Lightlife and Field Roast Grain Meat Co. Partner with Dot Foods, Bringing New Heat to Plant-Based Category
North America’s largest food redistributor ready to ship Lightlife
and Field Roast products on May 15
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Greenleaf Foods, SPC and its brands, Lightlife Foods (“Lightlife”) and
Field Roast, have long pioneered the plant-based category. Today the
company announces a new era of impact as it opens a sales channel with
Dot Foods, the U.S.’s largest food industry redistributor.
“Our brands have earned a loyal fanbase through uncompromising taste and
cutting-edge innovation. As more consumers enter the plant-based
category, we want to ensure they can find our products everywhere. Dot
Foods offers the scale, reach and trusted relationships to help us
fulfill that goal,” said Dan Curtin, president of Greenleaf Foods, SPC.
Lightlife and Field Roast products will be available to many of Dot
Food’s approximate 4,500 distribution customers on May 15, representing
channels that include foodservice, retail and convenience. The
partnership offers restaurateurs access to a broader set of options, as
exploding interest in plant-based foods continues to impact menus across
Seven Lightlife products will be available through the Dot Foods,
including Lightlife’s newly launched plant-based burger—the Lightlife®
Burger. With the same great taste and juicy texture as traditional beef,
the Lightlife® Burger packs 20g of plant-based protein per serving, with
fewer, more familiar ingredients and less saturated fat than products
currently on market. Other Lightlife products available across channels
include Italian Smart Ground, Original Smart Ground, Smokey Tempeh,
Organic Soy Tempeh, Smart Dogs (Jumbo), and Gimme Lean Sausage.
Eight products from Field Roast will also be available. Field Roast uses
whole food ingredients—grains, vegetables, legumes and spices—to craft
flavor-forward, artisanal, plant-based meat and Chao Creamery cheese
products. Products available through Dot include Apple Sage Sausage,
Frankfurter, Italian Sausage, Chao Creamy Original Slices, FieldBurger,
Mexican Chipotle Sausage, Porcini Dijon Cutlet and Coconut Breaded
Expect further announcements as the company continues its commitment to
shaping the future of plant-based foods.
About Lightlife Foods Inc.
Founded in 1979, Lightlife Foods Inc. is a plant-based foods pioneer
with a passion for putting plants at the center of the plate. As a
category leader in North America, Lightlife is committed to making
plant-based eating more accessible and delicious with a portfolio of
products that appeals to consumers at all points on the plant-based
journey. Lightlife is owned by Greenleaf Foods SPC, a food company
dedicated to cultivating and advancing brands in the fast-growing
plant-based food sector.
About Field Roast
Field Roast Grain Meat Co. crafts artisanal plant-based meats and
cheeses, made with whole food ingredients and traditional food-making
practices. Founded in 1997, its ever-expanding product portfolio
includes sausages, roasts, loaves, deli slices, a burger, and
plant-based cheese slices. Field Roast products can be found in
thousands of retail stores and over 500 restaurant menus nationwide.
Field Roast is owned by Greenleaf Foods SPC, a food company dedicated to
cultivating and advancing brands in the fast-growing plant-based food
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