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Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Oberweis Dairy to Close Processing Plant After Filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

April 17, 2024
North Aurora dairy plant will close this summer, resulting in the layoff of 127 workers; fate of ice cream stores uncertain.
"Quaker BIG Chewy Granola Bar"
Business Strategies

Quaker Recall Fallout? Company to Close Danville, Illinois, Processing Plant

April 5, 2024
After massive Quaker granola bar and cereal recall for potential Salmonella contamination, production at Danville plant was paused, and now the facility will shut down permanently...
Andy Hanacek
FPSA New Logo on swag
Business Strategies

FPSA Rebrands, Changes Name to Food Production Solutions Association

March 27, 2024
Association will also welcome food and beverage processing companies to its membership in an effort to increase collaboration throughout the operational chain.
Animal Proteins

Deli Processor Freirich Foods Files for Chapter 11 Protection

March 25, 2024
Citing a one-time, $7 million loss of product by a third-party cold-storage facility, Salisbury, N.C.-based meat processor believes it will continue to operate after proceeding...
Candy & Confectionary

Blommer Chocolate Co. to Close Legacy Chicago Processing Plant

March 25, 2024
Blommer Chocolate Co. today announced that it will close its Chicago processing facility — the company’s original manufacturing plant, which opened in 1939...
Courtesy of Unilever
Business Strategies

Unilever Spinning Off Ice Cream Business, Cutting 7,500 Jobs

March 19, 2024
The diversified CPG will cut nearly 6% of its global workforce and embark on a cost-savings program over the next three years.
Courtesy of the Meat Institute

North American Meat Institute Rebrands, Unveils New Logo and Tagline

March 14, 2024
The Meat Institute will build on 120 years of meat industry leadership with a total rebranding effort from name to logo to mission and purpose.
Courtesy of Hormel Foods Corp.
Business Strategies

Hormel Foods Offers Insight into Planters, Q1 Volume Successes

March 13, 2024
Hormel has tapped into innovation and invested in exciting flavors and offerings for Planters and its other brands across all channels of business.
"Dave’s Killer Bread, Bagels"
Business Strategies

Flowers Foods Continues to Explore New Opportunites to Expand Dave’s Killer Bread

March 13, 2024
During the company’s Bank of America 2024 Consumer & Retail Conference discussion, Flowers Foods talked about the growth and potential of Dave’s Killer Bread among other topics...
Fruits and Vegetables

Sonoma County, California’s ‘Last Apple Plant’ Will Relocate to Sunnyside, Washington

Feb. 15, 2024
Manzana Products has processed apples into sauce, vinegar, cider and juice in Graton, Calif., for more than 100 years, but the cost to ship apples there will force the company...
Beverage Products

Coca-Cola Finalizes Shutdown of Dunedin, Florida, Orange Juice Plant

Feb. 15, 2024
The plant’s closure was first announced in 2020, but Coca-Cola had kept it operating since then and will shut it down at the end of May.
Business Strategies

La Tortilla Factory Production Moving to Kansas with Shuttering of California Facility

Feb. 13, 2024
Flagship Food Group, which owns a large stake in La Tortilla Factory, attempted to purchase the Santa Rosa property but failed in its attempts and will close the plant at the ...
Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Cargill Helps McDonald’s Achieve 100% Cage-Free Eggs Goal Ahead of Schedule

Feb. 9, 2024
McDonald’s Corp. announced in 2015 it would serve only cage-free eggs in its U.S. restaurants by 2025, and with the help of its egg supplier, it has achieved the goal early.