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Captain D's Names Stratas Foods as One of Top Four Suppliers for 2019

Stratas Foods was recognized for its excellence as a supplier at the recent Captain D's 2019 Summer Convention in San Antonio. Stratas was one of just four suppliers recognized at the event. Read more Read More
at Thursday, October 17, 2019

Stratas Foods Brings Cleaner Soy Shortening to IBIE

Stratas Foods Brings Cleaner Soy Shortenings to IBIE   MEMPHIS, Tennessee, August 28, 2019 —Stratas Foods is presenting two industry-changing products, Apex and Superb Select 1020, at the 2019 International Baking Industry Exposition. Released in 2018, Superb Select 1020 is a soy based, palm free shortening made without hydrogenated oils which substantially reduces saturated fats compared to most shortenings.  Released by Stratas in 2016 ahead of the FDA mandate to... Read More
at Tuesday, September 3, 2019

When should bakers use custom fat or oil ingredients?

When the U.S.. Food and Drug Administration revoked the Generally Recognized as Safe status for partially hydrogenated oils (o.h.o.s), the baking industry scrambled to find replacement fats and oils to deliver the same level of functionality to their products. While bakers still needed fats that could provide the same stability, flavor and ease-of-use, this regulatory change shook up the industry. Read More Read More
at Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Stratas Foods Wins Quality and Service Award from Dot Foods for the Third Year in a Row

Stratas Foods Wins Quality and Service Award from Dot Foods  for the Third Year in a Row   MEMPHIS, Tennessee, May 20, 2019 —Stratas Foods was recently awarded the 2018 Quality and Service Award by Dot Foods, the nation’s largest food industry redistributor. This is the third year in a row Stratas Foods has won the award, which recognizes Dot’s top-performing manufacturer partners in the areas of quality and service.   “Across our... Read More
at Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Stratas Foods celebrates 10 years in business

As Stratas Foods celebrates 10 years in the fats and oils business, the company reflected on industry challenges across the past decade and what the future holds for fats and oils. Today, Stratas Foods provides fats and oils, mayonnaise, dressings and sauces to the food service, food ingredients and retail private label markets in North America. The company’s Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Center provides a place for its team of scientists to create new ingredients to... Read More
at Thursday, April 18, 2019

Stratas Foods: Culinary + Clean Label

The issue of clean and clear food labels means different things for those in various parts of the food industry. For Chef Vincent Barcelona, director of culinary and corporate chef at Stratas Foods and THE KITCHEN, the issue was beginning to take shape almost a decade ago. Today, Barcelona works with Roger Daniel, Stratas Foods’ vice president, Research and Development and Innovation, to determine the difference between industry fads and trends. Read More Read More
at Friday, January 18, 2019

Stratas Foods: Clean, Clear Labels

For several years now, “clean” labels have been a trending topic in the food ingredient and foodservice markets. Now coming to the fore is the concept that consumers are demanding “clear” labels as well. They want to understand the ingredients and why these ingredients are used in their foods. Among those experts studying industry ingredient shifts and consumer demands have been Roger Daniels, vice president, Research and Development and Innovation for Stratas... Read More
at Thursday, December 13, 2018

Replacing phos with customization alternatives

Bakers have been trying to remove partially hydrogenated oils (phos) long before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration decided these fats were no longer safe for human consumption.  The removal of phos from the food supply has been a long time coming. In 2006, the F.D.A. required that trans fats be included in the Nutrition Facts Panel. Read More Read More
at Wednesday, October 3, 2018

"The Kitchen" From Stratas Foods Sets The Standard For Recipe Development With Partner Companies

Stratas Foods invites media to experience THE KITCHEN, the most customer focused experimental kitchen in the industry. Located just three miles outside of NYC in Englewood, New Jersey, Stratas brings its customers in THE KITCHEN to experiment, test and invent new recipes.  Click here for the full article. Read More
at Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Stratas Foods Wins Quality and Service Award from Dot Foods for the Second Year in a Row

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, May 16, 2018 —Stratas Foods was recently awarded the 2017 Quality and Service Award by Dot Foods, the nation’s largest food industry redistributor. This is the second year in a row Stratas Foods has won the award, which recognizes Dot’s top-performing manufacturer partners in the areas of quality and service. Dot’s annual Quality & Service Award program began in 1998 as a way to highlight manufacturer partners who provide best-in-class... Read More
Posted by Tara Stafford at Tuesday, June 12, 2018