Natural Foods Merchandiser

People news: May 2010

Washington, N.J.-based Herbalist & Alchemist, an herbal extracts and formulas manufacturer, named Peter Folz marketing coordinator.

Food Lion, a grocery chain based in Salisbury, N.C., named Cathy Green president of the Food Lion family of banners, which includes Food Lion, Bloom, Harveys and Reid’s. The announcement is part of a new U.S. structure announced by the Delhaize Group.

Boulder, Colo.-based Mix1 Beverage Co., a functional beverage manufacturer, appointed Doug Rauch to its board of directors.

Little Rock, Ark.-based Vestcom, a communications services provider, announced that Ed Horton, senior vice president of business development, will assume responsibility for the expansion of Vestcom’s data content business. Mike Zeman is the company’s new senior vice president for client and market development. Paul Luna was appointed vice president of business development.

Minneapolis-based Supervalu named Julie Dexter Berg executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Berg has more than 20 years of executive management experience in marketing, product management and operations.

Gilbert, Ariz.-based Wisdom Natural Brands, manufacturer of SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener, appointed Charles Marble chief operating officer. Wisdom also appointed Angus Flood executive vice president for strategic development.

Short Hills, N.J.-based OmniActive Health Technologies, a natural ingredient supplier, hired Rick Kaiser as director of sales.

The Florida Citrus Commission appointed Ben McLean III, vice president of Uncle Matt’s Organic, to the Florida Citrus Research and Development Foundation as one of five commission appointees.

Beaverton, Ore.-based Beaverton Foods, a manufacturer of specialty branded condiments, promoted Domonic Biggi to executive vice president. Jeffrey Biggi was also hired as food service sales representative.

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