Supplier News

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.

IRI Shows How to Win CPG Zero-Sum Game by Uncovering Hidden Growth Pockets

IRI, the global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail, media and over-the-counter health care companies, published today insights that revealed short- and long-term growth opportunities for consumer packaged goods companies by identifying and capitalizing on dynamic consumer trends, particularly those that can command a premium in a particular niche.

Tetra Pak Announces Science Based Targets for Climate Impact Reduction

Tetra Pak today pledged that by 2030, the greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations will be at least 40% lower than in 2015. Working with the Science Based Targets initiative, the company also set a goal that by 2040, emissions will be down 58% compared with a year ago.

TRU Aseptics Acquires Wisconsin Aseptic Facility

TRU Aseptics, LLC (TRU) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the former WILD Flavors Aseptics Facility in Beloit, Wisconsin from Chicago-based Archer Daniels Midland Company. The facility is 65,000 sq. ft. and sits on 5.2 acres.

Bell Flavors and Fragrances Announces 2017 Spark Trends

Bell Flavors & Fragrances has announced selections for our 2017 Spark trends for flavors and fragrances in the U.S. market. Spark is a resource for consumer, flavor and fragrance trends and inspirations.

New Study Examines Compostable Foodservice Packaging

The Foodservice Packaging Institute has completed a review of literature related to the impact of compostable foodservice packaging at different points in the composting value chain.

Viachem Receives Patent for Coffee SavR Flavor Preserver

Viachem LLC has received a patent (#9,480,268) for its new product, Coffee SavR. Coffee SavR keeps coffee fresh tasting for longer than 90 minutes, even when kept on a burner or in a heated dispenser.

Cold Valley Farms Aims to Revolutionize Cold Pressed Ingredient Sourcing

Cold Valley Farms, LLC is a “new to market”, bulk, cold-pressed vegetable juice and puree Ingredient Company. The company utilizes a process that incorporates the industry’s most advanced technologies in order to provide customers with superior flavor while retaining its natural, vibrant color.