Vince Macciocchi Appointed as CEO of Florida Food Products
Proven Industry Veteran to Lead Next Phase of Growth
LAKE MARY, FL, January 10, 2024 — Florida Food Products, LLC (“FFP” or the “Company”), a trailblazer in natural ingredient solutions, proudly announces the appointment of Vince Macciocchi as Chief Executive Officer. Bringing over thirty years of industry expertise, Mr. Macciocchi’s strategic vision will guide FFP’s continued expansion and innovation.
Under the stewardship of Ardian and MidOcean, FFP has experienced unprecedented growth, diversified its portfolio of natural products and solutions, and successfully integrated four strategic acquisitions. Building upon its portfolio of industry-leading natural meat cures, FFP’s capabilities now include premium coffee and tea extracts, all natural flavors, and a variety of functional ingredients, such as natural caffeine. The Company continues to develop innovative, natural products and solutions for consumers seeking healthy and natural alternatives. Beyond its organic growth initiatives, FFP will continue to invest in complementary providers of natural ingredients and solutions.
A proven senior leader in the ingredients industry, Macciocchi was most recently the President, ADM Nutrition and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer ADM. In this role, Macciocchi led ADM’s multi-billion human nutrition, animal nutrition, and health and wellness businesses. Macciocchi also instilled a customer first and consumer centric approach to leading ADM’s Sales and Marketing organization and served as a member of the ADM Executive Council. Prior to ADM acquiring Wild Flavors, Macciocchi served as Wild Flavors’ North American Chief Operating Officer. Earlier in his career, he spent more than a decade at Givaudan.
“Joining the dynamic team at FFP is a true honor. FFP has established a differentiated position in the industry, and I am beyond excited to partner with our world-class team to take this great company to the next level,” said Macciocchi. “FFP is uniquely positioned to offer our customers and consumers innovative natural products and solutions, which will drive the next wave of growth in the food and beverage industry.”
Christopher Sand, Managing Director on the Buyout team at Ardian and FFP Board Member, stated: “Vince’s appointment as CEO marks a strategic milestone for FFP. His proven leadership and depth of experience are precisely what FFP needs to navigate our next phase of ambitious growth. We are confident that Vince will have an immediate and lasting impact on a business that benefits both the FFP organization and our customers.”
Founded in 1954, Florida Food Products is one of the world’s largest, independent provider of natural ingredients. FFP formulates and produces innovative clean label fruit, vegetable, tea, coffee and botanical based ingredients serving the food, beverage, and health end markets. The Company’s products offer compelling alternatives to chemically derived ingredients and can enhance such things as taste, texture, shelf life, moisture, and color. The Company operates facilitates across the United States and partners with some of the most respected consumer brands, manufacturers, and food service providers. For additional information, please visit www.floridafood.com.
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