Savelli to head food base, flavor system company
Jan. 12, 2012
by Josh Sosland
VINELAND, N.J. — Ron Savelli has joined Eatem Foods Corp., a supplier of food bases, flavors, broths and seasonings headquartered in Vineland.
Prior to coming to Eatem, Mr. Savelli spent several years with CSM Bakery Products North America, most recently as president and chief executive officer of H.C. Brill. He joined CSM in 2003 as vice-president of sales and marketing and was named president and c.e.o. of Caravan Ingredients in 2007.
Earlier, he spent eight years with Progressive Bagel Inc./Einstein Noah Bagel as vice-president of product development. Before that he had been with Caravan for seven years.
Owned since 2010 by Linsalata Capital Partners, based in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, Eatem manufactures food base solutions and supplies savory flavor systems, flavor concentrates, broth concentrates and seasoning bases. The company supplies industrial and food service customers.
Eatem operates a 60,000-square-foot facility focused on roasting a wide range of savory items (including seafood, poultry, beef and vegetables) for the production of proprietary flavor bases used for soups, gravies, sauces, dressings and other food products. The company offers natural, organic and kosher products.
Linsalata has owned food related companies in the past and its current portfolio companies include Hospitality Mints, a North Carolina-based manufacturer of customized, individually-wrapped promotional mints and candies.