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Vince Macciocchi Appointed as CEO of Florida Food Products

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.

FFP Announces Issuance of New U.S. Patent for VegStable® Plus, Clean Label Alternative to Phosphates in Meat Products

Florida Food Products, LLC (“FFP”), a leading innovator, formulator, and producer of natural, clean label ingredient solutions, announced the issuance of a new patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its rice bran extract marketed under the VegStable® Plus brand. VegStable® Plus is a breakthrough all-natural, plant-based ingredient for friendly labeling that replaces chemical ingredients like starches, gums, phosphates, and carrageenan and enhances the juiciness, flavor, and texture of meat products.

FFP Feeds the Need for Natural Food Protection with Launch of VegStable® Secure

FFP, a leader in clean label food and beverage ingredient solutions, recently announced the launch of its new clean label antimicrobial ingredient, VegStable® Secure. It is now possible for brands to naturally protect a variety of foods from pathogens and spoilage by inhibiting the growth of Listeria monocytogenes without compromising functionality or taste.

Florida Food Products Names Kevin Neat Chief Financial Officer

Florida Food Products, LLC (“FFP” or the “Company”), one of the world’s largest independent providers of natural ingredients, today announced that Kevin Neat, former Chief Financial Officer of Johnson & Johnson’s (“J&J”) North American Consumer Health business (now publicly listed as Kenvue), has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Neat will be a part of FFP's executive leadership team and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of FFP’s financial and IT functions.

FFP Showcases Menu of Healthy and Delicious Food and Beverage Concepts at IFT22

Florida Food Products (FFP), a leader in clean label food and beverage ingredient solutions, has created a menu of great-tasting and innovative concepts for the Institute of Food Technologists 2022 Annual Meeting and Exposition (IFT22). Visitors to booth #S0200 can learn more about FFP’s expanded solutions that include nature’s finest ingredients to provide industry-leading functionality and to help deliver clean label products — for applications that include beverages, meat and poultry, as well as meat alternatives — with the great taste today’s consumers seek.

Florida Food Products (Ardian & MidOcean) Acquires Javo 

Florida Food Products (“FFP” or the “Company”), one of the world’s largest independent providers of natural ingredients, announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Javo Beverage Company (“Javo”) subject to customary closing conditions. Javo is a leading natural extractor of clean label coffee, tea, and botanicals with a focus on beverage applications. Javo is widely recognized for its unique extraction capabilities that facilitate the delivery of exceptional cold brew coffee solutions to industry leading consumer brands, manufacturers, and restaurants.

FFP Celebrates Innovation Center Grand Opening

Florida Food Products (FFP), a leader in clean label food and beverage ingredient solutions, celebrated the official opening of a new Innovation Center and lab at its headquarters in Eustis, Florida on Thursday, June 9th. The facility encompasses several specialized areas including a microbiology lab, dry products preparation room, culinary kitchen, sample lab and a customer demo space.

At Florida Food Products, we have been providing natural solutions for protection, texture, flavor, and color for more than 65 years.

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