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theimpulsivebuy
"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...
Capital Spending

Snack Processor Bridgetown Natural Foods to Build Tennessee Plant

April 1, 2024
Portland, Ore.-based snack bar and granola snacks manufacturer’s new Lebanon, Tenn., facility will improve distribution to the East Coast.
Courtesy of The Hain Celestial Group Inc.
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People on the Move

Hain Celestial Appoints New President of North America Business

March 18, 2024
Chad Marquardt moves to Hain from Glanbia Performance Nutrition, where he served as chief customer officer-Americas.
People on the Move

Hearthside Food Solutions Names New CFO

March 15, 2024
Former Instant Brands, Marks and Spencer executive to lead the financial operations for Downers Grove, Ill.-based bakery, snacks and entrees co-manufacturer.
JeepersMedia
"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...
fortfan
"Utz Potato Chips - Market Bag"
Business Strategies

Utz Brands Targets Distribution Expansion, Automation for Growth

March 12, 2024
Snack brand sees muted category growth for 2024 but feels it controls much of its own fate through its growth strategies.
People on the Move

Chomps Meat Snacks Appoints Former PepsiCo Leader to be SVP of Operations

March 6, 2024
Jason Dols joins the company in a calculated move to respond to its “unprecedented” growth the past two years.
Courtesy of Catalina Crunch
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People on the Move

Snack Brand Catalina Crunch Adds Three New Execs

March 4, 2024
New leaders expected to help the brand sustain the growth and kick-start the next phase of expansion in retail.
cyclonebill
"Popcorn"
People on the Move

Family-owned American Pop Corn Co. Appoints First Non-Family Member to President

Feb. 28, 2024
The 110-year-old manufacturer of Jolly Time Pop Corn has added three independent members to its leadership team while the fifth generation of the Smith family will retain ownership...
Courtesy of Nature's Bakery
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Capital Spending

Nature’s Bakery to Build 339,000-Sq.-Ft. Baking Facility in Salt Lake City

Jan. 12, 2024
Parent company Mars Inc. investing $237 million to establish bakery operations in Utah, scheduled to open in July 2025.
Courtesy of Kellanova
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People on the Move

Kellanova Promotes Two Executives Following Retirement of North America President

Jan. 12, 2024
Chris Hood, president, Kellanova North America, will retire at the end of April, triggering promotions in Latin America and North America business units.
Snack Foods

Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing Acquired by AUA Private Equity Partners

Jan. 8, 2024
Fourth-generation family-owned popcorn and snack processor looks to grow with the capital and resource backing of the firm moving forward.
People on the Move

Ruiz Foods Promotes Carroll from COO to President & CEO

Jan. 5, 2024
Current CEO Dan Antonelli will shift to executive board chair for the company, with Kim Ruiz Beck remaining on the board as an owner-director.