Supplier News

ADM Introduces Two New Sweetener Brands

Archer DanielsMidland Company (NYSE: ADM) is bringing two new sweetener brands, SweetRight stevia and VerySweet monk fruit, to market. These two new additions to the ADMportfolio, sourced through ADM’s partnership with GLG Life Tech Corporation, offer food and beverage product developers all the benefits of stevia and monkfruit, as well as access to ADM’s extensive ingredient portfolio, formulations expertise and blending capabilities.

Imbibe Unveils Proprietary Technology that Elevates Sweetness Perception

Imbibe announced today the launch of SweetSense, a clean-label ingredient designed to optimize sweetness perception in beverages. Imbibe will be showcasing SweetSense in tea samples at the Southern California Institute of Food Technologies Suppliers Night Expo on Mar. 8, 2017 in Anaheim, California.

Wisdom Natural Brands Reports the Passing of Founder/CEO

The President of Wisdom Natural Brands®, Carol May, today reported with sadness the passing of her husband, James A. May, Sr., age 80. Mr. May was the Founder/CEO of Wisdom Natural Brands, makers of SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener.

Global Organics Celebrates 25 Years

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Global Organics Ltd., a leading supplier of sustainable, certified organic, and fair trade food ingredients. Since the company’s founding in 1992, Global Organics has been dedicated to supporting sustainable agricultural projects that bring social and economic benefits to their communities.

KeHE Hits Milestone at Summer Selling Show

The 2017 KeHE Summer Selling Show welcomed more than 3,700 industry professionals to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans on Feb. 7-8 – a nearly 35% increase from the year prior. Retailers, vendors and brokers filed in for the latest natural & organic, specialty and fresh products for the summer season.

United Natural Foods Inc. Expanding in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced that United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) intends to significantly expand its footprint in Rhode Island, with plans to hire 100 new full-time employees by the end of 2018 and a total of 150 new full-time employees by 2020.