Nuggs Introduces New Parent | News

Simulate is the new parent company of Nuggs, maker of plant-based chicken nuggets. Ben Pasternak, founder and CEO of the company, said in a statement, “We’re pumped to launch new nutrition technologies over the next few months under our new parent company, Simulate. NUGGS is just a taste of what the future holds, with new products around the corner.” Simulate’s first product, Nuggs, is a chicken nugget product made from plant inputs. Simulate is currently developing new products including Spicy Nuggs and Doggs that will launch later this year. Related: Nuggs…

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Giant Food Introduces Integrated E-Commerce Experience

Giant Food has launched a new integrated e-commerce shopping experience for customers on giantfood.com and the Giant Food mobile app. The platform joins together the peapod.com and Giant Food websites to create a single shopping experience.  “Consumer preferences are shifting, and at Giant, convenience and value are key. We are a brand with over 84 years of serving our customers locally in our community, and we are excited to extend that commitment with the launch of our one-stop integrated digital experience,” said Ira Kress, president of Giant Food, in a…

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Travel Corporation introduces wellbeing director roll | News

The Travel Corporation (TTC) has announced a new initiative, adding to its comprehensive, new wellbeing and hygiene measures for every guest and team member. Fully appreciating clients’ understandable concerns in this new post Covid-19 world of travelling, the company is investing in a newly conceived, dedicated wellbeing director position who will be present on every Trafalgar, Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold guided holiday (excluding Australia and New Zealand). TTC has already been an industry leader in establishing enhanced hygiene measures and physical distancing standards. The company has been collaborating closely…

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Seattle Introduces Bill to Increase Pay for Grocery Delivery Workers

A bill before Seattle’s City Council would require grocery delivery services to pay workers $5 per delivery or trip, reports Progressive Grocer. The program could last until March 3, 2023. “Gig workers working for food delivery network companies and transportation network companies bear the brunt of the time and expenses necessary for cleaning and disinfecting equipment and engaging in other efforts to protect themselves, customers, and the public from illness,” according to the bill, CB 119799. “Premium pay, paid in addition to regular wages, is an established type of compensation…

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Bumble Bee Introduces Sustainability Initiative

The Bumble Bee Seafood Co. has made a $40 million commitment over the next five years to help further restore and protect the health of the world’s oceans. The initiative will work to ensure the abundance of tuna stocks, reduce the impact of fishing on other species, and work to remove plastics and other waste from the ocean. “Our sustainability journey started many years ago and we’re proud of our past accomplishments, but now is the time to accelerate our actions,” said Jan Tharp, president and CEO of the Bumble…

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Big Lots Introduces Same-Day Delivery

Big Lots is partnering with Instacart to launch same-day delivery at nearly 1,400 Big Lots stores across 47 states. Available products include groceries, everyday essentials, home goods, pet, and personal care items. “We recognize people throughout the U.S. are depending on delivery now more than ever to get the household essentials and goods they need. We’re proud to partner with Big Lots to deliver groceries alongside affordable items for every occasion, providing Big Lots customers with a quick and easy way to connect online with a retailer they love,” said…

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UK introduces 14-day quarantine for new arrivals | News

Arrivals into the UK will be expected to quarantine for two weeks from today, in a move that has caused anxiety in the hospitality sector. Travellers arriving by plane, ferry or train – including UK nationals – must give an address where they will self-isolate. Rule breakers will be fined £1,000. Home secretary, Priti Patel, said the laws were designed “to prevent a second wave” of coronavirus. However, the move has been roundly condemned by the travel sector. Low-cost carrier Ryanair has branded the process “useless”. Anyone arriving from the…

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UK introduces 14-day quarantine for new arrivals | News

Arrivals into the UK will be expected to quarantine for two weeks from today, in a move that has caused anxiety in the hospitality sector. Travellers arriving by plane, ferry or train – including UK nationals – must give an address where they will self-isolate. Rule breakers will be fined £1,000. Home secretary, Priti Patel, said the laws were designed “to prevent a second wave” of coronavirus. However, the move has been roundly condemned by the travel sector. Low-cost carrier Ryanair has branded the process “useless”. Anyone arriving from the…

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Aukey introduces an extremely compact 100w charger – TechCrunch

Let’s talk about chargers. They are, quite possibly, the least exciting thing about a computer. Don’t get me wrong. They’re necessary, obviously. But when was the last time you got really psyched about one? And yet, here I am, tech blogger guy telling you that today is the first day of the rest of your charger-loving life. Why? Because of three alternately cased letters: GaN. Back at CES, I wrote a piece titled “GaN chargers are still worth getting excited about.” I stand by it. And you, too, will stand…

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Korean Air introduces baggage loading notification system | News

Korean Air has launched a new service that notifies passengers when their checked baggage has been safely loaded on their flights. The system is available for all international flights departing Incheon International Airport. A mobile app sends out push notifications to inform passengers that their baggage is safely loaded. The service gathers information from the baggage reconciliation system that matches barcode information scanned from the check-in and loading processes. The system ensures that the bags are on the right flight and provides baggage tracking. The service is available to Skypass…

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