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Chowbotics Appoints Warren Manzer VP of Foodservice Sales

Chowbotics appointed Warren Manzer Vice President of Foodservice Sales. In his role, Warren will be responsible for selling the company’s products to cafeterias, convenience stores, and restaurants.“I’m excited to begin a new chapter of my career at Chowbotics,” says Warren.

Beyond Sausage Hits Whole Food Stores Nationwide

Beyond Meat announced Wednesday that the Beyond Sausage, the world’s first plant-based sausage, will now be available at all Whole Foods Market locations nationwide. Just in time to kick off grilling season, consumers can purchase four-link packs of the sausage that sizzles in each mouthwatering, heart-healthy flavor: Original Bratwurst, Hot Italian and Sweet Italian.

LEAF Promotes Michelle Speranza to SVP, CMO

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc., a leading U.S. equipment leasing and finance company and subsidiary of People’s United Bank, N.A., announced the promotion of Michelle Speranza to Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer.

Silicona Launches Subsidiary Company in U.S.

Silicona announced the establishment of its subsidiary company in the US, Silicona LLC, since March 2018. Now with new offices in San Antonio, Texas and a Distribution Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, the company can deliver to anywhere in the United States and Canada.

Startup Coffee Flour Welcomes Tom Clemente as CEO

Coffee Flour—a sustainable global impact food—announced the appointment of food and beverage industry veteran Tom Clemente as CEO. Bringing decades of relevant experience to the team, including executive leadership roles at multinational companies, including Starbucks, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Smith Tea Makers.

Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Renamed Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board has a new name—Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin (DFW). This initiative represents a new strategic mission, vision and identity more firmly aligning the efforts of Wisconsin's dairy farmers to expand growth opportunities domestically and around the world.

Clear Springs Foods Promotes Kurt Myers and Jeff Jermunson

Kurt Myers was elevated to president and Chief Executive Officer effective March 1, when he assumed full responsibility leading the development and execution of the Company’s long term strategy with a view to creating shareholder value.

Sheetz to Hire Over 2,500 Employees Company Wide

Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains for over 65 years, announce plans to hire more than 2,500 employees company-wide. Recently named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune and Great Place to Work, Sheetz will hold open interviews for full-time and part-time positions starting on April 11th at all of its 568 locations.

Ascentium Capital Posts Record-Breaking First Quarter

Chef/Owner Anna Bran-Leis announced fresh additions to her daily menu at Taqueria del Barrio (821 Upshur Street NW; 202-723-0200), setting the stage for the approaching Cinco de Mayo holiday. Whether enjoying at one of the restaurant’s sunny sidewalk tables, at the horseshoe bar, or in either of the restaurant’s two colorful dining rooms, spring flavors abound on the plate and across the cocktail menu.

Impossible Foods Prepares for Rapid Expansion

Impossible Foods announced the successful closing of about $114 million in convertible note financing.The food technology startup has raised approximately $214 million in the past 18 months for a total venture funding of about $396 million since the company’s founding, according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

First Guard Coatings Announces Territory Expansion For Slip and Fall Prevention Services

First Guard Coatings, Americas Slip and Fall Prevention Team, announced its growth into multiple new territories, representing a significant footprint expansion for the Company.  First Guard’s super grip non slip eco-friendly floor coating has been embraced by the restaurant industry and the industrial community as a highly effective way to reduce slip and fall accidents due to wet surfaces.