People on the Move

Frozen Foods Co-Packer, Supplier Harvest Food Group Names New President and CEO

Nov. 28, 2023
Former Popchips CEO Amit Pandhi takes the reins of the Naperville, Ill.-based co-packer, supplier of frozen foods.
People on the Move

Utz Brands Names Chief Supply Chain Officer and Chief Transformation Officer

Nov. 20, 2023
Mitchell Arends joins from Kraft Heinz, current COO Cary Devore gets an additional title.
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People on the Move

Kraft Heinz Shuffles Executive Team to Support New CEO in 2024

Nov. 17, 2023
The five new executives will join new CEO Carlos Abrams-Rivera in leading Kraft Heinz at the start of the 2024 fiscal year.
Tony Webster
"Miyoko's Creamery - Vegan Cream Cheese"
Business Strategies

Miyoko’s Creamery to Close Petaluma Processing Plant While Weighing Growth Options

Nov. 10, 2023
Company shifting to “bigger and broader scale opportunities” for production growth, says CEO Stuart Kronauge.
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Business Strategies

Tyson Shutting Down Two Case-Ready Plants: Jacksonville, Fla., and Columbia, S.C.

Nov. 9, 2023
Meat processing giant continues to make significant changes in an attempt to emerge from troubled times and a seriously turbulent 2023 calendar year.
Business Strategies

Smucker’s Closes Hostess Acquisition, Announces Leadership, Structural Changes

Nov. 8, 2023
The J.M. Smucker Co. announces a shuffling of business units and leadership changes to incorporate the new Hostess businesses and brands.
Ben Schumin from Montgomery Village, Maryland, USA
"Frozen food aisle at Giant Food in Wheaton, Maryland"
Frozen Foods

Nestlé USA to Lay Off 77 Workers at Solon, Ohio, Plant

Nov. 7, 2023
Nestlé, which employs nearly 3,000 workers in Solon, offered few details on reasoning other than attempting to stay ahead of market and consumer demands.
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Legal Issues

Monogram Food Fined for Child Labor at Minnesota Meat Snacks Plant

Oct. 12, 2023
U.S. Dept. of Labor investigation found at least 11 children employed at Monogram Meat Snacks’ Chandler, Minn., processing facility; Monogram fined $140,000.
People on the Move

Mars Petcare Names New Chief Brand & Experience Officer

Oct. 11, 2023
Najoh Tita-Reid will leave her role as CMO at Logitech to lead growth and the consumer experience of Mars Inc.’s petcare business.

Hormel, Union Workers Reach Tentative Agreement; Vote Set for Oct. 9

Oct. 9, 2023
After extending the previous contract into October to avoid a strike, the two sides produced a solution prior to the new October 8 deadline to keep the Austin, Minn., plant running...
People on the Move

Longtime President and CEO of National Turkey Federation to Retire in June

Oct. 5, 2023
Joel Brandenberger has led the turkey industry trade association for 17 years and been with the NTF since 1991.