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9th Good Food Awards Recognizes 220 Food & Drink Crafters from 34 States & Washington, D.C. 
San Francisco, CA (January 11, 2019) – The nation’s leading food crafters, grocers, chefs, journalists and activists gathered tonight at a gala Awards Ceremony in San Francisco to honor the 220 Good Food Awards winners of 2019. An annual recognition program now in its ninth year, the Good Food Awards celebrates American food and drink crafters who demonstrate a commitment to creating tasty, authentic and responsible products and in doing so, bettering our nation’s food system. Each of the 2019 winners demonstrates both a mastery of their craft and a commitment to maintaining exceptionally high social and environmental standards in their work.   ...
IMC Announces $280 Million Capital Investment in Market Enhancements 
ATLANTA - (January 11, 2019) – International Market Centers (IMC) announced today a three-year, $280 million-dollar investment in new initiatives to enhance its markets in Atlanta, High Point and Las Vegas. Elements of the plan, which will be implemented over the next six-24 months on all three campuses, include category enrichment and extension, launch of new verticals, strategic remerchandising of existing resources, digital and mobile platform enhancements, and physical improvements in arrival areas and public spaces.  “IMC has a long-standing history of strategic reinvestment and commitment to customer experience for tenants, exhibitors and buyers,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market ...
Homer Laughlin’s Announces New Fiesta® Color
January 11, 2019—Newell, WV—For adding new excitement to dining tables, few things equal the arrival of a new Fiesta® color—and 2019 brings the introduction of Meadow, a soft medium shade of green. Named for the way it recalls the colors of an airy spring meadow, the newest Fiesta color brings an impeccable balance of calm and bright, making it ideal for any dining occasion. Meadow is the 51st shade of Fiesta introduced by the Homer Laughlin China Company since the colorful and iconic made-in-America dinnerware debuted in 1936. As has become a custom, the announcement came at The Atlanta International Gift ...
Lenox Corporation Names Two New Executives: Andrew Dawson, Chief Sales Officer and Andrea Page SVP, Digital & Marketing
BRISTOL, PA—January 8, 2019—Lenox Corporation (“Lenox”), America’s leading tabletop brand, today announced the hiring of two key executives who recently joined the company. Andrew Dawson and Andrea Page have joined the company as Chief Sales Officer and SVP, Digital and Marketing, respectively. Dawson and Page join the existing team, Chief Operating Officer Brian Gowen, Chief Merchandising Officer Michele Barbone, and Chief Financial Officer Karen Seawell and will both be based out of the Lenox headquarters in Bristol, PA, reporting directly to CEO Mads Ryder. The newly developed executive team will be charged with executing the brand’s core initiatives for the ...
Pacific Pickle Works Winner of the 2019 SFA Winter Fancy Food Show Front Burner Foodservice Pitch Competition
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Pickle Works and its Michelada Shrub triumphed at the Specialty Food Association's Front Burner Foodservice Pitch Competition on January 14th at the 44th Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. The event was presented by the Foodservice Council of the Specialty Food Association and was hosted by Robert Irvine, world-class chef, fitness authority, and philanthropist. Three finalists picked from hundreds of entries pitched their products to foodservice professionals at the event. "Our Michelada Shrub is a unique product, and we're excited and proud to have it recognized by the Specialty Food Association through the Front Burner Foodservice Pitch Competition," said Victoria ...
Life On Earth, Inc. Signs Binding Letter of Intent to Purchase Wild Poppy Company, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA
NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via OTC PR WIRE--Life On Earth, Inc. (OTCQB: LFER) announced today that it has entered into a Binding Letter Of Intent to acquire 100% ownership interest in Wild Poppy Company, Inc. (“Wild Poppy”) to add to its current portfolio offering of All Natural, Organic, and Better For You lifestyle brands. Through the Wild Poppy transaction, LFER expects to add additional top line revenues as well as additional retailers to its already existing portfolio of branded products and distribution. Wild Poppy, based in Los Angeles, CA, is an all-natural soda and exotic juice beverage company with established ...
Las Vegas Market Announces Partnerships with 40+ Leading Retail & Trade Groups
LAS VEGAS, N.V. – (January 2, 2019) – Las Vegas Market announced today that partnerships with more than 40 industry organizations across the globe will add to the host of special programming, tours, educational opportunities and networking events planned for Winter 2019 Las Vegas Market, running Jan. 27 – Jan. 31, 2019. “Las Vegas Market is proud to partner with the industry’s leading trade and retail organizations to offer programming and events that are truly significant to their members,” said Dorothy Belshaw, EVP, chief marketing and digital officer for IMC. “As the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market and ...
Ithaca Cold-Crafted Closes $2.7 Million In New Growth Capital From LiDestri Food and Drink
ROCHESTER, New York, January 4, 2019 -- Ithaca Cold-Crafted, one of the fastest growing brands in the hummus category, announces the closing of $2.7 million of new growth capital from LiDestri Food and Drink, a premier private label and contract manufacturer of food, beverages and spirits.   Ithaca Cold-Crafted experienced 147 percent growth in retail sales over the past 12 months. Driven by consumer demand for brands that offer fresh, simple ingredients and better tasting products, Ithaca Cold-Crafted has been able to grow rapidly in the soon to be $1 billion hummus category. The brand is currently available at more than 3,000 retail doors ...
NY NOW To Honor Noel Zeller of Zelco Industries Who Recently Passed Away
Mt. Vernon, NY, January 2, 2019…. Noel Zeller, celebrated inventor, award-winning designer and founder of Zelco Industries Inc., passed away on September 13 at the age of 82, following a battle with liver cancer.  He leaves behind Adele, the love of his life as well as business partner, and his self-proclaimed “greatest achievements,” daughters Nikki and Gabby and two grandsons, Craig and Justin. Founded by Noel and Adele Zeller in 1976, Zelco Industries Inc was an American success story. At its founding, Zelco products were designed, manufactured, marketed, and sold from the basement and garage of the family home in ...
Western Supermarkets Closes Doors
After 70 years, Western Supermarkets is discontinuing operations. “When I became involved in ownership in 1987”, owner Ken Hubbard said, “our goal was to maintain Western as Birmingham’s leading independent grocer. With the help of the loyal and talented people on the Western team, we’ve achieved that goal.  We’ve taken Western as far as we can.  It’s time to exit the business that has been my life’s work.” The Birmingham-area grocery chain currently operates 4 stores.  Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix Super Markets, Inc. has agreed to buy the Lane Parke store in Mountain Brook and the Rocky Ridge store in Vestavia ...
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