Hilmar Cheese Co. Inc., Hilmar, Calif., announced plans to build a milk powder processing facility in Turlock, Calif. The new facility will enable the company to meet strong global demand for milk powders, Chief Executive Officer and President John Jeter said in a statement. Hilmar Ingredients, a division of the company, will market the powders.
Sensient Colors LLC, a St. Louis-based business unit of Sensient Technologies Corp., announced that its U.S. manufacturing site in St. Louis achieved the Excellent rating score for the annual Safe Quality Food (SQF) 2000 Level 3 recertification, which is the highest rating possible. This is the fourth consecutive year that the company has achieved an Excellent rating score.