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  1. US Business News Technology Elite Award - Best Food Manufacturing & Safety Software Company 2018

    Drawing on its vast wealth of experience, over the years Focus Works has succeeded in establishing a foothold in the marketplace for food manufacturing and food safety software by becoming the “Corporate Standard” of many Blue-Chip Fortune 500 companies, such as Kellogg’s, Stauffer’s Biscuit (Animal Crackers) and others. Robert explores how far the firm has come over the years and the techniques it employs to ensure its ongoing success

  2. Middleby Announces The Acquisition of Packaging Progressions, Inc.

    The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) today announced the acquisition of Packaging Progressions, Inc. (Pacproinc). Based in Souderton, Pa., the company has $30 million in annual revenues. Pacproinc is a market leader in automated packaging technologies for customers in the protein and bakery segments. Specifically, their interleaving, underleaving, stacking, and card dispensing systems allow customers to automate production, increase throughput and efficiency, reduce downtime and production costs, enhance product quality and presentation while improving food

  3. Amira Nature Foods Ltd Announces Renewed Focus On The US Basmati Rice Segment

    Amira Nature Foods Ltd (the "Company") (NYSE: ANFI), a global provider of packaged Indian specialty rice, today announced that it will execute a renewed focus on its US basmati rice business segment. The Company has taken steps to reinvigorate its brands and expand US distribution. The Company is creating a new import and distribution channel through an exclusive agreement with Reina Inc. (“Reina”). Reina is headed by Samuel Cortez, an 18-year veteran of retail

  4. Achatz Handmaid Pie Chooses ReposiTrak For Supplier Compliance

    ReposiTrak, Inc., the industry leader in compliance, food safety and risk management for the retail supply chain, announces that Achatz Handmaid Pie is adopting the ReposiTrak Compliance & Risk Management Solution to automate compliance documentation from its suppliers. Wendy and David Achatz started the namesake pie-making company in their kitchen in Armada Township, Mich. in 1993. Today, the company is based in Chesterfield, Mich., where it produces its pies and baked goods. Achatz Handmaid

  5. Bare Snacks Launches New Medleys Featuring Flavors Of Summer

    Bare Snacks ®, creator of delicious Snacks Gone Simple®, today launched a line of baked, never fried fruit and coconut chip blends just in time for the summer season: NEW bare® Medleys. Available in two refreshing varieties, bare® Medley Pineapple Chips & Coconut Chips and bare® Medley Apple Chips & Strawberry Chips, these new snacks unite two fan-favorite flavors in each bag for a deliciously baked, crunchy snack mix. This press release features multimedia.

  6. Arnold®, Brownberry® And Oroweat® Bread Debut New Simply Small Line

    Arnold®, Brownberry® and Oroweat® Bread, expert bakers of nutritious and delicious premium breads, announced today the launch of its newest line of breads – Simply Small. With only 10 slices per bag, Simply Small fights food waste by meeting the needs of single-person households by providing them with just the bread they need

  7. Dawn Foods Acquires Ardent Mills Ontario Facility, Expands Footprint In Canada

    Global bakery ingredient manufacturer and distributor Dawn Food Products, Inc. today announced a completed deal with Ardent Mills, the leading flour supplier in North America, to acquire its mix facility in Burlington, Ontario and sweet goods business in Canada 

  8. Sara Lee Frozen Bakery Opens New R&D Center, Bolsters Product Innovations

    Recently, Sara LeeFrozen Bakery celebrated a sweet addition to its recently launched Oakbrook Terrace headquarters with the opening of a 10,000-square-foot R&D innovation center and test kitchen 

  9. Let Freedom Ring! The Cheesecake Factory To Deliver Free Slices Of Oreo Dream Extreme Cheesecake Through Doordash This July

    To celebrate America’s birthday, The Cheesecake Factory  is partnering with DoorDash to give away a delicious treat this Fourth of July weekend

  10. Pacific Foods Nourishes Local Nonprofits With $60,000 In Grants

    Pacific Foods’ long-standing commitments to food access, hunger and sustainable food systems are perfectly reflected in three local nonprofits it awarded grants: Schoolyard Farms, Urban Gleaners and Zenger Farm. The $20,000 grants give the nonprofits unrestricted funds they can apply to anything that strengthens their work enriching people and planet. “We believe everyone should have access to high-quality, nourishing food,” said Joe Folds, president of Pacific Foods. “That’s why it’s so gratifying to be