FRANE HOSTS 48TH CONFERENCE AND CONVENTION
gerated Association of the NorthEast, based here, will host its 48th anniversary conference and convention at the Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing, on Lake George, N.Y., from Sept. 18 through 21.
Highlights will include a vendor exchange, allowing retail and wholesale buyers to conduct one-on-one meetings with manufacturers and brokers; a golf tournament; and a grand tour of Fort Ticonderoga.
Scheduled business program speakers include James Mizeur, vice president of grocery, Price Chopper Supermarkets, Albany, N.Y.; Scott Poole, vice president of perishable purchasing, Wal-Mart Supercenters, Bentonville, Ark.; and a surprise speaker from the reality-television series "Survivor Amazon."
TONY'S PIZZA POUCHES DESIGNED FOR TWEENS
MINNEAPOLIS -- Tony's Pizza, a division of The Schwan Food Co., has launched Tony's Pouches, stuffed sandwiches designed to meet the needs of the tween generation.
The product line features an improved wrap technology, as well as an enhanced pizza-style dough, to reduce messes and improve taste.
The new Pouches come in five varieties -- pepperoni, ham & cheese, Philly steak & cheese, cheesy meatball, and cheeseburger -- with a suggested retail price of $1.99. They are packaged in boxes of two.