The U.S. Department of Agriculture
has appointed Dr. Barry Flamm to fill an
environmentalist position on the National
Organic Standards Board (NOSB) to serve
a five-year term, running Jan. 24 through
Jan. 24, 2013. He has a doctorate in ecology, serves as an environmental and natural
resources consultant and owned and operated a certified organic fruit orchard in
Montana. He has also served as an adjunct
professor in environmental studies at the
University of Missoula.
Sunflower Farmers Markets, organic
and natural supermarket chain is expanding in Utah, a new market for
Sunflower, as well as their
home state of Colorado.
Sunflower’s two new Utah
stores will be located in Murray and Orem,
UT. In addition, Sunflower will expand in
Colorado, as they have signed two leases
in Littleton and Aurora. This announcement comes just weeks after Sunflower
announced completion of a $30 million
venture capital deal, which will fund
Domenick Luccarelli recently joined
A.M. Todd as the director of business
development for organic
ingredients and flavors.
Luccarelli will be responsible for updating and implementing A.M. Todd’s strategy for key aspects of their Luccarelli
organic offerings. Domenick brings more
than 30 years of experience at some of the
largest global flavor/fragrance companies,
as well as an extensive background in flavor chemistry, sales management, and
Honest Tea, the nation’s leading organic bottled tea manufacturer, recently
announced that Coca-Cola purchased a 40
percent share of the company. Terms of
the deal were not disclosed, but a report
in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution pegged
the price at $40 million, with the option to buy a larger stake in the future.
13-14 Natural Products Europe & Organic Products Europe, London, U.K. Contact: Diversified
Business Communications, + 44 1273 645110; email@example.com; www.naturalproducts.co.uk.
17-18 Soy New Horizons, Annual Soy Symposium, Chicago, IL. Contact: Soy Foods Association of
North America, 202.659.3520; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.soyfoods.org.
22-24 Food Ingredients Central & Eastern Europe, Warsaw, Poland. Contact: CMP Information,
+ 31.346.559444; email@example.com; http://cee2008.fi-events.com.
27-29 All Things Organic, Chicago, IL. Contact: Diversified Business Communications, 207.842.5500;
27-29 Global Food & Style Expo, Chicago, IL. Contact: National Association for the Specialty Food
Trade, 202.482.6440; www.specialtyfood.com.
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