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.


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.

Celebrating International Tea Day, Specialtea Gifts Announces Their New Product to Fight the Quarantine Blues

RALEIGH, N.C., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global pandemic has impacted many facets of American life, causing stress and uncertainty. Specialtea Gifts today announced the launch of their new product, the “Dunk A Trump” Tea Infuser. This tea infuser was designed as both a humorous gift and an actual tea infuser.

Fractured Prune Donuts of New Jersey Expands to Sea Isle – Grand Opening May 22

SEA ISLE CITY, N.J., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fractured Prune Donuts of New Jersey announced today the grand opening of its 4th location at 5004 Landis Ave in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, for May 22 at 7 a.m.

Ferrari’s Italian Villa Challenges You to Tell Them Your Best Restaurant Story

ADDISON, Texas, May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A smile is the best medicine. With Coronavirus presenting new challenges every day, smiles are welcome. Fortunately, Ferrari’s Italian Villa wants to celebrate your great dining memories to remind everyone of their favorite restaurants.

Wente Vineyards offers the First Ever Voice App Wine Tasting Experience

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wente Vineyards, the longest continuously owned and operated family winery, and a company of many firsts throughout its 137-year history, nationally launches today an interactive home wine tasting feature with both Alexa and Google home devices. A wine industry first, this ability to experience a guided wine tasting with one’s smart device will bring the wine country experience straight to the home.

Edamam Adds Data to Recipes in the Microsoft Bing Search Engine

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edamam, a nutrition data company, is working with Microsoft’s Bing team to bring deeper nutrition data to consumers. Edamam provides Bing with very detailed nutrition data for a big percentage of recipes appearing in the search engine’s results.

Melita’s Table Delivers a Revolutionary Cinco De Mayo Feast

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cinco de Mayo has become one of the most beloved and celebrated days of the year. Though many Nevadans will enjoy the historic date at home this year, there’s no reason to avoid dancing, margaritas and an amazing vegan taco creation made special by Melita’s Table.

Alegría Fresh and Impact Bioenergy Sign Strategic Global Deal to Deliver Alegría Farmacy Plant-based Food and Energy Systems

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Erik Cutter, President and CEO of Alegría Fresh and Jan Allen, President and CEO of Impact Bioenergy are proud to announce the development of the Alegría Farmacy food production system.

Las Vegas Restaurant Franchise Provides Healthy and Safe Meals For The Las Vegas Community During The Coronavirus Crisis

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ori’Zaba’s, one of Las Vegas’s most popular scratch Mexican food franchises, is open for business and dedicated to serving the public in this time of concern and need.

Cake in a Card? InstaCake Cards are Ideal Way to Share Virtual Celebrations

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InstaCake has figured out the perfect way for people to share their love – even if they’re quarantined at home alone. These cakes in a card are ideal for just about anyone who has something to celebrate – a birthday, anniversary, job promotion and more.

Amped Kitchens Announces Accelerated Timeline for New Chicago Location

CHICAGO, Ill., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, many food producers are scrambling to find food production spaces that meet unprecedented, rapidly evolving needs. To fulfill those needs, Amped Kitchens announced it will move ahead with plans to open its new Chicago location – providing best-in-class food-safe, sanitized and fully-permitted production spaces for up to 64 food producers.

Rapid Deployment Solutions Selected to Improve Federal Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau Audits Responsiveness for a Large Distillery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) – a leading Content & Records Management solutions company – is excited to announce that it has been selected by one of the largest North American distillers and alcohol distributors to improve their Accounts Payable process, AP audit support, Customer Service support, and to increase responsiveness to the U.S. Federal Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB) Audits.

Growing Local Collaborative Increases Food Deliveries and Resources in NOLA Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the various organizations that make up the Growing Local Collaborative – Recirculating Farms Coalition, Top Box Foods Louisiana, SPROUT NOLA, New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee, and Liberty’s Kitchen – in partnership with Market Umbrella and the Crescent City Farmers Market, are ramping up efforts to keep New Orleans residents fed and healthy by organizing food distribution from farms to families and mapping important resources.

Las Vegas Restaurant Franchise Focuses on Equal Opportunity and Provides Leadership Roles for Women!

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ori’Zaba’s, one of Las Vegas’s most popular scratch Mexican food franchises, has become a leading voice – and employer – for women who seek leadership roles in the restaurant industry.

Pre-Launch: ‘BREADISTA – bake like a pro’ starts a unique bread baking subscription box for everyone

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Craving good bread led to the idea to develop this unique baking subscription box: BREADISTA. Have you ever checked the ingredients list of store-bought bread? Have you ever wondered why there is “enriched flour”?

Vibe Wines Enhances Valentine’s Day Gift-Giving with Enticing Sexy Pairings

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Give your partner a truly unique and unforgettable Valentine’s Day gift this year. Love isn’t standardized, so romantic gifts shouldn’t be either. Vibe Wines( Sexy Pairings bring their award-winning California wines together with playful products such as romantic lingerie, intimate games, and massage oils to create unique and love-inspiring gift sets designed to keep on giving long after the holiday is over.

Allegent FCU steps up to the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Challenge, Cranberry Twp., Pennsylvania

WEXFORD, Pa., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capturing the buzz of a current Hershey’s Reese’s Peanut Butter commercial spot – Allegent FCU actually sells Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups at a financial institution! The Hershey Company’s branded Reese’s spot teased the Federal Credit Union into accepting the challenge and partnering with Reese’s in fulfilling the commercial spot’s thought: that Reese’s are “sold literally everywhere business is done, I’m pretty sure you could buy them at a bank.”

New Cat Cafe Combines Cats and Coffee – What’s Not to Like?

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Small Lives Matter Kitten Rescue Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization specializing in saving sick and orphaned kittens, announces that they are partnering with Whiskers Cafe, LLC and Bold Bean Coffee Roasters to open Frisky Cat Cafe at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon Blvd. in St. Augustine, Florida. It’s a first-of-its-kind cat cafe, combining a coffee beverage cafe with a cat lounge.

New Year! New Look! As of Jan. 1, Fuzzy’s Empanadas is now The Naked Empanada

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Jan. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Year! New Look! As of January 1, 2020, Fuzzy’s Empanadas is now The Naked Empanada. We’re not going anywhere – just shaking things up a bit. Fuzzy will still be the master mind behind your favorite empanadas.

Cottage Cooking Adds Baking Class to its Schedule Lineup

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 9, 2019 SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottage Cooking, known for their dinner-party style cooking classes, has recently expanded into offering daytime baking classes. Founders, John Godts and Liisa Andreassen, recently attended some baking classes at the King Arthur Flour Baking School in Norwich, Vermont, and are excited to share what they learned.