Company acknowledged for strong innovation ethos, a learning culture and good documentation process for innovative practices
May 19, 2022
Mane Kancor, received the prestigious opportunity of being one of the four finalists at the Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Awards for the year 2021, organized by Product Development & Management Association (PDMA).
Consumer focus on wellness concepts like immunity and gut health are here to stay, according to company founder and CEO
May 18, 2022
New distribution of its all-new Mini Probiotic Fruit Bar Variety Pack at Sam’s Clubs nationwide has contributed significantly to these increases, as That’s it. probiotic products are now available to millions of Sam’s Club shoppers across the country for the first time.
TNT Crust manufactures partially baked, self-rising and better-for-you pizza crusts that are highly complementary to General Mills’ existing frozen baked goods portfolio
May 13, 2022
General Mills announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TNT Crust, a manufacturer of high-quality frozen pizza crusts for regional and national pizza chains, foodservice distributors, and retail outlets. TNT Crust is currently a portfolio company of Peak Rock Capital.
Company makes investment to ensure capacity to meet increasing demand from food, beverage and industrial customers
May 12, 2022
ADM announced it will invest to significantly expand starch production at its Marshall, Minn., facility in order to meet fast-growing demand from the food and beverage sectors, and to support the continued expansion of the company’s BioSolutions platform.
Specialty Food Association to announce Product of the Year Award and New Product of the Year Awards at Summer Fancy Food Show in June
May 11, 2022
Available only to product-qualified members of the SFA, the sofi Awards were judged at the Food Innovation Center at Rutgers University (FIC), the SFA's partner for the awards. FIC experts evaluated products using anonymous tastings across 47 categories using criteria that included flavor, appearance, texture, aroma, ingredient quality, and innovation. 102 specialty food products were awarded Gold, and New Product, trophies.
Sneha Karthikeyan to take on role as senior confectionery scientist
May 4, 2022
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, announced Sneha Karthikeyan has joined the US Customer Innovation team as senior confectionery scientist. Karthikeyan will oversee all co-development activities at AAK’s Customer Innovation Center in Edison, N.J.
Mickie French to take on new role as executive director
May 4, 2022
Mickie French, an accomplished global expert in food value chain communications and marketing strategy, is the new executive director of The Center for Food Integrity (CFI). CFI is a not-for-profit with a diverse membership whose sole mission is to help today’s food system earn consumer trust.