Business briefs and dairy people: March 2013
Sensient Colors LLC, Milwaukee, Wis., announced that Sensient Food Colors Germany is now approved and certified by Halal Control. Recognized by both JAKIM and MUI, this covers a range of both liquid and spray-dried natural colors. In addition, the company announced that Sensient Colors U.S. manufacturing site in St. Louis achieved the Excellent rating score for the annual Safe Quality Food 2000 Level 3 recertification, which is the highest rating possible.
Neogen Corp., Lansing, Mich., has received a matrix extension for its Performance Tested Method Certification from the AOAC Research Institute for its ANSR for Salmonella assay. In addition to the original claims, the following matrices are some of what is now included in the approval: cocoa powder, peanut butter, almonds and ice cream.
Luke Slawekwas named as president of FONA International, a manufacturer of flavor solutions. Slawek will oversee the organization’s efforts to develop new technologies and solutions.
Delkor Systems hired Kurt Kernas vice president of operations. He has a manufacturing background with over 25 years of experience.
Joe Seversonhas joined Steviva Brands Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of stevia-based sweeteners, as director of operations.
A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp. appointed Edward Jensenas Northeast regional manager. He will be based in Zionsville, Pa.
Federal Manufacturing, powered by Pro Mach, promoted Michael Collinsto sales and marketing manager. He will be responsible for all sales as well as development and implementation of marketing programs and practices.
Toray Plastics (America), North Kingstown, R.I., named Kerri Boyensa product manager for the Torayfan polypropylene film division.