In January, Sargento Foods, Plymouth, Wis., named Mike McEvoy Executive Vice President-Operations. The manufacturing, engineering, quality systems, procurement, logistics and distribution services functions will report to him. Most recently he was president of Sargento’s Food Ingredients division. McEvoy succeeds Mark William Rhyan, who passed away on Dec. 25.

Saputo USA, Richfield, Wis., launched three new consumer promotions for its Joan of Arc, King’s Choice and Lorraine brands of specialty cheeses. Prizes include fondue pots, StubHub gift cards and $1-off coupons. The promotions are centered around the websites and the social media channel Pinterest. 

 The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has organized a series of food safety workshops for dairy plants. The dates are: Kansas City, Mo. (April 29 and 30); Plymouth, Wis. (June 3 and 4), Syracuse, N.Y. (July 8 and 9) and Denver (Sept. 16 and 17). Learn more at