Garlic Jim’s launches frozen gluten-free pizza line
NEW YORK — A gourmet pizza chain is bringing its gluten-free pizza line to the frozen food aisle of stores nationwide.
Garlic Jim’s, a restaurant chain based in Washington, initially began rolling out its 12-in. frozen pizzas in supermarkets in the Puget Sound, Wash., area this spring.
Garlic Jim’s frozen gluten-free pizza is available in the following varieties: "The King of Pizza Toppings" pepperoni pizza, gourmet garlic pizza, "Don’t Have a Cow Literally" veggie pizza and "The Big Cheese" three-cheese pizza.
Coca-Cola Foundation donates funds to hunger relief organizations in Georgia
ATLANTA — The charitable arm of Coca-Cola has donated $60,000 to three Atlanta-based organizations that aim to reduce hunger.
The Atlanta Community Food Bank, the Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command and Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless were each awarded $20,000 from the Coca-Cola Foundation. The donations are part of the foundation’s “Donations in Lieu of Decorations Initiative,” which has awarded more than $500,000 to 45 organizations since 1992.
“We want to do our part during the holiday season to help our local community thrive,” Coca-Cola Foundation chair Ingrid Saunders Jones said. “These grants will support the efforts of three outstanding organizations that do the heavy lifting every day to reduce hunger in our community. These organizations address the most basic of human needs and improve lives, create opportunities, and help sustain our local community.”
Heineken names SVP corporate relations
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Heineken has announced the appointment of Stacey Tank as SVP corporate relations. She will begin her role on Jan. 3, 2012.
Tank joins Heineken USA from General Electric, where she most recently led corporate relations for “Healthymagination” — GE’s $6 billion commitment to bringing better health to more people. Additionally she led the launch of a $1 billion global cancer campaign in September 2011, which included a $100 million open innovation challenge around breast cancer diagnostics.
Prior to these roles, Tank also held CFO responsibilities for GE Water’s North American custom equipment business based in Boston. As a member of corporate audit, Ms. Tank lead teams at GE Healthcare in Canada and Mexico; GE Energy in Canada, Brazil and China; and NBC Universal in Europe. Her career at GE began as a member of GE’s Communications Leadership Development Program with assignments in Paris, France; Milwaukee, Wis.; and Fairfield, Conn.