T. Marzetti is expanding its Horse Cave, Kentucky, processing facility by an extra 184,500 square feet after a recent groundbreaking ceremony. The facility manufactures salad dressings, sauces and other foods for retail and foodservice markets. The expansion will provide additional manufacturing space and include new equipment to increase dressing and sauce production, new processing kitchens, and several packaging lines to meet growing customer demand. The expansion is expected to be complete in the summer of 2022 and will create over 200 jobs for the region.
A decadent slice of pie after a holiday meal is a tradition that should be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of food allergies or dietary restrictions. That’s why Raised Gluten Free offers a Pumpkin Pie and Cranberry Apple Pie that each feature classic, old-fashioned flavor all while being 100% vegan and certified gluten free. Crafted at a dedicated, certified gluten-free bakery in Northern California, the fall-and-winter inspired pies are also free of dairy, eggs, nuts, peanuts, Kosher Pareve, and Non-GMO Project Verified.
Urban Farmer, a manufacturer of plant-based specialty dough products, announced that Steve Jungmann has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and will also serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Jungmann succeeds John Keigher who is assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer after serving as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
C.H. Guenther & Son (“CHG”), a leading producer of branded and private-label food products, today announced that John D. Buckles has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 29, 2021. Mr. Buckles, a seasoned commercial and operations executive with a track record of growing food and beverage companies, succeeds Dale W. Tremblay, CHG’s CEO since 2001. Mr. Tremblay will continue an active role as Chairman of CHG’s Board of Directors and will work closely with Mr. Buckles during a transition period.
Raised Gluten Free has launched two savory pies, including a vegetable pot pie with rich vegan gravy, and an egg-less spinach quiche. In addition to being certified gluten free and vegan, both artisan entrées are free of dairy, eggs, nuts, and peanuts, Kosher Pareve, and Non-GMO Project Verified.
Rudi’s Organic Bakery and Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery has launched Rudi’s Rocky Mountain Bakery, set to deliver small batch, artisanal bread straight from Boulder, Colorado, to your kitchen. For over 40 years, Rudi’s has spearheaded a mission to make artisanal and gourmet packaged baked goods more accessible to consumers by bringing wholesome products, expertly-crafted in the heart of Colorado to pantries nationwide.
ARYZTA announces it has signed a definitive agreement to sell 100% of the equity and assets of its North American business in the USA and Canada to an affiliate of Lindsay Goldberg LLC for a total enterprise value of $850 million in cash. The transaction is expected to complete by the end of ARYZTA’s current 2021 financial year and is subject to closing conditions customary for this type of transaction.
La Tortilla Factory announced that Flagship Food Group has agreed to make an investment into the company to support its future growth strategy. Flagship will become the majority stake holder in the company while the third generation Tamayo family members continue to remain valued partners.