Pairing Guide'
The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) and the National Mustard Museum joined forces this summer to create the ultimate "Sausage and Mustard Pairing Guide," just in time for July's National Hot Dog Month and Independence Day. July 4th is the single biggest hot dog consumption day of the year as Americans enjoy an estimated 150 million hot dogs, part of a summer where people consume an estimated seven billion hot dogs.
"Mustard and sausages are about as classic a combo..."
Frisch’s Big Boy to Serve Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs at All Locations Beginning July 1
Today, Frisch's Big Boy announces the pairing of two of America’s most famous and long-standing menu items, the Big Boy burger, and the Nathan’s Famous hot dog. To kick off National Hot Dog Month beginning July 1, all Frisch’s Big Boy locations will carry the Nathan’s Famous 100% all-beef natural casing hot dog, the same hot dog proudly served at Nathan’s Famous restaurants, including the original Coney Island location. It’s also made with the same secret spice recipe dating back...
Grubhub and Brinker Partner to Bring Fan Favorites to the Grubhub Marketplace
Grubhub, a leading U.S. food-ordering and delivery marketplace and Brinker International, Inc. announced today a partnership to bring the Chili's® Grill & Bar, It's Just Wings® and Maggiano's Little Italy® brands to Grubhub.
More than 2,500 locations will be available on the Grubhub Marketplace in the coming weeks. Chili's® Grill & Bar and It's Just Wings® (Chili's virtual brand) locations are currently available on Grubhub, with Maggiano's Little Italy® locations available soon.
"We make it our mission to add as many restaurants to..."
Wendy's and Tiger Pistol Partnership Sets the New Standard for Collaborative Advertising
Tiger Pistol, the leading collaborative advertising platform that delivers local activation at scale, announced today a partnership with The Wendy's Company, the global quick service restaurant, to power its national-to-local social advertising programs.
According to Kristin Tormey, Manager, Social Media & Gaming at The Wendy's Company, "The new partnership between Wendy's® and Tiger Pistol is an important step forward for our local advertising strategy. Tiger Pistol strengthens the level of collaboration between Wendy's, our regional agencies, and our restaurants, enabling high-performing social advertising at the..."
Fatburger Launches Mike’s Hot Honey® for New Spicy Crispy Chicken Sandwich
Fatburger announces the launch of Mike’s Hot Honey® Crispy Chicken Sandwich, available for a limited time. The sweet and spicy mash-up is the first Fatburger and Mike’s Hot Honey® collaboration, with both brands working together to create a one-of-a-kind offering that will “wow” chicken sandwich enthusiasts. Customers can order the Mike’s Hot Honey® Crispy Chicken Sandwich online and in-store at participating Fatburger locations from June 14 through September 4, 2022.
Sweet ‘n’ spicy ‘n’ ultra-crispy, the...
GOOD Meat Partners with Industry Leader to Build the First Large-Scale Cultivated Meat Facility
GOOD Meat, the cultivated meat division of Eat Just, Inc., a company that applies cutting-edge science and technology on a mission to create healthier, more sustainable foods, announced today that it signed an exclusive multi-year agreement with ABEC, Inc. to design, manufacture, install and commission the largest known bioreactors for avian and mammalian cell culture. With a long history of bioprocess equipment innovation, ABEC has the most experience and largest capacity in the biotech industry.
Ten 250,000-liter bioreactors will form the foundation...
Skipcart Partners with DeliverB4 to Help Restaurants Save Billions of Dollars in Fees
Skipcart, one of the largest on-demand delivery companies in the United States, today announced an innovative partnership with technology platform DeliverB4 aimed at leveling the playing field by saving restaurants $2 or more per marketplace order through their new outsourced delivery program.
Restaurants are hurting on all fronts with limited staffing, high cost of goods and fixed costs. A recent NRA survey showed nearly 90% of operators are less profitable than when the pandemic began with no relief in sight. NRA's State of...
IHOP® Selects TRAY POS as New Vendor
TRAY, an innovative Point of Sale and restaurant management platform geared toward Enterprise restaurants, today announced a multi-year deal with IHOP® restaurants in the US.
In this new partnership, IHOP will be upgrading its current POS systems to TRAY's system. The new system allows IHOP franchisees to leverage more efficient training, and allows for more up to date technology throughout the restaurants. Since TRAY technology uses Android-based hardware, it provides an additional cost-savings opportunity for franchisees and allows for rapid conversion with minimal restaurant disruption...
Walmart and Symbotic Expand Partnership to Implement Industry-Leading Automation System
Symbotic LLC, a revolutionary A.I.-powered supply chain technology company, and Walmart Inc. announced an expanded commercial agreement to implement Symbotic’s robotics and software automation platform in all 42 of Walmart’s regional distribution centers over the coming years. This is an expansion of Walmart’s prior commitment to deploy Symbotic Systems in 25 regional distribution centers.
The end-to-end software-enabled high-density robotics platform plays a strategic role in supporting the retailer’s goal of modernizing its vast supply chain network and allows Walmart to transform its regional distribution...
Robert Downey Jr.'s FootPrint Coalition Ventures Joins Motif FoodWorks
Motif FoodWorks, the Boston-based food technology company making plant-based food better tasting and more nutritious, today announced an investment by Robert Downey Jr.'s FootPrint Coalition Ventures. Along with the investment, the companies will partner on the development of new-to-the-world plant-based food forms.
Separately, Motif also unveiled an expanded product portfolio—in addition to its food technologies—for foodservice providers, distributors, and retailers with private labels. The new products include finished alternative beef, pork and chicken formats that feature its breakthrough food-technologies...
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...
Motional and Uber Eats Launch Autonomous Deliveries in Santa Monica
Today, Motional and Uber launched autonomous deliveries for Uber Eats customers in Santa Monica, California. Motional’s all-electric IONIQ 5 vehicles, operating autonomously, are now conducting end-to-end food deliveries.
“Autonomous delivery signifies the next phase of Motional’s commercial roadmap,” said Abe Ghabra, Motional’s Chief Operating Officer. “This service will provide the learnings and experience needed to make Motional the trusted AV provider for on-demand delivery networks. We’re proud to partner with Uber on this important milestone and begin introducing Uber Eats customers to autonomous technology...”
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Launches Online Ordering for Catering
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop announces the launch of their online ordering platform for catering orders to make enjoying their scratch made favorites with family, friends, and coworkers even more convenient. The Texas-based restaurant group is recognized for their Baja-style fare with nearly 150 franchise- and corporate-owned locations in 17 states.
The growing taco shop concept partnered with Olo, a leading on-demand commerce platform powering the restaurant industry’s digital transformation, to integrate catering into their online ordering platform.
“We’ve seen our catering sales increase..."
Abbot's Butcher Fuels Growth with Massive Retail Expansion at Target Nationally
Abbot's Butcher, the makers of premium plant-based meats, announces it now has national distribution at Target, with the retailer carrying Abbot's Butcher's crave-worthy "Chorizo" at 1,215 stores nationwide. Additionally, Abbot's Butcher is expanding into 159 The Fresh Market stores and 73 Fresh Thyme stores with their full portfolio of delicious and protein-rich plant-based products including "Chorizo," Ground "Beef," and Chopped Chick'n.
"We are excited to partner with Target, The Fresh Market, and Fresh Thyme to give more people access to our delicious plant-based..."
SpartanNash and DoorDash Partner to Scale On-Demand Grocery Offerings
Food solutions company SpartanNash today announced an innovative partnership with local commerce platform DoorDash to expand the Company’s grocery services and solutions across both digital and physical platforms through various different initiatives.
DoorDash is partnering with SpartanNash to offer on-demand grocery delivery from more than 100 SpartanNash owned stores including Family Fare, Martin’s Super Markets and more. The partnership will also include the opportunity for SpartanNash’s network of 2,100 independent retail customers to leverage both the DoorDash marketplace app and website as well as DoorDash Drive, the white-label...
Publix and Instacart Debut Carrot Warehouses in Miami
Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the United States with 1,295 grocery stores across several Southeastern states, and Instacart, a leading retail enablement company in North America, are debuting 15-minute delivery in Miami powered by Instacart's nano-fulfillment solution, Carrot Warehouses. Starting today and rolling out over the coming weeks, customers in Miami's Brickell, Coral Gables and Wynwood neighborhoods will be able to have a wide range of fresh produce, pantry staples, household goods and more delivered from Publix in as fast as 15-minutes, whether it's early morning or...
Nowadays Closes $7 Million Seed Round to Accelerate Health-Focused, Plant-Based Chicken
Health-focused plant-based meat company Nowadays closed its oversubscribed Seed round, raising just shy of $10 million to-date to support commercialization of new plant-based chicken innovation, scale its proprietary whole-cut technology platform, and expand distribution.
Currently, the company offers crispy plant-based chicken nuggets that have a classic fried chicken taste and texture made with only seven simple and sustainable ingredients. Nowadays emerges from its latest round of funding with one of the highest valuations for a company in its category...
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...
Nathan's Famous to Pilot With Let us Nudge in 15 Locations Throughout the U.S.
Nathan's Famous, the American tradition serving New York favorites for more than 100 years, announces its partnership with Let us Nudge, an emergent restaurant technology solution that provides table seating efficiencies during both busy and slow times. We expect the Let us Nudge technology will enable Nathan's to increase sales through campaign management and targeted coupons at 15 Nathan's Famous locations throughout the country with the Nudge@Home platform.
"At Nathan's Famous, we are always seeking partners with innovative technology that enables us to offer our customers..."
Perdue Foods Selects Colle McVoy As Creative Agency of Record
Colle McVoy has been selected as creative agency of record for Perdue Foods after a competitive review. The agency will lead creative strategy aligning with Perdue's overall business strategy, creative, digital, and production for all Perdue Foods Consumer Business including PERDUE®, PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® and PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® brands.
"We believe our chicken is the best tasting and highest quality available. It's imperative that we find meaningful, modern ways to communicate our points of difference to consumers, and that they remember these points when deciding what..."
eGrowcery and DoorDash Partner To Provide On-Demand Delivery for Supermarkets and Other Retailers
eGrowcery, developer of the leading retail food industry eCommerce platform, announces a partnership with DoorDash Drive, DoorDash's white label fulfillment platform that powers direct delivery for businesses, to provide supermarkets with access to an expansive delivery fleet and a flexible delivery solution directly from the eCommerce experience. With the new DoorDash Drive integration, retailers using the eGrowcery platform can now benefit from the scale of DoorDash’s logistics network, all while retaining full autonomy around the eCommerce experience and, critically, owning their own shopper data...
Lineage Logistics Next-Generation Automated Cold Storage Facility to Provide Food Chain Hub for JBS
Lineage Logistics, LLC, the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced the construction of a next-generation automated cold-storage facility in Windsor, Colo., on behalf of JBS USA, a leading global food company.
Lineage designed an automated facility spanning more than 200,000 square feet that will provide JBS with expanded blast freezing and storage capacity, as well as rail access to support the shipment of export products to ports located on the West Coast. The facility...
A New Way to Sell Frozen Snacks Through Ice Cream Carts
Delhi winter has a different kind of feel to it, with temperatures plummeting to as low as 0°C in the peak months. The chill factor makes consumers swear off ice creams. To make optimum use of this period, India’s ITC Master Chef partnered with Lotte brand-owned Havmor ice cream, leveraging the latter’s fleet of ice cream carts.
These ice cream carts were utilized to sell frozen savories like pizza pockets, burger patties, nuggets and other snacks from ITC’s range of products. It proved to be a...
Wix Partners with DoorDash to Launch On-Demand Delivery for Restaurants
Wix.com Ltd., a leading global SaaS platform to create, manage and grow an online presence, today announced a partnership with DoorDash Drive, DoorDash's white-label fulfillment platform that powers direct delivery for any business, to integrate with Wix Restaurants. The integration provides restaurant owners using Wix Restaurants access to an expansive delivery fleet.
Businesses built on Wix Restaurants can now fulfill delivery orders made directly on their website, their Dine App and their fully Branded App through DoorDash Drive. With this new delivery option, DoorDash Drive can provide...
Albertsons Companies Helps Expand Affordable Access to Fresh Food and Wellness Products
Albertsons Companies announced today that customers can now use supplemental benefits to purchase over-the-counter medications and fresh produce in the company’s stores. The new program provides convenient access to customers using pre-paid cards funded by Medicare Advantage plans, employer incentives, healthcare providers, or local governments, furthering the company’s commitment to support the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
“We are committed to offering solutions that deliver access to healthy produce and meals, reduce food insecurity and provide solutions for..."
BJ’s Wholesale Club Partners with DoorDash
BJ’s Wholesale Club, a leading membership warehouse club in the Eastern United States, today announced a partnership with DoorDash, the local commerce platform, to offer on-demand grocery delivery from 226 BJ’s locations across 17 states. BJ’s is the first wholesale club available on the DoorDash marketplace, providing consumers with access to home essentials and grocery needs on-demand. BJ’s products can be purchased directly on the DoorDash app, offering members and non-members alike access to thousands of BJ’s items on-demand. BJ’s members can also link their wholesale club card to receive...
Beyond Meat® and PepsiCo's Planet Partnership Debuts Beyond Meat Jerky
Beyond Meat, Inc. and PepsiCo, Inc. today announced the debut of Beyond Meat® Jerky. The delicious and convenient plant-based jerky is the first product from the two companies' joint-venture, Planet Partnership, LLC. Rolling out at stores nationwide starting in March, Beyond Meat Jerky offers a full-flavored, on-the-go snack experience that furthers Beyond Meat and PepsiCo's shared passion for creating products that are better for both people and the planet.
Beyond Meat Jerky is marinated and slow roasted to offer the savory experience of...
Mayo Partners with Unreal Deli & Acelerate to Launch Nation's First Vegan Sub Chain
Launched in the U.S. just last year and now on more than 1000 store shelves nationally, the Great Taste Award-winning Only Plant Based! brand of mayos and sauces has partnered with "Shark Tank" winner Mrs. Goldfarb's Unreal Deli and Acelerate to form the latest and tastiest plant-based partnership.
Only Plant Based!, the ultra-creamy brand of eggless, shelf-stable mayos, dressings and sour cream popular throughout Ireland and the U.K. before debuting in the U.S., will now supply condiments to Mrs. Goldfarb's Unreal Deli submarine...
Domino's® and National FFA Organization Partner to Give Ag Education to Agriculture Students
Domino's Pizza, Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, understands there wouldn't be any pizza to deliver without farmers – and young people pursuing careers in agriculture. In recognition of its support of the agriculture industry, Domino's is announcing the beginning of a new five-year, $1.5 million commitment to the National FFA Organization.
The commitment, which begins this year and will continue through 2026, will fund agriculture experience grants, collegiate scholarships, educational resources on sustainable agriculture and other sustainable agriculture initiatives. The sustainability-related...
Just Eat Takeaway.com and McDonald’s Announce Long-Term Global Strategic Partnership
McDonald’s Corporation and Just Eat Takeaway.com N.V. have agreed to a new, long-term global strategic partnership, evolving their existing local agreements to provide McDonald’s customers and franchisees with the convenience and value of McDelivery® in markets across the world. McDonald’s and Just Eat Takeaway.com’s partnership will support growth of the McDelivery business and will lead to increased operational benefits for Just Eat Takeaway.com.
Just Eat Takeaway.com’s global brand and extensive geographic coverage, best-in-class food-delivery marketplace and 500,000 couriers worldwide provide numerous strategic benefits to...
Chick-fil-A, Inc. Chooses Darling Ingredients to Turn Used Cooking Oil into Renewable Fuel
Darling Ingredients Inc., the world's leading company turning food waste into sustainable products and producer of renewable energy, today announced Chick-fil-A, Inc. has chosen Darling Ingredients to convert its used cooking oil into cleaner burning renewable transportation fuel. Darling Ingredients' service brand DAR PRO Solutions, will collect used cooking oil from all Chick-fil-A restaurants in the U.S. and Canada.
"We admire Chick-fil-A's commitment to reducing food waste and are proud to be part of a solution that keeps food..."
WWE® and Nextbite Launch Virtual Restaurant in Dallas
WWE and Nextbite, a leader in virtual restaurants, have partnered to launch a WWE-themed, delivery-only restaurant in the Dallas area ahead of WrestleMania 38, which takes place next Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 at AT&T Stadium in Dallas.
The delivery-only restaurant – WWE Smackadillas – is available now via DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Grubhub. WWE Smackadillas offers a unique menu of crave-crushing quesadillas that will only be available until April 11.
“WWE is one of the premier sports and entertainment organizations in the world and is..."
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