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At PGI we are always striving to improve and fine tune our recipes and cooking methods. To that end, we are now cooking the meat for our soups and other products sous vide, including beef, pork, chicken and lobster. The sous vide method involves slowly cooking vacuum-sealed ingredients in a precisely controlled hot water bath that never rises above the final cooking temperature of the food. The result is meat that’s always tender, juicy and flavorful, and never overcooked. For example, the beef in our Beef Stew and Beef Barley Soup is seasoned and cooked sous vide for 8 hours. You’ll also find slow cooked, sous vide shredded pork in our delicious Cuban Black Bean soup.If you’d like to sample any of these items or find ...

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PGI will be exhibiting at the following upcoming trade shows this Spring:

National Restaurant Association show in Chicago, May 15-17, Booth #5723
International Dairy Deli Bakery Association show in Denver, June 1-3, Booth #1414

If you will be attending one of these shows, we hope to see you there!

Plenus Group Inc. is proud to announce that its Lowell, MA production plant has been awarded Level 2 SQF certification by the Safe Quality Food Institute. The level 2 certification requires a thorough third-party audit and indicates that PGI successfully operates a HACCP and ISO based food safety program recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative.

The Safe Quality Food program provides certification that a food supplier meets rigorous international standards for food quality and safety by assuring that an organization has robust food safety control systems in place that are properly validated, continuously monitored and effectively implemented.

“As a multifaceted food company, the SQF certification validates our quality and fo...

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On Friday, February 15, NBC’s Today show featured a live remote broadcast from Boston’s Faneuil Hall. Today hosts Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie were on hand and sampled our famed New England Clam Chowda live on air at the Boston Chowda location in Faneuil Hall. The broadcast was dedicated to touting the best that Boston has to offer, so it’s fitting that they featured our Clam Chowder.

Here’s a link to a video clip:

The Today Show Visits Boston Chowda Co

Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer sample Boston's best New England Clam Chowder as NBC's Today Show visits Boston on 2-15-13.

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Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) has announced that Plenus Group, Inc. will be recognized as a ‘Business Leader for Energy Efficiency’ at the Northeast Energy Efficiency Summit in Warwick, RI on June 8, 2011. Nominated by National Grid, Plenus Group, Inc. is being honored for its energy efficiency efforts at its Lowell headquarters which have produced more than 37,160 kWh in annual energy savings. See full story here.

PGI has been ranked #3988 by the Inc. 5000, which ranks the top privately owned companies in the US by growth. You can check out our profile on the Inc. 5000 website.