Business Briefs

May 1, 2007
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

Business Briefs

Turkington APV
of Goldboro, N.C., and The Peerless Group of Sidney, Ohio, have concluded an agreement to supply each other with selected products for the North American, Canadian and Mexican baking industries.
According to Turkington CEO John Lucas, “The agreement with Peerless enables us to offer Peerless mixers and dough handling equipment as an integral part of a Turkington APV bakery systerms. By partnering with Peerless, we are able to offer our customers total system solutions based on best-in-class products.”
In related news, The Peerless Group has launched a new Web site, www.ThePeerlessGroup.us, for its family of brands. The focus is on high content combined with easy navigation to provide useful information to the wholesale baking industry.
Tate & Lyle ANZ Pty. Ltd., London, has expanded its product portfolio to include a broader range of specialty food ingredients. On April 1, the company assumed responsibility from Danisco for the distribution of Krystar crystalline fructose in Australia and New Zealand.
In addition, the company now manages the distribution of Tate & Lyle food ingredients — including modified starches, polydextrose, sweeteners and acidulants in New Zealand — previously managed by Bronson & Jacobs. Tate & Lyle ANZ Pty. Ltd., which became operational on Jan. 1, also distributes ingredients for Nutrinova, Wild Flavors, Innova and SunOpta.
In other news, Tate & Lyle has signed an agreement to acquire an 80% holding in G.C. Hahn & Co., a German specialty food ingredients group. Founded in 1948, Hahn is privately owned. Its headquarters and primary operations are located in Lübeck, Germany. It also has production operations in the UK, the United States and Australia, and sales offices in 22 countries.
Barry Callebaut — the Zurich-based producer of high-quality cocoa, industrial chocolate and confectionary products — has begun a strategic supply and innovation partnership with The Hershey Co., Hershey, Pa. The cooperation will enable the companies to work together to drive long-term growth in the global chocolate market.
Under the agreement, Barry Callebaut will construct and operate a facility to provide chocolate for Hershey’s new plant in Monterrey, Mexico. Barry Callebaut also will lease a portion of Hershey’s Robinson, Ill., plant and operate chocolate-making equipment at the facility.
The partnership includes a long-term global agreement under which Barry Callebaut will supply Hershey with a minimum of 80,000 tons per year of chocolate and finished product. As a result of the agreement, Barry Callebaut’s production capacity will increase by 130,000 tons over the next three years. The total investment by Barry Callebaut will amount to about $50 million.
Koepplinger’s Recipe, Fort Wayne, Ind., turns 75 this year. The company is marking the occasion with a new gold package design for its bread and bun products.
Koepplinger’s Bakery was founded in 1932 by the Koepplinger family, which began by baking its “health bread,” made with bran. In 2004, the brand was acquired by Perfection Bakeries, also of Fort Wayne, Ind. Perfection now produces Koepplinger’s Recipe’s six varieties of bread and five bun products, and distributes them throughout Michigan.
For more information, visit www.KoepplingersRecipe.com.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery Magazine 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 Bakery of the Year: Capistrano's Wholesale Bakery, Phoenix AZ

Here’s a look at Capistrano’s Bakery, our 2014 Bakery of the Year.

11/7/13 2:00 pm EST

Food Plant of the Future: The Future of Wastewater Management

Available On-Demand Effective management of wastewater is becoming increasingly critical to food and beverage processors as the cost for incoming water increases...

National Pizza Month

October is National Pizza Month! Where do you go to grab a slice (or two) of your favorite pie?
View Results Poll Archive

THE SNACK AND BAKERY STORE

organic-production-&-food-q.gif
Organic Production and Food Quality: A Down to Earth Analysis

Effects of Organic Production on Food Quality is the first comprehensive book on how organic production methods influence the safety and quality of foods, based on an unbiased assessment of the latest scientific findings.  The title is a 'must-have' for everyone working within the food industry.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook IconTwitter IconYoutube IconLinkedIn Icon

The Weekly Mix

Operations Weekly Logo

Written by Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery editors, our Operations Weekly weekly enewsletter provides bakers and snack food manufacturers with up-to-the-minute news, ideas and industry trends.

Sign up today!