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Bulletproof Names New CFO & VP of eCommerce

Bulletproof 360, Inc., the lifestyle company widely known for the popular Bulletproof Coffee, leading science-based content, and food and beverage product lines, announced today that Cameron Kinloch (Ripple, Netflix) was named Chief Financial Officer and Brian Watkins (Nordstrom, Blue Nile) was named Vice President of eCommerce, adding to the company’s executive leadership.

Former Dropbox CEO Named President of Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods announced that Dennis Woodside has joined the food technology startup in the newly created role of president, effective March 18.Woodside most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Dropbox, where he was responsible for all customer-facing functions and revenue generation.

The Oneida Group Names Sean Gibson VP of Marketing & Product Innovation

The Oneida Group has named Sean Gibson Vice President of Marketing & Product Innovation as the leading tabletop and kitchen solutions provider continues to bolster its leadership team. Gibson, who has an extensive background in brand management and consumer product marketing, has served since 2017 as the company’s Director of Marketing & Innovation.

Nexstep Commercial Products Buys Greenwood Mop & Broom

Nexstep Commercial Products, Exclusive Licensee of O-Cedar Brands, announced the purchase of Greenwood Mop & Broom, Inc. effective March 11. For 95 years, Greenwood has been a recognized manufacturer and supplier of mops, brooms, and related items to food service, food processing, grocery, janitorial, and industrial distributors.

Study: U.S. Seafood Market Has Room to Grow

A newly released study by Changing Tastes, conducted in partnership with Datassential, finds that new aquaculture technologies like mariculture—farming fish far from shore in the open ocean—can play a key role in growing the market for fish and seafood in the U.

Ronnoco Coffee Buys Beverage Solutions Group

St. Louis-based Ronnoco Coffee announced that it has acquired the business of Beverage Solutions Group of Maynardville, Tennessee. Beverage Solutions Group sells to over 70 distributors who service convenience store and foodservice accounts in over 43 states.

Blount Announces Realignment of Sales Team

To capitalize on today’s rapidly changing foodservice and retail landscape and more closely align with the company’s priorities for future growth—including creating premium soups, sides and meals, Blount Fine Foods announced promotions and appointments to it’s core sales team.

Crave Brothers Wins 5 Awards at U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese has continued its tradition of excellence, winning five awards at the 2019 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest. Crave Brothers Cheese received two Gold Awards (Best of Class/First Place) for Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Medallions and Crave Brothers Part-Skim One-Pound Mozzarella Balls.

Support Surges for Bipartisan Plan to Address Truck Driver Shortage

Nearly 70 trade organizations sent a letter Wednesday to the House and Senate in support of the DRIVE-Safe Act, the newly introduced bipartisan bill to help to alleviate the nationwide shortage of commercial drivers by providing younger drivers with the opportunity to enter the industry.

Sprouts Expands Grocery Delivery to Southeast Markets

Residents in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee looking to eat better and save on groceries will have added shopping convenience tomorrow when Sprouts Farmers Market begins offering delivery of fresh, natural and organic groceries and household essentials to customers in as fast as an hour via Instacart.

Bulletproof Plans Expansion to Over 20,000 Outlets

Bulletproof 360, Inc., the leading food, beverage, and content company best known for the widely popular Bulletproof Coffee and starting the collagen protein movement, announced that distribution for the high performance food and beverage products will expand to over 20,000 new retail stores throughout the country.

Cargill Plans to Buy Chocolate Supplier Smet

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business and Smet, a leading Belgium-based supplier of chocolate and sweets decorations to the food service and confectionery markets, announce their intent to bring together their global gourmet chocolate activities.

S&D Coffee & Tea Names Tracy Ging Executive VP and Chief Business Officer

S&D Coffee & Tea announced Chief Commercial Officer Tracy Ging has been promoted to Executive VP and Chief Business Officer. In her new expanded role, Tracy will be involved in all critical business activities working closely with Ron Hinson, the company’s President and CEO, to help steer the organization as it continues to expand.

Red Bull Launches Peach Edition and Sugarfree Option

Red Bull is answering the question to “You’re a peach, who’s your pear?” in advance of Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day, with the launch of the perfect “pearing”— The Red Bull Peach Edition offering the Wings of Red Bull with the taste of peach-nectarine and The Red Bull Pear Edition Sugarfree offering the taste of sugarfree crisp pear.