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FDA Shuts Down a Seafood Producer Operations in Texas

seafood - Topway

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently suspended the food facility registration of Topway Enterprises Inc., also doing business as Kazy’s Gourmet, of Houston, Texas. The company cannot sell or distribute any seafood into commerce. This action follows inspections conducted by the FDA and Texas Department of State Health …

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Acosta Appoints Darian Pickett as New CEO

Darian Pickett CEO Acosta

Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of Darian Pickett as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Pickett, a 28-year veteran with Acosta and most recently the Company’s Chief Client Officer, succeeds Alejandro Rodríguez Bas, who will leave Acosta to pursue …

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Doña Zoila Bread: From Guatemala With Love

Pan Doña Zoila

Throughout human history, bread has always been considered a staple food linked to different cultures around the world. Each culture developing their own bread-making processes and adding new and different local elements that made each piece of bread different across regions. A great example of this lies in Central America …

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H-E-B to Launch Driverless Delivery Service in San Antonio

H-E-B Driverless Delivery Service

Later this year, H-E-B will launch a pilot program to test delivery service from a vehicle with self-driving technology. The retailer will use one autonomous van with driverless technology, which will provide delivery service to customers near its Olmos Park H-E-B, just north of downtown San Antonio. To test the …

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PFG To Acquire Reinhart Foodservice for $2 Billion

Reinhart PFG

Performance Food Group Company (PFG) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Reinhart Foodservice, L.L.C from Reyes Holdings, L.L.C. in a transaction valued at $2.0 billion, or approximately $1.7 billion net of an estimated tax benefit to PFG of approximately $265 million. Founded in 1972, Reinhart Foodservice …

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