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Nestle USA plans to completely relocate its Northbrook, Ill.-based Nestle Pizza Division to Solon, Ohio, by mid-2014. The company’s pizza brands include DIGIORNO, California Pizza Kitchen, Tombstone and Jack’s.
Effective immediately, Dimitrios Smyrnios succeeds Gregory Flack as CEO of The Schwan Food Co.
Nestle S.A. is adding a Product Technology Center to its R&D facility in Solon, Ohio. The $53 million facility will focus on frozen and chilled foods.
Nation Pizza and Foods, the subject of our upcoming December feature articles, was recently selected as Supplier of the Year for contract manufacturing by Nestlé Business Services North America Technical Procurement. The Schaumburg, Ill.-based supplier was selected from more than 130 contract manufacturers to receive the award.
Fast food giant Yum Brands sells its Pizza Hut restaurant chain (with 330 outlets) in the U.K. to London-based venture capitalist firm Rutland Partners.