PRESS RELEASES
November 15, 2021
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., (November 15, 2021) — RAGÚ®, the iconic pasta sauce brand that has been in the US for more than 80 years, today announces a major brand relaunch. This includes a packaging redesign across the entire range of RAGÚ varieties, sizes and packaging formats as well as a cheeky, new marketing campaign. The campaign plays off the brand’s rich heritage and the iconic cap on every jar of RAGÚ. Originally started in the kitchen of an Italian mother, RAGÚ has been a family favorite since 1937 by providing delicious homemade taste that brings the whole family to the…
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May 14, 2020
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., (May 14, 2020) – Today, the RAGÚ® brand announces a donation to the Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club of Owensboro, Ky. The RAGÚ brand is providing a monetary donation and making a commitment to support the club’s Operation Club Cares program, which was implemented with the goal of providing hunger relief for families facing unprecedented hardships caused by the outbreak of COVID-19. The initiative supports families in need by offering bags of essential goods valued at approximately $20 per bag, with each bag containing the equivalent of five meals for families facing food insecurity during this difficult time.…
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June 15, 2019
Mount Prospect, IL (Saturday, June 15, 2019)—Mizkan America, Inc., announced the voluntary recall of select production codes of certain RAGÚ® pasta sauces in the U.S. because the sauce may contain fragments of plastic.  There have not been any reports of consumer injuries or complaints.  Mizkan America is taking this action out of an abundance of caution.  This recall is at the retail level and all impacted retailer customers have been notified of this voluntary recall prior to this press release.  Retail customers who have not been notified are not impacted by this voluntary recall.  Mizkan America also asks consumers to…
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July 24, 2018
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., (July 24, 2018) – Busy parents can breathe a sigh of relief during this year’s back-to-school season with the launch of NEW RAGÚ® Simply Pasta Sauces. Look no further than the family pantry for a sauce that is bold and flavorful, made with wholesome ingredients, 100-percent olive oil AND containing NO added sugar. RAGÚ Simply is a pasta sauce that moms can feel great about serving for a quick and easy school-night meal because it delivers a simply delicious taste that starts with California vine-ripened tomatoes, olive oil, carrots, onions and other delicious ingredients. RAGÚ Simply pasta…
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October 27, 2016
MOUNT PROSPECT, ILLINOIS, (OCTOBER 27, 2016) – Today the RAGÚ® brand announced it will kick off the celebration of its 80th year (2017) in a BIG way—with a float in the 128th Rose Parade® presented by Honda®! Participating in the parade is a first for the brand and, on January 2, 2017, spectators will watch RAGÚ pasta sauce pay tribute to its Italian founders, the family farmers who grow their ingredients, as well as the sauce makers and consumers who have made RAGÚ pasta sauce America’s favorite. This tribute, entitled “Simmered in Tradition,” is a lush floral tableau that shares…
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May 17, 2016
MOUNT PROSPECT, ILLINOIS, (MAY 17, 2016) – The best recipes are those that combine both old and new traditions. In 1937, Assunta Cantisano started the RAGÚ brand by selling homemade pasta sauce from her front porch in Rochester, New York. Today, Mizkan America, Inc., is honoring that tradition of creating delicious sauces with the launch of NEW RAGÚ Homestyle, a mouthwatering line-up of thick and hearty pasta sauces. The new pasta sauce line boasts bold flavors and a thick and hearty texture that hugs pasta – a combination that pasta lovers will be able to see, smell and savor in…
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October 28, 2015
MOUNT PROSPECT, ILLINOIS, (October 28, 2015) – As the crisp fall air makes its debut, a heat wave is coming to dinner tables across the country. Today, R&B Foods announced the launch of RAGÚ® Spicy Italian Style Sauce as demands rise for bolder, more adventurous flavor experiences[1]. Spicy foods are preferred more than ever, and this bold new flavorful number is the perfect addition to heat up dinner that the whole family will enjoy. “Our customers enjoy a wide variety of unique flavors and are always seeking opportunities to spice up mealtime for their families,” said Colleen Nash, senior brand…
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