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CSX Completes Acquisition of Pan Am Railways
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Pan Am Railways, Inc. (Pan Am), expanding its reach into the rapidly growing Northeast region of the country. “We are excited to welcome Pan Am’s experienced railroaders into the CSX family and look forward to the improvements we will make together to this important rail network in New England, bringing benefits to all users of rail transportation in the Northeast region,” said president and chief executive officer, James M. Foote. “This acquisition demonstrates CSX’s growth strategy through efficient and reliable freight ...
C. Mondavi & Family Announces Promotion of Greg Gauci to Senior Vice President of National Sales
ST. HELENA, Calif., June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/-- C. Mondavi & Family (CMF), one of the country's most iconic wine names, announces today the promotion of Greg Gauci to Senior Vice President of National Sales and a participating member of the Executive Leadership Team, overseeing the entire C. Mondavi & Family portfolio. Gauci will also represent the US Wholesale team to the company's board of directors. Gauci's promotion follows the recent promotion of former VP of Sales David S. Brown to President and CEO of CMF. Gauci's appointment is effective immediately. "I am proud to elevate Greg to this new position," says CEO and President ...
PLMA Announces Theme of 2022 Chicago Trade Show
NEW YORK (June 2, 2022) - “Consumers Are Back in Charge” is the theme of PLMA’s 2022 Private Label Trade Show, November 13-15 at the Rosemont Convention Center in Chicago.  “It’s a great time to get back to a live show, and it’s a great time to be in the retailer brands business,” said Peggy Davies, PLMA president.   “After a difficult two years, American consumers are back in charge. They are more discerning as they shop for new and innovative products that offer on-trend attributes, high quality, and great value. And that spells success for store brands. In fact, whether at ...
Food Lion Launches Annual Summers Without Hunger Campaign
SALISBURY, N.C., June 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Nearly 22 million children count on school-provided meals but less than 17% have access to summer meal programs. Food Lion Feeds’ third annual ‘Summers Without Hunger’ campaign aims to address the need by helping to provide 20 million meals* to fight child hunger this summer. Through the campaign, which runs June 1–28, neighbors have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and their families in their local community by donating $5 at checkout or online through Food Lion To Go. All donations benefit Feeding America®, the nation’s largest domestic ...
IMC and Gift For Life Launch “Come Together” Fundraiser
Atlanta / Las Vegas– (May 31, 2022) – International Market Centers (IMC) and Gift For Life are joining forces to raise funds for crisis-related hunger relief through a new fundraiser “Come Together” running June 1- August 1, 2022. The initiative, which bridges IMC’s digital and physical markets – JuniperMarket, Atlanta Market and Las Vegas Market – benefits World Central Kitchen’s efforts to provide fresh meals to displaced Ukrainian families.“As the crisis in Ukraine escalates and as the need for food resilience programs is felt worldwide, we encourage the industry to come together to support the valuable work of Chef José Andrés ...
Cloud Terre No. 1 Collection From Fortessa Wins Good Design Award
May 20, 2022, Ashburn, VA – FORTESSA® TABLEWARE SOLUTIONS™ – known worldwide for its thoughtfully designed dinnerware, drinkware, and flatware – is proud to announce that its Cloud Terre Collection No. 1 ETTA Bowl recently won a GOOD DESIGN Award. This prestigious award is presented by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd., and represents the absolute best in innovative industrial, product, and graphic design. The Etta Bowl, a striking asymmetrical design with a satin matte glaze in charcoal or white received best in Tabletop for 2021. Created by designer Amber Kendrick, Cloud Terre® x FORTESSA® originates from her multi-disciplinary background in ...
Gift for Life/NY Now Team Surpasses $40K Goal for AIDS Walk NY
NEW YORK CITY, May 24, 2022… The Gift for Life/NY Now team, led by top individual fundraiser Matthew Katzenson and team co-chairs, Su Hilty and Caroline Kennedy, announced today that the team raised $44,500+ for this year’s AIDS Walk NY, which took place May 15, 2022. Team Gift for Life/NY NOW placed fourth in overall fundraising for the 2022 event, which brought in $2,246,787 to benefit those living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. Donations will be accepted through June 10, athttps://ny.aidswalk.net/GFLNYNOW. Gift for Life Media Contact: Cathy Steel, cathysteel@cathysteelassociates.com, 203-340-9251...
Melissa Ledbetter Joins Kuhn Rikon As Director of Marketing and E-Commerce
May 24, 2022, Petaluma, CA– Kuhn Rikon USA announced today that Melissa Ledbetter has joined the company as Director of Marketing and Ecommerce.  Melissa will assume full leadership responsibility for all marketing activities and sales management of the company’s ecommerce accounts.  Melissa brings more than 20 years of housewares experience to Kuhn Rikon. She was most recently with Fortessa Tableware Solutions as Director, E-Commerce Sales, and Business Development. Previous experience includes such companies as Legacy Brands, Smith’s Consumer Products and Microplane. “We’re elated to have Melissa on board lending her experience, drive and passion to the team,” said Mark Adkison, president, Kuhn Rikon ...
JuniperMarket Presents Showcase of Women-Owned Brands at IMC Summer Markets 
(May 25, 2022)– JuniperMarket will present RISE, a curated showcase of women-owned lifestyle brands making their market debuts, at Atlanta Market and Las Vegas Market this summer. The 17 brands – all currently live and selling on JuniperMarket – join International Market Centers’ (IMC) vendor community as part of ongoing efforts to support values-based commerce and bring new perspectives to its physical and digital markets.“Our goal is to bring new voices to wholesale by empowering retailers to stock their shelves with products from women-owned businesses. Some 80% of the brands featured in the inaugural RISE showcase are helmed by women of ...
(included) to Debut at Specialty Food Association’s 2022 Summer Fancy Food Show
NEW YORK, NY (May 18, 2022) -The Specialty Food Association (SFA) is excited to announce that (included) will debut at the 2022 Summer Fancy Food Show. A membership collective of CPG companies led and mostly owned by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, and other CEOs of color, (included) is dedicated to mutual success, advocacy for diverse representation, and a commitment to amplifying BIPOC voices and brands in the specialty food industry. "I'm excited to partner with (included) and for their debut at the Summer Fancy Food Show," said Bill Lynch, SFA president. "Our DEI Committee has been working hard on initiatives, and ...
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