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GS1 US, Lawrenceville, N.J., has issued two new readiness programs to help food companies implement and improve product traceability processes by leverage GS1 Standards: The Dairy, Deli, Bakery Traceability Readiness program being among them.
Unifiller Systems has partnered with Carlo’s Bakery from TLC’s Cake Boss and produced a behind-the-scenes video to show how baker and show host Buddy Valastro incorporated the company’s depositors and transfer pumps into his Hoboken, N.J., bakery.
Utz Quality Foods has been making potato chips for years and expanded into other snack foods such as pretzels, and its now-famous cheese balls. The Hanover, Pa., company shares how it makes its fantastic orange, bite-size snacks.
Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. de C.V., Mexico City, says its Bimbo Bakeries USA Inc., Horsham, Pa., has completed its $31.9-million purchase of the Beefsteak brand, acquired as part of the Hostess Brands bankruptcy proceedings. Also, the company announces that CEO Daniel Servitje Montull will replace retiring Don Roberto Servitje Sendra as board chairman.
ConAgra Foods saved $22 million in 2012 through its sustainability initiatives, such as cutting landfill waste and carbon emissions and optimizing packaging efforts.
Rehrig Pacific Co., manufacturer of reusable transport packaging systems, including plastic pallets, crates and carts, says it was named the 2013 Supplier of the Year by the All Star Association. The association’s Thoroughbred Award is presented to a company that not only has exemplified outstanding products and customer service to the All Star members from the previous year, but who has also introduced new innovative solutions to the members and the dairy industry.
February’s story visit was with John B. Sanfilippo & Son at its massive corporate headquarters in Elgin, Ill. We viewed the processing of nuts and snacks on what comprises 85 production lines.
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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.