Anthony Jalijali to take on role as head of finance
June 24, 2020
AAK USA Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, announced that Anthony JaliJali has joined as head of finance and a member of AAK USA’s leadership team.
CFO and additional key hires prepare company for initial market test
June 19, 2020
BlueNalu, Inc., a food technology company developing cell-based seafood products, announced several key strategic developments including a substantial expansion of the company’s operations, the hiring of a chief financial officer, and the enhancement of its R&D, project management, and engineering teams.
Oumph! is a multi-award winning plant-based brand from Sweden
June 18, 2020
The LIVEKINDLY co., a collective of heritage and startup brands on track to become one of the world’s largest plant-based food companies, announced the acquisition of Oumph!, a multi-award winning plant-based brand from Sweden.
Aunt Jemima, Mrs. Butterworth and Uncle Ben’s are among the brands under review
June 17, 2020
Aunt Jemima, one of the long-time brands of The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., announced it will remove the image of Aunt Jemima from its packaging and change the name of the brand. Packaging changes without the Aunt Jemima image will begin to appear throughout Q4 of 2020.
Yoplait is latest General Mills brand to support the company’s commitment to advance regenerative agriculture on 1 million acres of farmland
June 17, 2020
General Mills has partnered with consultants Understanding Ag and dairy cooperative Foremost Farms to pilot regenerative practices and provide support to participating dairy farmers. Implementing regenerative practices on dairy farms requires a holistic approach to managing land, cows and manure.
Peggy Davies to become president of the association
June 16, 2020
The Board of Directors of the Private Label Manufacturers Association announced that Peggy Davies has been named acting president of the association. Her appointment follows the death of Brian Sharoff, president, who passed away last month after a brief illness.
Organization launches Spark Change to guide the community through a virtual journey of product discovery, education and connection
June 16, 2020
New Hope Network misses gathering with the natural & organic products community, and we are sad to announce that we will need to wait until 2021 for us all to be together in person again due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 crisis on events and travel.
Check out the June 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on creating functional flavors with stocks, bases & sauces, consumers’ appetite for beef and other animal proteins, new dairy and dairy alternative offerings, and much more.