Buffalo—Rich Products Corp. has promoted Kevin Malchoff to group president of its US/Canada Group. He had been executive vice president of Rich’s Food Group in the United States.
Minneapolis—Land o’ Lakes has elected Vice Chairman Pete Kappelman chairman of its board for 2004.
Walpole, MA—Island Oasis Frozen Beverage Co. has appointed Michael Wilson regional sales manager of its largest volume region, Florida/-Caribbean. He had been regional manager for the Northeast.
St. Louis—Precision Foods has completed the acquisition of the Foothill Farms line of salad dressings, sauces and seasoning mixes from Benno Food Products Corp.
Reston, VA—Former IFDA President/CEO John Gray has joined the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA) as president/CEO, effective mid-April.
Oswego, NY—Empire Fresh Cuts has opened a processing facility here to turn out peeled, diced and sliced onion products for the foodservice industry.
Boise, ID—Food Services of America has named Jeff Siebert vp-operations for its unit here.
Springdale, AR—Tyson Foods plans to consolidate its Jackson, MS, manufacturing operations into the company’s facility in Carthage, MS.
Miami—Sysco Corp. is selling its 79,500-sq.ft. freezer facility here to M&J Cold.
Hillsboro, OR—Former Commercial Cold Storage President CEO Doug Martin has joined Henningsen Cold Storage as director of new business development for its cold storage warehouse network.