Monthly Archives: May 2012

Monthly Archives: May 2012

Recycling Our Waste, Managing Our Water

Rich’s philosophy on sustainability is to promote an environmentally friendly and sustainable business. The company does this by improving its operations, innovating products and creating solutions in ways that satisfy customers and also using resources as efficiently as possible. Recycling and water management are two of the key areas where Rich’s is collaborating and sharing […]

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Recycling Our Waste, Managing Our Water

Rich’s Shares Environmental Best Practices at Annual Conference

Managing economic and environmental challenges was this year’s theme at the 42nd Annual Food & Beverage Environmental Conference, and Rich’s director of energy & water management, Todd Musterait, was a keynote panelist sharing insights on wastewater treatment and reduction. Managed by the American Frozen Food Institute, the five-day conference brought together more than 300 senior […]

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Rich’s Shares Environmental Best Practices at Annual Conference

Rich’s New Britain Plant Has “Cool” Fund Raising Event

Associates at Rich’s New Britain plant had everyone screaming for ice cream on Valentine’s Day, as they kicked off, or shall we say “licked” off, a six-week fundraising campaign to benefit the March of Dimes of Central Connecticut. “It was a cool celebration for a great charity,” said Angel Cyr, Operations Support. “When it comes […]

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Rich’s New Britain Plant Has Cool Fund Raising 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. Argentine, Bond and Campbell jointly bring a wealth of knowledge, […]

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Stephanie Argentine

Farm Rich Encourages “Kids Who Give”

Farm Rich, the maker of delicious appetizers, is demonstrating that heroes come in all sizes – even kid size. In 2011, the nation’s No. 1 seller of breaded cheese sticks again honored outstanding young volunteers who have made a positive difference and helped change communities and the lives of others for the better. The second […]

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Farm Rich Encourages Kids Who Give

Rich’s Expands into Emerging Western Asia Market

After years of work and preparation, Rich Products Corporation proudly welcomes the newest extension of our family: Rich’s Turkey, a wholly-owned subsidiary located in Istanbul. Led by general manager Dr. Burak Sinayis, Rich’s Turkey sells non-dairy Whip Topping Base a rapidly increasing list of customers throughout the region. Why Turkey? An emerging market of 75 […]

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Rich’s Expands into Emerging Western Asia Market

Rich’s St. Simons Island Office Wins “Clean Sweep” Award

Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful (KBGIB) recently recognized Rich’s by presenting associates based on St. Simons Island, Georgia, with the “Clean Sweep Award.” The award, given to Rich’s in the “for profit company” category, goes to companies that “go the extra mile to keep the outside of their premises clean and attractive.”

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Adopt A Highway

Around-the-Clock Support for “Relay For Life”

Rich Products’ associates in North America and around the world take pride in their volunteerism and participation in a myriad activities that better their communities. One such event is the American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life,” which, for more than two decades, has celebrated the lives of those who have battled cancer, remembering loved ones […]

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Around-the-Clock Support for Relay For Life

Rich’s Commitment to Communities

Watch how Rich’s Associates live out The Rich Promise to “Better Our Communities” in many different ways.

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Rich’s Commitment to Communities

Rich Hosts Environmental Leadership Program Kick-Off Event

On March 2 and 3, Rich’s hosted the 6th Annual Young Adults Environmental Leadership Program (YAELP) kick-off conference at its corporate headquarters in Buffalo, New York. The program, which has already educated more than 350 high school students and 35 adult advisors on environmental issues, solutions and more, brings together high school students to empower […]

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Rich Hosts Environmental Leadership Program Kick-Off Event

South Africa: “Cake Carnivals” for Kids

Two years ago, Rich’s associates in South Africa decided to contribute to their local community in the way they knew best – with FOOD! They paired a desire to support abused women and children with their ability to create delicious desserts, and the idea for Rich’s “Cake Carnivals” was born. Cake Carnivals are every bit […]

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South Africa: Cake Carnivals for Kids

Real Warmth for the Holidays

When a little boy in need dances around in a new coat – with his stomach full and his fist packed with cookies – the holiday spirit comes alive. And it certainly has in many locations around the country, thanks to caring associates of Rich Products Corporation. In late 2009, as both winter’s cold and […]

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Real Warmth for the Holidays

Book Sales Help Set Youth on “The Right Angle”

In his latest book, “The Right Angle: Tales from a Sporting Life,” Rich’s Chairman Bob Rich Jr. has penned a collection of colorful vignettes illustrating how the sports landscape helped shape his life. For Rich – an avid sportsman whose personal and business pursuits have included the worlds of baseball, football, hockey, soccer, fishing and […]

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Book Sales Help Set Youth on The Right Angle

Oink! Sealed with a Kiss

Many grow up believing that kissing a frog makes dreams come true, but what might kissing a pig bring? For more than a decade, Rich Products associates in the northwest corner of Arkansas have participated in one of the area’s most-conspicuous charitable events: the race to Kiss a Pig. Kiss a Pig, a nationwide fund-raiser […]

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Oink! Sealed with a Kiss

Help for a Hurting Haiti

It is human nature to want to help someone in need. As Rich’s associates, it’s our common nature to turn words into actions that actually make a difference. As Mary Montague, a 12-year Rich’s associate at our Arlington, Tenn. plant, watched the magnitude of a 7.0 earthquake devastate Haiti and its people on the news […]

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Help for a Hurting Haiti

A Blast of Birthday in Every Bite

Rich’s trendy new “Birthday Party” lineup is just the answer for shoppers clamoring for cakes to mark celebratory occasions* and bring delicious excitement to everyday desserts! The platform of icing and cake products for the in-store bakery features Rich’s Birthday Party Bettercreme® Whipped Icing and Allen® Premium Confetti Uniced Cakes. Birthday Party Bettercreme Whipped Icing […]

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A Blast of Birthday in Every Bite

Farm Rich Spices it Up with All-New Queso Cheese Bites!

For your next party or snack, enjoy Farm Rich’s new Queso Cheese Bites – delicious, bite-sized snacks filled with creamy white queso cheese. Available nationwide at Walmart stores and other Farm Rich grocery retailers, each bag of Farm Rich Queso Cheese Bites contains 53-56 pieces and is sold for an average retail price of $6.99. […]

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Farm Rich Spices it Up with All-New Queso Cheese Bites

Just Add The Campfire!

As the category leader for whipped toppings, Rich’s knows how to have its cake and eat it too! The secret ingredients to its success are cutting-edge technology and product innovation. Rich’s used its high-tech prowess to put a new twist on a piece of Americana, introducing a nostalgic S’mores Bettercreme® Whipped Icing flavor platform that […]

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Just Add The Campfire

SeaPak “Springs” Into Action to Meet Customer Needs

For Rich Products Corporation part of treating our customers like family means supporting their needs with customized solutions. SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co., one of Rich’s five consumer brands, delivered at the highest level when presented with a new product challenge. When a valued customer expressed a desire to expand its frozen appetizer offerings for […]

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SeaPak Springs Into Action to Meet Customer Needs

Pizza, Mexicano, Por Favor!

When the Wayzata (Minn.) School District went looking for additional ways to innovate its cafeteria menu with healthy meal options that would keep students happy, Kim Harren had an idea. “Kids like pizza and kids like tacos. So why not mix the two?” said Harren, assistant supervisor for Culinary Express, the self-branded foodservice department of […]

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Pizza, Mexicano, Por Favor!

Carpe Cupcake!

I scream! You scream! We all scream for ice cream cupcakes! Rich Products Corporation’s relentless pursuit of timeless and tasty, innovative and ingenious products for its customers has reached new heights with the introduction of ice cream cupcakes. Marketed under the Jon Donaire brand, the cupcakes are offered in two cake flavors – yellow and […]

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Carpe Cupcake!

Hard Rock International Names Rich’s a 2011 Rock Star

Rich Products Corporation received rock star status when it was named “Culinary Partner of the Year” by Hard Rock International, one of the world’s most globally recognized brands with 173 venues in 53 countries, during the brand’s annual Global Conference. Rich’s never-ending commitment to “be the trusted first choice” for its customers goes beyond providing […]

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Hard Rock International Names Rich’s a 2011 Rock Star

Rich’s Cupcakes Ace the Icing Test in U.K.

One of the most-extensive nationwide taste tests in British history has turned out pretty ‘sweet’ for cupcake lovers. A part of their “Chosen by You” campaign (and by “you” they mean “customers”), major British supermarket chain, Asda Stores Ltd., asked the British public to sample thousands of items submitted by its grocery suppliers, including Rich […]

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Rich’s Cupcakes Ace the Icing Test in U.K.

Rich’s Continues Aggressive Global Expansion with New Plant in Korea

It was quite the warm reception in late September when a small group of Rich Products Corporation leaders, led by Bob and Mindy Rich, touched down in southeast Korea to attend the ribbon cutting ceremonies for Rich’s new non-dairy facility in the city of Daegu. The new facility, led by Plant Manager, Y.B. Huh, will […]

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Rich’s Continues Aggressive Global Expansion with New Plant in Korea

Brownsville Plant Recognized with Excellence Award

Rich’s Brownsville, Texas plant was recently honored with a Performance Excellence Award from the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC) of The University of Texas-Pan American. U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, of Texas’ 27th District, presented the award to Mike Heggie, plant manager of Rich’s Brownsville facility. The TMAC Performance Excellence Award recognized Rich’s for its leadership […]

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Brownsville Plant Recognized with Excellence Award

Rich’s On-Trend Bettercreme® Whipped Icing Flavors Take the Cake!

In 1978, Rich’s launched its revolutionary Bettercreme® brand – a lighter icing that is just sweet enough. Offering a smooth, creamy and flavorful taste while having zero grams of trans fat and fewer calories per serving than traditional buttercream, it is no surprise that Bettercreme quickly became the preferred icing of choice for cake decorators […]

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Bettercreme Caje

UBR™ Reinvents School Breakfast

Who says school cafeteria menus have to be boring to be healthy? With ongoing concern about nutrition in schools and getting students to start the day with a wholesome meal, Rich’s Foodservice team recently brainstormed a delicious and nutritious breakfast item disguised as a tasty treat. It’s called the “Ultimate Breakfast Round™,” known more affectionately […]

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UBR Reinvents School Breakfast

Families Hooked on New Popcorn Fish

SeaPak Shrimp Company, a leader in the shrimp and seafood category, launched an innovative product in 2010 that won over consumers from coast-to-coast. Heeding the consumer call for another delicious, simple and affordable seafood item, SeaPak set sail to create the perfect, family-friendly fish product that would send minced fish sticks out to sea forever. […]

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Baja Popcorn Fish Tacos

“The YOU Doctors” Sold on SeaPak Salmon Burgers

SeaPak Salmon Burgers got a big thumbs-up from “The YOU Doctors” recently in an article on their blog. When asked about the health benefits of salmon, “The YOU Doctors” recommendations included eating salmon burgers a few times each week to reap the benefits of the omega-3s packed in each burger. “Salmon is a delicious and […]

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SeaPak

Turkey Meatballs an All-Around Success

Now we’re talking turkey! Considered a healthier alternative to the traditional pork or beef meatball, the popularity of turkey meatballs as a great-tasting, lower-fat protein option is rapidly increasing. Research indicates they have been carving out a new niche in retail stores: Today turkey meatballs account for approximately 14 percent of the overall frozen meatball […]

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Turkey Meatballs an All-Around Success