Joe Serventi to serve as general manager alongside other new executive hires
March 10, 2017
Led by CPG veteran Joe Serventi, who has been appointed general manager, HIPPEAS has invested in expanding its sales force nationwide with the addition of Josh Francis as cice president of sales and Luke Ledyard as director of sales. In these roles, Serventi, Francis and Ledyard will be responsible for driving cross-channel distribution among traditional, natural and club retailers, and growing revenue in the United States
The expansion provides the company with the capacities and capabilities needed to effectively meet the growing needs of customers in Canada and United States
March 10, 2017
IOI Loders Croklaan, a market leader in the development and manufacture of specialty fats and oils for the bakery, confectionery, dairy and foodservice segments, is excited to announce the expansion of its production facility in Rexdale, Ontario, Canada.
Paula Fitzgerald joins Sabra with nearly 10 years of experience at PepsiCo
March 9, 2017
Sabra Dipping Company appointed Paula Fitzgerald as chief financial 0fficer. Fitzgerald is a global financial leader with Fortune 50 experience spanning five continents. She will oversee financial operations as Sabra drives growth to meet compelling consumer interest in hummus and wholesome plant based dips and spreads.
Randy Day will assume the role of chief executive officer effective immediately
March 9, 2017
Jim Perdue, chairman of Perdue Farms, promoted Randy Day to chief executive officer of Perdue Farms, effective immediately. Day has served as chief operating officer since May 2016. He will also serve on the company's board of directors.
Venture capital and consulting firms to collaborate on plant-based meat alternatives
March 8, 2017
In a unique collaboration between finance and consulting, New Crop Capital and BeyondBrands have forged a joint venture to accelerate innovative product development and distribution with critical go-to-market funding and management support.
AAK opens “AAKtion Lab” to help customers ideate, develop new bakery foods, chocolates and confections
March 6, 2017
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, officially opened its new innovation center last Thursday, March 2. The facility, named “AAKtion Lab,” is located at the company’s US headquarters in Edison, N.J., and will be the flagship application lab for the company’s co-development process.
Company names Zachary Freed to Confectionery Innovation Team
March 2, 2017
Freed brings more than 6 years of confectionery product development experience to the AAK team, from companies like International Flavors & Fragrances and Uncle Dave’s Ice Cream. Most recently, Freed developed and played a key role in launching innovative confectionery products at Barry Callebaut.