New World Pasta Co.appointedScott Greenwoodas CEO. Prior to joining this company, Greenwood was US president ofPuratos Corp.
B&G FoodspurchasedGrandma's Molassesbrand fromMott's LLP, aCadbury Schweppes Americas Beveragescompany for $30 million.
Wayne Farms LLCpromotedTommy Myersto the newly created position of vice president, supply chain. He will be responsible for managing the complete supply chain, including further processing assets, production and inventory plants and utilization.
Coffee PacificapromotedTerry Klassento COO. Klassen initially joined the company in June 2005 as vice president of coffee sales.
Cal-Maine Foodssigned an agreement withGreen Forest Egg Co., LLC, for the formation of a new egg company. The new company,Green Forest Foods, will be owned and operated jointly by the two companies.
With the completion in 2005 of its new Bakersfield, CA, ice cream manufacturing facility,Dreyer's Grand Ice Creamwill close its City of Commerce, CA, plant at the end of April and shift production to Bakersfield. Dreyer's says it hopes to offer alternative positions or work locations to most of the 99 employees who will be impacted.
Sara Lee Food & Beverage, the North American retail food division of Sara Lee Corp., appointedBrad Patrickas senior vice president of human resources.
Barry RandandSara Mathewhave been nominated toCampbell Soup Co.'s board of directors. Rand is the former chairman and CEO of Equitant, Inc., and Mathew is senior vice president and CFO of The Dun & Bradstreet Corp.