The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2019-03-26T01:05:53Z Leading ready-to-eat meal pack supplier re-brands 2019-03-26T01:05:53Z leading-ready-to-eat-meal-pack-supplier-re-brands Melbourne-based food wholesaler, Travel Essentials, has re-branded to Select*d. The new brand name Select*d conveys the singular expertise of the business: to design, select and deliver food & beverage components in a ready-to-eat, portioned pack format. Select*d packs have added benefits of long shelf life and ambient storage, providing key advantages over traditional catering systems in industries such as hospitality, events, and in institutional, corporate, off-site and other settings. Select*d procures, assembles and delivers market-proven Breakfast, Snack and Lunch Packs, which are distributed nationally. Select*d designs its packs so consumers feel right at home, wherever they happen to be. Clients of Select*d gain more control and versatility with F & B operations. Clients include national hotel groups such as Quest, Accor, IHG, as well as airlines, universities and not-for-profit organisations like Red Cross Victoria. Coinciding with re-branding, Select*d is releasing a fully revised range of its premium Rise & Shine breakfasts.  Director of Sales, Leanne Jurgelait, explains how Rise & Shine showcases the distinct approach Select*d takes to designing meal packs, “We’ve brought award-winning Brookfarm Granolas, bespoke bakehouse muffins and slices and organic juice together into a premium Breakfast Pack range with real consumer appeal. Ms Jurgelait adds, “And in a market first, Select*d clients can now create their own Breakfast Pack combinations – it’s a truly selectable range.” Select*d has the expertise and experience to design ready-to-eat, long-life, ambient meal packs to meet a vast range of objectives, whether operational, retail-driven, event-based, regulatory or other. Drawing on more than 10 years’ experience in foodservice and multiple markets Select*d uses ‘thinking outside the box’ to give its clients exciting new options from inside the box. TRAVEL ESSENTIALS BECOMES EMERGENCY RELIEF FOOD SUPPLIER FOR RED CROSS IN VICTORIA 2017-03-30T02:01:51Z travel-essentials-becomes-emergency-relief-food-supplier-for-red-cross-in-victoria Red Cross is the lead agency for coordinating food and water at the local, regional and state level for emergencies in Victoria.  Red Cross works in partnership with providers of food and water, such as Community Chef, the Salvation Army and Foodbank Victoria. Travel Essentials has joined these organisations to provide ready to eat breakfasts, snack and lunch meals for individuals and communities affected by emergencies. Managing Director of Travel Essentials, Angus McLeay, says that Travel Essentials’ meal packs have special advantages for relief needs in disasters: “Our pre-packed meals are non-perishable, self-contained and use quality Australian foods. We have capacity to produce high volumes at short notice for distribution around the state.” Red Cross Emergency Services Acting State Manager, Philippa Day, said “Red Cross found Travel Essentials products really ideal for easy distribution to distressed people affected by an emergency.  The range of products will appeal to a diverse population.  It has been great working with this company to establish the relationship – they have been flexible and adaptable in planning for the unpredictable demands of emergency relief activity.” Mr McLeay adds that the business had already served emergency needs in the wake of the Black Saturday bushfire event and that it was, “gratifying to use the skills of a commercial business for important humanitarian needs”. Red Cross and Travel Essentials look forward to working together to assist Victorians with food relief in future disasters and emergency events.