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2015

April

  • Blue Diamond Introduces Almond Flour Line
    April 24, 2015
    Blue Diamond Almonds Global Ingredients Division is debuting a line of almond flour offering an alternative nutritional profile and textural options for commercial formulations, . . .
  • TNA Appoints Americas Processing Group Manager
    April 22, 2015
    Tim Reardon has been tapped as the new Americas Processing Group Solutions Manager for TNA . . .
  • Mariani, Ganeden Partner On Probiotic Line
    April 13, 2015
    Addressing consumers’ interest in functional foods, Mariani Packing Co. is collaborating with Ganeden Biotech, Inc. to develop a line of probiotic-enhanced dried fruit snacks and inclusions. . . .
  • Bell Appoints U.S., Canadian HR Executives
    April 10, 2015
    Adam Reidel, PHR, has been named human resources director and Mélanie Préville, CHRP, is now human resources manager for Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.’s U.S. and Canadian headquarters offices, respectively. . . .
  • California Drought Puts Almond Crop At Risk
    April 10, 2015
    Almond growers are making tough business choices in response to a survey from the California Farm Water Coalition indicating more than 41 percent of the state’s irrigated farmland will receive no water in 2015. . . .
  • Schweitzer Named VP, Investor Relations at ADM
    April 10, 2015
    Archer Daniels Midland Co. has appointed Mark D. Schweitzer vice-president, investor relations, succeeding Christina Hahn.
  • Ampac Easy-To-Use Zip Pouch Resists Contaminants
    April 8, 2015
    Ampac Holdings, LLC’s stand-up pouch features a secure QuickZip hook-and-eye closure with rigid grips that permit easy opening and require minimal pressure to close, even if the zipper track is misaligned. . . .
  • Assay Quickly Identifies Multiple Tree Nut Contaminants
    April 6, 2015
    An easy-to-use 10-minute test that simultaneously detects the presence of as many as six tree nuts in a single sample is being launched by Neogen Corp. . . .
  • More Parents Seek ‘Natural’ Ingredients, Foods
    April 6, 2015
    Almost 80 percent of mothers say they are more likely to buy foods with naturally derived ingredients, and approximately two-thirds rely on product labels for nutrition information, according to an online survey. . . .
  • Palsgaard Debuts Ingredients to Improve Control, Efficiency
    April 6, 2015
    Palsgaard Inc. is unveiling emulsifiers for improving viscosity control in confectionery items and stabilizers . . .
  • McCormick Names Rimmer To Strategy & Development Team
    April 2, 2015
    Former Partner and Managing Director of the Boston Consulting Group Nneka Rimmer will be Senior Vice-President of Corporate Strategy & Development at McCormick & Co., effective March 16. . . .

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2014

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October

  • Bell Introduces Pepper Flavor Line
    October 31, 2014
    Ranging from sweet to fiery hot, a line of pepper flavors is being introduced by Bell Flavors . . .
  • WCF, Scientists, Breeders Collaborate To Conserve Unique Cocoa Species
    October 30, 2014
    The Americas Cacao Breeders Working Group, joining together breeders, scientists, related disciplines and industry members, is being launched at the Americas Cacao Breeders meeting in Turrialba, Costa Rica, October 29 through 31. . . .
  • Callebaut Europe Shifts Core CBEs
    October 28, 2014
    Effective November 3, The Barry Callebaut Group will begin using only Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) fully segregated core cocoa butter equivalents (CBEs) in all European operations, the company reports. . . .
  • Ampac Debuts Packaging Prototype Lab
    October 24, 2014
    iving manufacturers the ability to try out packaging concepts and design modifications, Ampac . . .
  • TNA Improves Metal Detection, Product Handling
    October 23, 2014
    Hyper-detect 5 metal detectors from TNA Australia Pty Ltd. feature improved identification abilities and the ability . . .
  • Nestlé Q3 Earnings Off Pace
    October 22, 2014
    Rising commodity costs, stagnant consumer demand and a strong Swiss franc are behind a 7.5 percent loss in revenue for the first nine months of 2014, Nestlé S.A. reports.
  • Foil Replacing Film Makes Strong, Puncture-Resistant Barrier
    October 21, 2014
    Flexi FoilFreeHB is an ultra-high barrier film that protects against moisture, oxygen and vapor and can be used . . .
  • Hayssen Flexible Systems Acquires Schib
    October 21, 2014
    Italian wrapping machine manufacturer Schib Packaging S.r.l. has become part of Hayssen Flexible Systems through a stock purchase agreement that extends the acquiring company's international reach. . . .
  • Three Appointed To Bell Management Teams
    October 20, 2014
    Marlene Espinosa, Melissa Scharoff and Eric Alexander have joined the production, laboratory and quality assurance management staffs, respectively, at Bell Flavors and Fragrances, Inc. . . .
  • ADM Debuts Lower-Fat, British-Style Cocoa Powder
    October 17, 2014
    D11LA, a reduced-fat cocoa powder with a flavor reminiscent of traditional British chocolate from crumb, is being launched by Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) during the Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 show in Dubai, from November 9 through 11. . . .
  • Toray Plastics Activates Second Cogeneration Facility
    October 17, 2014
    A $23 million cogeneration system is online at Toray Plastics (America), Inc.’s North Kingstown campus, the second of two such units providing uninterruptible electricity and steam for the company’s Torayfan polypropylene film division and steam for its Lumirror polyester film operations. . . .
  • Ingredion Buying Specialty Ingredients Firm
    October 15, 2014
    A definitive agreement to acquire specialty ingredient supplier Penford Corp. has been put into action by Ingredion . . .
  • ADM Purchasing Natural, Organic Ingredient Supplier
    October 13, 2014
    Chicago — Specialty Commodities Inc. (SCI) is being acquired by Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) for $170 million . . .
  • Glaze Sprayer Eliminates Plugs
    October 7, 2014
    A glaze spraying system designed for candy and snacks was developed by GOE-Amherst Stainless Fabrication, LLC that can eliminate problems . . .
  • McCormick’s Q3 Sales, Profits Up
    October 2, 2014
    McCormick & Co. reports third quarter sales rose three percent and operating income climbed by six percent, year on year. . . .
  • ADM Completes Wild Flavor Acquisition
    October 1, 2014
    Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) has completed the acquisition of Wild Flavors GmbH and will form . . .

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August

  • Toray Adds Two To Management Team
    August 26, 2014
    Joining Toray Plastics (America), Inc. as business managers are Anne Ballard and Gregg Ockun . . .
  • ADM Moves HQ, Customer Center To Chicago
    August 25, 2014
    Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) today opened its global headquarters and customer center in the former United Building on 77 West Wacker Drive.
  • Bell Mexico Earns SQF Level 3
    August 25, 2014
    The Bell Flavors & Fragrances facility in Guadalajara, Mexico, has attained SQF Level 3 Certification. . .
  • Inclusion Technologies Buys AnaCon Foods Assets
    August 22, 2014
    Ingredient and management company Inclusion Technologies, LLC is acquiring the assets of AnaCon Foods Co., Inc. for an undisclosed price. . . .
  • Hahn To Lead ADM Investor Relations
    August 21, 2014
    Five months after joining Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) as director, corporate strategy & competitive analysis, Christina Hahn has been promoted to vice-president, investor relations and competitive analysis. . . .
  • Callebaut Expands Presence In South America
    August 20, 2014
    With the opening of its new factory in Santiago, Chile, The Barry Callebaut Group is further extending its operations network in Latin America. . . .
  • Cargill Expands R&D Facility For Client Collaboration
    August 20, 2014
    Cargill, Inc.’s $5.5 million expansion of its Food Innovation Center in Plymouth, MN, has been designed to enable manufacturers with limited R&D resources to work cost effectively with its researchers on product development, the company reports. . . .
  • Cargill Selected As Exclusive U.S. Trehalose Source
    August 17, 2014
    Under an agreement with Hayashibara Co., Ltd., Cargill, Inc. has gained exclusive rights to distribute the grain starch product Treha in the U.S. and Europe, according to Cargill. . . .
  • Five Join FFS Staff
    August 8, 2014
    Rubino, Lopez, Velez, Hickey and Seecharran join the team at Flavor & Fragrance Specialties, Inc. . .
  • Cavanna Packaging Names Key Account Manager
    August 7, 2014
    Graham Nice has been appointed key account sales & marketing manager for Cavanna Packaging . . .
  • Seawind Foods Sets Strategy For Growth
    August 7, 2014
    All-natural dehydrated fruit, vegetable, and spice producer Seawind Foods unveils a new company structure and plans for expansion into new markets . . .
  • Spurgeon Leads Eriez Metal Detection Business
    August 5, 2014
    Ray Spurgeon assumes the role of product manager-metal detection at Eriez . . .
  • Bell Launches Four Global Markets Websites
    August 1, 2014
    Aiming to reach customers in Brazil, Canada, China and Mexico, Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. has launched four country-specific websites . . .

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January

  • NECCO Reprises ‘Color Your Own’ Contest
    January 6, 2014
    For the second consecutive year, The New England Confectionery Co. (NECCO) invites children aged five to 12 to enter its “Color Your Own” Sweethearts contest for an opportunity to win prizes and see their sayings featured on the company’s conversation hearts. . . .

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