Supplier News en Whole Earth Sweetener Co. Officially Launches Nationwide a Full Range of Naturally Sourced, Carefully Crafted, Zero- and Lower-Calorie Sweetener Options <div class="node-body article-body"><p>On September 6, 2016, Whole Earth Sweetener Co. officially launched its full range of naturally sourced, carefully crafted, and blended zero- and lower-calorie sweetener products. As part of the launch, the company announced that Starbucks has chosen Whole Earth Sweetener Co.&rsquo;s <em>Nature Sweet</em><strong>&reg;</strong> as the company&rsquo;s first stevia-based sweetener to be served at U.S. and Canada Starbucks locations.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:55:00 +0000 176011 at The UNCLE BEN’S® Brand Inspires Healthier Futures with Ben’s Beginners™ Cooking Contest <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Healthy habits begin at home and at school, which is why the UNCLE BEN&rsquo;S&reg; Brand, the number-one global rice brand, is encouraging families to cook together in the Ben&rsquo;s Beginners&trade; Cooking Contest. The contest offers an exciting way for parents and kids to make lifelong memories in the kitchen as well as a chance to better their community and school with a single dish.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:57:00 +0000 175821 at Brent Fraser Promoted To Vice President of Sales at Clear Springs Foods, Inc. <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Clear Springs Foods, Inc. announces that Brent Fraser has been promoted to Vice President of Sales effectively immediately.&nbsp;</p> <p>VP of Sales and Marketing Kurt Myers commented that:&nbsp; &ldquo;Brent has demonstrated he is an excellent leader and deserving of this promotion.&nbsp; He assumes responsibility for implementing foodservice and retail sales initiatives.&nbsp; He will work closely with our seven Regional Sales Managers promoting our products across the United States and Canada.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:39:00 +0000 175251 at <p>Brent Fraser&nbsp;</p> Greg Hug Joins Server Products <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Server Products is pleased to announce the hiring of Greg Hug as Engineering Manager.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:40:00 +0000 174331 at Sabert Corporation Acquires Mullinix Packages, Inc. <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Sabert&nbsp;Corporation, a leading global food packaging company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of&nbsp;Mullinix&nbsp;Packages, Inc. (Mullinix) from Mason Wells.&nbsp;Mullinix&nbsp;is a leading U.S. provider of plastic packaging solutions to food processors and the foodservice industry.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Fri, 15 Jul 2016 20:39:00 +0000 171821 at Keith Weiner Promoted to Director, National Accounts for Dole Packaged Foods, LLC <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Dole Packaged Foods, LLC announces the promotion of Keith Weiner to Director, National Accounts.&nbsp; Since joining Dole in 2013, Weiner has demonstrated an aptitude for cultivating new chain business while expanding purchases from existing accounts. &ldquo;Keith performed exceptionally well in his role as National Accounts Manager,&rdquo; says Stuart McAllister, Dole VP Foodservice, Industrial and Specialty.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:45:00 +0000 171311 at Perdue Announces Industry-First Animal Care Commitments <div class="node-body article-body"><p>On June 27, Perdue Foods announced a renewed focus on animal care, a continuation of its focus on premium, trusted brands that meet evolving consumer expectations. Chairman Jim Perdue shared the company&rsquo;s commitments to animal care, a four-part plan that will accelerate its progress in animal care, strengthen relationships with farmers, build trust with multiple stakeholder groups and create an animal care culture for continued improvement.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Tue, 12 Jul 2016 19:02:00 +0000 171261 at Hormel Foods Announces Tony J. Finnestad as Corporate Development Chef for Hormel Foods Foodservice Division <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) today announced the hiring of Tony J. Finnestad as corporate development chef for its foodservice division.</p> <p>&ldquo;We are thrilled to have Tony on our team,&rdquo; said Jeffrey R. Baker, group vice president, foodservice for Hormel Foods. &ldquo;He has a fantastic knowledge of food and the real world experience of working in a foodservice kitchen.</p> <p>Tony will be a great asset to our organization and will help us to continue to bring delicious, value-added solutions to foodservice operators across the country and the world.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:42:00 +0000 171011 at Help Boost Dessert Sales With OREO Summer of Wonder Sweepstakes <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Introducing OREO&reg; Summer of Wonder&mdash;a new consumer sweepstakes created to help drive summer sales of treats featuring America&rsquo;s #1 cookie. As the #1 branded dessert ingredient, served on 10% of menus,&nbsp;OREO Cookies make it easy to create delicious treats. Plus, you can sign up for free merchandising kits featuring table tents, window decals, instruction sheets and staff buttons to garner excitement and help encourage sales.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:13:00 +0000 170161 at The Wilbur Curtis Company Mourns the Loss of Industry Icon Robert A. Curtis <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With great sadness the Wilbur Curtis Company announced today the passing of its Chairman Robert A. &ldquo;Bob&rdquo; Curtis, CEO emeritus, devoted father, husband, grandfather, great grandfather, and a true legend in the foodservice and coffee industries. Bob passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:56:00 +0000 170031 at Robert A. Curtis