In Storm-Battered Florida Keys, Serving Our Neighbors in Wake of Destruction

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In Storm-Battered Florida Keys, Serving Our Neighbors in Wake of Destruction

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, the destruction witnessed in the Florida Keys was nearly unimaginable. With winds gusts topping 120 mph and major storm surge battering the area, the category 4 hurricane made a direct hit on the collection of islands off the state’s southern tip. Despite mandatory evacuation orders, an estimated 4,000 “conchs,” or residents of the Keys, held their ground, knowing it might be weeks or longer before they were allowed to return following the storm.

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Family – no matter how you say it or what yours looks like, you’re part of one at Rich’s

As a family-owned company, treating our customers, communities and associates like family has always been at the forefront of everything that Rich’s does.  In 2015, we created Imagine Magazine to commemorate Rich’s 70th birthday, celebrate our family values and reflect on seven decades of living out The Rich Promise. When we began searching for families […]

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Carvel Launches New Ice Cream Cookie Cake

What’s better than cookies and milk? Cookies and ice cream, of course! If you close your eyes and think back to simpler days you might find yourself reminiscing on some of the best memories of your childhood – summer vacation. School is over, the sun is shining, and you’re sitting outside, covered in chalk and […]

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Spicing Up the Season with Some Sweet Pumpkin Treats

For the past several years, the popularity of pumpkin flavors has significantly grown, and Rich’s has been adding to our own pumpkin-flavored portfolio over the last year.  Our In-Store Bakery and Deli Team has added a number of new pumpkin-inspired offerings, a few of which we have highlighted below. Why pumpkin? In 2015, 37 percent […]

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Rich’s Hosts 43North Start-Up Competition: Inspiring Innovation in Buffalo

On October 26, 2016, hundreds of spectators descended on the Innovation Center and Atrium @ Rich’s, the company’s world headquarters in Buffalo, NY, for an invigorating celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit: the 3rd Annual 43North competition. The qualifying round saw judges narrow an elite group of 15 competitors down to 10 finalists, each vying for […]

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Cake Batter. Waffle Batter. Cookie Batter. Oh My!

Whipping up batter for anything from cakes to crepes can not only be time consuming but also expensive. In addition, the trend in consumers who are looking for authentic, homemade treats is growing, which can be hard to achieve for restaurants, bakeries and dining halls who are trying to serve up a variety of freshly-made […]

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Bob and Mindy Rich Honored For Three Decades of Steadfast Prevention Support

More than 1,000 prevention professionals from across the nation, as well as members of the Rich family, gathered at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on September 13, to pay tribute to Bob and Mindy’s long-time prevention efforts and leadership of Western New York United Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Inc. (WNY United). Three decades after […]

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First Donations from Consumer Brands Charitable Fund Put Children’s Welfare at Forefront

On July 20, a new charitable fund recently established by Rich Products Corporation’s Consumer Brands Division, based on St. Simons Island, Georgia, made its first-ever grant, presenting a $25,000 donation to the Children In Action Sports Club in the nearby city of Brunswick. The check was presented during a brief ceremony at the facilities of […]

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From Rich’s to Rio: An Associate Reflects on His Olympic Journey

For Rich’s own Jack Mathias, Food Service Division sales and operations manager, the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio brings back treasured memories shared exclusively by Olympians. Forty years ago, Mathias and his teammates marched proudly into the 1976 Olympic Games in Montréal representing the United States. And while every Olympic journey is different, Mathias’ road […]

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Celebrating 30 Years of Rich’s On Top®

Rich Products revolutionized the non-dairy frozen food industry in 1986 when it launched On Top® — the first pre-whip topping in a bag that out-performed its aerosol and dairy-based counterparts in versatility, stability and taste. Today, Rich’s celebrates the 30th anniversary of On Top®, one of the global food manufacturer’s most innovative and iconic products. […]

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Rich Family Foundation Partners with Cornell In New Global Food Safety Research Lab

Ensuring that populations all over the planet have a safe food supply is critical.  And for a worldwide food company such as Rich Products Corporation, promoting high-level research that will keep the global food supply safe for generations to come directly supports its values to be the trusted first choice and to deliver cutting-edge innovation. […]

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Feeding the Marines: Rich’s Helps Combat Culinary Challenges and Inspire Creativity

The men and women of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) are recognized worldwide for their drive for excellence, self-discipline and intense training. In an effort to excel at everything they do, the Corps’ elite training program extends beyond the air, land and sea battlegrounds, and into the kitchens that feed the Marines. Through years […]

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ROAR Helps Stream Emergency Relief To Flint Residents

To help ease the pain from what has become an ongoing nightmare for the people of Flint, Mich., the community of Buffalo, N.Y., has joined others from around the United States in an effort to bring some much-needed emergency relief to a city recently paralyzed by a contaminated water crisis of unimagined proportions.  With dangerous […]

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Rich’s Trend to Table Media Event Makes News

The last week in October, Rich’s hosted the first-ever Trend to Table media event in Rich’s Customer Solution Studio inside the Innovation Center at WHQ. Nine foodservice and in-store bakery media editors from top industry publications participated in the half-day session featuring four of today’s up-and-coming chefs from across the US. Datassential, Rich’s research and […]

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Rich’s New Sweet Middles are Small in Size, Big In Flavor

Tasty, bite-sized cookie sandwich sensations are peanut- and tree nut-free and do not contain artificial colors, artificial flavors or high fructose corn syrup Rich’s ability to anticipate and meet market trends with innovative new products is a clear competitive advantage, and understanding the difference between a trend and a fad is critical to in-store bakery success. […]

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New York and D.C. Heroes Honored with All-American Pizza Party for Veterans Day

Throughout the week of Veterans Day, people across the country send messages of thanks and gratitude via acts of service, handshakes, and social media – all with the common goal of showing appreciation for those who risked their lives for our freedom in the United States. To pay tribute to those heroes and bring smiles […]

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Rich’s a Pillar Among America’s Adoption-Friendly Workplaces

November in the United States is National Adoption Month, a collective campaign to raise awareness of the more-than 130,000 children across the country who are in foster care, hoping and waiting to be adopted.  In conjunction, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption – America’s only nonprofit public charity dedicated to finding homes for children in […]

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ROAR Rides the Fast Track to Growth and Success

For the 9th consecutive year, ROAR Logistics, Inc. was recognized as one of Buffalo’s Fast Track Companies by Buffalo Business First Magazine. Another record-breaking year for ROAR lead to a dramatic rise on the prestigious listing, climbing quickly from last year’s post at #42 to the #15 position. “This award represents our ongoing commitment to […]

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Rich’s Brings Iconic Peanuts® Brand to Cookies and Cakes

Just in time for the highly-anticipated fall movie release featuring the beloved Peanuts® characters, Rich’s recently developed and launched a line of Peanuts® and Snoopy® branded desserts that capture the playful essence of the famed cartoon friends. The playful treats, available in grocery stores nationwide, bring an air of nostalgia and friendship to birthday parties […]

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Signature f’real Milkshake Wins Top Honors With Maverik

The latest concoction from the trend-setting f’real flavor factory is a mouthful to say and enjoy! The Macachocochicoconut f’real milkshake, made exclusively for Maverik’s progressive west-coast convenience stores, is pleasing adventure-craving consumers and won top honors as the chain’s Best New Item in 2014. “This is a really great achievement by the team and is […]

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A Personal Journey: For Rich’s Associates, You Can Go Home Again

“Every company has its own culture.  The culture at Rich Products Corporation might not be for everyone, but, for me, it’s the perfect place to work,” says Dwight Gram, Vice President of Global Corporate Communications.  “Every day I remind myself how lucky I am to work at a place like Rich’s, because of how well […]

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Take a Bite Out of National Cheesecake Day

Dense and creamy, drizzled with cherry glaze, or infused with rich flavors like chocolate or caramel, who can resist the awesome array of cheesecake varieties that have found themselves onto almost every dessert menu nationwide. July 30th is National Cheesecake Day, a day of celebration honoring this traditional dessert whose earliest evidence dates back to […]

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Thousands of Rich’s Pizzas En Route to U.S. Servicemen and Women for Independence Day

Slices of American pie — Rich’s pizza pie that is — will reach nearly 10,000 troops serving in the Middle East in honor of America’s Independence Day and their service to our country. This Fourth of July, DHL Express, Rich’s and Pizzas 4 Patriots are taking Independence Day celebrations abroad to the U.S. servicemen and […]

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Business First Honors Innovation Center Renovation with Brick by Brick Award

Nearly one year after the grand unveiling of the renovation to Rich’s Innovation Center and Atrium, the extraordinary space continues to impress associates, customers and the community with its modern design, superior functionality, and attention to detail. The latest recognition for this state-of-the-art facility was earning the 2015 Business First Brick by Brick Award, a […]

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Cuteness Takes the Cake: Rich’s Launches Hello Kitty® Ice Cream Cake

To the delight of Hello Kitty® fans across the country, birthday parties and everyday celebrations can now be enjoyed with a one-of-a-kind ice cream cake featuring the adorable ambassador of friendship who has been known and loved for more than 40 years. Rich’s recently introduced an officially licensed Hello Kitty Ice Cream Cake designed as […]

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Geopolitical Supply and Demand Requires “Category Management” Expertise

When America’s nightly news anchors tell us the price of crude oil overseas has dropped another $5 or $10 a barrel, Lynn Lorenc makes a little note of it in the back of her head. As Vice President of Global Procurement for Rich’s anchor U.S./Canada Region, Lorenc knows such fluctuations might very well have serious […]

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Rich’s Super-Special Pizza Delivery: U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Enjoy “a Taste of Home” While Watching Super Bowl XLIX

Photos courtesy of Laurie Manzardo and DHL Express As all the drama of the New England Patriots’ white-knuckle Super Bowl XLIX victory over the Seattle Seahawks played out before the largest viewing audience in U.S. television history, American troops half a world away were not left out of the excitement – right down to the […]

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Betting on Broadway

“Irresistible. It’s everything you want it to be.” That’s what Ben Brantley, chief theater critic of The New York Times, had to say about Rich Entertainment Group’s most recent Broadway production, HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, which officially opened on January 15th  to fantastic reviews! The New York Times,  Time Out, and the Associated Press,  among many […]

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Rich’s Donates Computers to Schoolchildren in Rural Guatemala

While visiting a new shrimp supplier in Guatemala this summer, members of Rich Products’ seafood team toured a local school the shrimp supplier strongly supports. Witnessing the school’s lagging technological capabilities, Rich’s was presented with an opportunity to extend their commitment to Bettering Our Communities beyond the borders of St. Simon’s Island. Several months later, […]

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In Rich’s Innovation Center, Everyone Gravitates Toward the Kitchen

Inside Rich’s new “Innovation Center and Atrium @ Rich’s” at its world headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y., Stephen Rich surveys the sparkling Innovation Kitchen and Customer Solution Studio that, as Innovation Center Chef, are now his domain.  He gazes down the impressive 20-foot countertop made of Italian marble in the Customer Solution Studio and scans the […]

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