Home » Plum Organics No. 19 on Forbes Most Promising Companies List
Plum Organics No. 19 on Forbes Most Promising Companies List
By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief
Plum Organics, the Emeryville, Calif.-based children’s nutrition company, recently was ranked No. 19 on Forbes magazine’s annual ranking of America's Most Promising Companies – a list of one hundred privately held, high-growth companies with bright futures.
Plum Organics also recently announced its acquisition of organic baby food maker Plum UK, which positions the company as a global provider. And former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley was named to its board of directors. The former senator, Olympian, NBA star and author brings more than 18 years of experience in public service with a passion for issues that impact the advancement of our nation's children, the company said.
United Fresh Produce Association Reports on 2013 Produce Industry Compensation
Produce industry executives see a 2.9 percent increase in salary according to the Compensation and Benefits Report released by the United Fresh Produce Association.
Lactalis American-Parmalat Deal Altered
Amidst investigation, $144 million cut in purchase price.
Compensation Study Reveals Food and Beverage Company CEO Pay
Irene Rosenfeld leads the food and beverage execs, as long-term, performance-based incentives replace upfront pay.
Murdock Offers to Take Dole Private, Again
Chairman/CEO’s offer values company at $1 billion.
New Management Team at Day-Lee Foods
Plan for aggressive growth.
PepsiCo-Muller Joint Venture Yogurt Plant Opens
Muller Quaker Dairy comes on line in Batavia, N.Y.; hoping for LEED certification.
JBS Acquires U.S. Operations of XL Foods
A running plant in Omaha, idle one in Nampa.
FDA Seeking New Industry User FeesFrom Special to ThePacker.com
Food manufacturers disagree with the FDA's suggestion to add a food processing facility registration fee.
Tyson Buys Mexican Food-Maker Circle Foods
The acquisition fortifies Tyson's value-added and Mexican portfolios.
Chinese Poultry Plant Fire Kills 119
Ammonia leak apparently sparked explosion.
- All news »
Access Food Processing and Wellness Foods magazines on-line and receive an e-mail each month when your new issue is ready. Subscribe Now »
Biweekly updates delivering feature articles, top industry news, company news, product announcements, technical issues and more. Subscribe Now »