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Walter Robb to be Keynote Presenter

Sought After Speaker Walter Robb, to be Keynote Presenter at Top2Top-Nexgen Conference Amazon’s surprise acquisition of Whole Foods Markets rattled most food industry stakeholders. Former CO-CEO of Whole Foods, Walter Robb has a unique insider’s perspective to share with us about how disruptors like Amazon will revolutionize distribution networks. Quoted in a recent news article, Robb said "Don't let Amazon...
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Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Acquires Louisiana Fish Fry Products

Peak Rock Continues to Acquire Leading Middle Market Businesses in the Food and Beverage Industry

An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital ("Peak Rock"), a leading middle market private equity firm, announced recently that it has acquired Louisiana Fish Fry Products, Ltd., a manufacturer and supplier of branded, Louisiana-inspired food products. Founded in 1982, Louisiana Fish Fry is...
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Master-Bilt Announces New V.P.

Master-Bilt®, manufacturer and supplier of a full line of commercial refrigeration equipment, is pleased to announce that Frank Fuller will assume the role of Vice President of Sales and Customer Care, effective December 3rd, 2018, reporting directly to Kevin Fink, President of Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group which is comprised of Master-Bilt and Nor-Lake. As Vice President of...
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Kellogg Considers Selling Keebler and Famous Amos Cookie Brands

Kellogg is exploring the sale of its cookies and fruit snacks businesses so it can focus on the core parts of the company. Brands which may be put up for sale include Keebler, Famous Amos, Mother’s, Murray and Stretch Island. Kellogg has also announced plans to consolidate its US morning foods, snacks and frozen foods unit into a single,...
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