Food and Beverage News

Food and Beverage News – including beer, wine, spirits, artisinal foods, cooks, cooking, foodservice, and related food industry news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Florida Startup Revolutionizes Honey Industry and Connects Consumers to Beekeepers

PARKLAND, Fla., April 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new online platform – the Domestic Beekeepers’ Marketplace – provides U.S. beekeepers the opportunity to market their small batch, nutrient-rich, American-made natural honey to consumers, not just locally, but nationwide. This is great news because many low-cost, imported honey varieties are forcing American beekeepers out of business.

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for THE KITCHEN DSM presented by the Justice League of Food (JLF)

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Justice League of Food will welcome supporters, partners, community leaders, and the general public to a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Guests will include Governor Kim Reynolds.

Teens at Highest Risk for Fatal Allergic Reactions: Teen Offers Life Saving Strategies in New Book

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Teens with food allergies are at the greatest risk of suffering a fatal reaction. Fifteen-year-old Olivier Deldicque is on a mission to change that. His new book, “When Every Bite Matters: One Teen’s Journey with Food Allergies” (ISBN: 978-0578418537; Pop Fly Publishing) outlines life saving tips and advice for teens coping with food allergies.

The New ‘Monarch Theater’ Brings Pan Asian Cuisine and a Theatrical Flair to Williamsburg Restaurant Scene

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new restaurant has emerged in the former home of an avant garde theater in Williamsburg. Monarch Theater Restaurant, located at 146 Metropolitan Avenue, offers a unique and inspired collection of small- and large-plate Asian dishes, influenced by the cuisine of China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Brands Within Reach announces launch of innovative and best tasting FLASH BREWED ready-to-drink teas for the Nestea brand in the United States

MAMARONECK, N.Y., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brands Within Reach (BWR) announced today the introduction of a new line of Nestea 17.6 ounce ready-to-drink natural black and green teas offered in four flavors: Black Tea lemon, Black Tea Peach, Green Tea Raspberry, Green Tea Lime and Mint.

ENKI Brewing Launches Raspberry Bomb Saison, brewed for Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day – a celebration of International Women’s Day

VICTORIA, Minn., Feb. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ENKI Brewing Company announced the launch of Raspberry Bomb Saison (RBS) March 8 in its taproom, highlighting the exploding role of women in the beer business. ENKI Brewer, Kendra Gephart, created RBS using a blend of hops developed by the members of Pink Boots Society.

Denver and French Sister City Celebrate 70+ Years with Michelin Star Chef

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Denver Sister Cities International announces that Denver’s most food-savvy Francophiles will convene on March 4, 2019, at the French-inspired Coohills restaurant, a slow food-friendly eatery in LoDo, for a six-course meal with French wine pairings to honor the relationship of Brest, France, and its sister city, Denver.

Stahmanns Pecans Presents a Tip Sheet About Harvesting Natural Pecans

LA LUZ, N.M., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stahmanns Pecans shares tips to know when pecans are ready to harvest. Pecans are ready to harvest when they begin to drop from the trees, usually around the time when the tree begins losing its leaves for the winter. Mature pecans have green husks which have turned brown and crack open. That’s how you know they are ready.

Gonzalez Byass Announces First Organic Certified Bottling for its Chilean Wine Portfolio

CASABLANCA VALLEY, Chile, Feb. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gonzalez Byass has announced the very first ECOCERT certified organic wine for its Casablanca Valley, Chile-based Vinedos Veramonte: the 2018 Sauvignon Blanc. Veramonte is the standard bearer within the Gonzalez Byass umbrella of Chilean labels (which also include Ritual, Primus and Neyen), and this release marks the first of what will eventually become a 100 percent organic / biodynamic stable of all its Chilean wines.

Smart Sips Coffee Swims with the Sharks on Good Morning America

WALL, N.J., Feb. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smart Sips Coffee founder and president, Lara Nikola, went swimming with the sharks from Shark Tank as a guest on Good Morning America’s newly-branded afternoon show called ‘Strahan and Sara,’ pitching her unique fun flavored coffees, lattes, cappuccinos and hot chocolates.

EPIC Buys Direct Retail Wine Industry Business From Paragon Insurance Holdings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the purchase of a retail wine industry book of business from Managing General Agency (MGA) Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC. The accounts in question came to Paragon in the fall of 2017 when they acquired wine industry specialist John Sutak Insurance Brokers, along with two winery programs from the Argo Group.

Paragon Insurance Holdings to Sell its Direct Retail Wine Industry Business

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC today announced the sale of the firm’s direct retail wine industry business to retail insurance broker EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants. The accounts in question came to Paragon in the fall of 2017 when they purchased wine industry specialist John Sutak Insurance Brokers, along with two winery programs from the Argo Group.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn Unveils New Wine – Pit Master Reserve

OWENSBORO, Ky., Nov. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two years in the making and the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn is now ready to unveil a new sweet red wine that pairs perfectly with its award-winning barbecue. It’s called Pit Master Reserve and it’s produced by the most award-winning Kentucky winery too. It’ll make you swoon at the moon. (UPDATED)

The No. 1 Ramen restaurant in Japan MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU announces opening of its second North America location: in Seattle, WA

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The North America second location MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU Seattle is having a Grand Opening Special Event on Friday, November 9, 2018 in Capitol Hill, Seattle.

Hands-on Science Center Announces Fundraising Event, ‘The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits’

TULLAHOMA, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hands-On Science Center announces “The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits” fundraising event November 10, 2018. Merging science education with those fun-to-drink adult beverages not only gets adults involved in the fascinating world of science but helps raise both funds and community awareness for a much-needed educational facility in the small town of Tullahoma.

Bash Foo Joins Brewers Association as Digital Marketing Allied Trade/Supplier

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bash Foo becomes the first Ohio digital marketing agency to join the Brewers Association as an allied trade/supplier. The Brewers Association is the national association representing the interests of craft brewers and whose purpose is to promote and protect small and independent American brewers.

BOGE Oil Free Compressors Eliminate Risk in the Food Industry

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In recent months, there have been numerous instances in the news about food borne illnesses that have reaffirmed the ongoing need for quality oil free compressors in kitchens and food preparation areas, says BOGE America, Inc.

The No.1 Ramen restaurant in Japan, MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU is finally launched in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned Japanese Ramen restaurant MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU is pleased to announce our Grand Opening Special Event on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles.

Cottage Cooking Launches YouTube Channel as Part of Marketing Strategy

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottage Cooking, a cooking class business in Asheville, North Carolina, has recently launched a YouTube Channel to showcase a series of topics, including a behind-the-scenes peek into what happens before a cooking class, how the company got started, tips for making a tomato basket and more.

Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC Adds Tonya Fuller and Ashley Forslund to Winery and Brewery Team

AVON, Conn. and NAPA, Calif., June 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced that Tonya Fuller has joined the firm as Vice President, Winery and Brewery. Additionally, Ashley Forslund has become a member of the Paragon team in the role of Senior Underwriter, Winery and Brewery, working in close collaboration with Fuller.

EPIC Adds Michael McNulty as Wine and Beverage Practice Leader in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance brokerage veteran Michael McNulty has rejoined the firm as Managing Principal and Wine & Beverage Practice Leader. McNulty will be based in San Francisco and report to Curt Perata, EPIC’s Pacific North Region President.

Florida is an Underserved Craft Brew Market say RMA Economic Development Experts

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After several national media outlets ran headlines questioning the future of the craft brew industry, Farrell Tiller of Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) interviewed leading craft brew experts to discuss the industry’s growth potential in Florida. Tiller also recently travelled to Nashville for the National Craft Brew Conference to meet with leading breweries.

Move For Hunger to Hold Food Drives at 9 Kroger Stores in Michigan on April 28

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that it will be holding “Fill-A-Truck” Food Drives at nine Kroger stores in Michigan on April 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Employees from one of four Michigan moving companies – All Around Moving (Romulus), Palmer Moving Services (Warren), Stevens Van Lines (Saginaw), and University Moving & Storage (Farmington Hills) – will be on-site at each location to encourage Kroger shoppers to donate enough non-perishable food to fill an entire moving truck.

Moonlite Bar-B-Que Inn Tops ‘Best of’ Lists – Legacy Continues

OWENSBORO, Ky., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Moonlite Bar-B-Que Inn has been in business for more than 55 years and continues to make headlines in the world of barbecue. While some may sit on their laurels after more than half century, Moonlite Bar-B-Que knows that you always have to be on top of your game.

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces New US Campaign with Charles Communications

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. announces that Charles Communications Associates (CCA) is now their agency of record for the United States. The Consortium is a private body created to represent vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Conegliano Valdobbiadene and to safeguard the standards of the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance.

Entertainment Line-Up: Jaded Aerosmith and Deep Fried Funk Join the Dania Beach Arts and Seafood 6th Annual Celebration

DANIA BEACH, Fla., March 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tribute band Jaded Aerosmith will light up the stage on Saturday, May 19 followed by a captivating performance by R&B band Deep Fried Funk on Sunday, May 20 at the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration. The 2018 lineup features an electrifying cast of performers and a diverse range of acts, including Classic Rock Therapy, Whipping Post and Latin group Catabella to name a few.

Matcha Dessert Shop ‘Matcha cha’ Grand Opening on March 31

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lovely and yummy, Matcha dessert shop “Matcha cha” with its signature Matcha soft-serve ice cream is making Sawtelle debut on March 31, 2018. Enjoy the authentic Matcha flavor delivered from Kyoto, Japan!

RMA Taps New Beer Trends to Combat Urban Blight

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the craft brewery trend matures, RMA ( Redevelopment Management Associates) is advising city leaders on the smartest ways to continue tapping into the beer industry as a tool for revitalization. In states such as Florida, the full-service economic redevelopment firm, still sees growth potential for craft breweries. In other areas, the firm is guiding cities to develop attraction plans for distilleries, co-op breweries and brewpubs.

Hak’s Presents Full Product Line and Talks Innovation at Winter Fancy Foods

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hak’s, a leading manufacturer of clean ingredient sauces, condiments, and prepared foods looks forward to showcasing its full product line at the Winter Fancy Foods show, Booth #6406, from January 21 – 23 in San Francisco. Hak’s products feature a unique combination: They’re all designed by celebrity chef and founder Sharone Hakman, while offering great taste AND clean ingredients. (VIDEO)

Killer Noodle Announces Grand Opening on October 16, Grand Opening Special Event on October 15

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Killer Noodle in WLA Sawtelle Japantown is pleased to announce a Grand Opening special event on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, followed by the official Grand Opening of the restaurant on the 16th.

Wine Lovers and Community Invited to Winegrowers Festival at The Farm

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arizona Wine Growers Association today announced its 2017 lineup of vineyards for the Festival at the Farm, Saturday, November 11. The event will offer various wine tastings, displays and food from Arizona restaurants and retailers. Discussions will focus on how wine growers engage customers in their brands and enhance the shopping experience through innovation, technology and techniques for meeting evolving consumer preferences.

New Major Scientific Discovery: Never before seen biominerals were discovered by the CEO of BioMineral Tea, Frankie Alfonso

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The CEO of BioMineral Tea Organic Minerals Inc., Frankie Alfonso, discovered the visual evidence of biomineral structure and their various bio-photonic colors. A biomineral is an organic mineral from an herb which shares the same chemistry as the human body and is the key element which provides positive and negative electric charges to all cells and vital organs. Each different color biomineral represents a different frequency of energy which can also be measured in electron volts (eV).

The Event Planner Expo 2017 Presents Opportunities for New York City Event Planners to Make Connections and Increase Business

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media is excited to announce it’s hosting the fifth year of the Event Planner Expo, a premier events and hospitality tradeshow. This year its speaker lineup is more impressive than ever and will take place on Oct. 4, 2017, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Event Planner Expo Hosted by EMRG Media Offers Exceptional Speaker Lineup to Celebrate its Fifth Year

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s setting up to be their best event yet. The Event Planner Expo, hosted by EMRG Media, has already developed a reputation for being a premier events and hospitality tradeshow, but this year, they’re taking it to another level. On October 4, 2017, keynote speaker, Martha Stewart, will talk about her road to success. The Expo is scheduled to take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2 to 8 p.m.

Paula Dezzutti, CEO of Local Choice Spirits, Nominated Business of the Year; 2017 RICE Awards, and The LEGACY Award

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paula Dezzutti will be attending the RICE Awards in Atlanta Georgia on September 23, 2017 at City Hall in Atlanta Georgia. Dezzutti has been nominated Business of the year. The business men and woman that have been nominated by the people, are a remarkable slate of nominees that are exemplary in their continued dedication and commitment not only for innovative and successful businesses but recognized locally for the good they do in the community.

Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) Elected New Board Members

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) has announced the election and the re-election of members to its Board of Directors and officers for term through 2018. AWGA is governed by 8 growers in three districts who serve 1 or 2 year terms.

Kief-Joshua Vineyards Wine Tasting Room Grand Opening in Willcox, AZ

ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards (KJV) is officially opening its gates and inviting the public to join them on September 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Willcox tasting room, located at 4923 E. Arzberger Road. The grand opening will feature wine flights, wines or sangria by the glass, small bites pairings and a local pistachio farmer

Music, Wine and Good Spirits at 2017 Sonoita Wine Country Harvest Fest on August 26 in Arizona

ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards (KJV) will host its eighth annual Magdelena Bash & Harvest Festival on August 26, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Elgin tasting room, located at 370 Elgin Road. This festival will feature live music all day long, food vendors and artwork, henna tattoo artists and more.

Bistro Planet Launches New Feature to Automate the Way Food Trucks Secure Prime Vending Spots

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bistro Planet, the first company to connect the entire food truck marketplace under one platform, announces the launch of their Lot Booking Marketplace service in the Los Angeles metro area. The Bistro Planet app is currently used by foodies to locate nearby food trucks in real-time, view menus, and place orders.

Cottage Cooking in Asheville Adds Off-Site Services

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to multiple requests, Cottage Cooking, a cooking class business in Asheville, N.C., has decided to add off-site services. In the past, they’ve given on-site cooking classes in a private home (and still do), but now they’re also taking the show on the road.