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The founding family leadership of Brewster, Ohio-based snack food maker Shearer’s Foods, which has been purchased by Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm in Chicago, will be stepping down. Wind Point says the transaction is expected to close in October. Terms weren’t disclosed.
Peerless Food Equipment’s new interactive website supports the commercial bakery and food industries.
After 22 years, National Confectioners Association (NCA) president Larry Graham plans to retire in 2014; the association prepares for a smooth transition of leadership. Graham has overseen significant changes in the association’s structure and intends to be actively involved in the recruiting process and transition to ensure an organized change of leadership.
The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI), sponsor of PACK EXPO, says DuPont will sponsor the Conference at PACK EXPO education program. The conference runs Oct. 29-31, concurrently with PACK EXPO International 2012, Oct. 28-31, at McCormick Place in Chicago.
The Quincy, Mass.-based flour and grain-based products provider says it’s acquiring T.J. Harkins Basic Commodity Brokers Inc. and subsidiaries, a supplier of natural, nutritious and flavorful ingredients for grain-based foods. Harkins also supplies sesame and edible seeds, sweet spices, ancient grains, specialty grain flours and grain blends.
Sydney, Australia-based global packaging solutions supplier tna has appointed Mohamed Hussein regional sales manager, tna Middle East.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources recognizes Bosch’s commitment to superior environmental performance.
Wind Point partners with former Sara Lee–North America CEO to acquire the largest producer of private-label salty snacks in North America.
The Spokane Valley, Wash.-based company offers an extensive line of heavy-duty pie pans for commercial bakeries.
Our March issue highlights Angelic Bakehouse, Cudahy, WI.
The Food Safety Summit offers the opportunity to attend and participate in these selected sessions remotely by registering and joining in LIVE from your computer.
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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.