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First Fresh Foods Partners with Zidian Specialty Foods

First Fresh Foods Partners with Zidian Specialty Foods for Distribution

Gainesville, Georgia, April 3, 2017 – First Fresh Foods, a leading provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products, is partnering with Zidian Specialty Foods, known for its flagship brand Gia Russa, celebrity chef brands, private label and store brands, to distribute several of its products alongside Zidian’s line of Italian sauces and pasta. […]

5 months ago in Newsroom

First Fresh Foods Introduces Chicken Meatballs

Provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products expands line with gluten-free Chicken Meatballs

Gainesville, Georgia, November 16, 2016 – First Fresh Foods, a leading regional provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products, is expanding its fresh-to-market offerings to include two varieties of Chicken Meatballs appearing in refrigerated meat sections of grocery stores this winter. […]

9 months ago in Newsroom

First Fresh Foods Introduces New Chicken Croquettes

Provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products expands line gluten-free options with three new flavors of Chicken Croquettes.

Gainesville, Georgia, October 4, 2016 – First Fresh Foods, a leading regional provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products, is expanding its fresh-to-market offerings to include three new flavors of Chicken Croquettes appearing in refrigerated meat sections of grocery stores this fall. […]

11 months ago in Newsroom

First Fresh Foods, Fresh- to- Market Chicken Sausages and Chicken Products, Exhibiting at the 20th Americas Food and Beverage Show & Conference

Company recently announced national expansion plans

Stop by Booth #413

Gainesville, Georgia, September 15, 2016 – First Fresh Foods, a leading regional provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products, is exhibiting at the 20th Americas Food and Beverage Show & Conference at Booth #413. The company recently announced their plans for national expansion.

Their products, which have gained a loyal consumer base in the Southeast through its approach of delivering a healthier alternative to traditional sausage and ready-to-cook chicken products by using traditional European recipes, is delivered fresh-to-market, never frozen, and is made from 100% whole chicken breast. First Fresh Foods products are made wholly in the USA from locally raised, cage free chicken. The products have no added hormones, MSG, preservatives, fillers or nitrates, and are naturally gluten free. All First Fresh Foods products have a shelf life of 13-15 days. […]

11 months ago in Newsroom

First Fresh Foods Secures Broker Network for National Expansion

Provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products continues with growth trajectory

Gainesville, Georgia, August 17, 2016 – First Fresh Foods, a leading regional provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products, has secured partnerships with eight brokers to assist with its goal of becoming a nationally available brand.

“With our new broker network, we now have multi-layered access at the different retailers, allowing for better relationships and communications with the accounts,” says First Fresh Foods CEO William Jennings. “We see these partnerships as a critical factor in establishing our company as a national brand.” […]

12 months ago in Newsroom

First Fresh Foods, Leading Regional Brand of Fresh- to- Market Chicken Sausages and Chicken Products, Earns an “A” from the BRC.

Gainesville, Georgia, June 20, 2016 – First Fresh Foods, a leading regional provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products, has earned an exceptional grade of “A” in the demanding BRC Certification process. The BRC is a leading safety and quality certification program used by more than 23,000 certified suppliers in 123 countries, with certification issued through a worldwide network of accredited certification bodies.

Since moving to its new state-of-the-art facility on Memorial Park Drive in September 2015, First Fresh Foods has focused on developing and integrating the latest technology into its production process. The new facility enables First Fresh Foods to produce more than 11,500 lbs. per hour while operating at the highest standards of transparency and efficiency.

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1 year ago in Press Release

First Fresh Foods, Leading Regional Brand of Fresh- to- Market Chicken Sausages and Chicken Products, Undertakes National Expansion

Gainesville, Georgia, June 7, 2016 – First Fresh Foods, a leading regional provider of fresh-to-market chicken sausage and chicken products, is undertaking a national expansion.

The line, which has gained a loyal consumer base in the Southeast through its approach of delivering a healthier alternative to traditional sausage and ready-to-cook chicken products by using traditional European recipes, is delivered fresh to market, never frozen, and is made from 100% whole chicken breast.

First Fresh Foods products are made wholly in the USA from locally raised, cage free chicken. The products have no added hormones, MSG, preservatives, fillers or nitrates, are naturally gluten free and all sausages are made in a collagen casing. Products are ready to cook, and incorporate the freshest spices and cheeses to achieve the full flavored taste of traditional European recipes.

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1 year ago in Press Release

First Fresh Foods Launches Product Sampling for Two New Chicken Sausage Products

“At First Fresh Foods, we have a ‘Taste For Life,’ which encompasses not just healthy and delicious food, but a lifestyle of wholesome wellness,” says recently appointed CEO William Jennings. “These products contain all the taste and savory flavors of Old World recipes, and I believe they will be welcomed in kitchens across the country as a new, healthy alternative to pork sausage.”

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1 year ago in Press Release

William Jennings Appointed CEO

1 February 2016 – Gainesville, GA – First Fresh Foods promoted COO William Jennings to CEO as of 1 February. Jennings was hired with 26 years of experience in the food industry as COO in September 2015 and has since been cultivated for the leadership role. His leadership in process improvement and cost reductions provide the company with the required skills as it looks to increase its product lines and expand its market position.

“I am thrilled to be entrusted to lead a strong company like First Fresh Foods,” comments Jennings. “I am also grateful that we were able to retain Alan Habegger on our board for his knowledge and strategic vision.” Former CEO, Alan Habegger, who guided the company from its inception to present remains involved with the company as a board member and advisory counsel.

2 years ago in Press Release

First Fresh Foods moves to a new facility to meet the rising demand for its chicken sausage products

1 September, 2015 – Gainesville, GA – To meet the rising demand for its chicken sausage products, First Fresh Foods moved its headquarters and operations from Centennial Drive in Gainesville to its newly renovated facility on Memorial Park Drive, also in Gainesville. The modern campus prepares the company for improved safety and quality as well as providing significantly increased space. The updated processing center contributes 35,000 square feet to encompass all of First Fresh Foods’ expanding product lines.

“Leaving behind our original facility is a bittersweet experience,” says CEO Alan Habegger. “However, we need to grow to meet the needs of our customers and distributors. This new facility gives us the chance to expand and reach new markets.” First Fresh Foods started operations on Centennial Drive in [2005 — check date] with 1,000 square feet of space. The company begins production in its new Memorial Park Drive facility this month.

2 years ago in Press Release