Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice and retail industries, is pleased to announce the promotion of Chad Buechel to president of KanPak U.S. From the GSF subsidiary's headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Chad will be responsible for all aspects of KanPak's U.S. business, including its production of more than 18 million gallons of dairy products each year.
Ott will begin his new role on June 1, succeeding outgoing President & CEO, Corey Rosenbusch.
May 14, 2020
The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) named Matthew Ott, CAE, the organization’s new President & CEO. Ott will assume his new role on June 1st and succeeds outgoing President & CEO, Corey Rosenbusch who left the Association earlier this year to take the helm as President & CEO of The Fertilizer Institute.
Warner will oversee the company’s regulatory, risk management, food safety, sustainability, corporate strategy, and environmental, social and governance programs.
May 13, 2020
Raley’s announced the addition of Jennifer (Jen) Warner to the organization’s Executive Leadership Team in the role of Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining Raley’s, Warner served as Vice President of Legal at Columbia Sportswear Company, Chief Developmental Officer at AsheWorks Inc., and Global Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, Americas at XPO Logistics.
Doughty was also the immediate past chairman of the National Turkey Federation (NTF).
March 18, 2020
Butterball, LLC and the National Turkey Federation announce the passing of Kerry Curtis Doughty on March 17, 2020, following a brave battle with cancer. Doughty was the immediate past chairman of the National Turkey Federation (NTF) and the president and CEO of Butterball until his departure from the company in December 2018.
Food manufacturers of North America and their suppliers gathered for “20/20 Vision: Providing Clarity for the Food Industry for 40 Years” event
March 4, 2020
The 40th annual Refrigerated Foods Association (RFA) Conference was held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Florida, on February 23-26, 2020. The conference included timely presentations and outstanding networking opportunities and social events, including a service project that provided 400 kids’ packs for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
Attendees representing the $57 billion frozen food and beverage supply chain gathered in Las Vegas recently for the 2020 AFFI Frozen Food Convention (AFFI-CON), where new AFFI officers were elected: Meghan Swan of J.R. Simplot Company as chair; Julia Sabin of The J.M. Smucker Company as chair elect; and Mike McEvoy of Sargento Foods as immediate past chair.
The California Artisan Cheese Guild (CACG) recently voted in Felice Thorpe Charlton as their new President. Dedicated to promoting California artisan cheese through partnerships, outreach and education, Felice’s term will be announced at the non-profit trade organization’s annual meeting on February 9th, 2020.
EggLife Foods, Inc., the Chicago-based food brand that uses cage-free eggs, not flour, to re-imagine carbohydrate-heavy foods, announces that Ross Lipari has joined as the company’s first Chief Sales Officer.
Flour-milling and ingredient company Ardent Mills today announced that food industry leader Angie Goldberg has joined Ardent Mills as Chief Growth Officer. This newly created position focuses on innovation, transformation and change to sustain meaningful value for customers, vendors and team members.
The May 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine highlights sustainable solutions for companies along the cold chain, plus coronavirus and food safety coverage, lift truck technology, pizza innovations, new dairy and dairy-alternative products, plus much more—just click the stories below to start reading.