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CELEBRITY™ GOAT CHEESE RECOGNIZED BY AMERICAN GRAPHIC DESIGN AWARD 2016

Elizabeth, NJ - Atalanta Corporation, a leading global food importer, in conjunction with Princeton-based
design agency, Zullo, has been awarded the American Graphic ... more →

CELEBRITY™ GOAT CHEESE RECOGNIZED BY AMERICAN GRAPHIC DESIGN AWARD 2016

October 03 2016

Elizabeth, NJ - Atalanta Corporation, a leading global food importer, in conjunction with Princeton-based design agency, Zullo, has been awarded the American Graphic Design Award 2016 for Celebrity™ Goat Cheese Package Design. Atalanta partners with Zullo on various branding and packaging projects.

This is the second award, the agency has won with Atalanta's product. In 2015, Zullo and Atalanta were recognized for the redesign of Atalanta's premium line Del Destino® Ready to Eat Quinoa Cups.

Graphic Design USA invites thousands of creative professionals and organizations to participate in this competition. GDUSA honors outstanding design within the industry and its power to generate an emotional link between brand and consumer.

The update of Celebrity Goat Cheese packaging is part of Atalanta Corporation's larger initiative to refresh this award-winning brand. Mari Meriluoto, Director of Brand Development, says "Our goal was to elevate the brand identity to reflect the high-quality product and to resonate with the specialty cheese consumers of today, with a quirky but superior image. The tagline 'Famously Good' reflects the award- winning status of the line, and the goat with the sunglasses completes the connection with the brand name 'Celebrity'."

Celebrity Goat Dairy products are made from 100% pure Canadian goat's milk, collected from family-run farms in Southern Ontario, Canada. These award-winning Celebrity goat's milk cheeses are available in many varieties.

For more information on Celebrity Goat Cheese visit www.celebritygoat.com

For more information on Graphic Design USA visit www.gdusa.com 

George Gellert, Chairman & CEO of The Gellert Global Group awarded the L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award from Cornell University

Elizabeth, NJ – George Gellert, Chairman & CEO of The Gellert Global Group, is the recipient of the L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award from Cornell University’s Samuel ... more →

George Gellert, Chairman & CEO of The Gellert Global Group awarded the L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award from Cornell University

August 22 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEElizabeth, NJ – George Gellert, Chairman & CEO of The Gellert Global Group, is the recipient of the L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award from Cornell University's Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The Gellert Group is the largest privately-owned food importer in the United States.

Gellert earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1960 and an MBA degree in 1962 from Cornell University, and a JD degree in 1963 from Cornell Law School. The award was presented to him in May and is Johnson's highest honor. It recognizes alumni for their exceptional demonstration of vision and leadership, sound business sense and commitment to the community.

In addition to the award, the summer edition of Cornell Enterprise, a publication for and about the University's alumni, profiled Mr. Gellert in a feature article entitled, "Bringing A 'Benevolent Competitiveness' To Family Business." He was interviewed about the power of relationships, leadership and his determination to look forward.

Steve O'Mara, President of J.F. Braun, a Gellert Global Group company, stated in the article, "[Gellert] has a kind of never-stop-fighting mentality that has reached down into the entire organization."

In building the successful global business, Gellert says,"My Cornell education was a great foundation for my life and I've incorporated leadership lessons from my professors into my business approach. I am truly honored to receive this recognition from such a highly-renowned institution."


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George Gellert, Chairman & CEO of The Gellert Global Group awarded the L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award from Cornell University

FINICA WINS TOP AWARDS AT THE 2016 AMERICAN CHEESE SOCIETY COMPETITION

Finica’s Canadian partner, Mariposa Dairy, took home an award for its Celebrity line. Placing 1st in cloth bound Cheddar, is Lindsay Bandaged Goat Cheddar, which is handcrafted, ... more →

FINICA WINS TOP AWARDS AT THE 2016 AMERICAN CHEESE SOCIETY COMPETITION

August 11 2016

Elizabeth, NJ – The American Cheese Society Competition was hosted in Des Moines, Iowa on July 27-30th. With more than 1,200 in attendance, the ACS holds one of the biggest events of its kind, featuring 1,843 entries from over 250 companies. Finica's Canadian partner, Mariposa Dairy, took home an award for its Celebrity line. Placing 1st in cloth bound Cheddar, is Lindsay Bandaged Goat Cheddar, which is handcrafted, in small batches using premium Ontario's goat milk.

Quality Cheese from Vaughan Ontario, Canada took 2nd place in its category, Fresh Unripened Cheeses made from cow's milk, PC Crema Di Burrata. This cheese is made with 100% Canadian milk and has a soft and buttery interior. 2nd place in the Fresh Mozzarella category was awarded to, Zerto Fresh Mozzarella. This cheese is made with nothing but pure fresh milk. It's creamy texture and mild flavor are much softer than the mass produced mozzarella.

President of Finica, Paul Blake comments on Lindsay Bandaged Goat Cheddar, "We haven't seen a cheese in Ontario come along with this kind of taste profile in many years. We are excited about its future. Fortunately, most haven't heard about it due to its limited supply, which is no longer an issue".

ACS Judging & Competition awards were given to cheese and dairy products that had achieved technical excellence and exhibited the highest aesthetic qualities. Products are recognized for their achievements in flavor, aroma, texture and appearance.

For more information on these items above, please visit www.finica.com, www.mariposadairy.com or www.atalantacorp.com.


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ATALANTA PARTNERS WITH SCOTTISH DAIRY

Elizabeth, NJ- Atalanta Corporation, in partnership with Scottish Development International, will feature a selection of Scottish cheeses at the Summer Fancy Food Show, June ... more →

ATALANTA PARTNERS WITH SCOTTISH DAIRY

June 27 2016

ATALANTA PARTNERS WITH SCOTTISH DAIRY Elizabeth, NJ- Atalanta Corporation, in partnership with Scottish Development International, will feature a selection of Scottish cheeses at the Summer Fancy Food Show, June 26-28, in NYC. SDI supports the industry presence of Scottish food and drink internationally by forming strong relationships with businesses worldwide.

As American consumers gain interest in Scottish artisanal products, Atalanta's product team and Scottish Dairy have been working for over a year to develop strong relationships with a number of individual producers in order to find the right products for the marketplace. "We are delighted to be associated with these Scottish dairies and believe that their unique products will complement our successful Mull of Kintyre brand of Scottish specialty cheese", said John Rodger, Atalanta's VP of Cheese and Specialty Deli.

Roddy Wilde, representing Scottish Dairy, agrees, "The Scottish Dairy Brand represents well known regional artisan brands and the launch with Atalanta is a major step forward in the promotion of Scottish dairy products in the United States. Products are carefully selected according to strict criteria, made with 100% Scottish milk. They are supported by well established partners, ensuring ready access for all customers to these superb variety of cheeses from Scotland."

In the first wave of the launch, Atalanta will feature two dairies and will roll out several more distinctive specialty cheeses in the weeks following the show. A section of Atalanta's booth will be dedicated to Scottish cheeses, displaying the new Connage Highland Farms Dunlop and The Island Smokery Orkney Smokey Red in addition to their original Scottish brand, Mull of Kintyre. In addition to this strategic partnership with SDI, Atalanta continues to work with Coombe Castle International Ltd, on rounding out their specialty producers from the U.K. "Coombe Castle plays a critical role for us and continues to introduce us to new products and suppliers", states Marissa DeMaio, Atalanta's Director of Retail Marketing.

Each of these cheeses has a unique story of its own. Connage Highland Dairy is based on the shores of the Moray Firth, near Inverness. The farm has been running for 65 years, with several generations managing operations.The recipe for their multi-award winning cheese, Connage Dunlop, originated in the town of Dunlop, Scotland, and dates back to 1668. Connage Dunlop is traditionally cloth-bound and matured for 7 months. Orkney Smokey Red hails from the pristine Orkney Islands where The Island Smokery has been producing smoked mature Orkney cheddar for the past ten years and has recently expanded to meet the growing demand of their product range. Because of the wood used, this double-smoked 14 month old mature cheddar possesses a unique island flavor.

From the craggy west coast of Mull of Kintyre comes an award winning cheddar crafted in the historic Campbeltown Creamery, which has been producing cheese since 1923. Rugged, bold and full of character, this cheddar is slowly aged to perfection and then hand selected by master cheese graders to ensur e its distinctive taste.

Atalanta and SDI will host a reception on Monday, June 27th, at New York City's famed Battery Gardens to coincide with the Summer Fancy Food Show launch. During this event, Atalanta's guests will be able to meet the cheese makers firsthand and enjoy an evening of Scottish culture that will feature samplings of the cheeses and other authentic Scottish fare, drink, and entertainment. Visit Atalanta at the Summer Fancy Food Show, June 26-28, 2016, at the Jacob Javits Center, Booth # 2542.

EIFFEL TOWER GETS A REFRESH

Elizabeth, NJ – Atalanta Corporation has developed new packaging for its premium French line, Eiffel Tower®. The new look incorporates a vintage feel with elements of modern ... more →

EIFFEL TOWER GETS A REFRESH

June 03 2016

Elizabeth, NJ – Atalanta Corporation has developed new packaging for its premium French line, Eiffel Tower®. The new look incorporates a vintage feel with elements of modern design. Created by Vision Creative Group (Cedar Knolls, NJ) the update was inspired by the French sensibility of combining classic and modern elements with an attention to detail.

With over $4 million dollars in sales Eiffel Tower is one of Atalanta's premium brands and spans across several categories including Brie and Swiss cheeses, escargots, mustards and vinegars. Part of Atalanta's marketing strategy to create a differentiated identity for its established brands, Eiffel Tower's new look will now be competitive in the market place. Tom Gellert, VP of Atalanta comments,"Eiffel Tower is one our more prominent brands at retail and we believe that we must keep our packaging relevant to the consumer of today. With this new brand identity, Eiffel Tower will certainly stand out in the deli case. The new branding makes the line more competitive in food service as well."

Debuting at IDDBA in Houston,Texas, the brand's launch will be supported by trade and consumer advertising, sales training and promotions. Atalanta will be exhibiting at booth # 4801 with Eiffel Tower as one their main focus displays. 

ATALANTA LAUNCHES CUCINA CLASSICA

"Be Inspired by an Italian Classic"

Elizabeth, NJ- This summer, Atalanta will release the company's first retail brand of Italian classics, Cucina Classica. Focusing ... more →

ATALANTA LAUNCHES CUCINA CLASSICA

May 05 2016

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Culture, Summer 2015 issue

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Culture, Summer 2015 issue

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Gourmet Retailer, June/July 2015 issue

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Total Foodservice, Autumn 2014 issue

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Culture, Autumn 2014 issue

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Culture, Autumn 2014 issue

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