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

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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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Champions of a Culture

As Rich’s Director of International Human Resources, Steve Kalicharan has traveled the world, visiting various company operations spread around the globe.  The moment he walks through the door of a Rich’s location, Kalicharan says he knows instantly that he is among family. “I know I’m in a Rich’s facility because of the way the people […]

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Rich’s Celebrates the People Behind the Company’s Industry-Leading Customer Care

As the world paused to celebrate National Customer Service Week from October 6-10, Rich’s took every opportunity to infuse fun and appreciation into a week-long celebration in honor of the remarkable team of associates that care for the needs of Rich’s valued customers. “We appreciate the extraordinary dedication of the entire customer service and logistics […]

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Rich’s Hosts Wellness Fair: Doing What’s Right for Associates

As Rich’s global food business continues to grow, the 70-year-old company maintains a strong connection with its family roots and a watchful eye on “Doing What’s Right.” In the business world, Doing What’s Right means caring for the needs of customers; in the community, it means making a positive impact; and in the workplace, this […]

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Rich’s Launches First Non-Dairy Topping into Korean Coffee Market: AeroTop Offers Customers a Flavorful, Stable, High-Yielding Alternative to Dairy

America’s caffeine craze has been brewing for decades, but in Korea, the coffee phenomenon is just beginning to percolate. The explosive growth and demand within the café and bakery category has increased the need for toppings to garnish the lush, caffeinated beverages and sweet treats consumers are now craving. Rich’s team in Korea recently set-out […]

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Rich’s Sponsors Women’s Foodservice Forum Career Progression Study

In July, the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) presented the results of a career progression study that Rich’s sponsored at the 12th Annual WFF 2014 Executive Summit in New Orleans. As a strong advocate for internal professional development and cross-functional training for its associates, Rich’s provided a significant grant to fund the research that was introduced […]

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Rich’s Launches New Whipped Icing Bursting with Iconic Hershey’s® Flavor

When a cocoa craving kicks in, chocolate-lovers around the world reach for the unmistakable, unbeatable quality and flavor of a Hershey’s® bar. Now, chocolate-seeking American’s can find the indulgent, creamy chocolate flavor they love in countless in-store bakery treats finished with Rich’s new Chocolate Bettercreme® made with Hershey’s®. “When this unparalleled, decadent combination of flavor […]

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Small in Size, Big on Flavor: Rich’s New, Smaller-Portioned Desserts Serve Up Sweet Success

In-store bakeries nationwide just received a big boost from a handful of little desserts. Rich’s new lineup of indulgent, decadent treats includes six items perfectly portioned for one to two people: Mini Chocolate Brownie Extreme, Mini Caramel Sea Salt Blondie Extreme, Mini Boston Crème, and three flavors of bar cake (Red Velvet, Triple Chocolate, and […]

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