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.


Star Vintners and Top Innovators in Food & Wine Take the Stage at 9th Annual WineaPAWlooza June 24 and 25, 2022

NAPA, Calif., May 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jameson Humane (Jameson), a solutions-based nonprofit and animal sanctuary which educates to inspire change on behalf of companion and farmed animals, is holding its signature fundraising event, WineaPAWlooza 2022, live and in-person on June 24 and June 25 at 5 p.m., PT. Combining two things that are universally loved (wine and animals), WineaPAWlooza has consistently earned its place as one of the top 10 wine events in the country.

Domaine Carneros Announces New Iteration of Popular ‘Bubbles & Bites’ Experience

NAPA, Calif., May 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded in 1987, in the Carneros appellation of Northern California by the Champagne Taittinger family, Domaine Carneros is a grower producer of ultra-premium sparkling wines and limited production pinot noirs. As of May 1st, the winery is pleased to announce a new menu for its popular Bubbles & Bites tasting experience, first launched in 2018.

Covenant Winery Summer Concert Series Debuts Memorial Day Weekend – Monday May 30

BERKELEY, Calif., May 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Covenant Winery Summer Concert Series kicks off Memorial Day weekend in Berkeley with acclaimed French/American jazz pianist, composer and arranger Franck Amsallem. Franck has recorded ten CDs under his own name as well as a collaboration, “New York Stories,” with (Berkeley’s own) Joshua Redman, Roy Hargrove, and Danny Gatton on Blue Note.

Macrostax, the No. 1 Macro App, Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with $17 Million in Lifetime Revenue

BOULDER, Colo., May 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Macrostax team celebrates the Fifth Anniversary of the No. 1 Macro app on the market, not only earning $17 million in lifetime revenue, but also helping to transform the lives of their 150,000 members. This is the first app of its kind to take the guesswork out of “what to eat,” simplifying the macro counting process with customized nutrition plans and auto-portioned recipes.

Dream Big Darling Announces 2022 ‘FLOurish’ Program

PASO ROBLES, Calif., May 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dream Big Darling and The Millinger Group today announced, “FLOurish 2022,” a personalized assessment program for emerging women leaders in the wine and spirits industry. Qualified individuals are now invited to apply for one of 17 FLOurish scholarships that provide full-ride access to this innovative coaching and mentorship experience.

TbSpoon Launches First and Only Authentic Mediterranean Meal Prep Service

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TbSpoon, an authentic Mediterranean meal prep delivery service, announced the launch of its southern California operations, the first Mediterranean meal prep service in the U.S. TbSpoon’s meals are filled with Mediterranean flavors and offer all the positive benefits of a Mediterranean diet.

444 Discovers an Abundance of Functional Food at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens

SEATTLE, Wash., April 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Danielle Keogh, co-founder, 444, LLC, a business passionate about the culinary art of functional beverage and expert mixology, continues a nationwide tour interviewing sustainable businesses within the food and beverage industry. While exploring the U.S.’s southwest, Keogh discovered Alta Vista Botanical Gardens (AVBG), a treasure trove of plant medicine.

EPIC Welcomes Shelley Yim

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is pleased to welcome Shelley Yim who will partner with EPIC’s leadership to focus on continuing to grow the firm’s footprint with large complex Risk Management clients along with helping lead EPIC’s burgeoning Winery Practice.

Italian Entrepreneur Gianluca Mech Introduces Popular Family of Nutritional Products to the U.S. Market

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gianluca Mech, a centuries old herbalist company founded in Italy, announced today they are bringing their line of prepared foods and nutrition programs to the United States for the first time. Grounded in hundreds of years of research, Gianluca Mech has distinguished itself in the study of ketosis and has appeared in 29 international scientific publications with the results of their studies.

Cottonwood Farm and Grocery Provides Affordable and Nutrient Dense Foods to the Public and People in Need

FLORENCE, Ala., April 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tucked away in downtown Florence is Cottonwood Farm and Grocery, a one-stop-shop for local meats, produce, bulk grains, flowers, cheeses and even housewares. With their grand opening set to mid this year, this local market fills a need for downtown residents. It’s a convenient alternative to larger chain stores in Huntsville and offers vegan, gluten-free products, EBT purchasing and DoorDash Delivery too.

COYOTAS Tortillas is Naturally San Diego’s Pitch Slam People’s Choice!

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 7, at the “Naturally San Diego” 2nd Annual Pitch Slam, “COYOTAS” Cassava Tortillas, took the People’s Choice Award in this Shark Tank style event, showcasing Southern California’s emerging and promising natural products companies and their owners in front of a board of experts and a live audience. The sole purpose of this event is for the local community to support and drive growth in their industry.

Participating Applebee’s Restaurants in Florida and Georgia Announce Special Late-Night, One Dollar Drink Offer for the Entire Month of April

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar is welcoming spring with a special $1 late night drink every evening in April from 10 pm to close. Starting today, and running through April 30, guests can enjoy a tasty $1 Long Island Iced Tea, as well as select half-priced appetizers, at participating Applebee’s® restaurants in Florida and Georgia* that are owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

Participating N.J. Applebee’s® Announces Special Late-Night, One Dollar Drink Offer for the Entire Month of April

ALLENDALE, N.J., April 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar is welcoming back spring with a special $1 late night drink every evening in April from 10 p.m. to close. Starting today, and running through April 30, 2022, guests can enjoy a tasty Dollarita ($1 margarita) as well as select half-priced appetizers, at Applebee’s® restaurants in New Jersey that are owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

Carolina Packers Inc. and the Durham Bulls Baseball Club End Partnership for 2022 Minor League Baseball Season

SMITHFIELD, N.C., April 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carolina Packers, Home of the Bright Leaf Hot Dog, has been the official hot dog of the Durham Bulls Baseball Club since 2011. As of the 2022 Minor League Baseball season, the Bulls have decided to go in a different direction and will no longer serve North Carolina’s local Bright Leaf Hot Dog.

Parallel Napa Valley Promotes Adrienne D.A. Smith to General Manager / Partner

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., March 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The partners of Parallel Napa Valley are pleased to announce the promotion of their General Manager Adrienne D.A. Smith to General Manager and Partner. After four years with the company, Adrienne has overseen strong growth for the brand in her role overseeing marketing, hospitality, sales and operations with an innovative and high energy approach.

Thought Leader Amanda Wittstrom Higgins Launches Full Cup Solutions, a bespoke advisory firm for future-forward agriculture and beverage industry businesses

PASO ROBLES, Calif., March 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leveraging her knowledge of – and networks in – all aspects of the alcohol beverage space and propelled by a deep personal investment in the agricultural world, industry notable and business strategist Amanda Wittstrom Higgins recently launched Full Cup Solutions, a full-service firm specializing in results driven unconventional planning in the marketing, sales, operations, employee development sectors and beyond.

El Pollo Grill is THE San Diego Mexican Food Spot for 2022 Foodies

CHULA VISTA, Calif., March 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The team at El Pollo Grill knows that a new year brings with it new opportunities for patrons to have wonderful culinary adventures at their 3 dining establishments (Lemon Grove, Otay Ranch, and Bonita Rd. in Chula Vista). Although the focus is on the future, El Pollo Grill has a rich history that continues to shape the business.

California Soul Food Cookout and Festival: An Event with Purpose

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is an exclusive, two-day weekend event being held on September 17 and 18, 2022 at the Alameda Fairgrounds. In its 12th year, this year’s lineup will feature some of the state’s top food vendors, hottest R&B artists and gospel greats. What’s more, Chef Milly, a celebrity chef from “Hell’s Kitchen,” is the food venue host at the heart of it all.

Bay Brewers and Half Time Partner to Deliver Series of Mixed Packs, Starting with SF Beer Week Beers, to Consumers in 33 States

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bay Area Brewers Guild and Half Time Beverage have partnered to launch a series of unique guild-curated mixed packs to celebrate California craft beer and the robust Bay Area craft beer scene. This partnership with a national direct-to-consumer retailer means the Guild will be able to showcase its membership of independent and world-class craft breweries to beer lovers within and outside of the Bay Area.

813 New Food and Beverage Industry Planned Project Reports – CY 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads announced today the CY 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Food and Beverage industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 813 new projects in the Food and Beverage sector identified in 2021.

Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival Returns to Mesquite

MESQUITE, Texas, Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking forward to spring fishing? Who isn’t? Fortunately for those of us still stuck in winter, the 5th annual Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival is headed to Mesquite on February 26-27, 2022.

Who Is Coffee Launches Online Specialty Coffee Store That Provides Spotlight and Fair Pay to Colombian Coffee Farmers

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Who Is Coffee, Inc., a transparent and direct trade coffee company, announced the launch of an online specialty coffee store that puts the emphasis on the stories of Colombian coffee farmers. Colombian specialty coffee is available for shipping directly to consumers in whole bean or ground coffee in aesthetic packages that prominently display the face and name of the coffee farmer that grew and processed the specialty coffee.

Ghaben Partners Bring the Caribbean to the Bay Area with New Miami Inspired Restaurant

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ghaben Partners is excited to announce the grand opening of LITA, a celebration of cultures and flavors influenced by the melting pot of Miami, slated to open January 20, 2022. While contemporary Caribbean cuisine is often overlooked in modern fine dining, LITA will prove that these flavors are undeniably decadent.

International Businessman, Kofi Nartey, Takes on Role as Brand Ambassador for New Award-Winning Armagnac Brandy, Cardinal Du Four

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cardinal du Four, 21 Rébellion, a flagship spirit for the Armagnac world and the modern connoisseur’s answer to Cognac, has partnered with international businessman, Kofi Nartey, as its first brand ambassador. After hosting several successful events together, the Armagnac maker and the Beverly Hills based real estate broker saw the alignment and knew a partnership was inevitable.

Downtown Florence’s Cottonwood to offer same products as Whole Foods

FLORENCE, Ala., Sept. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Shoals’ favorite farm-to-table grocery store, Cottonwood Farm & Grocery, now partners with United Natural Foods (UNFI) to offer all of your niche organic and natural favorites – right around the corner.

Tres Amigos Grill introduces their new menu item Chef John’s Street Tacos for Taco Tuesday

WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Sept. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tres Amigos Grill in Winter Garden known for creating, grilling and serving a fusion of Tex-Mex, Grilled and Mexican Style offerings announces the addition of Chef John’s Street Tacos to its menu.

Midland Co., Iowa Shrimp Production Update

STORY CITY, Iowa, Aug. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Located in the heart of the Midwest, Midland Co. continues to stock shrimp in the production facility in preparation for regular monthly production. Midland Co.’s mission is to raise sustainable, ethical, and delicious seafood.

New Book, ‘Drunk Talk’ Is an Emotional Roller Coaster Ride with A Twist of Humor

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authors Mike Davis and TL Banks are announcing their new book “Drunk Talk” (ISBN: 979-8675709625). “Drunk Talk” is a true original that keeps you laughing all the while being intrigued. “Since nobody listens to drunks, we decided to turn our rants into an entire book,” says Davis.

New Research Shows Consumers Find Moments of Small Pleasure Beat Big Experiences When It Comes to Well-Being

CHICAGO, Ill., July 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Australian Macadamia industry released research that reveals that almost 50% of consumers globally now value finding peace and quiet in everyday life as the key to a happy mind. Conversely, only 25% globally said occasional big experiences and milestones make them happy.

Book Premiere for Former Convict Turned Multi-Millionaire Bikini Barista Mogul

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 31, 2021, Los Angeles based publishing company Launch Pad Publishing is celebrating the release of “Something Better’s Brewing: What I Learned From Prison, Parenthood and Pouring Coffee” (ISBN: 978-195140765) – the debut memoir from Sarah Birnel.

Dining Out Jersey’s First Annual Foodie Expo

PARAMUS, N.J., July 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dining Out Media LLC will be hosting the 1st Annual Dining Out Jersey Foodie Expo on Thursday July 15, 2021 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at The Terrace at Biagio’s in Paramus, N.J. The event will feature North Jersey’s best restaurants, gourmet food shops, BBQ, craft beer, wine, and spirits, as well as celebrity guests, music, and other food-related vendors.

Cross Creek Ranch Meats Launch New Website Offering Premium Wagyu Meat Products

HESPERUS, Colo., June 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cross Creek Ranch Premium Meats, an online retailer of premium 100% Full Blood Wagyu Beef, is excited to officially announce the launch of its new website with updated product pages and easy one-click shopping.

Singing Dog Vanilla Hires New Marketing Professional from The University of Oregon

EUGENE, Ore., June 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is proud to welcome Andrew Gillen to the team as our new marketing specialist. Andrew will be responsible for engaging with our fans via social media, communicating with the blogging / influencer community, and connecting with food industry groups.

Drink HRW Announces Approval of Registration and Distribution Agreement in Russia

COQUITIAM, British Columbia, June 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drink HRW, the industry leader in effervescent tablets to create hydrogen-rich water on demand, announced that they had signed an exclusive partnership with ViloVit, a Russian company dedicated to bringing leading health products to the Russian market, for distribution of Drink HRW branded products across the Eurasian Economic Union, made up of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

Owner of AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar Ranked as one of the Country’s Most Influential Restaurant Executives

DESTIN, Fla., May 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2020, readers of “Nation’s Restaurant News” had a chance to weigh in on who they considered leaders in the restaurant industry. The people have spoken and Florida’s own Alan Laird, owner of AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar, ranked number 37 out of 500 submissions in the category for “Most Influential Restaurant Executives in the Country” on its “Power List 2020.”

Chefs Tell the Story of Farmers on the EATYALL Podcast

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss., April 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In weekly episodes, the EATYALL Podcast offers noteworthy content crafted especially for chefs and food enthusiasts. The EATYALL Podcast offers candid access into the reality of food production, often in stark contrast to the flood of misinformation that has dominated media in recent years.

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.