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.


Appalachian Gap Distillery Becomes Country’s First Climate Neutral Certified Distillery

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., April 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the urgency of the climate crisis, Appalachian Gap Distillery is delighted to announce that it is officially Climate Neutral Certified. All of its brands — AppGap, Split Spirits, and Vermont Creemee Liqueurs — proudly share the certification.

Singing Dog Vanilla Introduces Organic Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract for the home user

EUGENE, Ore., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract to the retail market for use in making ice cream and boosting the vanilla flavor in baked goods. Until this launch, Singing Dog Vanilla’s double strength vanilla extract was only available in commercial volumes for ice cream manufacturers and large food manufacturers.

XLNT Foods’ Website Gets Facelift Just in Time for National Tamale Day

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XLNT Foods, the oldest continuously operating Mexican food brand in the United States, is no stranger in the supermarket aisle. It’s been producing small batch tamales and chili con carne with the same authentic recipe since 1894, but knows its marketing could benefit from more variety.

Brew Up Tax Savings with the R&D Tax Credit

BOSTON, Mass., March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the trendy term “Microbrewery” may have been the proper terminology for new craft beer breweries and startups, they no longer remain “micro” in revenue, says ICS Tax, LLC (ICS). Growth in the craft beer industry in the U.S. has steadily grown to almost $30 billion.

AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar Announces its Spring Fling Cobia Tournament Dates

DESTIN, Fla., March 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s time to break out that fishing gear. AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar is hosting its Spring Fling Cobia Tournament from April 2-3, 2021. And, this year’s event benefits two of its favorite non-profits, the Destin Fishing Museum and Kids on the Coast Foundation. Proceeds from the tournament will be split between the two.

EATYALL Launches New Program that Provides Resources to Chefs and Sampling Opportunities for Farmers

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss., Feb. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EATYALL founders, Andy and Marianna Chapman, plan to send hundreds of Chef Care Packages to hardworking chefs in 2021. The Chapmans have built relationships with chefs around the globe for over a decade, assisting them in their search for better ingredients.

RightOnTrek Launches Premium Line of Adventure Meals for Backpackers

WHITEFISH, Mont., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RightOnTrek today announced the release of its long-awaited Adventure Meals for backpackers. Their meals use the finest ingredients and preferred preparation and preservations techniques to create a delicious dining experience on the trail.

Tech Giant Facebook ‘Censoring’ Small Business

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nana’s All Purpose Alkaline Seasoning, a premium Himalayan Salt based alkaline blend sold direct to consumers, at nanaseasoning.com, in an 8.4-ounce bottle is being “censored” by Facebook, says Changing The World Foods, LLC. Since October 27, 2020 Facebook has stopped this small business and others from placing paid advertisements.

Bonsi Inc Launches New Gen Cordless Blender That Connects to RTIC, Yeti, Hydro Flask Bottles

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bonsi Inc, a premier manufacturer and retailer of superior small appliances, introduces a new generation of cordless blenders that gives you the power of a traditional blender on the go. Bonsi Blend launch’s on Indiegogo on the 26th of January. Bonsi Blend connects directly to RTIC®, Yeti®, and Hydro Flask® bottles. A 25-Volt power pack providing 750-watts of peak power and up to 30 blends per charge.

Araku Boomi Instant Coffee Now Available in USA

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boomi Coffee, the widely recognized beverage brand, introduces the Araku Boomi Instant Coffee to promise unique aroma and flavor to coffee lovers. If you just want to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee without the hassle of brewing it yourself or spending $5 at a coffee shop, your wait is over and you must try Araku Boomi Instant Coffee.

Appalachian Gap Distillery Commits to Become Climate Neutral Certified

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Appalachian Gap Distillery is proud to announce it has committed to become Climate Neutral Certified. The company will be working with Climate Neutral, an independent non-profit organization that helps companies measure their carbon footprint, offset it in its entirety by purchasing quality carbon credits, and reduce emissions moving forward.

AJ’s 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at Fort Walton Beach and Grayton Beach Locations

FORT WALTON BEACH and GRAYTON BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AJ’s Restaurant Group is celebrating their 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at two of their locations on the Emerald Coast. AJ’s on the Bayou on Sunday, February 7; and AJ’s Grayton Beach on Sunday, February 14. Brunch at both locations will begin at 10 a.m. featuring New Orleans favorites such as Mardi Gras Omelette, Beignets, Bread Pudding, Jambalaya, Etouffee, with a crawfish boil starting at 12 p.m.

SIMEK’S Launches Holiday Recipe Magazine – Holiday Recipes, Gift Guide, Giveaway and More!

SAINT PAUL PARK, Minn., Dec. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SIMEK’S has been a holiday tradition for generations, so while this holiday season may feel different, it doesn’t have to taste different. SIMEK’S has compiled their favorite holiday recipes using both their Premium Meatballs and All-Natural Lasagnas.

Suzuki-Marketing Introduces ‘The Mikuni’ Blended Japanese Whisky to the US

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Suzuki-Marketing, Incorporated, a South San Francisco-based wine and spirits importer and marketing company, is introducing “The Mikuni” blended Japanese whisky to the U.S. Market.

Flavor First Intuitive Line of Wine Glassware Released in U.S. Market

ST. HELENA, Calif., Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time ever, a line of glassware designed around the flavor of wine has been released to trade and consumers in the United States by The Oneida® Group. The set of three glasses corresponds to three key flavor/styles found in wine: Crisp & Fresh™, Creamy & Silky™ and Bold & Powerful™.

Recovery Rye Whiskey Raises Over $15,000 For Hospitality Workers Across Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Tony Katz, Blend Bar Cigar proprietor Corey Johnston and Crossroad Vintners’ Nolan Smith have raised over $15,000 for hospitality workers in Indiana with the 2020 release of their rye whiskey, “Recovery Rye.”

Vanilla Prices Coming Back Down to Earth After Years of Record Highs

EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting in 2016, global vanilla prices skyrocketed when below average harvests in Madagascar and Indonesia coincided with increased consumer demand for natural flavors and “clean” labels, notes Singing Dog Vanilla.

Nationally Known Dietitian, Nutrition Consultant and Author Offers Readers A Path to Reversing Chronic Inflammation

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jan Tilley, a nationally recognized dietitian specializing in chronic disease management, has just released a third book dedicated to helping those suffering with chronic inflammation. Entitled “Eat Well to Be Well: Living Your Best Life Through the Power of Anti-Inflammatory Food” (ISBN: 978-1626342668), the book summarizes the health risks so many face due to the fact the American diet has become completely unbalanced.

Art of Caffeination Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Clever Coffee Playing Cards

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Something new and exciting is brewing at Art of Caffeination, a new design business that focuses on products that are all things coffee. Its first product launch – a quick-reference deck of coffee playing cards – is designed for coffee lovers, enthusiasts and gamesters alike to not just have fun, but learn something too.

Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill Invites Guests for A Limited Time to Hop on The Carolina Reaper Train with Their #SpicySalsaChallenge

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Can you handle the heat?” That is the question Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill is asking their fans when they order the new Pebre Salsa Picante. Ori’Zaba’s has added the new scratch made salsa to their existing menu for a limited time.

Beverage Metrics Announces Launch of Next Generation Beverage Management System for the Hospitality Industry

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beverage Metrics, an emerging Colorado-based beverage management technology company for the hospitality industry, today announced the launch of its next generation beverage management inventory tracking system. The new system provides operators with a comprehensive tool to track, manage and reduce excessive costs associated with their beverage program.

The Florida Local Launches ‘The Local Catch’ Giveaway for Ultimate Old Florida Experience

HOMOSASSA SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Florida Local, a mobile traveling artisan market and lifestyle brand, recently launched a giveaway campaign to showcase the best of old Florida. This is the first of several planned campaigns and the lucky winner will enjoy an off the beaten path Florida adventure.

Honoring Kansas’s ‘Hunting and Conservation Excellence’ with Boone and Crockett Club Craft Whiskies

OLATHE, Kan., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The conservation of wildlife and the habitats they depend upon is the reason why Theodore Roosevelt founded the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887. Prestige Imports LLC and Kansas Craft Alliance has partnered with this respected organization to create, produce, and distribute a line of Boone and Crockett Club Craft Whiskies.

SIMEK’S is Now Offering Great Food for the Greater Good at Hannaford

SCARBOROUGH, Maine, Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mealtime just got better for you… and your community. Women-owned, family-favorite brand, SIMEK’S, is on a mission to deliver quality products that make mealtime easier, while also giving back to local communities, further expanding in the Northeast with Hannaford.

Data from 1,229 Tastings Reveals Ethiopia as World’s No.1 Coffee Country

VANCOUVER, B.C., Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda produce the highest quality coffee in the world, according to data from 1,229 professional tastings analyzed by Bean Poet to mark International Coffee Day (Oct. 1, 2020).

Honoring Maryland’s ‘Hunting and Conservation Excellence’ with Boone and Crockett Club Craft Whiskies

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The conservation of wildlife and the habitats they depend upon is the reason why Theodore Roosevelt founded the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887. Prestige Imports LLC and Katcef Brothers Inc. in Annapolis MD has partnered with this respected organization to create, produce, and nationally distribute a line of Boone and Crockett Club Whiskies.

Increased Sales of Niche Vanilla Product Leads to Company’s Happy Discovery of a Healthy Trend

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Covid-19 lockdowns expanded this year, Singing Dog Vanilla saw grocery sales of its Pure Vanilla Extracts rise along with the public’s enthusiasm for home baking. But they were surprised that demand also increased for their Alcohol Free Pure Vanilla Flavor, a product usually consumed by people avoiding alcohol in their diet.

Midland Co. Launches Modern Production Facility in Story City Bringing Fresh Local Shrimp to the Midwest

STORY CITY, Iowa, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Located in the heart of the Midwest, Midland Co. (formerly known as Kimle Aquaculture) announced the launch of an innovative land-based shrimp production facility in Story City, Iowa. Midland Co.’s mission is to raise sustainable, ethical, and delicious seafood.

Making Sure Kids Get Healthy Food Even When School Is Virtual

TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InnovAsian, a national supplier of Asian frozen food products, announced today a new philanthropic effort that will deliver healthy, tasty meals to students and the broader community though Seattle Public Schools (SPS) distribution sites. Because of the pandemic, schools are teaching remotely, and food insecurity is increasing.

Direct-to-Consumer Boutique Bakery Brand COOKIE…take a bite! Launches Back to College Cookie Deliveries

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct-to-consumer Boutique Bakery brand COOKIE…take a bite! will expand its offerings to ship back to school college cookies to share love with the college kids who are facing a new normal.

Recovery Rye Hits Shelves to Rescue Restaurant Workers

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Tony Katz, Blend Bar Cigar proprietor Corey Johnston and Crossroad Vintners’ Nolan Smith have released “Recovery Rye,” a rye whiskey that provides needed dollars to hospitality workers across Indiana.

Asheville Cooking Classes – A Fun and Educational Alternative to Dining Out

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After being closed for several months, Cottage Cooking Asheville has re-opened, but classes look a little different now. They’re even more intimate and guests will enjoy more of a demo versus hands-on experience.

Companies and Film Producers in L.A. Are Struggling to Find A Solution to Social Distancing

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Good Heart Catering in Los Angeles is excited to welcome back those slowly returning to offices and film productions in Los Angeles.

Join Bourbon & Banter, U.S. Distilleries Celebrating America’s Native Spirit

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We can all agree that 2020 has been a tough year, that America needs a drink, and we’re damn sure it’s not bleach; it’s a better word also beginning with “b.” Join your fellow Americans in drinking your fair share when whiskey review and storytelling website Bourbon & Banter kicks off its annual “30 Days of Bourbon Celebration.”

Is Your Food Delivery Safe? GrubGuard Provides Protection

WYANDANCH, N.Y., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GrubGuard, a technology company founded in 2019 in Wyandanch, New York, has developed a patent-pending hardware and software solution, which aids in the protection of consumer food deliveries by reducing the risk of contamination and package tampering.

Singing Dog Vanilla Introduces Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix in Compostable Packaging

EUGENE, Ore., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix with compostable packaging after movement of their Organic Vanilla Frosting Mix surged by 209% this year. Sales growth is most likely encouraged by an increase in home baking while people shelter in place.

What your Choice of Quarantini says about You: A Valuegraphics Survey

VANCOUVER, B.C., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During your COVID-19 quarantine, in those Zoom socials, was gin your preferred spirit in your martini shaker? If it was, here’s what we know about you and your cohort of gin drinkers, according to The Valuegraphics Database and a new global analysis of what people all over the world care about most – and by extension how they will behave.

First Touchless Pizza Serving Plate for Restaurants – A Solution to New Food Handling Safety Expectations

HUDSON, Ohio, June 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nuova Vita Corporation is excited to announce the launch of the first No HandL Portion PadL with the Touchless Pizza Border. This next generation pizza serving plate is designed for today’s sanitization standards and makes other serving plates obsolete.

Maryland Food Truck Week 2020 Will Roll Out in July

BALTIMORE, Md., May 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After many weeks of reflection, we made the decision to uphold Maryland Food Truck Week’s dates to July 10 – 26, 2020, event organizer Au Jus Solutions, announced today. Since Maryland entered a State of Emergency and Governor Hogan issued a stay-at-home order, Food Trucks, who are essential businesses, never truly stopped operating.

‘Merican Mule Expands, Launches Southern Style Mule

NORWALK, Conn., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Merican Mule, one of America’s fastest growing canned cocktail brands, has announced the expansion into new states in the Northeast and Southern U.S. The company designs new age variations of the Moscow Mule cocktail, made with premium spirits, ginger, and fruits, in 12oz cans.