Steve Adubato, the host of Think Tank with Steve Adubato, speaks with NJBIZ Editor Jeff Kanige on May 30, 2023.
May 30, 2023

NJBIZ Conversations EXTRA: Steve Adubato

The host of Think Tank with Steve Adubato talks about an upcoming episode, produced in conjunction with NJBIZ, on South Jersey businesses.

Sabert Corp.'s growing offering of eco-friendly products now includes EcoSnap, a lineup that comes with a recyclable lid that snaps onto a PFAS-free paperboard base.
May 30, 2023

Sabert continues growth of eco-friendly packaging portfolio

Vice President, Marketing & New Product Development Stephny Halstead said the Sayreville company understands “operators increasingly need food packaging products that are sustainable, safe and effective.”

May 26, 2023

Proxy fight looms for Freshpet

An activist investor firm says it will take the Secaucus-based pet food maker to court unless the company rolls back several recent leadership changes.

May 24, 2023

Benjamin Ross Group announces sale of Bergen manufacturing company

Established in 2002, Freedom Plastics produces custom poly bags.

T.H.E.M. Chief Executive Officer Neil Kozarsky speaks with NJBIZ Editor Jeff Kanige on May 9, 2023.
May 22, 2023

NJBIZ Conversations: Neil Kozarsky

T.H.E.M. Chief Executive Officer Neil Kozarsky discusses the Marlton-based packaging company's evolution and the future of the market.

Secaucus-based refrigerated pet food maker Freshpet Inc. is teaming up with Petco Health and Wellness Co. Inc. to offer a direct-to-doorstep customizable plan of meals for pets.
May 21, 2023

Freshpet board changes include former Campbell exec’s appointment

The moves are part of the Secaucus-based refrigerated pet food maker's operational improvement plan launched in August 2022.

Englewood Cliffs-based Unilever USA is selling its beauty and personal care brand Suave to Yellow Wood Partners LLC, a private equity firm.
May 9, 2023

Private equity firm acquires Suave brand, plans for NJ-based spinoff

Yellow Wood Partners says it will create a new standalone business in New Jersey to support the label under the leadership of Daniel Alter, a 20-year Unilever veteran with global strategy and operations expertise.

New Jersey Economic Development Authority Chief Executive Officer Tim Sullivan
May 5, 2023

NJ manufacturing program approves more than $8M in vouchers

NJEDA Chief Executive Officer Tim Sullivan announced the milestone May 4 during the NJMEP's 8th Annual State-of-the-State Manufacturing Summit in Trenton.

Nestlé’s beverage division includes the brands Nescafe, Clasico, Taster’s Choice, Coffee-Mate, Nestea, Carnation, Juicy Juice, Nesquik and Ovaltine.
May 4, 2023

Nestle considering options for 75-year-old Freehold plant

After first opening in 1948, the manufacturing facility has undergone improvements, but “the factory is limited based on its age, flexibility and ability to meet growing consumer demand in a cost-effective way,” according to a spokesperson for Swiss food and beverage giant.

Supermarket frozen foods
May 3, 2023

Hudson Technologies joins EPA’s GreenChill program

The voluntary partnership effort works cooperatively with the food retail industry to reduce refrigerant emissions.

Mondelez International Inc. hosted a ribbon cutting May 1 to celebrate its $50 million research and development facility in Whippany.
May 2, 2023

Mondelez opens state-of-art R&D facility in Morris County (slideshow)

More than 50 employees will work at the center, which is part of its nearly $50 million investment to support the company's growth.

Factory worker
Apr 24, 2023

Manufacturers gear up for 2023 State-of-the-State summit

The event, organized by the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, will take place May 4 at the Trenton War Memorial.