Supplier News

Cott Announces Agreement to Acquire The Water Guy

Cott Corporation, a leading provider of home and office bottled water delivery services in North America and Europe and a leader in custom coffee roasting for the U.S. food service industry, has announced that DS Services of America, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cott, acquired substantially all of the assets of WG America Company and certain affiliated companies.

Merit Functional Foods’ Announces Protein Portfolio Is FDA GRAS Notified

Merit Functional Foods has announced that its high-protein product portfolio has obtained Generally Recognized As Safe (“GRAS”) status from the US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”). This announcement comes on the heels of the company’s debut at the 2019 SupplySide West trade show.

Applied Food Sciences Debuts CoffeeProtein

Applied Food Sciences (AFS) debuted CoffeeProtein, the brand-new plant-based protein at SupplySide West. CoffeeProtein is an innovative, organic protein extract from green coffee beans.

Riverbend Malt House Announces Custom Malt Program

Riverbend Malt House proudly announces its Custom Malt Program, allowing craft brewers and distillers to create unique one-off malts to set their products apart with help from the team at Riverbend Malt House’s production facility in Asheville. The service is currently available to any brewery or distillery within Riverbend’s distribution radius.

Synergy Flavors Launches Dairy By Nature

Synergy Flavors, Inc., a leading supplier of flavors, extracts and essences for the global food and beverage industry, has announced the launch of Dairy by Nature, a new portfolio of custom taste solutions.

Epi Ingredients’ Fermented Powders Now Kosher-Certified

Epi Ingredients - the dry ingredients division of French dairy cooperative Laïta - is proud to announce that their industrial facility located in Ancenis (France) has just been certified by Orthodox Union Kosher certification service, allowing them to now offer their customers fermented powders that are both Kosher and Halal certified.

Lucta/FFS Opens New Culinary Test Kitchen

FFS has opened a new savory flavor and application lab in Mahwah, New Jersey as part of its collaborative effort with Barcelona-based parent company Lucta.

Bevcorp Introduces New MicrO2 for Carbonated Soft Drinks

Bevcorp’s MicroBlend division introduces their MicrO2 Advantage Series Blending System for carbonated soft drinks (CSD) at Pack Expo Las Vegas booth #LS-6302. This patent-pending technology deaerates blended product to achieve significantly lower dissolved oxygen (DO) and nitrogen levels than traditional blending systems that feed can and bottle fillers.

Maple Hill Partners with SIG on Eco-Friendly Packaging

For the first time ever, 100% grass-fed organic milk is now available in shelf-stable, single serve cartons. Maple Hill and SIG worked together to create innovation in a category that has been quiet far too long Maple Hill’s 100% grass-fed organic whole milk and chocolate milk made with Fair Trade Cocoa are now available in eight-ounce combismile cartons from SIG.