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2008 Farm Bill extension keeps possible sugar policy reform on the table

January 9, 2013

The Independent Bakers Association says it will be working with the Coalition for Sugar Reform in the coming months to include sugar reform in the new legislation.


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Inventure Foods enters into licensing agreement with Vidalia Brands

January 9, 2013

Phoenix-based Inventure Foods expands its portfolio of brands by entering into a licensing agreement with Vidalia Brands of Glennville, Ga., to develop new snack line.


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Nonni’s acquires La Dolce Vita

January 8, 2013

Tulsa, Okla.-based Nonni’s expands its specialty cookie offerings by acquiring La Dolce Vita, a maker of traditional, artisanal biscotti in Glendale, Ariz.


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Puratos Group and Grand-Place Holding sign joint venture

January 8, 2013

Puratos Group, Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium, and Grand-Place Holding, Brussels, Belgium, two international groups active in the business-to-business supply of raw materials and ingredients to the food industry, have finalized negotiations for a joint venture agreement in Vietnam.


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GFSI recognizes IFS Food Standard scope extension

January 8, 2013

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) says that it re-benchmarked three additional standard scopes set by the International Featured Standards.


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Hormel Foods buys Skippy peanut butter brand

January 7, 2013

Hormel Foods is buying Skippy, the country's number two peanut butter brand, from Unilever for about $700 million. Skippy debuted on the market in 1932 and is a staple in American pantries. Hormel says it hopes the brand will boost its presence in the center aisles of the supermarket, where shelf-stable foods are sold. It also gives the company a clearer path for growth overseas, where Hormel is also looking to expand its Spam line, reports The Associated Press.


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Utz doubles number of employees at Wachusett plant

January 7, 2013

Snack foods maker Utz Quality Foods in Hanover, Pa., expands its production and distribution in Fitchburg and Sterling, Mass.


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Hostess Brands in talks with Flowers Foods, Grupo Bimbo

January 7, 2013
Grupo Bimbo SAB, Mexico City, and Flowers Foods, Thomasville, Ga., are emerging as the two of the bidders for Wonder Bread and other Hostess bread brands as Irving, Texas-based Hostess Brands Inc. tries to sell off its assets under bankruptcy-court oversight.
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CRMB hires Klaus Tenbergen as culinary consultant

January 4, 2013

Klaus Tenbergen, Ed.D., joins the California Raisin Marketing Board as its new culinary consultant. The accomplished educator and chef brings more than 30 years of baking and culinary experience to the board.


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IBIE announces 2013 IBIE Exhibitor Meeting date

January 3, 2013

The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) will hold a meeting for 2013 IBIE exhibitors on Feb. 12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


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