Corporate Press Releases

Black Bears™ Voted as Name of New West Virginia NY-Penn League Franchise

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Oct. 22, 2014 –After more than 2,500 suggestions and 10,000 fan votes online, Rich Baseball Operations announced today that the West Virginia Black Bears™ has been chosen as the name of its new NY-Penn League franchise. The West Virginia Black Bears™ will take…

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ROAR Logistics Continues Expansion into Southeast With New Florida Operations Center

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2014 – Global third-party logistics provider ROAR Logistics Inc. celebrated its 11th anniversary this week by broadening its geographic reach, dipping farther into the fertile Southeast with the opening of operations in the Tampa Bay area, home of Florida’s busiest port….

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Professional Baseball is coming to Morgantown, WV

August 25, 2014 –Professional baseball has found a new home in Morgantown, West Virginia starting in 2015. Rich Baseball Operations today announced the relocation of its short-season Class-A New York-Penn League franchise to the City. Professional affiliated baseball in Morgantown represents an exciting new partnership…

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Rich Products Sponsors Career Progression Study by The Women’s Foodservice Forum

Buffalo, N.Y., July 29, 2014 – Rich Products Corp. today announced that the results of the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) career progression study the company sponsored last year were presented at the 12th Annual WFF 2014 Executive Summit in New Orleans. Rich’s provided a significant…

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Rich Products Corporation Introduces New Innovation Center and Atrium at its Buffalo World Headquarters

Buffalo, N.Y., June 24, 2014 – Rich Products Corp. today officially debuted its new expansive, multi-use Innovation Center and Atrium @ Rich’s following an $18.5 million renovation project at its World Headquarters on Niagara Street in Buffalo. Conversion of the 25-year-old Rich Renaissance Niagara Atrium…

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ROAR Logistics Broadens Strategic Services with Acquisition of Legend Transportation Group

Deal Between Third-Party Logistics Leaders Adds Key “Less Than Truckload” Freight Services and Managed Solutions Expertise to ROAR Repertoire BUFFALO, N.Y., May 5, 2014 – With today’s announcement of its purchase of Phoenix-based Legend Transportation Group (LTG), third-party logistics leader ROAR Logistics Inc. is adding…

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Maureen Lynch of Rich Products Receives “Making Their Mark” Award at Women’s Foodservice Forum Annual Conference in Dallas

Buffalo, NY, March 25, 2014 – Rich Products Corporation associate Maureen Lynch was named to the second annual “Making Their Mark” list by the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) at its leadership development conference in Dallas today. Lynch, a Sales & Operations Leader, was among five…

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Rich’s ‘Edge Out’ Hunger Food Drive to be Held on Tuesday, November 19

Buffalo, NY, November 12, 2013 – Rich Products Corporation will host the Rich’s “Edge Out” Hunger Food Drive with a donation area at its World Headquarters at One Robert Rich Way on Tuesday, November 19 from 6 a.m.-7 p.m. The Food Bank of Western New…

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Rich Products to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Fort Erie Plant, Chairman Bob Rich Jr. Began Career by Starting Rich’s Canada Business

Buffalo, NY, August 21, 2013 – Rich Products Corporation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Fort Erie, Ontario plant, located at 12 Hagey Ave., in a special ceremony featuring associates, retired associates, business partners, local elected officials and friends on Friday, August 23 at…

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Rich Products Corporation Promotes Liz Kobilski to Chief Executive Officer and Leader of Africa Region

Buffalo, NY, August 7, 2013 – Rich Products Corporation has promoted Liz Kobilski to Chief Executive Officer and Leader of its Africa Region. Since 2010, Kobilski has served as the Chief Operating Officer of the region and been responsible for the day-to-day management of the…

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Rich Products Corporation expands voluntary recall to all products produced at its Waycross, Georgia facility due to possible contamination with E. coli O121

Buffalo, New York, April 4, 2013 – Rich Products Corporation of Buffalo, New York, which previously announced a voluntary recall of certain Farm Rich® and Market Day® products is expanding its voluntary recall to include all products produced at its Waycross, Georgia plant with “Best By” dates ranging from January…

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Rich Products Corporation announces a voluntary recall of Farm Rich® Mini Quesadillas, Farm Rich® Mini Pizza Slices, Farm Rich® Philly Cheese Steaks,Farm Rich® Mozzarella Bites, and Market Day® Mozzarella Bites due to possible contamination with E. Coli O121

Buffalo, NY, March 28, 2013 – Rich Products Corporation of Buffalo, New York, is announcing a voluntary recall of Farm Rich® Mini Quesadillas (PC 35635), Farm Rich® Mini Pizza Slices (PC 35643 and PC 37690), Farm Rich® Philly Cheese Steaks (PC 35634), Farm Rich® Mozzarella Bites (PC 37443 and…

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Rich Products Corporation Committed to Georgia with $11 Million Expansion Planned for Waycross Manufacturing Plant

Waycross, Ga., February 18, 2013 – Rich Products Corporation underscored its commitment to continued growth in Georgia with the announcement today of an $11 million expansion plan for its food manufacturing facility in Waycross. The expansion will increase the plant’s size by 40 percent and…

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Rich’s Transforms Its US-Canada Business Portfolio with the Announcement of Two Acquisitions and New Joint Venture

Buffalo, N.Y., December 12, 2012 – Rich Products Corporation has announced three important additions to its portfolio, acquiring two food companies – Goglanian Bakeries Inc. and f’real® foods LLC; and entering into a joint venture – Twin Star Bakery, with business partner The Stolbun Group….

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Rich Products Corporation Takes Lead in Local Efforts to Aid Downstate Victims of Hurricane Sandy

 Buffalo, N.Y., November 14, 2012 – Rich Products Corporation Global Headquarters on Niagara Street in Buffalo is serving as the donation drop-off point for Western New York’s efforts to assist Long Island residents as they clean-up from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Area residents and…

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Rich Products Corporation Appoints New Leader of Europe/Middle East Region

Buffalo, N.Y., September 15, 2012 – Rich Products Corporation has promoted David Hunt to Managing Director of the company’s Europe/Middle East Region. Since last November, Hunt has been serving as General Manager of Rich Products Ltd., the company’s business in the United Kingdom.  His new…

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Rich’s Heightens Dedication to Customer Relationships with Creation of New Role

Buffalo, N.Y., September 15, 2012 – With customer relationship management more important than ever, Rich’s is ramping up its efforts to forge more meaningful and irreplaceable connections with customers with the creation of a new leadership position — Senior Vice President, Customer Experience. Ted Rich,…

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Rich Products Corporation’s Waycross, GA Plant Celebrates Safety Milestone: Company Record 10 Years With No-Lost Time Accidents

WAYCROSS, Ga., Aug. 24, 2012 – When the approximately 70 associates at Rich Products Corporation’s Waycross manufacturing plant show up for work each day, the first thing they see is a big sign over the front door proclaiming, “Safety…That’s What We Do!!” As this year’s…

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Rich Products’ Texas Manufacturing Plant Receives “Best Aquaculture Practices” Certification

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, July 30, 2012 – Rich Products Corporation’s Brownsville manufacturing plant has earned “Best Aquaculture Practices” (BAP) certification. The Brownsville plant produces a large majority of Rich’s seafood products distributed by SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co., maker of the country’s top selling frozen specialty…

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Rich’s Catering Donates $30,000 to Help Albright-Knox Collision Event Go “Retro”

Buffalo, N.Y., July 10, 2012 – On Thursday, June 21, Rich Products Corporation sponsored the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s “COLLISION” party, a celebration for the gallery’s 150th anniversary. As part of this sponsorship, Rich’s Catering group donated and prepared approximately $30,000 in food and menu items…

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Rich's Catering Donates $30,000 to Help Albright-Knox Collision Event

Stephanie Argentine, Jill Bond, and Judy Campbell Appointed to Rich’s Human Resources Shared Leadership Team

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 23, 2012 – To drive Rich Products Corporation’s human resource (HR) practices to the highest standards globally, Rich’s has appointed three executives, Stephanie Argentine, Jill Bond and Judy Campbell, to lead the HR function as part of an new shared leadership model….

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James R. Deuschle Expands Responsibilities to Include Global Procurement

Buffalo, NY, May 1, 2012 – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Rich Products Corporation, James R. Deuschle has assumed responsibility for oversight of Global Procurement, announced Bill Gisel, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Jim has continued to demonstrate strong leadership and valuable…

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Rich’s Provides $30,000 Loan to Canisius College SIFE to Launch Local Small Business Initiatives

Buffalo, NY, April 25, 2012 – Rich Products Corporation and the Canisius College Students In Free Enterprise (Canisius SIFE) program have recently partnered to help bring a local businessman’s dreams to reality. How? Rich’s sponsored Canisius SIFE’s Classroom and Community Partnership for Economic Development Program…

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Rich's Provides $30,000 Loan to Canisius College SIFE

Howard Rich Appointed to Vice President, Corporate Relations

Buffalo, NY, March 28, 2012 – Howard Rich, a 33-year veteran of Rich Products Corporation (RPC), has been named Vice President of Corporate Relations, announced President and Chief Executive Officer, William G. Gisel. In a broader enterprise-wide role, Rich will manage the company’s community relations…

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Rich’s Announces Acquisition of Dorgel Ltd.

Buffalo, NY, March 26, 2012 – Rich Products of Canada, Ltd., has acquired Dorgel Ltd. & Elistan Foods, a leading manufacturer and marketer of frozen desserts and ice cream cakes sold across Canada. The acquisition includes all aspects of Dorgel’s and Elistan’s business, including its…

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Rich’s Sponsors 8th Annual New York ProStart Student Invitational in Niagara Falls

Buffalo, NY, March 22, 2012 – Rich Products Corporation is proud to support the Annual ProStart® Student Invitational – two full days of culinary and restaurant management competitions taking place on March 23-24. As part of this competition, 15 culinary teams and 8 management teams…

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Rich's Sponsors New York ProStart Student Invitational

David Konst, Robert Pavone and Steven Franz Accept Critical New Global Roles

Buffalo, NY, February 28, 2012 – In a strategic organizational shift designed to fully leverage its worldwide business knowledge and in-market expertise, Rich Products Corporation has transitioned from its dual business group structure – North America and International – to one global organization consisting of…

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Senior Appointments support new strategic global realignment of Rich Products Corporation

Buffalo, NY, February 2, 2012 – In a strategic organizational shift designed to fully leverage its worldwide business knowledge and in-market expertise, Rich Products Corporation has transitioned from its dual business group structure – North America and International – to one global organization consisting of…

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Kevin Malchoff Appointed to Board of Directors and Named Executive Vice President of Global Business Development

Buffalo, NY, January 11, 2012 – Kevin Malchoff, a 30-year veteran of Rich Products Corporation, has been appointed to the Rich Products Corporation Board of Directors and has been named Executive Vice President of Global Business Development, announced President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Gisel….

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Wendy Barth Appointed to Senior Vice President, Global Marketing

Buffalo, NY, January 11, 2012 – Wendy Barth, an 11-year veteran of Rich Products Corporation, has been named Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, announced President and Chief Executive Officer, William G. Gisel. In this multi-faceted new role, Barth retains her current responsibilities as leader…

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