On the Street -- Kahiki's Foodservice VP

April 21/Gahanna, Ohio/PRNewswire -- Kahiki Foods Inc. appointed Don Blumenthal as vice president of its foodservice division. Blumenthal will be responsible for leading foodservice sales and go-to-market initiatives for the restaurant-quality Asian frozen foods company.

"We are committed to expanding our foodservice channel at an accelerated pace," said Tim Tsao, Kahiki's vice president of sales and marketing. "Don's proven track record in this channel makes him the perfect individual to lead this initiative. He has my full confidence and the full support of all Kahiki associates."

Blumenthal has spent 27 years in the foodservice industry, serving as vice president of marketing for Tyson Foods Inc., vice president and general manager for ConAgra Frozen Foods and, most recently, principal of Top Line Success Inc., a foodservice industry sales and marketing consultancy.

"I consider myself privileged to have the opportunity to lead the foodservice division for a fashion-forward company like Kahiki Foods," stated Blumenthal. "Kahiki is passionate about quality and extremely committed to all employees, customers and to the industry they serve."

From the April 27, 2009, Prepared Foods E-dition