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High-pressure processing (HPP), being rebranded as cold pressure, is the driver of innovation for Good Foods LLC. The company relies on this heat-free technology to extend the shelf life of perishable food while also preserving its flavor and nutrition. The company...
Welch’s Foods has a new CEO, following the retirement of Brad Irwin after 10 years at the helm. Trevor Bynum, formerly president of the foodservice division of Schwan Food Company, will take over at Welch’s on Oct. 1. He has previously held positions at the WhiteWave...
Top 100© Lister Tyson Foods has a new chief executive officer, following the departure of Tom Hayes after less than two years. Noel White, a company veteran who now serves as chief operations officer, will take over as CEO at the end of September. White has been with...
The Stacy’s Snacks brand is introducing Cheese Petites, a snack that simplifies the beloved combination of real cheese and crackers. Designed to be enjoyed on-the-go or featured as the new centerpiece of any food spread, the crackers come in Parmesan with Rosemary and...
As of Aug. 30, 130 people have been sickened by salmonella linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. The source of the contamination has not been identified, but the FDA noted its discussions involved not just Kellogg but an unidentified contract manufacturer. Read...
Matthew McCarthy has been named chief executive officer of Ben & Jerry’s, a subsidiary of Unilever P.L.C. Read full...
As the result of a larger strategic review of operations initiated in May, the Camden, N.J.-based company today announced plans to sell off its Campbell Fresh division, which includes brands such as Bolthouse Farms, Garden Fresh Gourmet and its line of refrigerated...
The Coca-Cola Company today announced it has reached an agreement for the acquisition of London-based coffee company Costa Limited. The deal, valued at $5.1 billion, is the largest brand acquisition in the company’s history and is expected to close in the first half...
Tom Martin has joined Borden as vice-president of Walmart Inc. Read full post here.
The Coca-Cola Co. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a minority ownership stake in sports drink brand BodyArmor. Coca-Cola may increase its ownership stake in the future under the terms of the agreement. BodyArmor will join the Coca-Cola North America...
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