Food and Beverage News - Page 8

Page 8 of Food and Beverage News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



New Harvest Squeeze Lemonade Supports Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries announces a new line of lemonade beverages, branded under the Harvest Squeeze Juice label. The brand will support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which has raised over $30 Million to support childhood cancer research. Harvest Squeeze Lemonade, along with the other Harvest Squeeze Juices, is processed exclusively for fountain dispensing.

New Kodiak Cola Offers Premium Taste at a Kodiak-Sized Value

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a Beverage Processor near Philadelphia, PA, has proudly produced value-priced cola concentrates for 75 years. CEO Mark Stephens, however, said, ‘Kola with a K is out of production. And Multi-Flow is incredibly proud to introduce our new premium cola that beats both national brands in blind taste tests, delivers an impactful brand message, and best of all, offers a true value to foodservice operators as a lower-priced alternative to both Coke and Pepsi.’

Kief-Joshua Vineyards New Release Wine and Music Festival

SONOITA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards is celebrating their Second Annual Arizona Wine and Music Festival with the release of three new wines on May 1 and 2, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To mark the occasion, the winery is hosting a wine festival, featuring wine tasting and tours, live music performed by Jeordie, from noon to 2 p.m. and Andy Hersey, from 2 to 5 p.m. The day’s events will also include numerous vendors from the Sierra Vista Farmer’s Market.

Kentucky’s Best Bar-B-Q: Moonlite Bar-B-Q’s Stunning Set of Victories Continue

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Kentucky tradition in Owensboro, Kentucky since 1963, Moonlite was inducted into the Kentucky Monthly’s Best Hall of Fame in 2008, and had previously been voted Kentucky’s best barbecue by Kentucky Living. Now, Kentucky Living readers have voted again and Moonlite was selected the best barbecue in Kentucky. Add that to USA Today claiming Moonlite ‘one of the ten best places to fill up your plate,’ and you get a sense of the tradition smoking in Owensboro.

Tammy Katz to Present Food Marketing Best Practices at Mid-America Food Processors Association Conference

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tammy Katz, CEO of Katz Marketing Solutions, will present 8 Ways to Grow Your Food Brand with Interactive Marketing and Social Media at the Mid-America Food Processors Association’s annual meeting on March 2, at the Embassy Suites in Columbus, Ohio. Midwest food company leaders will attend the meeting to discuss emerging trends in food marketing, labor relations, government regulations, and food safety.

Delicious Results for the Creators of the Athletes Snacks for the Winter 2010 Olympics

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the excitement around the Winter Olympics in Vancouver at an all time high, what fuels the constant energy of the athletes? Unique Amenities, creators of the athletes’ snacks of the Winter Games, created The Nutritious Snack Combo to do just that. The development team at Unique Amenities was approached by the Olympic production team to create a series of snacks for the athletes that were nutritious, nut-free and presented in compostable packaging.

PJ’s Coffee Brews Up Saints Black and Gold Blend – Saints Fans Can Purchase Saints Blend at Area PJ’s Locations

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has partnered with the New Orleans Saints to produce a custom blend of co-branded coffee: Saints Black and Gold Blend. ‘This bold, dynamic coffee was developed to represent the amazing Saints football team that New Orleanians love so much,’ commented Scott Ballard, CEO for PJ’s Coffee. ‘We hope fans enjoy Saints Black and Gold Blend too.’

Website Launch Nourishes Members with a Chance to Win a Trip to Wine Country

HEALDSBURG, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Website and social hub Nourish Network empowers people to maintain a healthy body, a comfortable weight and an eco-clean conscience while getting more pleasure from food, and the company is kicking off the launch with a chance for members to win a trip to California’s Sonoma County, where founder Lia Huber hails from. On January 1, 2010, a member will be drawn at random to win a three day trip for two to Wine Country, Calif.

Multi-Flow Industries Introduces new Harvest Squeeze Juice Logo

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries announced their intention to be the fastest-growing Juice Brand in on-premise dining today, as the company unveiled its new logo and brand identity for Harvest Squeeze Juices. Harvest Squeeze Juices, by Multi-Flow, are processed exclusively for fountain dispensing. The brand is being re-launched with the slogan, ‘Farm to Fountain – Fresh.’

50 Bands Enter Cross Atlantic Battle of the Bands

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 50 bands have taken their battle to YouTube to claim the title of Best Irish Band 2009. Organizers of this online battle of the bands competition – Strangford Lough Brewing Company (SLBC) and Diablo’s, of the Light Management Group (LMG) – have been overwhelmed by entries for their prize offering flights, accommodation and a gig in Las Vegas.

The Irish Battle of the Bands – Event Coincides with the Launch of SLBC Beers in the USA

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strangford Lough Brewing Company (SLBC) and the Monte Carlo Casino Las Vegas Resort and Casino are launching a ‘Battle of the Bands’ competition for bands who play Irish music. The prize is an amazing chance to play at Diablo’s in the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas! The competition coincides with the launch of SLBC beers in the USA, which will be sold at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.

Cookbook Challenges ‘Good Taste’ in Defense of Free Speech and International Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you have never heard of ‘Natural Harvest,’ the only semen-based cookbook currently on the market, you are not alone. Despite international media attention, ‘Natural Harvest’ (ISBN: 9781424314614) has managed to stay under the mainstream radar – but just barely. That may be about to change with a nomination for the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, a prestigious international recognition of exceptional and groundbreaking culinary literature.

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans Continues to Expand Locally and with National Franchising in 7 States

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans, established 31 years ago and returned to local New Orleans ownership 16 months ago, is announcing significant expansion. Scott, Steve and Paul Ballard along with Thomas Richards, Brett Pearson, and Mark Higdon acquired the corporate operations of PJ’s Coffee in June 2008 from Atlanta-based Raving Brands. At that time, there were 44 corporate and franchised stores. Today there are 63 locations with 12 more scheduled to open over the next 6 months.

9th Annual Norton Wine and Bluegrass Festival October 3rd and 4th, 2009

MIDDLEBURG, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visit Chrysalis Vineyards (Middleburg, Virginia) in the midst of harvest and experience their hottest festival of the year. Enjoy bluegrass pickings throughout the weekend with Jackass Flats (former Virginia State Bluegrass Champs), Hickory Ridge, and Lisa Kay Howard; meet artisans, craft and food vendors; take a hay ride vineyard tour; and enjoy a special 9-wine tasting with commemorative take home glasses – and more!

Announcing Wine Swirl, the Most Effective Patented Wine Aerator, Dramatically Improves Wine in Minutes

PORTLAND, Ore. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wine Swirl LLC announces release of the most effective patented method of wine aeration. Wine Swirl® provides breakthrough results to wine lovers through its innovative aeration method. Unlike wine aerators that use a single pour through a funnel, Wine Swirl’s sustained aeration method is truly transformative and improves all red wine regardless of cost. More efficient than decanting, Wine Swirl aerates red wine in minutes.

PJ’s Coffee Named ‘Preferred Coffee of the New Orleans Saints’ – Sponsorship includes World’s Largest Coffee Cups at the Dome

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The next time you see the Louisiana Superdome, you may do a double-take at the two larger-than-life coffee cups outside of the world-famous arena. While the owners of PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans would like this to serve as a subliminal message that you are craving coffee, it’s really part of the company’s sponsorship of the New Orleans Saints.

New Orleans Roast now available at Rouses – proudly roasted by PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Orleans Roast is pleased to announce that its entire line of gourmet coffees are now available for the first time in grocery stores. New Orleans Roast is proudly roasted by PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans and is available exclusively at Rouses for a limited time. New Orleans Roast has been expanding its operations over the past 18 months with goals such as grocery store, office coffee and convenience store distribution.

REMIS AMERICA, Energy Saving Products Utilized in New Hannaford Supermarket in Augusta, Maine

ELKHART, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading the way in reducing energy consumption is in the works for the new 49,000-sqaure-foot LEED Platinum Certified Hannaford Supermarket in Augusta, Maine and REMIS AMERICA was sure to be a part of it. REMIS AMERICA installed 32 feet of Remiglas Ecosafe sliding glass covers on freezer bunker display cases which can reduce energy consumption up to a remarkable 55 percent over traditional open frozen food cases.

Pardon Me, Is That Deca-bromine In Your Food Shipment? The Hidden Dangers of Plastic Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent letter of warning from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the potential dangers of plastic pallets was posted on the Refrigerated Frozen Food website. According to Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of shipping pallets, ‘Food producers thinking of switching from wooden pallets to plastic for environmental reasons should think again. Plastic pallets can contain the fire retardant deca-bromine. Is that a problem? The FDA thinks so.’

Van Dorn Gourmets Introduces New Line of Gourmet Specialty Items

BURBANK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After shopping at numerous farmers’ markets and frequenting food shows, Brian Van Dorn, owner of Van Dorn Gourmets, realized that he could come up with better and more creative spice blends, rubs, dip mixes and more. As a result, he started crafting a line of handmade goods and recently launched VanDornGourmets.com.

Cut Expenses and Budget by Eating Out at Home

SUMTER, S.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recipe-Robot, a newly-launched Web site, announces a service that not only saves people money, but also gives them easy access to copycat recipes so they can cook their favorite restaurant-quality meals at home.

BONE FIRE Smokehouse Invites BBQ Fans to Cast their Votes on ‘LIVE with Regis and Kelly’

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIVE with Regis and Kelly’s producers are kicking-off a nationwide search for the best grill recipe and they’re asking their viewers for help with the ‘Ultimate Hometown Grill Off.’ One regional chef has a good chance, but needs your help. Erich Soll, Executive Chef at BONE FIRE Smokehouse in Downtown Kingsport, Tenn., has been selected as having one of the top 5 ribs recipes in the nation, with his succulent Smoked Ribs with Fightin’ Irish Whiskey Sauce.

Bookbinder’s Soups and Seasonings Division Acquired by Pennsylvania Corporation

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bookbinder Specialties, a Pennsylvania company, acquired the Bookbinder’s Soup and Seasonings Division from the Stephens’ Original Foods Company of Huntingdon Valley, PA, on June 23, 2009. The soups and seasonings are based on favorite recipes from the Old Original Bookbinder’s restaurant, established in 1865 in Philadelphia’s historic Old City.

The Vegan Monologues asks the Burning Question: Is that a Carrot in your Pocket?

BALTIMORE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Apprentice House announces publication of its latest book, ‘The Vegan Monologues’ (ISBN 9781934074367), which guides readers through the world of being vegan, traveling life’s path as an herbivore in a treacherous world of carnivores. Whether explaining how vegetarian guys get the girls, exploring an addiction to Chinese takeout, or being sequestered in the ‘garden salad zone,’ author Ben Shaberman’s gentle sense of humor sheds light on what it means to go meatless.

Brewer Petitions White House for ‘Beer Nutrition Czar’ Position

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publisher Bob Skilnik, president of Gambrinus Media, announced his candidacy today for the role of United States ‘Beer Nutrition Czar.’ President Obama might soon be looking for another Czar who can help clarify the innumerable misconceptions about beer’s historic role as a beverage of moderation, hopes Skilnik (although he has little faith that the President won’t be able to resist saying ‘more taxes’ and ‘beer’ in the same sentence).

Convenience Stores Put Expenses on Ice – Kloppenberg’s ProfitICE Builds Profit Centers in Convenience Stores

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kloppenberg is pleased to announce its newly designed ProfitICE(TM) Ice Bagging machine. ‘ProfitICE is the convenience store’s new profit center; thus the name,’ says Joe Kloppenberg, President of Kloppenberg. And he added, ‘According to convenience store owners, the net difference between purchasing bagged ice and having in-house ice bagging operations is melting away some of the red in their operating expenses.’

Multi-Flow Introduces New T’ei Fountain-Dispensed Iced Tea Brand

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages, announced the launch of T’ei, a new fountain-dispensed iced tea brand. T’ei (pronounced ‘tay’) will compete in a beverage category that continues to post solid growth. Current Iced Tea Trends, reported by Beverage World, show 12 percent growth.

Discover Heirloom Cuisine Announces Culinary Vacation Adventures with Cherry Picking Picnics, and Artisan Cheese Making

SEATTLE, Wash., April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Discover Heirloom Cuisine, a week-long reality experience, meets increasing demand for culinary travel vacations, following in the footsteps of farmers to learn the story of sustainable, heirloom foods and farms.

GDFII/LP Sucralose Win Over Competitor Tate and Lyle

EXETER, Calif., April 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading Sucralose manufacturer Guangdong Food Industry Institute/L&P Food Ingredient Co. Ltd. (GDFII/L&P) today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington D.C. ruled in its favor in a Section 337 patent dispute (docket no. 337-TA-604) filed against the company by its competitor, Tate & Lyle Corporation (T&L).

Flax Council of Canada Announces GRAS Status Determined for Flax in U.S.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Flax Council of Canada announced that a panel of experts determined in January 2009 that whole and milled flax seed be given Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status. Expected within six months is a letter of ‘no objection,’ finalizing GRAS status for flax by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Gaining this status expands opportunities for flax use by food manufacturers worldwide.

‘All Day Cafe’ Represents Multi-Flow’s Introduction to the Coffee Bag-in-the-Box Category

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages, announced the launch of ‘All Day Cafe,’ a shelf-stable, liquid roast Hot Coffee Bag-in-the-Box brand. ‘We’re incredibly excited about competing in the hot beverage category,’ said Mark Stephens, CEO of Multi-Flow.

U.S. Demand for Authentic European Absinthe Obsello Triggers Rush on Spanish Absinthe

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Esmeralda Liquors today released new facts about the recent surge in demand for real, natural Obsello absinthe in the U.S.; based on inside sales, production and distribution figures. Based on skyrocketing increase, the makers of Obsello – Esmeralda Distillery – is rushing pallets of Obsello to the U.S. by air in order to replenish rapidly depleting stock.

Hailed Obsello Absinthe Verte Enters New Orleans and Announces New Distribution Partner

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello Absinthe Verte, from Esmeralda Liquors, winner of a 2008 BTI Gold Medal and recently featured in Wine Enthusiast’s Best Of issue, announces its partnership with Glazer’s Distributors, one of the largest wine and spirits distributors in the U.S. Obsello and Glazer also announce Obsello’s arrival into a brand new market, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Reference Book Reveals Nutritional Values of 2,000 Worldwide Beers

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gambrinus Media announced today that ‘Does My BUTT Look BIG In This BEER?: Nutritional Values of 2,000 Worldwide Beers’ (ISBN: 978-0982218204) is now available in book stores and Internet book sites. Tired of waiting for the Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to implement new changes in alcohol nutrition labeling requirements, author Bob Skilnik has compiled an impressive array or beers, including popular imports, with their nutritional values.

Obsello Absinthe Verte Proud Libation Sponsor of the 9th Edwardian Ball

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello Spanish absinthe verte is proud to support the 9th annual Edwardian Ball in San Francisco this year. Once just a one-night event, the ball has grown into a three-day extravaganza (Jan. 23 – Jan. 25) filled with art, burlesque, circus acts, music and all that is representative of the Edwardian Period and Edward Gorey – a mid-20th century artist, poet and musical composer.

Panera Bread to Celebrate the Most Important Meal of the Day with Free Cups of its New Coffee and Samples of New Breakfast Items

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Something big is brewing at Panera Bread, and you’re invited. On Wednesday, January 28, Columbus, Cincinnati and Dayton Ohio area bakery-cafes are inviting customers to celebrate Panera’s new breakfast experience by sharing free cups of its new Light and Dark Roast coffees. A special kick-off event will be held on January 28 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Olentangy River Road Panera Bread bakery-cafe in Columbus, and the Calhoun Panera Bread bakery-cafe in Cincinnati.

Bouchon and Obsello Partner to Bring Back Haunting ‘Green Hour’

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello, an authentic award-winning absinthe verte along with award-winning, world-renowned French restaurant Bouchon in Las Vegas, are giving guests the opportunity to travel back in time and place – back to 1845 Paris, France at the height of the absinthe revolution to experience the original ‘Green Hour’ — or l’ heure verte.

Biotronics, Inc., Announces Future Pork Grading Rivaling Beef, Ultrasound Technology Seen as a Major Advance in Online Pork Grading

AMES, Iowa, Nov. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biotronics, Inc., a food animal ultrasound research and development company recently received a $150,000 Demonstration Grant from the Iowa Department of Economic Development. According to Doyle Wilson, President of the Company, these dollars supplement a $350,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant they have received to develop and test their first commercial prototype system to measure the amount of intramuscular fat, commonly called marbling, in the pork loin of carcasses in the packing plant.

Multi-Flow Industries Receives Gold Certificate of Recognition from Silliker Audit

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages, announced that it has recently received the Gold Certificate of Recognition for passing its 2008 Silliker Audit with a score of 97.7 percent. The audit covered food safety as well as GMP requirements. Silliker is recognized as one of the world’s leading food safety auditing firms.

In Time for the Holidays, The Chocolate Coin Store Introduces a New Standard for Chocolate Coins

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With over 1.5 million design combinations, the highest quality 100-percent Belgian chocolate and flat-rate 12-cent pricing, forget what you know about the old foiled chocolate coins from your childhood. The Chocolate Coin Store is out to change the opinion of those waxy, gritty Kennedy or Lady Liberty chocolate coins of the past.