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Rich’s Maureen Lynch Honored for High Achievement

On March 25, 2014, Rich Products Corporation’s Maureen Lynch was among an elite group of foodservice industry figures from across the nation honored with prestigious “Women Making Their Mark” awards from the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF). The awards were presented at the WFF Annual Leadership…

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What’s the Birthday Cake of the Future? Ask America’s Kids

Rich’s Senior Marketing Manager Deanne McDonell sounds almost giddy when discussing what young children believe the birthday cake of the future should look like. For one 11-year old boy, his dream birthday cake was a sombrero shaped taco, complete with gummy worms and breath mints…

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Rich’s Supports Launch of Women’s Foodservice Forum into China

Buffalo, NY, January 6, 2014 – A “Sequential Day”, the once-a-century phenomenon when the calendar numbers align in a sequence, is said to be a lucky day. Such was the case on 11.12.13, and good fortune was certainly on the side of those planning and…

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The Rich Experience Goes Global at 2013 IBIE Expo

In early October, a large contingent of associates representing the far reaches of Rich’s global enterprise converged in Las Vegas, Nevada, for the International Bakery Industry Expo (IBIE). The convention, held once every three years, is the preeminent industry event, assembling the largest collection of…

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Rich’s Hosts “Edge Out Hunger” Drive for Food Bank of WNY

After Hurricane Sandy devastated the coastal areas of New York and New Jersey last year, Rich’s associates came together to help our neighbors downstate with a relief drive for essential supplies. That turnout was tremendous as we exceeded our original goal of filling one truck…

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In Food Pursuits, Father and Son Share Same School of Thought

 The success of Rich Products Corporation has been based in no small way on family values.  Fittingly, this includes some familial connections that have dotted the organization, beginning with the Rich family that founded the global food company and leads it to this day.  The…

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Doing What’s Right for the Environment: Rich’s Becomes ENERGY STAR Partner

As part of Rich’s commitment to “Do What’s Right,” the company recently began participating as an ENERGY STAR® Partner with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  ENERGY STAR is a voluntary partnership introduced by the EPA to promote energy efficiency and environmental protection.  The…

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Rich’s Launches Peanut-Free/Tree Nut-Free Frosted Sugar Cookies – A Great-Tasting, Worry-Free Indulgence

The sweetness and simplicity of sugar cookies, with their eye-catching frosted tops and mouth-watering flavor, have made the indulgent treat a cornerstone in America’s love affair with cookies for decades. Rich’s new fully-finished Frosted Sugar Cookies are now available in the marketplace and meet the…

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“InformationWeek Mexico” Magazine Ranks Productos Rich Among 50 Most Innovative Companies

Productos Rich was recently recognized as one of the 50 most innovative companies by “InformationWeek Mexico” magazine. The prestigious publication applauded Rich’s work on a mobile application that enables technical and commercial in-store bakery (ISB) team members in Mexico to collect, analyze, compare and track…

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On-Trend and Ahead of the Competition:Rich’s Reinvents Frozen Desserts with Greek Frozen Yogurt Cakes and Cupcakes

The freezer case at your local retailer just got a little trendier; full of new desserts with lush European influences. Move over party-sized ice cream cakes and make way for an everyday indulgence with the allure of Greek yogurt, America’s top selling yogurt. Infused with…

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Rich’s Korea Plant Receives HACCP Safety Certification

Rich’s frozen and UHT (ultra-high temperature) emulsions manufacturing facility in Daegu, Korea recently received the HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) certification from the Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA).  After a rigorous inspection process, the KFDA confirmed that the Daegu facility satisfactorily meets…

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Rich’s School Nutrition Roundtable Uncovers Needs, Shares Opportunities and Successes

New school foodservice trends, products and training methods were among the topics on the plate at Rich’s sixth annual School Nutrition Roundtable, attended by a select, diverse group of school nutrition professionals from across the United States.  “The School Nutrition Roundtable illustrates the Rich Experience…

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f’real Goes Global: US Military Personnel Stationed in Europe are f’real F’natics

Tens of thousands of America’s finest military personnel are stationed throughout Europe, far away from family, friends and the simple pleasures of everyday American life. Nothing tastes more like home than an original American milkshake made with real ice cream and milk. Thanks to f’real,…

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Rich’s Hosts Food Service Management Institute Conference

Rich’s recently welcomed the National Association of College & University Food Service’s (NACUFS) annual Food Service Management Institute (FSMI) conference, marking the 15th consecutive year hosting it. The NACUFS selects individuals from colleges, universities, medical learning centers and private academies across the country to participate in…

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Rich’s Wows Crowds at India Food Exhibition

Rich’s exhibit was once again a premier stop for visitors and participants of the 28th AAHAR expo, the largest fair for the Food & Hospitality sector in India, held in New Delhi. Rich’s brought the Rich Experience to life, transporting visitors to a trendy QSR…

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Rich’s Breakfast Inspiration Contest Winners Bring Home the Bacon

A nourishing breakfast is always the best way to start each day, and Rich’s Breakfast Menu Inspiration contest was an exciting challenge for foodservice operators and a rewarding endeavor for the three $1000 winners. The promotional contest kicked-off the 2013 foodservice year, stimulating operators to…

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Empowerment, Engagement and Essential Leadership Development: WFF Leadership Conference is a Rewarding Experience for Rich’s Attendees

Thirty Rich’s associates and leaders recently attended the Annual Leadership Development Conference presented by the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF). The dynamic group returned to Rich’s with a renewed sense of passion, heightened self-awareness and valuable personal reflection. Through workshops and networking opportunities, they strengthened essential…

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Rich’s Associates Dig Deep for Bubba’s Earth Day: Celebrate Proclamation of Bubba’s Creek

On April 25, the associates at Rich’s Gallatin facility exercised their green thumbs as part of the annual effort to preserve, protect and beautify the plant’s surrounding environment. This was the 11th annual Bubba’s Earth Day event, marking more than a decade of “Doing What’s…

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Rich’s Culinarian Young Jin Choi Earns South Korea’s Prestigious Master Baker Certificate

Rich Products of South Korea is proud to announce that team member Young Jin Choi has earned the extraordinary title of Master Baker, the highest certificate awarded to baking experts by the South Korean government. Years of dedication to his craft, professionalism and technical expertise…

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Rich’s Delivers Pizza Prowess to University at Buffalo’s New Crossroads Culinary Center

The Crossroads Culinary  Center at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB), is a remarkable new dining experience for students and Rich’s pizza creations are positioned at the forefront of this fresh, market-style eatery. Rich’s perfected the thin crust, New York-style pizza students crave…

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Sprinkles and Swirls: “Home Baker Training” in India Gives Rise to Women Entrepreneurs

In India and other parts of the Asian continent, Rich Products Corporation is showing women not just how to enhance their skills in the kitchen, but also how to leverage them into moneymaking careers.  Through its growing Home Baker Training Program, the company is helping…

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Rich’s adds royal flavour and quality to South African product line with new Royal Danish Crowns

Danish Crowns are the royalty of any pastry line; rich, buttery, flaky pastry sits as a crown around a generous filling. This divine indulgence is now manufactured in the Rich’s South African facility and ready for distribution to Foodservice, in-store bakery and convenience store customers…

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Rich’s Breakfast Inspirations Contest: Kick-start your breakfast menu for all-day success

Breakfast is commonly hailed as the most important meal of the day, but for the past five years it has also been the most popular and fastest growing daypart. Fed by convenience, lower price-points and portability, breakfast has become the bright spot of the restaurant…

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Menu Extenders: Rich’s® Smokehouse Bar BQ®, not just for Bar-B-Q

Rich’s takes all the guesswork out of the mouth-watering smokehouse flavors consumers’ demand, and offers chefs the highest quality, most authentic smoked meats; giving operators the freedom to create endless menu applications that extend far beyond the borders of Bar-B-Q. Rich’s is the largest authentic…

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Rich’s tackling homelessness in Colorado: “Making Change with Change” program thriving

Little more than a year ago, Rich’s associate Dave Packer watched a news program highlighting a widespread homelessness epidemic. Today, Packer has actively engaged himself, and Rich Products, in efforts to be a part of the solution. Partnering with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless,…

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Rich’s Culinarians invited to support prestigious CIA Worlds of Flavor Conference

Each year, the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) hosts an annual conference that is likened to the Oscar’s of the culinary world. It brings together international chefs, exotic ingredients, native cooking techniques and, as the name suggests, Worlds of Flavor. It’s quite simply a chef’s…

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Rich’s Steps Up to Support Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts: Donates $100,000 worth of food and coordinates two truckloads full of donations

When Hurricane Sandy tore across the eastern US coast in late October it left thousands of families cold, hungry and homeless in its wake. The tragic events of that day crippled transportation, shutdown businesses and changed countless lives forever. As families begin to rebuild and…

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Bettering Our Communities Around The World: It’s A Family Affair at Rich’s

It’s all in a day’s work!  In his professional life as District Distribution Supervisor for Rich’s Frozen Ice Cream Cakes in Tampa, Florida, Shawn Wolf exerts his expertise in frozen foods. But beyond the tasty treats in the freezer case, Wolf pursues a wide array…

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Culinarians Experiment With Rich’s Products as Carriers for Gastropub Fare: Innovation and Professional Growth on the Training Menu at CIA Greystone

In September of 2012, Rich’s Culinary team of fourteen technically skilled and savvy professional chefs experienced three-days of intense learning, creating and exploring food trends in the kitchens of the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, amid the lush vineyards of the Napa Valley, California….

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Rich’s Executive Travels to Rural Nicaragua to “Better Our Communities”: Out of the Depths of Poverty Emerge Hope, Humility and Perspective

In July 2012, Rich’s Executive Team member Maureen Hurley traveled to Nicaragua to learn more about land reform in Central America. The trip, sponsored by Agros International,a non-profit group committed to breaking the cycle of poverty for rural families by enabling landless communities to achieve…

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