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Industry News: Wholly Wholesome Foods Builds Brand Team with Recent Promotion



Ashley Chard is Newly Appointed Senior Brand Manager

CHESTER, N.J. (Feburary 7, 2018) – Wholly Wholesome Foods, a family-owned brand passionate about creating all-natural baked goods, announced that Ashley Chard will step into her promoted role as Senior Brand Manager. After serving three years as a Wellness and Lifestyles Educator, Chard will focus on refining the various brands under the Wholly Wholesome Foods umbrella and steering each towards greater growth and success in her new role.

Previously, as a Wellness and Lifestyles Educator, Chard provided sales support and education for natural food, and health and beauty sales teams at the retail level. Her expansive experience with Wholly Wholesome Foods has helped to prepare her for an extended role as Senior Brand Manager, and she will be instrumental in creating and delivering compelling, positive and impactful results for the Wholly Wholesome Foods family overall. With her newest promotion, she will also lead the company’s movement towards a greater refinement of its brands under The Run-A-Ton Group, which will gain from a fresh look at strategic communication between brand and consumer.

“Ashley’s knowledge of the Wholly Wholesome Foods family of brands and leadership as Senior Brand Manager will help to ensure we’re reaching both consumers and customers in the most impactful way possible,” shares Doon Wintz, President of Wholly Wholesome Foods. “We’re proud to introduce our newest Senior Brand Manager and offer Ashley a new avenue to share her expertise and consultation where growing our brands are concerned.”

"Ashley's intelligence, passion for the natural foods marketplace and marketing intuition make her a natural for the role,” shares Philip St. Jacques, CMO of Wholly Wholesome. "We are excited for the future of the company and Wholly Wholesome Foods brands as we continue to expand existing products and develop new ones.”

Chard brings a decade of experience in the sales and marketing world along with the hands-on business experience of a seasoned food industry professional. Ashley’s interest in natural foods started prior to her time at Wholly Wholesome Foods, when she served as the Domestic Marketing Program Manager for the U.S. Cranberry Marketing Committee, a quasi-governmental agency tasked with the promotion of U.S. Cranberries worldwide. “I’m really looking forward to the opportunity of having a more instrumental role in helping grow the brands under Wholly Wholesome Foods,” says Chard.


About Wholly Wholesome Foods
Wholly Wholesome Foods, the leader in all natural frozen baked goods, produces ready-to-eat and ready-to-bake products, as well as Allergy Friendly/Gluten Free line of products by Wholly Gluten Free and MetaBall—a bite sized, balanced nutrition, allergy friendly nutrition bar alternative. The Chester, New Jersey based company believes everyone deserves indulgence that is free of additives, trans fats and highly processed ingredients. Wholly Wholesome Foods’ recipes combine modern baking techniques with choice ingredients for the superior taste and quality of select, organic home-style baked goods.











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Food News: Introducing SO RIGHT® Frozen Entrées: Real Ingredients and Full Flavor at an Unexpected Price



MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellisio Foods, one of the nation's largest, most trusted and fastest growing frozen food companies, introduces SO RIGHT®, a line of single-serve frozen meals that combine real ingredients and great flavors at a truly affordable price.

Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8102351-bellisio-foods-so-right-single-serve-frozen-meals/

SO RIGHT meals offer so much of what consumers crave. They feature fresh-tasting, quality ingredients, like 100 percent natural white meat chicken (minimally processed with no artificial ingredients), roasted vegetables, whole grains, and brown rice. In addition, all of the meals are free of trans fats, high fructose corn syrup, and artificial flavors or colors, and contain 11 grams of protein or more; and many of the meals have 300 calories or less, 10 or fewer grams of total fat, and no preservatives.

SO RIGHT is available in 12 flavor combinations, such as Sriracha Chicken Mac & Cheese, Szechuan Style Kung Pao Chicken, Chicken Burrito Bowl, Chorizo & Potatoes with Cheesy Chipotle Sauce, Chicken Lo Mein, Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry, and Creamy Chicken Corn Casserole, ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy.

"Our goal with SO RIGHT was to create an affordable meal made with real ingredients and full flavor," said Rhonda Ihrke, senior marketing director with Bellisio Foods. "We believe the product name really speaks for itself—these meals are 'so right' for so many reasons!"

SO RIGHT Frozen Entrées are now available in select markets and will be available in 15,000 stores nationwide by late summer, including Albertson's, Bashas, C&S, Food Lion, Harris Teeter, HEB, Hy-Vee, Jewel, Kroger, Lucky's/Savemart, Meijer, Price Chopper, Raley's, Safeway, Schnuck's, SpartanNash, Tops, Walmart, Weis Markets, Winco, and many more.

Visit www.soright.com for a complete list of retailers and to learn more.

About Bellisio Foods
Bellisio Foods, Inc. is one of the nation's largest and fastest growing frozen food companies with a rich 27-year history of providing quality, innovative food tailored to consumer tastes and lifestyles. Based in Minneapolis, Bellisio Foods produces more than 400 products spanning a wide variety of frozen food categories, including single and multi-serve entrées, snacks, side dishes, and specialty sauces. Bellisio markets these products under its Michelina's® and SO RIGHT® brands, as well as under licensed brands Boston Market®, Chili's®, EatingWell®, and Atkins®.

Connect with Bellisio Foods at www.bellisiofoods.com, www.facebook.com/SORIGHTFROZEN, and www.instagram.com/SORIGHTFROZEN.









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