ITALIAN CHARCUTERIE IN THE U.S.
Veroni, Correggio, Italy, has introduced its new antibiotic-free charcuterie line. The first references of the line are Prosciutto Italiano, Salame Milano, and Salame Calabrese, available in 3- and 4-ounce single packs as well as a pairing in the Antipasto Italiano tray. In order to offer even a healthier and more genuine product, the Prosciutto Italiano contains no artificial ingredients and is minimally processed, while the salami contains no nitrates except for those naturally occurring in celery juice powder and salt. Veroni.com
SNACK PACKS & ANTIPASTO TRAYS DEBUT
Olli Salumeria, Oceanside, CA, has launched Snack Packs and Antipasto trays, including its newest flavor Pepperoni Snack Pack and Antipasto Tray with Salami, Cornichons & Onions and Cheddar Cheese Curds. Snacks Packs include five SKUS, such as Authentic Olli Pepperoni, Genoa, Sopressata, Calabrese or Prosciutto salami paired with Mozzarella, Fontina, Asiago or Cheddar cheese and La Panzanella Crackers. Five SKUS of Antipasto Trays feature three variety trays and three allmeet trays.
STURDY AND PLASTIC FREE
EcoTensil, Corte Modera, CA, and Poland-based Trendy Top sp. z.o.o deliver a new integrated private label top-cup solution, which includes a Single Use Plastic Directive (SUPD) compliant, durable and smooth paperboard EcoTensil spoon to replace the plastic spoon in the top cup. EcoTensil’s compostable paperboard spoon fits neatly inside a compartment in Trendy Top’s top-cups for a turnkey solution for food manufacturers targeting the popular single-serve on-the-go market.
HEARTH-BAKED KETO BREADS
Toufayan Bakeries, Ridgefield, NJ, introduced its first line of keto breads. Keto Pita, Wraps and Flat Breads pack 7g of protein and 13g of fiber per serving with only 18g of carbohydrates and zero sugars. The wraps are also sugar free, with 12g of fiber and 5g of protein. The fiber and protein is lower in carbs than traditional breads. Toufayan’s Keto Pita, Wraps and Flat Breads are hearth baked to a perfect golden brown and have the authentic flavor and texture.
DRESSING HAS TASTE OF ITALY
Carandini, Modena, Italy, has introduced Italian Cheese Dressing with Balsamic Vinegar of Modena & Parmigiano Reggiano. One of Carandini’s innovative products, it combines two of Northern Italy’s holy grail agri-foods — Parmigiano Reggiano PDO and Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI— to make the ultimate flavor profile and reinvent the rules in the kitchen. Endorsed by the prestigious Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium, this dressing is a Carandini-patented recipe that celebrates the excellence of the Emilia-Romagna region. It pairs well with salad, risotto and pasta, meat, even desserts and much more.
PLACON RELEASES NEW BLOG
Placon, Madison, WI, released a new blog called Placonomics, focusing on topics in sustainable packaging. Placonomics articles will serve to educate and create conversations around the progress to a circular economy in packaging. Blog articles will release weekly with topics surrounding Greenwashing, Recycling, Plastic Regulations, Common Misconceptions and more. This blog is an extension of Placon’s mission to live sustainably by educating others about the benefits of a circular economy.
PARMIGIANO REGGIANO CONSORTIUM REVEALS DESIGN CHALLENGE WINNERS
The Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium, Italy, has revealed its Design Challenge 2022 winners. This is the second year that the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium presented this event with the support of Italian design brand Alessi Inc., and in collaboration with Kartell as the hosting partner for the Awards Party. The Best of Show Award recipient was the Matassa Lamp by John Jack Elliott, the Director of Graduate Studies & Associate Professor of Human-Centered Design at Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology
SILVER SPRING MUSTARDS MEDALS
Silver Spring Foods Inc., Eau Claire, WI, has announced three of its gourmet mustards have taken home medals from the 2022 World-Wide Mustard Competition. The lineup includes its two newest flavors, Stone Ground Mustard, winning a Gold Medal in the Coarse Grain Category, Everything Bagel Mustard, winning a Silver Medal in the Exotic Category, and the fan favorite Beer’n Brat Mustard winning a Silver Medal in the Horseradish/Wasabi Category.