Chobani LLC, Norwich, N.Y., said it will hold its first-ever virtual career fair on May 18, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. ET. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about the food-maker’s special mission and hear about exciting jobs and career opportunities in manufacturing, sales, marketing and more.

“Since day one, we’ve focused on cultivating an energetic work environment that’s shared by more than 2,200 colleagues from diverse backgrounds and cultures,” said Grace Zuncic, chief people and culture officer for Chobani. “We believe that when you’re comfortable being yourself and truly love the work you do, amazing things can happen. We are thrilled to create a virtual career fair to connect with our friends and neighbors who want to learn more about the exciting opportunities at Chobani.”

Job seekers who register for the event may join from any internet-enabled computer, smartphone or tablet, Chobani said. During the live virtual fair, they also will have an opportunity to chat with one of Chobani’s teammates representing their area of interest and may be invited to video or audio chat to further the discussion. Register for the fair at


The Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable recognized Akron, N.Y.-based Perry’s Ice Cream Company Inc. with a 2021 Gold Level award. The award recognizes Perry’s for achieving significant sustainability milestones and continuously improving its performance. For more information about the awards, visit


The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA), Madison, Wis., said registration for the WCMA Golf Outing and Trap Shoot will open May 18 at 10 a.m. (CT) at

Nearly 600 golfers will enjoy a scramble tournament on July 21 at one of four courses: Lake Arrowhead’s Lakes and Pines Courses, Bull’s Eye Country Club and the Castle Course at Northern Bay Resort, all in Central Wisconsin near Nekoosa, WCMA said. Each golfer’s registration fee covers golf cart, greens fees, range balls, cart gifts, skill and winner prizes, as well as lunch, social hour and dinner. Registrants may request their preferred course, although placement is not guaranteed. Complete event details are available at, and general inquiries may be directed to


The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), a Champaign, Ill.-based organization of educators, scientists and industry representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry, said it recently elected new leaders for the organization’s 2021–2022 term:

  • Normand St-Pierre, Ph.D., Perdue AgriBusiness, was elected to the office of vice president for a one-year term.
  • David W. Everett, Ph.D., strategy lead, foundational science, AgResearch, was elected Dairy Foods Division director. He will serve a three-year term.
  • Laura Hernandez, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison, was elected Production Division director. She will serve a three-year term.


Indianapolis-based Epogee, which offers the EPG alternative fat technology, said it launched a completely redesigned and updated website, The new website is designed to provide users, primarily food and beverage manufacturers, with an informative and efficient experience that is easy to navigate.

The site showcases EPG, which appears on ingredient labels as GMO-free modified plant-based oil. EPG makes it possible for food and beverage manufacturers to dramatically lower calories without compromising the taste, texture or functionality of a wide range of food and beverage applications, the company said.


EAS Consulting Group, Alexandria, Va., welcomed Tim Lombardo as its new senior director for food consulting services. Lombardo is a widely regarded expert in food safety and microbiology, the company said, with more than 25 years of direct experience leading these programs at a variety of manufacturing facilities. His direct experience includes dairy, infant formula, baked goods, nuts and nut products, fruits and vegetables, meat and poultry, spices, colors, flavors and more.