Food and Beverage News - Page 8

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



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.

‘Kentucky Monthly’ Votes Moonlite the Best Barbecue in Kentucky for the Fifth Year in a Row

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Because of Moonlite’s stunning set of victories, the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, a Kentucky Tradition in Owensboro Kentucky since 1963, will be inducted into the Kentucky’s Best Hall of Fame; the category of Kentucky’s Best Barbecue will be retired from the magazine’s reader poll.

Returning Patriotism to the Coffeehouse: Free Coffee to Thank Voters

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by America’s rich history of the coffeehouse as a hotbed of revolution and political discourse, groundwork coffee company is offering a free cup of American joe to voters in this year’s presidential election. Those who vote can redeem their ballot stub at any one of groundwork coffee company’s six Los Angeles cafe locations, on November 4th or 5th, for a free 12-ounce cup of fresh brewed coffee.

U.S. Manufacturer Stands Behind Quality of Belgian Chocolate Coins Amidst Chinese Melamine Scare

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the recent news reports of melamine-tainted chocolate coins coming out of China, there has been some public question regarding the safety of chocolate coins sold in the United States. Images in Chocolate, LLC, a 15-year-old Houston, TX-based chocolate manufacturer marketing their chocolate coins online spoke about the recent scare.

MyHealthGate, Inc. Joins with LiveActive Chewy Granola Bars to Raise Digestive Health Awareness

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Between 60 and 70 million Americans experience some sort of digestive health issue. The issue may be that Americans haven’t digested the ways in which prebiotics and probiotics could benefit them. For this reason, MyHealthGate, Inc. is helping to raise awareness for prebiotics and probiotics by working with a truly innovative product – LiveActive Chewy Granola Bars from Kraft.

Authentic Obsello Absinthe Wins Gold Medal from Prestigious Tasting Panel

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premium authentic Obsello Absinthe Verte, which became available to U.S. consumers in August of this year, was awarded a Gold Medal from the Beverage Tasting Institute (BTI). Based out of Chicago, the BTI is known for its experienced tasting panel, made up of restaurateurs, retailers and prominent writers.

Premium Spanish Obsello Absinthe Sweeps West and East Coast

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, is quickly becoming recognized as the highest quality absinthe available to U.S. consumers. Obsello officially launched last month in San Francisco and has been picked up by scores of upscale restaurants, bars and night clubs in S.F., Los Angeles, and, now, New York.

Guangdong Food Industry Institute / LP Food Ingredients Vindicated by Initial ITC Determination regarding Patented Sucralose Manufacturing Technology

EXETER, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading and first manufacturer of Sucralose in China, announced that today, Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued his initial determination on Tate & Lyle’s Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleged infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.

Java Juice Coffee Geek Technique Produces Portable Perk

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stop the French presses. A new-school brew developed by Java Juice, Inc. fuels the future of coffee and allows coffee lovers to toss their brewers, grinders, filters and energy-sucking coffee machinery aside. Java Juice may eventually render whole beans as old-school fuel.

Columbus, Ohio Brewery Issues First T-Shirt Recall in The Nation

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trying to squelch a beery urban legend that has been misquoted by historians and beer enthusiasts since the early days of Repeal, Dick Stevens, owner of the Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus has decided to belly-up to the bar, so to speak, and replace t-shirts sold at the award-winning brewery and eatery that incorrectly attributes Benjamin Franklin to a much quoted phrase that the Founding Father never uttered.

Java Juice(R) Organic Liquid Coffee Extract on Campus

VENICE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As college campuses, in response to student demands, search for green products, undergrads are digging a different kind of eco-friendly alternative this semester. Bicycles built for four? Biodegradable textbooks? Try Java Juice(R), a coffee extract that students say they’re enjoying, and not just because it’s as green as it gets: fairly traded with no chemicals, additives or preservatives.

New Authentic Spanish Absinthe Verte Launches in U.S. Today: Obsello

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, announces its official entrance into the U.S. market today. Obsello, hand-crafted in the Catalan region of Spain, is the only brand of absinthe readily available in the U.S. that is twice distilled, infused with real herbs including grande wormwood and made with un-aged brandy from the Penedes wine stock.

Food Drive Serves Up Free Breakfast for All

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of the launch of their new Grilled Breakfast Sandwich, Panera Bread will host a food drive at all Columbus, Dayton and Greater Cincinnati area bakery-cafes. The non-perishable breakfast food drive, which will benefit the Mid-Ohio FoodBank of Columbus, the FreestoreFoodbank of Cincinnati and The Foodbank of Dayton, will be held from August 8 to 17, 2008.

Secret San Diego Cuisine – The Best Mexican Food North of the Border

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While San Diego has long been popular for its great weather and beaches, it might be of interest to tourists that San Diego is also a hot spot for some of the best Mexican food that can be found above the border. According to taco shop finder MyBertos.com, San Diego houses hundreds of taco shops scattered throughout the county, where the popular dishes such as carne asada burritos, carne asada fries and California burritos can be found.

Local Coffee House Will Host International ‘Birth of Coffee’ Exhibition

MISSOULA, Mont., June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From June 27th to August 4th Liquid Planet in downtown Missoula will host the International ‘Birth of Coffee’ Exhibition. Based on the book of the same name by Daniel and Linda Lorenzetti (ISBN: 978-0609606780), the photography exhibit chronicles the life of coffee from seed to cup.

Food Branding Expert Tammy Katz Leads Global Workshop

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Specialty food executives and marketing leaders who want to build and grow their brands faster will attend Grow Your Specialty Food Brand – Eight Brand Building Best Practices hosted by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade’s (NASFT) International Fancy Food Show at Jacob Javits Center, in New York on June 29, 2008. As one of the food industry’s largest and influential shows.

First China-Based Sucralose Manufacturer Confirms United States ITC Target Date Extension for Decision in Section 337 Sucralose Patent Infringement Investigation

EXETER, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading manufacturer of sucralose, announces that Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has extended the target date for the ITC’s final decision to January 12, 2009 on Tate & Lyle’s Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleges infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.