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FRANE Celebrates 60th Anniversary, And More…

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Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:14 pm

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Jeff Rumachik
Jeff Rumachik

The Frozen & Refrigerated Association of the North East (FRANE) will celebrate its 60th anniversary at the Chatham Bars Inn on Cape Cod, Oct. 1-4. A Friday evening dinner will honor outgoing Chairman Jim Wright of C&S Wholesale Grocers. A Saturday morning business session will feature Kevin Coupe of MorningNewsBeat.com; Jeff Rumachik, EVP and COO of the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association; Steve Nordstrom, director of dairy and frozen for Big Y Foods; and incoming FRANE Chair Julie Babyak. A Saturday evening event will celebrate FRANE’s 60th anniversary and recognize the 2015 Member Of The Year, awarded in memory of Val Vivenzio, longtime FRANE supporter and a Big Y frozen executive…

Karoun Dairies is voluntarily recalling a variety of cheeses that it distributes due to possible contamination with listeria. To date, no product has tested positive for listeria but Karoun is initiating a voluntary recall in the interest of protecting public health. The products are vacuum packed, in jars or in pails under the following brands: Karoun, Arz, Gopi, Queso Del Valle, Central Valley Creamery and Yanni. Weights vary from 5 ozs. to 30 lbs. This recall is limited to cheese; no other Karoun Dairies product is affected by this recall…

The New Jersey Food Council Committee for Good Government will honor four policy leaders at the 42nd Annual Good Government Breakfast at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township on Sept. 30. This year’s honorees include Richard Saker of Saker ShopRites; Deputy Director Howard Pine, New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs; Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman; and Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer. During the event, Saker, who serves as chairman, president and CEO of Saker Holdings Corp., will receive the Good Government Award, the most prestigious public policy recognition bestowed on a New Jersey food industry member. Saker ShopRites is the largest member of Wakefern Food Corp.

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