Business Briefs

Violet Packing, LLC, Williamstown, N.J., manufacturer of Don Pepino and Sclafani tomato products, has merged with DeIorio’s Frozen Dough Products, Utica, N.Y., producer of pizza dough products.
Cargill of Minneapolis has launched a new Web site,, providing a wealth of technical insight and application knowledge tailored to the needs of food specialists worldwide. The fully-searchable URL will be of interest to food professionals who are developing products for the following market sectors: baking, beverages, confectionary, chocolate, convenience foods, dairy, processed fruits and vegetables, ice cream and frozen desserts, processed meat and fish, and pharmaceutical and personal care.
SIAB, the International Techno-Bake Exhibition, expects strong attendance at this year’s event, to be held May 5-9 in Verona, Italy. For the first time, major industrial groups such as Kaak of Holland, Rademaker of Holland and Diosna of Germany will attend the landmark “Bakery, Pastry, Confectionary, Fresh Pasta and Pizza” event. For more information, visit