Bases, Seasonings, Powders


Mergers & Acquisitions

Sugar Foods Acquires Concord Foods

March 11, 2024
The two processors manufacture a wide variety of food products for retail, foodservice and private label customers, from candy apple kits to crunchy toppings and beverage ingredients...
Bases, Seasonings, Powders

FDA Finds Lead in More Cinnamon Products, Recommends Voluntary Recall

March 7, 2024
Six ground cinnamon brands identified as having elevated lead levels, leading agency to also remind industry of its requirements in keeping foods free of contaminants.
Legal Issues

FDA, Ecuadorian Officials Pinpoint Likely Source of Lead Contaminated Cinnamon

Feb. 8, 2024
Carlos Aguilera of Ecuador processed ground cinnamon for Negasmart, which was supplied to Austrofoods and then used as an ingredient in recalled applesauce pouches in the U.S....
Courtesy of Tessemae's
Mergers & Acquisitions

PANOS Brands Acquires Tessemae’s Salad Dressings, Condiments Business

Jan. 31, 2024
PANOS adds Tessemae’s assets for approximately $4.5 million after the salad dressings and condiments brand filed for Chapter 11 last February.
Courtesy of Saco Foods LLC
Mergers & Acquisitions

Saco Foods Acquires Solo Foods, Days after its Own PE Acquisition

Jan. 24, 2024
Acquisition will bring together two center-store bakery aisle portfolios under the Saco Foods umbrella.
original louisiana hot sauce
Mergers & Acquisitions

Hot Sauce, Bases Processor Summit Hill Foods Acquired by Private Equity

Nov. 30, 2023
Owner of Better Than Bouillon and The Original Louisiana Hot Sauce sees growth opportunity in EagleTree Capital deal.
vanilla eclair chocolate frosting
Mergers & Acquisitions

ifiGourment Joins Roland Foods’ Portfolio of Home and Professional Chef Ingredient Products

Aug. 21, 2023
Importer and distributor of bakery, pastry, confectionery and ice cream products will roll into Roland’s AUI Fine Foods division.
McCormick & Co.
McCormick Red Cap Redesign
Packaging Materials

McCormick Redesigns ‘Red Cap’ Products for First Time in Decades

March 14, 2023
New bottles and caps focus on improving the shelf life and ease of the product for consumers.