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Two of the Northeast dairy industry's independent companies, Organic Valley Family of Farms and Guida's Milk and Ice Cream, formed a co-processing partnership.

Two of the Northeast dairy industry's independent companies, Organic Valley Family of Farms and Guida's Milk and Ice Cream, formed a co-processing partnership. All Organic Valley HTST white milks are being processed at Guida's milk and ice cream facility in New Britain, CT.

Sharon Nowak joined the K-Tron Feeder Group as the global business development manager for the food and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to this position, Nowak worked for Hosokawa Micron Systems integrating feeders into food and pharmaceutical systems.

Dole Food Co. promoted Richard Dahl to president and chief operating officer. Previously, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Joseph Tesoriero assumes this position. Dole also named C. Michael Carter as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary and Scott Griswold as executive vice president, corporate development.

Thomas Hunt Shipman is executive vice president of government affairs and communications for the National Food Processors Association. Prior to joining NFPA, Shipman served as majority staff director for the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Susan Ferenc also joined the association's staff as executive vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs.

A joint venture between Key Technology and Peco Controls, InspX was formed to develop and manufacturer X-ray inspection systems.

Previously the president and chief operating officer, Mark Drever is now president and chief executive officer for the Fresh Express fresh-cut division of Performance Food Group.

Phillip Martin joined Dresser Instruments as vice president of marketing. Before this, Martin held management positions at Emerson Electric and Meriam Process Technologies.

The National Pork Producers Council named Dr. Harry Snelson director of science and technology. Working from the NPPC Washington Public Policy Center, he assists the organization and members with legislative, regulatory and trade issues.

American Capital Strategies Ltd. invested $43 million in the buyout of Future Food LP, a producer and marketer of refrigerated dips, spreads and seafood salads.

In a recent acquisition, Kellogg Co.'s 225,000-sq.-ft. Athens, GA, packaging facility went to Total Logistic Control, a Zeeland, MI-based supply chain services company.

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