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John Shields to keynote PLMAs Private Label Trade Show


The New York-based Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) announced that John Fields, who served as chairman and CEO of Monrovia, Calif.-based Trader Joes from 1988 to 2001, will give the keynote address at the associations 2013 Private Label Trade Show, slated for Nov. 17 to Nov. 19 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. Shields will speak during the opening breakfast on Nov. 18.

John Shields
Robyn Waters

Also headlining the list of speakers is Robyn Waters, who served as vice president of trend, design and product development for Target Corp., Minneapolis. Waters, who is said to be the mastermind behind Targets "design-for-all" marketing and branding strategy, will speak during the PLMA Live! Breakfast on Nov. 19, PLMA said.

On Nov. 17, PLMA said it will be offering afternoon seminars and workshops. Speakers include Todd Hale, senior vice president for consumer and shopper insights, Nielsen, New York; retail specialist Harold Lloyd; and Brad Edmondson, former editor in chief of American Demographics magazine.

In addition, PLMA will offer a pet care product seminar on Nov. 17 featuring a panel of industry experts that include David Lummis, senior pet market analyst for the Packaged Facts division of Rockville, Md.-based; Serge Boutet of Rosemère, Quebec-based SB Nutrinnov Consultants; and David Murray of Muscatine, Iowa-based Kent Nutrition Group. According to PLMA, this years show will feature an expanded emphasis on private label pet care, too, via a "bigger, healthier Pet Pavilion" than the inaugural 2012 offering.

Also back for another year will be PLMAs Idea Supermarket, which showcases store brand products and packaging from more than 50 retailers across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

PLMA said it expects this years event to be bigger than ever, surpassing even last years record-breaking show, with more than 2,300 exhibit booths throughout four major halls of the convention center. Exhibiting companies will offer up thousands of products across numerous food and beverage categories, including prepared foods, frozen and refrigerated, ingredients, snacks, gourmet/specialty and more. The non-food side, meanwhile, will feature health and beauty care products, over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, vitamins and nutritional products, household items, kitchen and cleaning products, do-it-yourself products and general merchandise.

For more information about the show, contact PLMA at 212-972-3131 or [email protected].

New Jersey-based ACORSA USA is a subsidiary of DECOOP (formerly Grupo Hojiblanca), the largest Spanish producer of extra-virgin olive oil and table olives in the world. DECOOP is a group of coops made up of 65,000 agricultural families headquartered in the Andalusian region of Spain.


PLMA Show Booth #2546/2547

AFP Advanced Food Products
As a leading copack manufacturer of aseptically packed cheese sauce, puddings and nutritional beverages, AFP offers the superior quality, outstanding customer service and creative product development that only a true innovator can deliver. We manufacture and distribute the following shelf-stable products in multiple aseptic packaging options: cheese sauce, pudding, dips and nutritional beverages.

AFP Advanced Food Products LLC

PLMA Show Booth #F2319 x 2420 Island

As the largest producer of private label flour, ADM Milling provides you with more flour and corn products than any other supplier, including custom blends that satisfy regional preferences. Beyond this, the worlds leading researchers and logistics experts are at your service. Visit us at Booth #9619 to learn more.


PLMA Show Booth #9619

Ahlstrom is a high-performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. Our products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, including tea bags, coffee pods, food packaging, baking molds and trays, genuine vegetable parchment for cooking, baking and wrapping.


PLMA Show Booth #F703/704

Alpina Foods, Inc.
With nearly 70 years of dairy food experience, a brand-new facility equipped with the latest in production machinery and personnel with decades of industry and R&D experience, Alpina is the perfect partner to help you grow your business.

Alpina Foods, Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #2155/2156

Advanced Refreshment
Advanced Refreshment is one of the nations largest private label water and ready-to-drink tea manufacturers. We have many new beverages that match national brands in taste and have something appealing to every demographic. Were showcasing our 100 percent RPET bottles and Hispanic-focused beverages in addition to our teas and waters.

Advanced Refreshment

PLMA Show Booth #F4914

Aluf Plastics
Aluf Plastics is one of the largest manufacturers of private label trash bags in America. A minority-owned, woman-owned company, Aluf manufactures over 2,000 different bags in its factory in Orangeburg, N.Y. With exclusive features such as Microban and tube packaging, Aluf can make any bag program truly unique.

Aluf Plastics

PLMA Show Booth #H3227

Amelia Bay
Amelia Bay is the leader in brewed liquid tea extracts for the retail beverage and food service industries. Provide your customers with the clean label and pure taste they are looking for in their beverages by using Amelia Bays pure and simple ingredients.

Amelia Bay

American Blanching Company
American Blanching Company is one of the leading producers of NBE peanut butter for private label and co-pack. The company has formulas that include: All Natural No Stir, Chocolate, Honey, Cinnamon, Low Fat and Omega3. The company has 25 million pounds of capacity to meet various private label peanut butter needs.

American Blanching Company

PLMA Show Booth #3612

Bagel Maguire
Artisan-style products in an industrial environment. Inventor of the Bagelwich, the bagel with no hole. Perfect for sandwiches. Product offerings include Montreal-Style Sesame Seed Bagels and Bagelwich products in Sesame Seeds, Multigrain and Plain. In process of BRC certification. We specialize in innovation, quality and customer service.

Bagel Maguire Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #F1306 (Canadian Pavilion)

Bascom Family Farms
Maple syrup lovers get straight As. The maple grades are changing, and its time to tap into our resources. Visit Bascom at PLMA Show booth #F2217 to pick up your maple grades transition kit. The sooner you start preparing for the change, the faster you can drive category sales.

"Bascom – Your Maple Source."

Bascom Family Farms
[email protected]

PLMA Show Booth #F2217

Bay Valley Foods
When you partner with Bay Valley Foods, youre working with one of the premier food companies with extensive category knowledge and exceptional consumer insights across multiple categories in every major channel of distribution. As a leading supplier of shelf stable foods, Bay Valley Foods is your one stop shop for product needs.

Bay Valley Foods
800 236-1119

PLMA Show Booth #200

Catania-Spagna Corp. is a leading processor and packer of vegetable, olive and blended oils servicing the retail, foodservice, bulk and export classes of trade in the food industry since 1900. Catania carries a full line of oils in packaging sizes ranging from portion-control packs to 48,000-lb. tank wagons. Catania-Spagna is SQF level two certified, organically certified through QAI and USDA, and an active member of, and certified with, the Non-GMO Project.

Catania-Spagna Corp.

PLMA Show Booth #2215/2216

Berner Food & Beverage
Berner Food & Beverage is a leading private label supplier of quality food and beverage products to a majority of top retail chains across all trade channels. We provide a single-source supply for all your private label dips, spreads and beverage needs. Stop by booth #801 to try our new Protein Energy Shake and Iced Coffee products.

Berner Food & Beverage

PLMA Show Booth #801

Cedars Mediterranean Foods
Cedars Mediterranean Foods Inc. is the nations private label and co-manufacturing leader in all-natural Mediterranean foods such as hommus, Greek yogurt dips, Tzatziki, wraps, Mediterranean salads, pita chips, snack packs, bulk products and portion-control cups. Cedars is featuring new flavors of all-natural hommus and new hommus topping options at this years PLMA Show. Stop by to learn more about our variety of packaging and size options.

Cedars Mediterranean Foods

PLMA Show Booth #2724

Better Baked Foods
Better Baked Foods has been manufacturing frozen foods since 1964. Now, almost 50 years later, we still offer top-quality, value-added services and capabilities to provide turnkey solutions to your private label frozen foods program. Our PLMA Show selection this year includes our line of French bread pizzas and breakfast sliders.

Better Baked Foods

PLMA Show Booth #F4700

Century Foods International
Century Foods is a food, supplement and beverage engineering and manufacturing partner for both branded and private label products. From development, manufacturing and testing to packaging, Century Foods has the experience to provide a turnkey solution for your product launch.

Century Foods International

PLMA Show Booth #H2703/2704

Continuum Packing Solutions
Continuum Packing Solutions provides state-of-the-art aseptic beverage co-packing services. We offer innovative solutions for high-acid beverages in a variety of carton and bag-in-the-box formats. With manufacturing facilities in the Midwest and on the West Coast, we are the ideal choice for environmentally friendly packaging of juices, smoothies and more.

Continuum Packing Solutions, LLC

PLMA Show Booth #F2258

DentaCare/Team Technologies
DentaCare provides innovative high-quality private label oral care products to our retail partners. We offer toothbrushes, toothpastes, denture products, whitening strips, interdental tools and specialty oral care products.

DentaCare/Team Technologies

PLMA Show Booth #H3230/3231

Focused on product integrity, DairiConcepts provides a broad range of hard Italian cheese products to increase store brand sales: Parmesan, Romano, Asiago, Fontina and value blends in PET jars, display shippers and bulk packs. The company also provides dairy-based ingredients to major food companies, foodservice providers and restaurant chains.

DairiConcepts, L.P.
877-596-4374; 417-829-3400

PLMA Show Booth #F2255

Diamond Wipes International
For all things wet wipes, look no further than Diamond Wipes. The leading California manufacturer offers premium-quality American-made products. Popular store brand wet wipe programs include makeup remover, nail polish remover, antibacterial, medicated, baby and incontinence. FDA and EPA registered. FSC and Rainforest Alliance certified. EPA Green Power Partner. WBENC member.

Diamond Wipes International, Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #H2927 x 3028 Island

DelGrosso Foods
DelGrosso Foods Inc. is the oldest major family-owned producer of pasta sauce in the United States, with 30-plus years of private label experience. We specialize in the very best mainstream, organic and ultra-premium pasta sauces and salsa. Visit booth #1515/1516 or for a complete overview of our company.

DelGrosso Foods Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #1515/1516

Dr. Praegers Sensible Foods
Dr. Praegers Sensible Foods uses the highest-quality recognizable ingredients. We offer a wide variety of products that appeal to a broad range of diets and lifestyles – from those looking for natural meat alternatives to those looking for healthier snack options to those following gluten-free and/or vegan diets.

Dr. Praegers Sensible Foods

PLMA Show Booth #F1134

DreamPak is a leading contract manufacturer of innovative liquid and powder drink mixes in both single- and multi-serve packaging. We aim to work with our suppliers, OEMs and retail partners to provide the highest-quality, best-tasting, greatest-value beverages to the market.


PLMA Show Booth #1918

At Fempro, our mission is to offer you peace of mind by assisting you in every step of your manufacturing plan, from product proposal to promotional tools. With state-of-the-art machinery and a highly qualified team, Fempro has been recognized in the industry as being a superior service-level company for more than 25 years.

Fempro I Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #1015

European Chocolate Millano Group
We manufacture premium chocolate products; all cocoa beans are sourced from the Ivory Coast. Manufacturing capabilities and experienced chocolatiers enable us to offer a wide array of high-quality chocolate products, from bean to finished goods. Our expertise is in four areas: branded, store brand, contract manufacturing and industrial chocolate.

European Chocolate Millano Group

PLMA Show Booth #F5914

Food Service Specialties
Produce your recipe, develop a new recipe or match another flavor profile. FSS has over 25 years of experience in producing private label sauces and dips. Our capabilities include foodservice co-packing in Cryovac plastic bags, bulk sauce packaging in drums and totes, and retail jarring and bottling. We will feature our new retort sauces.

Food Service Specialties

PLMA Show Booth #F1525/1526

Evergreen Packaging
Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in creating fiber-based packaging solutions customized to deliver product freshness and brand distinction, will be on-site at the PLMA Show to discuss how cartons enable private label brands to build awareness and equity. Additionally, the company will debut a white paper, offering marketing insight on a trending consumer group, EcoAware Moms.

Evergreen Packaging

PLMA Show Booth #F1550

The Fremont Company
The Fremont Co. manufactures superior private brand NBE ketchup, steak sauce and BBQ sauce. Fremont is the largest private brand organic and natural ketchup manufacturer, with innovative offerings such as Stevia Ketchup and Premium Inverted BBQ Sauce. California tomatoes, recyclable bottles and display-ready cases, combined with unsurpassed flexibility, create competitive advantages and differentiation for our retail partners.

The Fremont Company

PLMA Show Booth #F2309

Furlanis Food
Furlanis is North Americas leading manufacturer of value-added bread. Our specialties are garlic bread, garlic toast and breadsticks. We are the largest supplier of frozen grocery private label programs and the "Side-Bread Experts" to the foodservice trade. Furlanis branded programs offer revolutionary price points and are built on recognizing consumer value.

Furlanis Food Corp.

PLMA Show Booth #3719

Golden Gate Paper
We are a fully integrated paper company offering economy-, standard- and premium-quality bath tissue, kitchen towels and napkins. We are introducing our brand-new NTT Advantage paper that offers higher tensile strength, bulk and softness than conventional tissue while utilizing less energy and fiber.

Golden Gate Paper Co.

PLMA Show Booth #H2920 x 3021 Island

Giovanni Food Company
Giovanni Food Company, Inc. has built a solid reputation over the past 30 years as a leading private label manufacturer of tomato-based products. Our standard for providing a quality, consistent product is second to none, and we continuously strive to maintain the same original flavors served in the 1930s, while continuing to develop new lines to reflect consumer tastes and current trends. The company produces pasta sauce, pizza sauce, barbecue sauce, salsa and juices for companies worldwide.

Giovanni Food Company, Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #4714 in Sky Hall

Greenblendz is a leader in providing green/natural products to stay ahead of ingredient concerns in todays fast information world. If you want to produce a high-quality line of products in household, personal care, baby or pet products that will not be attacked online, we are your source.

Greenblendz Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #H2730/2731

Global Tissue Group
Through excellence in product delivery to innovative manufacturing processes, Global Tissue Group (GTG) has become a leading converter of household paper products. Our company is one of the few in the industry to provide three levels of paper quality: standard, premium and ultra-premium. We have built a strong reputation and gained industry respect for having the highest standards and providing quality in everything we do.

Global Tissue Group

PLMA Show Booth #H400 x 508 Island

Hormel Corporate Brands
Hormel Foods private label operations bring success and profitability to top retailers throughout the United States. From our canned meats, desserts and bouillon to our seasonings, sugars and shakers, our reputation is built on trust, quality and more than 40 years of experience. Please visit our booth at the PLMA Show to discuss the possibilities.

Hormel Corporate Brands

PLMA Show Booth #2205/2206/2207

Imperial Frozen Foods
With "Only the best gets in the bag" values, Imperial supplies top-quality private label frozen fruit to customers throughout the United States and Canada. In operation since 1957, Imperial produces its own label of frozen fruit, and an industrial sales division brings many years of experience to the business.

Imperial Frozen Foods

PLMA Show Booth #3209

Inteplast Group
Rely on Inteplast Group, Minigrip and Trinity Plastics for high-quality reclosable food storage bags, trash bags, plastic wraps, food storage containers and more. Build and grow your store brand with our complete solutions for the food storage and trash bag aisles.

Inteplast Group

PLMA Show Booth #2503

Ingredion Incorporated
Ingredion can be your partner for private label success by providing creative collaboration for differentiated new foods and beverages that increase speed to market, drive repeat business and save you money.

Ingredion Incorporated

PLMA Show Booth #F1051

J&J Snack Foods
At J&J Snack Foods, our goal is to continuously help our business partners turn a concept into a strong successful launch. This starts with providing innovative product concepts ranging from soft pretzels to frozen novelties and stuffed sandwiches. We are always working to provide customers with delicious and quality solutions.

J&J Snack Foods

PLMA Show Booth #1722

Kaufman Container
Kaufman Container is a leading packaging sourcing and decorating center in the United States. For the past century, we have provided glass, plastic, aluminum and metal containers; tubes; closures; celon bands; dispensing systems; custom molds; and package development to a variety of customers and markets. We have an in-house decorating facility for screen printing, hot stamping, pressure-sensitive and shrink labeling.

Kaufman Container

PLMA Show Booth #F1815 & H314

Kings Command Foods
An industry leader in quality frozen foods, Kings Command Foods, Inc. distributes only the finest portion controlled, ready-to-cook and fully cooked protein meat products across the country. From savory beef to succulent chicken, Kings Command Foods, Inc. strives to achieve excellence in every bite.

Kings Command Foods, Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #F7519

KUSHA, Inc./ LT Foods Americas
In 2013, Kusha/LT Foods Americas celebrates our 25th year of selling quality authentic specialty rice and other fine products as we expand into the world of private brands. We will be featuring specialty authentic grains, including basmati, jasmine and Arborio rice; white and brown rice; oils; and simmer sauces.

KUSHA, Inc./LT Foods Americas
562-340-4040 (corporate office), 949-870-8882 (sales)

PLMA Show Booth #6912

LiDestri Food and Beverage
LiDestri Food and Beverage: "Where Tradition Meets Innovation." LiDestri Food and Beverage has hundreds of product offerings across 24 manufacturing lines. Five SQF level 3 certified facilities as well. Extensive food categories, versatile spirits innovation, aseptic, cold fill and hot fill, just to name a few. Learn more and visit us at PLMA Show booth #2301!

LiDestri Food and Beverage,

PLMA Show Booth #2301

Marfood USA
Marfood is making dinner faster and easier with our fully cooked Tex Mex Seasoned Ground Beef, Meatballs in Gravy, Beef Stroganoff and more. As one of the top suppliers of private label jerky, wed love to be your meat snacks supplier, too. Stop by to try our bold new flavors.

Marfood USA, Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #3319/3320

Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA
Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA is among the nations largest coffee roasters, and the only vertically integrated private brand coffee supplier in the United States. The company provides a full retail coffee program built on five key business pillars: high-quality products, comprehensive packaging options, actionable consumer and category insights, superior commodities expertise and top-rated logistics.

Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA
757-215-7369 (Susan Lambert)

PLMA Show Booth #5114 in the Sky Hall

Maximus Coffee
Our integration and extensive packaging capabilities are key advantages to launch new products and be able to offer cost advantages to our customers. We offer roast ground, naturally decaffeinated and instant coffee. Some of our packaging options are glass/plastic jars, zip top, pods, cekacan, brick pack, i.r.s, stick pack, etc.

Maximus Coffee Group

PLMA Show Booth #F4208/4209

Mold-Rite Plastics | Stull Technologies | Weatherchem
One company – unlimited packaging possibilities. Mold-Rite Plastics, Weatherchem and Stull Technologies are now united, providing an expanded product portfolio, multiple manufacturing locations, in-house tooling, outstanding innovation and unmatched flexibility and responsiveness. Along with CT and child-resistant closures, we offer a wide range of dispensing closures, including back- and top-hinged disc tops, turret-style, twist-open, strap caps and push-pulls, as well as jars and vials.

Mold-Rite Plastics / Stull Technologies / Weatherchem

PLMA Show Booth #F5919/F5920

Mondiv Division of Lassonde Specialties
Montreal-based specialty foods manufacturer of premium and super-premium products for the private label industry. Mondiv offers innovative packaging such as microwavable pouches, glass jars and SIG Combiloc, as well as canned packed products for private brands. North Americas No. 1 supplier of glass-packed shelf-stable bruschettas, tapenades, pestos, salsa, dips, BBQ sauces.

Mondiv Division of Lassonde Specialties Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #F5303

Musco Family Olive
Musco Family Olive Company is "The Total Olive Solution" and a leading full-line supplier of ripe, Spanish green and other imported specialty olives. Our only business is olives, which is reflected in our superior-quality products, outstanding customer service, category management expertise, state-of-the-art facilities and commitment to environmental sustainability.

Musco Family Olive Company

PLMA Show Booth #1243

Nassau Candy
Nassau Candy is a leading manufacturer, importer and distributor of specialty confections and gourmet foods. Specializing in private label and branded items, the company utilizes the freshest ingredients, industry-leading chefs and product developers, state-of-the-art packaging and best-in-class graphics to ensure the success of your programs. Experience Nassau Candys commitment to excellence.

Nassau Candy

PLMA Show Booth #3522 x 3623 Island

National Raisin Company
National Raisin Company manufactures and supplies 84 percent of the national food retail ACV with private label dried fruit. Our company was established in 1969 as a family-owned and operated company. We are a single-source provider using experience and expertise to meet our customers every need.

National Raisin Company

PLMA Show Booth #1030

New England Natural Bakers
Since 1977, New England Natural Bakers (NENB) has been creating organic and natural granola, trail mixes and granola snacks. As of January 1, 2013, NENB became a 100 percent employee-owned company. We are introducing a line of non-GMO verified products called "Organic Selects," stressing health functionality such as gluten-free and unsweetened SKUs.

New England Natural Bakers

PLMA Show Booth # F107

Pacific Coast Producers
Pacific Coast Producers is a privately owned canning company. Our owners consist of 168 apricot, peach, pear, grape and tomato grower members, all from California. Quality and customer service are two areas we excel in, as well as reliability and a long-term commitment to the private label organization. Our plants are SQF 2000 Level III certified. Our product line consists of many varieties of canned apricots, fruit cocktail, fruit mix, peaches, pears, tomatoes, and plastic fruit bowl items.

Pacific Coast Producers

PLMA Show Booth #2500

Premier Brands of America
Premier Brands of America Inc. is a leading privately held manufacturer, packager and marketer of high-quality OTC and non-OTC health and beauty aid products. Premiers product offerings include over 125 different items that provide comfort and care in the areas of first aid, foot care, medicated spray, depilatory and beauty. Premiers products are found in over 50,000 retailers in the United States and internationally.

Premier Brands of America Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #H2911/2914

Presto Products
Presto Products (a division of Reynolds Consumer Products) is a market-leading supplier of a full line of private brand bags, containers, plastic wrap and aluminum foil. For over 50 years, Presto has been helping retailers build successful private brand programs by providing them with forward-thinking innovation, high-quality products and a commitment to service.

Presto Products

PLMA Show Booth #H1711 x 1815 Island

Ready Roast Nut Company
Ready Roast Nut Company, LLC is an industrial supplier and custom processor of roasted and manufactured tree nuts. Our product line includes almonds, walnuts, pistachios, pecans, macadamia nuts and hazelnuts. Our custom processing services include oil roasting, dry roasting, seasoning, packaging, slicing and dicing, as well as production of flours, butters and pastas.

Ready Roast Nut Company, LLC

PLMA Show Booth #F2620

Red Gold
Red Gold is the nations largest family-owned producer of private brand tomato products. The company has been the trusted source for making the highest-quality tomato products for over 70 years. Visit Red Gold at booth #F5703 to learn how their products and leading insight capabilities can grow your sales.

Red Gold LLC

PLMA Show Booth #F5703

Request Foods
Request Foods is a leading co-packer of frozen prepared entrées, side dishes and specialty items. Our mouth-watering varieties of lasagna, macaroni & cheese, stuffed cabbage rolls and many other products offer a distinctive homemade taste. Now you can have Request Foods culinary excellence in your skillet bag meals, too.

Request Foods, Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #1638

Rogers Family Company
We are one of the nations largest privately held gourmet coffee roasters. Weve been perfecting the art of roasting coffee for over 34 years. We source our coffee from the best farms in the premier growing areas in the world. This year, we are featuring our new 97% Biodegradable One Cup single-serve coffee, now available for private label programs, including coffee and tea.

Rogers Family Company

PLMA Show Booth #F6728

Royal Paper Converting
Royal Paper is a fully integrated household tissue manufacturer. Our expertise is private label retail tissue products converted in both FSC virgin as well as recycled parent rolls.

Royal Paper Converting

PLMA Show Booth #6007

Select Store Brands
Visit our Culinary Innovation Center at the PLMA Show to sample new products such as Edamame Tamarind & Wild Rice Grain Salad, Togarashi Edamame, Cheese Tortellini with Chicken and Fire Roasted Vegetables, plus many more items. Get inspired with our authentic line of salsas, hummus, rice dishes, pasta blends, fire-roasted vegetables, skillet meals, dips and queso, and collaborate with us to make your private label brand sizzle.

Select Store Brands

PLMA Show Booth #F215

Seneca Foods
With Seneca, quality begins in the fields and orchards and continues in processing, packaging and delivery. Seneca offers a diverse selection of products with resources to deliver anywhere in the world. With 22 processing plants across the United States and more than 250,000 acres harvested yearly, Seneca is a year-round supplier of fruits, vegetables and other foods available in multiple frozen and shelf-stable packages.

Seneca Foods Corp.

PLMA Show Booth #205

Simmons Pet Food
Simmons Pet Food, Inc. is the largest supplier of private brand wet pet food in North America. Simmons has three wet pet food plants, as well as a dry pet facility, strategically located throughout the United States and Canada. A pet treat plant will come on-line in 2014. The companys portfolio of products and packaging is the most complete and comprehensive in the industry.

Simmons Pet Food, Inc.
856.662.7412, ext. 3054

PLMA Show Booth #6100 in Sky Hall

Simplot Retail offers you a full line of frozen private label products, including potatoes, meals, sandwiches, roasted fruit and vegetables, and avocados, as well as whole-grain and vegetable blends. From concept to case, no one works harder than we do to make your frozen private label products a success.


PLMA Show Booth #F6803

Sleeve Seal
Sleeve Seal designs and manufactures shrink sleeve labels, labelers, tunnels and ancillary equipment. We have the fastest labelers in the industry with the highest equipment efficiency. We will be displaying our SSL-250 for full-body labeling and a steam tunnel. We will also have our SSC-100 for tamper banding.

Sleeve Seal, LLC

PLMA Show Booth #F7412/7512

Snak King
Snak King has been a leading private label salty snack manufacturer for more than 35 years. Now with two strategic locations in the United States, Snak King is positioned to efficiently serve all of its U.S. and international customers. Snak King produces virtually all types of salty snacks in organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, all-natural and indulgent forms.

Snak King Corp.

PLMA Show Booth #F2416/2417

Sofidel America
Sofidel America is a fully integrated manufacturer of premium-quality tissue and towel products with strategically located manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. Sofidel America is the latest addition to the Sofidel Group, the sixth-largest tissue manufacturer in the world. Sofidels international private label program offers premium innovative tissue products equivalent to national brands all made from 100 percent certified fibers.

Sofidel America

PLMA Show Booth #3311

Sovena USA
Sovena USA is the leading private label olive oil supplier in the United States, supplying more than half of this countrys private label olive oil. The company specializes in packaging olive oil, vegetable oils, blends, organic oils, vinegars and other specialty oils for the foodservice, retail and industrial markets.

Sovena USA

PLMA Show Booth #1622

Sue Bee Honey
Your customers are demanding USA-made products. They deserve the delicious taste of Sue Bee Clover Honey! The Sioux Honey Association is proud to provide 100 percent natural American-made product through a long-standing partnership with American beekeepers. Join us in supporting the USA honey bee and its importance to American agriculture.

Sue Bee Honey

PLMA Show Booth #2506/2507

Taura Natural Ingredients
Taura Natural Ingredients is the leading global concentrated fruit products company delivering exceptional taste and functionality for a wide variety of applications. Using Ultra Rapid Concentration (URC®) technology, Taura removes water from real fruit purées and blends, using a proprietary process that is suitable even for heat-sensitive fruits. None of the fruit sugars are caramelised and the resulting concentrate retains the clean flavour, color and nutritional characteristics of the raw materials.

Tauras wide product range consists of innovative and customized fruit and vegetable based pieces, flakes, shreds, strips, bars and pastes. Some application areas are nutritional snacks, baked goods, cereals, ready-to-eat fruit snacks, chocolate and confectionery. In addition to bulk ingredient sales, Taura delivers retail ready fruit snacks for private label through a network of co-packers in the US. On-trend clean label products made with 100% fruit, no added sugar, no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives, non-GMO ingredients and low GI help drive new category growth.

More information can be obtained at the Nov 17th-19th, 2013 PLMA show in Chicago at Tauras booth #F4516 in Sky Hall.

Taura Natural Ingredients

PLMA Show Booth #F4516

Trophy Nut Company
On-trend flavors will be featured at Trophys booth. Savor the taste of "big flavor" peanuts: Smokey Bacon Cheddar, Buffalo, Tomato Basil, Chipotle Tequilla Lime, Honey BBQ and Wasabi Soy.

Trophy Nut Company

PLMA Show Booth #114/115

Safety and performance are essential to driving consumer acceptance and preference for store brands. ULs quality assurance services help develop products that are on-brand and on target to meet your customers expectations. Our customized programs deliver quality and safety solutions designed to fulfill the unique needs of store brand retailers and private label manufacturers.

UL (formerly Shuster Laboratories)
[email protected]

PLMA Show Booth #F3218

Wixon will showcase gluten-free and organic favorites, including samples of its Gluten-Free Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie. Check out Wixons organic spice blends, gluten-free soups and gluten-free bakery items. Wixons gluten-free seasonings packets will offer a variety of zesty meatloaf flavors. Try a sample – taste the Wixon difference!

Wixon, Inc.

PLMA Show Booth #F1425/1426

Wonder Natural Foods
We created the first commercial all-natural, low-fat, low-calorie peanut butter spread, and its pasteurized. Available in five flavors: Original, Chocolate, Banana, Spicy and Maple-Bacon.

Wonder Natural Foods

PLMA Show Booth #F7610

Woodstock Farms Manufacturing
Put your name on our quality: Woodstock Farms Manufacturing, a division of UNFI, is your leading supplier for natural, organic and conventional snack food and ingredients, specializing in private label. Whether you need nuts, dried fruit, trail mixes, confections or specialty snacks, our mission is to help you create a packaged or bulk product line that complements your business strategy and builds your brand.

Woodstock Farms Manufacturing

PLMA Show Booth #2919

PLMAs Private Label Trade Show, at a glance
Saturday, Nov. 16
Executive Education Program • 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 17
Executive Education Program • 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Seminars and Workshops • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration • 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Opening Night Reception • 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 18
Registration • 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Keynote Breakfast • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Idea Supermarket • 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Trade Show Floor Open • 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 19
Registration • 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
PLMA Live! Breakfast • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Trade Show Floor Open • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.