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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

PHO Solutions From A to Z

Back to the Future: Baking 101 Learn how to make non-PHO shortening work with your formulas by using the basic building blocks of mixing.  Artisan bakers want to be unique, and consumers expect this approach from them. The flavor profile, visual appeal, and texture are signature traits of the artisan baker.  Click here  for the full article. Read More
at Wednesday, January 31, 2018

PHO alternatives come to the forefront

In 2015, the United States Food and Drug Administration announced it would give food companies three years to eliminate partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) from their products. PHOs are the source of trans fat, which have been linked to heart disease and other ailments.  As the 2018 deadline nears, companies that supply instore delis and bakeries are continuing their efforts to convery customers to non-PHO alternatives like palm oil, canola oil and soy. Stratas Foods, LLC continues to... Read More
Posted by Tara Stafford at Tuesday, September 5, 2017

At IFT 17, Stratas highlights latest pho replacement

LAS VEGAS — Showcasing its latest generation option for replacement of partially hydrogenated oil (pho), Stratas Foods has reinforced its position as a leading packaged oil vendor in North America, said Jonathan Gilbert, general manager, food ingredients.  At IFT17, the 2017 Institute of Food Technologists’ annual meeting and exposition in Las Vegas, Memphis, Tenn.-based Stratas highlighted its Apex Golden Flex technology, targeting some of the most difficult... Read More
at Friday, July 14, 2017