November 6, 2007
Sugar Foods Corporation Hires Jorge Moheno, Manager Quality Assurance and Product Development, Mazatlan, Mexico
Sugar Foods Corporation, a recognized leader in the food industry, announces the hiring of Jorge Moheno as Manager, Quality Assurance & Product Development, Mazatlan, Mexico.
Mr. Moheno most recently held positions of Product Development Manager and Quality Assurance Manager with Grupo Maseca in Monterrey, Mexico, a division of Gruma Corporation, the world's leading producer of corn flour and corn tortillas.
States Mark Sedlacek, General Manager, Sugar Foods Bakery Product Division, "We are extremely pleased that Mr. Moheno is joining us. With over 20 years of food industry experience in new product development and quality assurance in snacks and ready-to-eat products, he will be a valuable addition to our Mazatlan team as we build our Fresh Gourmet brand and Crunchy Topping product line." In 2006, Fresh Gourmet became the #1 crouton and crunchy topping brand in produce retail in the U.S.
Mr. Moheno has received several professional achievement awards in the development of snacks and ready-to-eat products from industry associations in Mexico, including La Casa del Maiz, Productora y Distribuidora Azteca and Grupo Industrial MASECA. A Black Belt 6-Sigma, Mr. Moheno holds degrees in food and biochemistry engineering from ITESM Campus Monterrey and certifications in Process Management, Development Competitive Management and Leadership.
About Sugar Foods Corporation: Sugar Foods Corporation, the world's largest manufacturer and supplier of croutons and ready-to-use salad toppings, also provides an extensive line of quality food products featuring some of America's most recognized brands and serves virtually every segment of the food business throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. The company, founded in 1948, is privately held and headquartered in New York, New York. It has manufacturing locations in Sun Valley, CA, City of Commerce, CA, Villa Rica, GA, and Mazatlan, Mexico. Through its Core Values and Team Principles, Sugar Foods is committed to its Mission Statement -- The Customer is King.