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Thomas R. Day has been promoted to executive vice-president of Refrigerated Foods at Hormel Foods Corp. from his current role as group vice-president of Refrigerated Foods. In his new role, Mr. Day will be responsible for the management of Hormel’s largest business...
Tyson Ventures, the venture capital arm of Tyson Foods, Inc., has invested in Memphis Meats, a manufacturer of cultured meat produced directly from animal cells. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed, but Tyson said its investment represents a minority...
Hostess Brands, Inc. has acquired certain U.S. assets of Aryzta L.L.C., including one of the company’s Chicago Cloverhill bakery facilities and its Big Texas and Cloverhill brands. Additionally, the transaction includes supply partnerships with some of Hostess’ key...
Sands will continue to serve as CEO, a press release noted. “Bill is a dynamic leader who has demonstrated an ability to advance our strategic priorities and strengthen our innovation capabilities in ways that further bolster our position as a leading total beverage...
Giannella Alvarez has been named chief executive officer of Beanitos, Inc., a maker of bean-based snacks. She joins the company from Harmless Harvest, a coconut water brand, where she was president and c.e.o. for two-and-a-half years. Read full...
Nestlé announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Terrafertil, a company selling natural, organic, plant-based foods and healthy snacks. The move widens Nestlé’s presence in a fast-growing category in Latin America, the United States and the United Kingdom....
Nestle USA has agreed to acquire Sweet Earth, a manufacturer of plant-based foods, including frozen meals, burritos, breakfast sandwiches and chilled plant-based burgers and proteins. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read full...
Post Consumer Brands and Mondelēz International have teamed up to offer two cereals inspired by classic, fan-favorite cookies. New Post Nutter Butter cereal features bite-sized, peanut-shaped pieces topped with a rich and creamy coating that contains real peanut...
Chobani unveils a brand evolution to celebrate its 10th anniversary. This includes a new product line called Chobani with a Hint Of, which is simply crafted blended Greek yogurt made with only natural ingredients, hand-selected fruits and spices. Priced at $1.49 per...
JAB Holding Co. through its Keurig Green Mountain business unit has entered into an agreement to acquire the Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Plano, Texas. Once the transaction is completed, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keurig Green Mountain will merge to form Keurig Dr...
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