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CIA Kitchen Named in Honor of Goya Foods

The teaching kitchen at The Culinary Institute of America that is home to the college's Cuisines of the Americas course has been dedicated in honor of Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the U.

Crystal Valley Foods Acquires Team Produce International

Crystal Valley Foods (Crystal Valley) announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of Team Produce International Inc. (Team), a leading marketer and importer of fresh asparagus, berries, stone fruit and other specialty items from Central and South America.

Vollrath Company Acquires Belleco, Inc.

The Vollrath Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer of equipment and smallwares for the foodservice industry, proudly announces the acquisition of Belleco, Inc. Located in Saco, Maine, Belleco is a premier manufacturer of American-made conveyor toasters and ovens.

US Foods Agrees to Buy California-Based FirstClass Foods

US Foods announced that it has agreed to acquire FirstClass Foods, a privately owned meat manufacturing company based in Hawthorne, California, with nearly $55 million in annual sales.FirstClass Foods has been delivering high quality center of the plate products to customers throughout Southern California since 1962.

Swander Pace Capital Acquires Passport Food Group

Swander Pace Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in consumer products companies, acquired Passport Food Group, a leading manufacturer and distributor of internationally-flavored foods to foodservice and retail channels in North America.

International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach Hires New Associate Professor

The International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach at Horry Georgetown Technical College (ICI) has announced that Chef Nathan Hashmonay has joined its team of veteran chefs.Chef Hashmonay is an American Culinary Federation Certified Executive Chef and has more than 13 years’ experience teaching culinary arts.

Princess Cruises Announces Seven New Dining Concepts

When Caribbean Princess debuts from a two-week, multi-million-dollar renovation on April 6, Princess Cruises will have completed its largest food and beverage innovation to ever take place during a drydock and guests will delight in seven new onboard dining destinations.

Sealed Air Announces Sale of New Diversey to Bain Capital Private Equity

Sealed Air Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its Food Care division (together “New Diversey”) to Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm, for approximately $3.

Doctors tell patients to Eat REAL

Recognizing the irrefutable connection between diet and chronic disease, the medical community is increasingly starting to advise patients on what—and where—to eat. To that end, the United States Healthful Food Council (USHFC) and the Institute for Responsible Nutrition (IRN) announced today that they have merged their efforts to promote REAL Certified, a nutrition and sustainability trust mark for food and foodservice establishments.