it is at the top of its category. Company o;cials
sampled Nuestro Queso’s frying cheese and
quesadillas made with Oaxaca strips, to the delight of passersby said Arturo Nava, marketing
director, for the Rosemont, Ill.-based company.
Nuestro Queso makes a line of
Central American products and a
separate Caribbean line. Its newest
product, which launched in early
December in Whole Foods and
other retailers in January, is Oaxaca strips. Oaxaca, Nava said, is the most popular
cheese in Mexico because it is easy to melt. He
added that the company’s products are 100 percent natural, clean label and RBST-free dairy.
Request Foods, a co-packer of frozen prepared
entrées, side dishes and specialty items, shared
with show goers why it is a good partner for re-
tailers. “Teamwork, dedication, integrity and
respect. ;ese qualities, together with the com-
mon goal of excellence shared by all Request as-
sociates, are why we are able to make your brand
better,” said Je; Gehres, senior director of sales
and product development for the company.
Gehres added that Request Foods’ products
are produced, processed, prepared and handled
according to the highest safety standards, at the
Holland, Mich.-based company’s two co-pack-ing facilities.
SatisPie banks on
the fact that pie is
a beloved staple
tions of all seasons. ;at aside, the company
knows that ingredients are top of mind for con-
sumers, and according to Michael Pinkowski,
president of the Rochester, N. Y.-based company,
there are dozens of ingredients consumers do
not want to see in their products.
SatisPie’s products, which contain a short ingredient list, were sampled at the show. ;ey are
available in seven ;avors: Pumpkin, Blueberry,
Peach, Cherry, Apple, Apple Crumb and Pecan,
which is new for 2015. Also new is the eight-inch
pie line, which launched in October. Pinkowski
added that the product should be shelf stable for
;ve days post baking at home.
Designed for center store, Seneca Foods, based
in Marion, N.Y., built on its successful 2013
launch of prepped produce at this year’s PLMA
Show. Its line of four-ounce shelf stable vegetables in microwave-able plastic cups is now
available in a seven-ounce size. ;e product
comes in a clear, BPA non-intent container,
;lled with assorted vegetables lightly seasoned
with sea salt. S
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