Perdue Farms has launched a e-commerce website that will offer a selection of its brands for sale directly to consumers at PerdueFarms.com. Initially, the website will offer an assortment of frozen items across some of Perdue Farms’ most popular brands including Perdue, Niman Ranch, Coleman Natural, Sonoma Red, and Skagit Red, with plans to add additional offerings over time as demand increases.
“As both online shopping and the demand for convenience show no signs of slowing down, we felt it was important to be in this space,” said David Zucker, Perdue Farms senior vice president of e-commerce and new ventures, in a company press release. “We’re excited that this is the first time we’ve been able to offer so many of our brands in one place, nationally.”
The company noted that the packaging from online orders will be 100% recyclable. The foam insulation is made from water-soluble cornstarch, which can, according to the company, “be composted or even disintegrated under running water and safely rinsed down a kitchen sink.” In addition, every order will include a reusable shopping tote and a packet of bee- and butterfly-friendly seeds for consumers to plant.
Barry Callebaut has announced that Massimo Garavaglia, president EMEA, will leave the company effective April 30, for another career opportunity.
Comax Flavors Chairman and Founder Dr. Peter J. Calabretta passed away on Jan. 19, 2020, at the age of 85.
PepsiCo has announced plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its U.S. direct operations this year. The United States is the food and beverage company’s largest market and accounts for nearly half of its total global electricity consumption.
As a part of a planned organizational change, Aryzta has appointed Tyson Yu as CEO of Aryzta North America effective February 1, and as a member of the group executive committee, reporting to Kevin Toland, group CEO.
KIND Healthy Snacks has adopted nutrition research led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA ARS), which found that whole nuts, such as almonds and cashews, contribute 19% and 16% fewer calories, respectively, than previously thought.