Before the Butcher pepperoni

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Food Service

Before the Butcher Partners with Rosati’s Pizza and DOT Foods to Expand Plant-Based Pepperoni Distribution

Before the Butcher, a producer of plant-based proteins for foodservice, has announced strategic expansions in its distribution network to increase the availability of its plant-based pepperoni. The expansion includes enhanced partnerships with DOT Foods, one of North America’s largest food industry redistributors, and a collaboration with Rosati’s Pizza for a national product test. The partnership with DOT Foods, a major distributor that handles over 125,000 products from more than 1,000 manufacturers, will significantly extend Before the Butcher’s reach within the foodservice industry. This collaboration marks a notable development since the introduction of the company’s plant-based pepperoni to the foodservice sector last year, initially aimed at retailers enhancing their private label selections. Danny O’Malley, founder and president of Before the Butcher, stated, “Our plant-based pepperoni has …


Beleaf Foods egg dish

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Gastronomy & Food Service

Beleaf Announces Partnership with Dot Foods to Expand US Distribution Network

California-based meat alternatives company Beleaf has unveiled a new partnership with Dot Foods, one of North America’s largest food industry redistributors. This collaboration will leverage Dot Foods’ extensive distribution network to enhance the distribution of Beleaf’s plant-based products in the United States, including plant-based meats, eggs, snacks, and its award-winning shrimp. Dot Foods provides access to over 125,000 products from more than 1,020 food industry manufacturers, including a range of plant-based products. Other plant-based companies have recently been leveraging Dot Foods’ extensive distribution network to increase the accessibility of their products. Plant-based brands and Dot Foods Miyoko’s Creamery has partnered with Dot Foods to help it scale its food service footprint, and Abbot’s Butcher is now available in all 50 states thanks to its collaboration …


Plant Milk Butter

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Food Service

Miyoko’s Creamery Partners with Dot Foods to Expand Plant Milk Butter and Cheese in US Food Service

Plant dairy innovator Miyoko’s Creamery announces it is partnering with Dot Foods, North America’s largest food industry redistributor, to bring its award-winning Plant Milk Mozzarella and Butter to US food service nationwide. Through the partnership, Miyoko’s plant-based products – which have been developed for all culinary and baking applications – will become available to over 5,000 food service distributors across the country.  According to the company, it strives to create artisan plant-based cheeses and butter that challenge category norms with taste appeal and culinary excellence. The new lineup at Dot Foods includes:  European Style Plant Milk Butter – A cultured and churned butter made using traditional methods that melts, spreads, bakes, and browns. Pourable Plant Milk Mozzarella – A first-of-its-kind, organic cashew milk made without the …


Plant-Based Fried Shrimp

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Company News

The ISH Company and Dot Foods Enter Agreement to Bring Plant-Based Shrimp to US Food Service

Plant-based seafood company The ISH Company announces it has entered a strategic, non-exclusive distribution agreement with Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America. ISH states the agreement will enable it to expand distribution across the continental US and provide food greater service access to its seafood alternatives, such as Shrimpish.  According to ISH, its products are currently available in select restaurants and campus dining halls, including at Harvard and Amherst. Through Dot Foods’ distribution ecosystem, ISH will increase availability of these products, providing food service companies nationwide with more healthy and sustainable seafood options. “Making strides” “At ISH, we’re on a mission to put plant-based seafood on plates worldwide, empowering people to make choices that are healthier for their body, but also …


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Retail & E-Commerce

OmniFoods Announces Partnership With Dot Foods, North America’s Largest Food Service Redistributor

The recently announced partnership between OmniFoods and Dot Food, North America’s largest food industry redistributor, will provide consumers with access to Omni’s product portfolio through Dot’s network of more than 5,200 grocers across the US. In the first phase, which begins this month, the OMNI product range at Dot Foods consists of OMNI Ground, OMNI Strips, OMNI Luncheon and OMNI Tuna. OMNI Classic Fillet, OMNI Golden Fillet, OMNI Ocean Burger, OMNI Golden Sticks and OMNI Crab-Style Cake will be added in October. Dot Foods serves retailers across all food channels, including food service, supermarkets, convenience, drugstores and all alternative channels. With access to diverse grocery outlets, OMNI can now be sourced through Dot with a minimum quantity and two-day lead time, eliminating operational hurdles and …


Veggie Grill Good Catch Tuna Melt

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Food & Beverage

Good Catch’s Flagship Tuna Line Debuts at Sprouts Markets Nationwide

Good Catch, the pioneering plant-based seafood brand, announces its popular tuna is now available at Sprouts Farmers Markets across the US. Retailing for $3.99 per pouch, the tuna is high in protein and offers the same flaky texture, flavor and nutritional benefits of seafood without mercury, microplastics or GMO’s, the brand says. Sprouts now stocks all three of Good Catch’s shelf-stable tuna flavors: Naked in Water – An ingredient for adding daily protein in meals, can be used as a 1:1 swap for traditional tuna Mediterranean – Features rich flavors inspired by Southern Europe – garlic, herbs, sweet pepper and a kick of spice Oil & Herbs – Ready to eat out of the package, can be enjoyed as a quick meal or snack. First …


The Upton's Naturals Founders

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Food & Beverage

Upton’s Naturals Partners With Dot Foods to Distribute Meat Alternatives Across the US

Chicago alt-meat brand Upton’s Naturals has entered into a partnership with the US’s largest food industry redistributor Dot Foods to make its products available across the country. Through the partnership, Dot Foods will provide a range of Upton’s products, including chickenless patties and strips, seitan, jackfruit, and a banana-blossom-based fish substitute, to distributors, restaurants, and foodservice customers. Dot Foods has previously partnered with Lightlife and Field Roast, as well as collaborating with The Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) to increase consumer access to plant-based foods. Upton’s Naturals products are already available at over 5000 retail stores and several restaurants across the US. Last month, the company collaborated with beef restaurant chain Buona to launch a Plant-Based Italian Beefless Sandwich, which was so popular that it …