Dr. Schär USA has broken ground on a 42,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing facility in Logan Township, N.J. This expansion comes exactly 10 years after Dr. Schär took eight shovels for their eight U.S. employees and broke ground on this New Jersey gluten-free bread production site. The plant expansion is needed to keep up with increasing demand of their gluten-free bread.
Ahold Delhaize has hired Natalia Wallenberg as Chief Human Resources Officer. She joins Ahold Delhaize from Syngenta Group, a global agricultural technology business with more than 49,000 associates, working across 90 geographic markets, generating $23 billion in sales.
Bühler and Whitworth Bros—the UK’s largest miller—have opened a high-tech flour plant called Mill E3 at Whitley Bridge in Yorkshire, England. The data generated and analyzed at the Whitley Bridge plant will drive the evolution of milling technology from the current data assisted mill into a plant capable of using its own process parameters in a closed loop to optimize production. This development of the self-adjusting mill will be the precursor to the SmartMill.
Key Technology and Exeter Engineering announce the formation of a sales and service partnership in North America. Under the terms of the agreement, Exeter is appointed the exclusive agent to sell and service Key’s OCULUS digital sorters for fresh market potatoes in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Lakeside Foods, a leading frozen and canned foods manufacturer, is purchasing Cher-Make Sausage Co., a 93-year-old sausage maker that produces summer sausage, hot dogs, ring bologna and bratwurst at its Manitowoc-based plant in Wisconsin. The deal is set to close on 9/27/21.
Branded Legacy, a holding company focused on the commercial development of hemp and cannabinoid-infused beverages, along with an array of CBD topicals and tinctures announces increased sales due to Spikes CBDX. The Company has seen an over 80% increase in revenues over its previous quarter in 2021.
Sophie’s Kitchen, a growing name in the plant-based food industry, announced a $5.6 million investment led by Billy Goat Brands, which is a publicly-listed venture capital platform with a focus on the blue economy. The funding will support the growth of the Sophie’s Kitchen brand and product innovation.