The 2024 Good Food Awards Finalists Announced
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 8, 2024) – The Good Food Foundation proudly announces the Finalists for the 2024 Good Food Awards, recognizing 311 outstanding companies dedicated to sustainable, delicious, and responsibly crafted food and drink across the nation. With an unparalleled commitment to honoring artisans who push the boundaries of taste, quality, and ethical production, this year's selection showcases the best of the best in the culinary landscape.
From a pool of over 1,650 entrants, over 200 Good Food Awards judges meticulously evaluated submissions across 18 categories. The 2024 Finalists represent a diverse array of culinary traditions, techniques, and regions, ...
Atlanta Market Names 40 Winter 2024 Market Snapshot Finalists
ATLANTA, GA – January 8, 2024 - “People’s Choice” voting is open now through January 15 for the Winter 2024 Atlanta Market edition of Market Snapshot, a dazzling showcase of 40 new and inventive products from its gift and home exhibitors. Buyers are invited to select their favorites via online voting at AtlantaMarket.com/MarketSnapshot, with winners to be announced on the opening day of Atlanta Market, January 16-22, 2024, at AmericasMart Atlanta.
"These 40 finalists exemplify the breadth and depth of product and design excellence offered at Atlanta Market," said Karen Olson, ANDMORE? executive vice president and chief marketing officer. "Buyers ...
Fortessa Tableware Solutions Appoints Jeff Smith as New CEO
Ashburn, VA January 9, 2024 – Fortessa Tableware Solutions, a global leader in the tableware industry, proudly announces the appointment of Jeff Smith as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President, effective March 1, 2024. This strategic decision follows Mr. Smith's nearly two decades of dedicated service to the company, during which he has played a pivotal role in shaping its success and organizational evolution. Mr. Smith previously served as the company’s COO and CFO.
Mr. Smith brings a wealth of experience and a comprehensive understanding of the company's overall business. His embodiment of the distinct values and culture ...
The Legacy Companies Announces Acquisition of Kalorik Product Lines
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Legacy Companies, a global leader in premium kitchen and food service equipment, announces today that it has acquired the electric kitchen countertop appliance product line and the non-electric kitchen smallwares and utensils product line of Team International Group of America, Inc. d/b/a Kalorik. Terms of the asset purchase transaction were not disclosed. The Kalorik brand is a strong complement to the existing umbrella of Legacy brands, bringing top-notch innovation and style at affordable prices.
As it continues to focus on consumer innovation, the deal expands the breadth of Legacy's brands in ...
Las Vegas Market Opens Concert Ticket Giveaway for U2 at the Sphere
LAS VEGAS, NV – January 5, 2023 – Las Vegas Market is offering pre-registered buyers an “Only in Las Vegas” opportunity to win tickets to see U2 at the Sphere on Saturday, January 27, the day before the winter buying event, January 28-February 1, 2024, at World Market Center Las Vegas. To be eligible to win "U2: UV Achtung Baby” concert tickets, buyers must engage with @LasVegasMarket on Instagram or use the @Market App’s Market Plan feature by January 11, 2024.
"Las Vegas entertainment and attractions are unequaled in the U.S., and this promotion allows our market attendees to attend ...
Formal Markets & Mon Cheri Academy Announce Year-Long Educational Program For Retailers
ATLANTA, GA – January 2, 2024 – ANDMORE Formal Markets and Mon Cheri Academy have partnered to produce a year-long educational program with in-person courses at two Formal Markets – April 8 in Atlanta and August 10 in Las Vegas – supplemented with monthly virtual sessions, beginning January 15.
“Mon Cheri Academy is a definitive authority of education within the bridal, social occasion and formalwear categories,” said Caron Stover, ANDMORE SVP, apparel. “Expanding our existing Formal Markets educational resources with this new year-long program will not only give market attendees the most up-to-date knowledge in the industry, but also will ...
Cookware and Bakeware Alliance (CBA) Reflects on a Successful Year of Achievements in 2023
The Cookware and Bakeware Alliance (CBA) is pleased to announce the release of its year-end review summarizing the remarkable accomplishments and significant growth achieved throughout 2023. As a vital housewares trade association, the CBA has continued to deliver critical industry resources and setting engineering standards for product and consumer safety.
The past year has been marked by exceptional achievements, highlighting the CBA's commitment to building industry excellence through engineering, engagement, education, and expertise. Notably, the CBA experienced a substantial increase in LinkedIn engagement, with a remarkable 70% rise in followers. This growth signifies the industry's recognition of the CBA as ...
Gourmet Education, Discovery and Demos at Winter 2024 Atlanta Market
ATLANTA, GA – January 2, 2024 - Atlanta Market offers gourmet product sourcing and category-specific programming this January, complete with live cooking presentations and GCX: Start the Year, a full schedule of events and education presented by GC Buying Group, during the January 16-22, 2024, edition at AmericasMart Atlanta.
“Gourmet at Atlanta Market offers an unbeatable array of tabletop, housewares and specialty foods, augmented by three consecutive days of immersion in the JURA Gourmet Demonstration Kitchen,” said Karen Olson, ANDMORE? executive vice president, chief marketing officer. “In addition to a breadth and depth of product resources, Atlanta’s continued alliance with ...
Viewpoint and Vineyard Brands Join Forces to Produce an Educational Documentary on Sustainable Practices in Winemaking
MIAMI, Jan. 3, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Viewpoint, the acclaimed documentary platform, announces its collaboration with Vineyard Brands, a leading importer of fine wines, to create an enlightening documentary bringing focus to the evolution of sustainable practices in winemaking. It is undeniable that "Sustainability", "Organic", "Biodynamic", "Natural" are trends in the world wine today and this documentary is exploring what it means and why consumers should care. The documentary is hosted by renowned actor Dennis Quaid.
The documentary will shed light on the critical issues facing by the wine industry and its efforts to transition to more sustainable, organic and biodynamic ...
Typhoon Homewares Announces Name Change to The Rayware Group
Typhoon Homewares, a leading player in the housewares and tabletop industries, is excited to announce a significant corporate development. Effective January 2024, Typhoon Homewares will officially change its name to "The Rayware Group". This strategic decision aligns our US identity with our thriving global operations under the name The Rayware Group.
The decision to rebrand in the US market comes as part of our commitment to consistency and global recognition. The Rayware Group, our parent company headquartered in the UK, has long been the heart of our international operations. By adopting the name "The Rayware Group", we aim to simplify ...