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Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Names Ben Kroeplin as Digital Content Manager

Ben Kroeplin has joined the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board as its new Digital Content Manager.

Raised on a dairy farm in west-central Wisconsin, Kroeplin joins WMMB with more than a decade of experience in marketing, communications, and broadcast journalism, including reporting for Wisconsin-based WQOW and producing and anchoring for KIEM-TV in Eureka, California. Most recently, Kroeplin worked as a senior communications specialist at University of Wisconsin Whitewater.

“We are very excited to welcome Ben to our team,” said Suzanne Fanning, Vice President of National Product Communications at WMMB. “Ben’s expertise in broadcast and digital media will not only help us expand our digital footprint, but also aid in our ongoing efforts to share the story of Wisconsin’s hard-working dairy farmers and cheesemakers with consumers nationwide.”

As Digital Content Manager, Kroeplin will develop strategy for the organization’s digital marketing campaigns, including acting as lead in the development and production of WMMB’s new Wisconsin to Table recipe video series.

Kroeplin has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin Madison. He resides in Sun Prairie with his family.

Stonewall Kitchen’s Organic Miso Ginger Dressing Wins Best Condiment Award

Stonewall Kitchen’s Organic Miso Ginger Dressing has received the Best Condiment Award in the oils, vinegars and dressings category from The Dallas Market Center.

Stonewall Kitchen Organic Miso Ginger Dressing“It’s an honor to receive this award,” said Janine Somers, Director of Marketing at Stonewall Kitchen. “For more than 20 years, we continue to stand by our commitment to producing the highest quality and most innovative foods. Our Organic Miso Ginger Dressing is a huge hit and is receiving great industry recognition. Made with wholesome organic ingredients, including white miso, rice vinegar, toasted sesame oil, wildflower honey and candied ginger, it’s simply delicious and the perfect addition to any salad.”

This is the second award Stonewall Kitchen has received for its Organic Miso Ginger Dressing. In April, the product received the sofi Bronze Award in the Salad Dressing Category from the Specialty Food Association.

Just Ryt Foods Adds Anchovies, Antipasto, Olives to Giusto Sapore Line

Expanding its Giusto Sapore line of imported Italian fine foods, Just Ryt Foods has added anchovies, antipasto, olives and bruschetta spreads. Each new category is carefully sourced to ensure excellent quality and authentic taste, as well as distinctive packaging for strong shelf appeal.

large anchoviesImported from Sicily, known for the excellent anchovies found in the Mediterranean Sea, Guisto Sapore Anchovies are firm and meaty fillets, lightly salted and packed in sunflower oil. The selection in 90g (3.17-ounce) glass jars includes Flat, Hot and rolled with Capers, each retailing for $7.99. The flat Giusto Sapore Sicilian Anchovies also come is a 230g (8.1-ounce) size, packaged in a large mouth, glass Le Parfait jar with swing top lid for $17.99.

The Giusto Sapore antipasto selection is a delicious assortment of spicy and savory condiments, packaged in 10.23-ounce Orcio glass jars and carefully curated to complement a meat and cheese antipasto platter. Choices include Pearl Onions in Vinegar, Caper Berries in Vinegar, Quartered Artichokes in Oil, Spicy Garlic in Oil and Peperoncino in Vinegar, each retailing for $11.99.

green olive spreadThe selection of olives includes “Nocellara” Castelvetrano, bright green olives from western Sicily (whole and pitted); Bella di Cerignola, extra large whole olives from southern Italy; pitted Greek Kalamata olives; and both a whole and pitted selection of Italian Style Mixed Olives.

Also packed in Orcio glass jars, Giusto Sapore Bruschetta Spreads include Black Olive, Green Olive, Garlic, Mushroom, Sundried Tomato and Eggplant Caponata (10.23 ounces for $11.99). These savory spreads are delicious on crackers, crostini and of course, bruschette. Or mix with mayonnaise to create aioli, with tomato sauce for pasta or as an accompaniment with grilled meats.

“We are excited to offer our customers this expanded selection of fine imported Italian foods,” says Justin Camparetto, President of Just Ryt Foods. “Each product is an authentic taste of Italy to be savored and enjoyed. As we like to say, from our family to yours ‘Buon Appetito’. ”

Giusto Sapore, (joos-stǒ sa-ṕo-ṝe), Italian for “Just the Right Flavor,” is the retail brand for Just Ryt Foods, Inc. The Florida-based company founded in 2010, specializes in importing Italian and Mediterranean fine foods.

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