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Growing change in the Garden State

June 07, 2024

New Jersey is known as the Garden State. But there are pockets, like Newark and the city of Camden, that need support. That’s why Applegate is announcing a new partnership with FoodCorps in support of New Jersey schools where a majority of students benefit from free school meals.

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Only The Best Beef … For Everyone

August 31, 2023

Discover how Applegate is transforming the meat industry by making grass-fed and regeneratively raised beef accessible for all. Learn about their journey, challenges, and partnerships that are changing the way we eat beef.

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Squashing Superbugs: John Ghingo Re-ignites Conversation

June 24, 2021

On June 3, John Ghingo, Applegate’s president spoke to Food Tank’s Danielle Nierenberg about the looming global health crisis of antibiotic resistance. You can watch highlights of the interview or read some, edited for clarity, below. You can also join us in the fight against superbugs by signing our pledge and joining our email list for updates on antibiotic resistance news and policy actions.

Final Racial Equity Blog

We’re listening. We're learning. We’re taking action.

July 01, 2020

In recent weeks, Applegate has been reflecting on what we can do, as a company, to improve racial equity and make a meaningful, lasting impact both inside our company and externally. Today, we’re ready to start the work we hope will make a difference.

Meating Place Blog

Don't Cancel Meat. Make It Better.

May 21, 2020

When the reality of the coronavirus hit home in March, Americans rushed to the grocery store. They bought toilet paper and flour, meat and canned fruits and vegetables. But just as revealing as what they did buy was what they didn’t. Even when the store shelves were at their most empty, it was still pretty easy to get a plant-based burger.

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Battle Lunchtime Boredom with our Ultimate Sandwich Recipes

August 27, 2019

Despite an endless amount of sandwich possibilities, many people make the same sandwich over and over again. And then, there are those who still haven’t found their ultimate sandwich. According to a recent survey conducted by Applegate: • 70 percent of parents are looking for new and easy sandwich recipes • 10 percent of parents say there’s no such thing as a great sandwich • 15% of parents blame their lack of lunch inspiration on not having enough time to make their children’s lunches

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Sweet Potato Toast & Deli Meat: 5 Ways

August 05, 2019

Whether you’re gluten-free, taking a hiatus from bread, meal planning for Whole30®, looking to breathe new life into your avocado toast obsession, or have an extra sweet potato laying around that you don’t know what to do with… we’ve got a solution (or five) for you! Here are five sweet potato toast recipes topped with our turkey deli meat. Share how you like to mix and match “toast” toppings, at home, using APPLEGATE® products.

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Batter Up for a Clean “Home” Plate as Applegate Teams Up with Minor League Baseball

April 03, 2019

Applegate will be bringing its all-star lineup of classic ballpark fare to more than 25 stadiums this summer as “Official Natural and Organic Meat of Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™).” Cleaner versions of summertime classics, including THE CLEANER WIENER™ -- APPLEGATE NATURALS® Beef Hot Dog -- and THE GREAT ORGANIC BLEND BURGER™ BEEF BURGER, will be offered at concession stands so families can choose Better Flippin’ Meat while enjoying America’s pastime.

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Carrageenan Update – New Pre-sliced Applegate Naturals® Poultry Deli Meat Features Better Taste and Texture

November 05, 2018

This summer we revealed big news about our Applegate Organics® pre-sliced deli line- a new peel & reseal packaging and a carrageenan-free formulation. Now, we are excited to announce that our Applegate Naturals® pre-sliced deli line has also fully transitioned.

Pack A Clean Conscience Blog

Pack A Clean Conscience This Back-to-School Season

September 04, 2018

For more than 30 years, Applegate has been helping families pack a clean conscience for lunch by offering clean, crave-able (and convenient!) food, like our natural and organic deli meats, that are sourced from humanely-raised animals that are never administered antibiotics.

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Back to School Tips with Chef Vivian Howard

August 24, 2018

With the end of summer on the horizon, popping back into a back-to-school routine can be frustrating for kids and parents alike. But there’s no need for brown bag lunches to feel like an extra burden for busy families. Vivian Howard, the award-winning North Carolina chef and star of PBS’s “A Chef’s Life,” has her hands full. In the midst of writing her second book, opening a third restaurant, and launching a new PBS series, she’s also a mom with a set of twins who will be second graders when school resumes this fall.

Carragean Blog

Carrageenan Update – New and Improved Changes to Our Organic Poultry Deli Meat

July 25, 2018

We’re proud to announce that we are relaunching our deli meat portfolio, which will no longer use carrageenan as an ingredient and will feature taste, texture, and packaging improvements.

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Newly Hatched! All-White Meat Chicken Lineup

April 16, 2018

Welcome the arrival of our new chicken nuggets, patties, and strips that will give you something to crow about!

Talk Is Cheap Blog

Talk Is Cheap…Applegate Walks the Talk on Animal Welfare

February 28, 2018

Did you think it’s fair to label a package of bacon as organic if it was sourced from a farm where pigs are kept in crates? Yeah, we don’t either.

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Applegate Pepperoni Gets Liberated From the Fridge

February 07, 2018

We made our new Applegate Naturals® Pork & Beef Pepperoni and Applegate Naturals® Turkey Pepperoni portable, without the use of artificial preservatives, by turning to old-school dry-curing techniques- adding salt and drying to the desired moisture level.

Jarred Salad Blog

10 Colorful & Easy Jarred Salad Ideas

October 06, 2017

Packing a salad in a mason jar is a great way to transport lunch—it’s a compact container into which you can really cram a lot of goodness.

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Celebrating 30 Years of Fearlessly Reading Hot Dog Labels

September 13, 2017

Thirty years ago, Applegate was founded on the simple premise of, “What if you weren’t afraid to read a hot dog label?” This bold question became a mission: Changing The Meat We Eat®.

Stress Free Tips For Your Kids Lunch

Stress-Free Tips for Packing Your Kid’s School Lunch

August 28, 2017

Some of us have already slipped back into the school routine, while others are just facing that shift. It can be daunting to return to that hard-and-fast schedule after weeks of a more relaxed one. I work from home, and one of the toughest parts for me is getting it together in the morning to pack a lunch for our son, but over the years I’ve developed some practices that make it less of a scramble every morning. Here are 5 Stress-Free Tips for Packing Your Kid’s School Lunch.

Snack Blog

Simple, Flavor-Packed Snack Ideas for Any Occasion

August 09, 2017

Applegate Culinologist Jason Clarke packs spicy, sweet and savory into these five simple snack ideas.

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5 Simple, Hearty After-School Snacks

August 10, 2016

Shake up your snack habits with a few new ideas that take only minutes to prepare.

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How to Create a Lunchbox Packing Station

August 28, 2013

Make lunchbox prep fun and easy with a simple packing station.

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10 Tips to Make Packing Lunch a Breeze

August 22, 2013

Shorten your morning to-do list with 10 tips to help simplify your lunchbox routine.

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Raising Kids to be Real Food Enthusiasts

February 19, 2013

A Mom's effort to nurture balanced and healthy food beliefs in her little ones.

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The Après-Holiday School Lunch Season

December 28, 2012

5 ways to reinvigorate your lunchbox routine

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A Lunch Box Favorite From a Super Mom

October 04, 2012

Super moms need super quick and delicious recipes, read about one mother's story to help son become a conscious eater and not a weirdo.

Back To School Breakfast

Back to School Easy Breakfasts

August 28, 2012

Fuel your kids with these quick breakfast ideas before catching the bus!

Eco Friendly School

7 Eco-Friendly Back to School Essentials for Your Child

August 28, 2012

You can find a fantastic selection of eco-friendly back to school essentials that are good for the environment and your children.

Food Safety

Back to School: Food Safety Tips

August 20, 2012

Here are a few tips to help keep your child's lunch fresh and safe.

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Triple-Chocolate Fudgy Snack Bars

August 20, 2012

Make your own snack bars in minutes with simple ingredients that have big taste!

School Children & Gf Eating

10 Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Lunch Box Ideas

August 17, 2012

Check out these quick and fun gluten-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, and nut-free lunch box ideas that are packed with flavor!

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How to Pack an Organic Lunch that Your Child will Devour

May 23, 2012

Quick tips on making an organic lunch for you kids.