Developed very effective Starch-Gum technologies for frozen, thaw-and-serve applications.
The world in 1981: MTV signs on
Developed and produced first fillings for ready-to-eat cereal – Shredded Wheat co-extrusion.
Formulated European-style fillings in collaboration with First Cabin to service Airline Industry.
Developed and produced Orange, Carrot Cake and Cherry Cake concentrates.
The world in 1986: Space Shuttle Challenger accident occurs, which grounded the nation’s space program for 2-1/2 years
Developed varieties for swirl in hot cereals project, and William J. Braun, the eventual VP Operations, joined the company.
Began development projects in non-fruit products including Cheese, Chocolate, Caramel as well as savory applications, including Low aW offerings. Also began micro-ingredient Dry Blending and Dry Blend packaging.
The world in 1988: Wrigley Field adds lights for night games
Keith F. Stewart, Jr. purchased the balance of stock in the company, focusing on production, development and in-plant services for the highest functional product development. Also began Dry Blending as a co-packer for the largest cookie company in the world’s number one SKU.