Baking & Snack - June 2018 - 18
The Kellogg Company, Battle
Creek, MI, will discontinue its
operations in Maracay, Venezuela,
where it operates one facility that
Deerfield, IL, reached an
agreement to acquire Tate's Bake
Shop, Long Island, NY.
Burke Raine joined Conagra Brands, Inc., Chicago, as vice-president and
general manager of the company's snacks business.
Drayton Martin joined Dunkin' Brands, Inc., Canton, MA, as vice-president
of brand stewardship for Dunkin' Donuts.
Steve Long was promoted to vice-president of purchasing at Hostess Brands, Inc.,
Kansas City, MO.
Anthony Zamudio was named director of sales for Just Desserts,
Paleo Snack Foods, San Francisco, appointed Jeff Hansberry as president
Rob Stevenson was named vice-president of baking ingredient innovation at
AB Mauri North America, St. Louis.
Utz Quality Foods, Hanover,
PA, partnered with Major
League Baseball (MLB) in a new
sponsorship agreement. The
multi-year agreement will extend
across television, digital media
and retail locations and makes
Utz the "Official Salty Snack
AB Mauri, North Hampton,
UK, reached an agreement to
purchase Holgran, a bakery
ingredients supplier, from Rank
Dawn Food Products, Jackson,
MI, has reached an agreement
to acquire Lakeside, CA-based
Lakeside Bakery Supplies,
a move that will expand the
company's reach across
BluePrint Automation, South Chesterfield, VA, named Andre Boom CEO.
Benchmark Automation, Statham, GA, promoted Daniel Cotney to
Northeast regional sales manager.
Gilco Ingredients, San Marcos, CA, named Shelley Becht as manager of sales
Shuttleworth, Huntington, IN, named Andrew Izumi as Southwest regional
TNA, Dallas, appointed Tom McPhee as group technical support manager, a
new position created to coordinate and develop TNA's global technical
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Landus Cooperative, Ames, IA,
signed an agreement to purchase
the Manilla, Iowa, grain facility
of Archer Daniels Midland Co.,
LeSaffre Yeast Corp., Cedar
Rapids, IA, opened a nearby
blending facility that will produce
enzyme blends, concentrates,
natural mold inhibitors and
dough improvers under the SafPro ingredients brands.