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Look Who's Joined IDFA

Aug 31, 2009

IDFA welcomes one Gold Business Partner and four Business Partners this month. Cognis Nutrition and Health joined as a Gold Business Partner, and ARPAC-Hefestus USA LLC, Autocrat Coffee and Extracts, Blanc Industries and Celsis International joined as Business Partners.

Gold Business Partner

Cognis Nutrition and Health
5325 South 9th Avenue
LaGrange, IL 60525
Ph: (708) 579-6173
Fax: (708) 579-6152
Toll Free: (800) 328-6199
Contact: Ms. Laura Troha, Marketing Manager, North America (
Products/Services: Cognis Nutrition and Health is a global supplier of naturally sourced ingredients for promoting healthy nutrition and well-being and helping customers to meet consumer demands for innovative functional dairy foods. Cognis provides high-quality ingredients, complete solutions and market-focused concepts for healthy, convenient and nutritious foods and beverages. Cognis offers a portfolio of antioxidants and specialty lipids, as well as plant sterol esters, natural vitamin E and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA).

Business Partners

9511 West River Street
Schiller Park, IL 60176
Ph: (847) 678-9034
Fax: (847) 671-7006
Contact: Mr. Greg Levy, President
Products/Services: ARPAC-Hefestus offers modified atmosphere packaging systems using Shelf Life BoosterTM Technology, with no vacuum, no harm to products and O2 residual of 0.5 percent.

Autocrat Coffee and Extracts
10 Blackstone Valley Place
Lincoln, RI 02865
Toll Free: (800) 288-6272
Fax: (401) 334-5972
Contact: Ms. Noreen Carroll, Director of Food Ingredient Sales
Products/Services: Autocrat Coffee and Extracts, a producer of coffee ingredients, is dedicated to producing innovative functional ingredients and applications. With more than 100 years of tradition, Autocrat offers regular and organic coffee extracts that are used to flavor ice cream, iced cappuccino drinks, soy beverages and other dairy products.

Blanc Industries
88 King Street
Dover, NJ 07801
Ph: (888) 332-5262
Fax: (888) 476-2797
Contact: Ms. Danielle Sanchez, Marketing/Sales Assistant
Products/Services: Blanc Industries provides perishable signage, fixtures, displays, vacuum forming and shelf risers.

Celsis International
600 W. Chicago Avenue
Suite 625
Chicago, IL 60654
Ph: (312) 476-1239
Fax: (312) 476-1201
Contact: Ms. Laura Veazie, Marketing & Communications Manager
Products/Services: ATP bioluminescence is the gold standard for the rapid detection of microbial contamination in ultra heat treated (UHT) and extended shelf life (ESL) dairy products. The Celsis Rapid Detection system is used by leading dairies throughout the world to test for microbial contamination in a wide range of pasteurized, UHT and ESL dairy and non-dairy dessert and beverage products, including flavored milks, nutritional drinks, cow and goat milks, soy and rice drinks, non-dairy creamers, ice cream and dessert mixes, and whipping cream.

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