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Italgrani USA’s Durum Flour Mill Completes Recertification
St. Louis, MO (January 2019): Italgrani USA announced today the successful completion of its recertification process of its Food Safety Management System to the FSSC 22000 standards.
During this certification cycle, Italgrani USA has upgraded its system to the latest version (version 4.1) of the standards. This upgrade reinforces our commitment to not only meeting the needs and expectations of our customers, but also continuously improving upon our quality system beyond what is required.
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Italgrani Named Among St. Louis’ Businesses of the Year
In October 2018, Italgrani was one of six companies awarded the 2018 St. Louis Businesses of the Year award. Mayor Lyda Krewson presented the award at The City of St. Louis Business Celebration Luncheon.
The luncheon began in 2002 as a way to thank the business community in the City of St. Louis. During the event, the Mayor presents annual awards to business for their unique commitment or achievements in several categories. The Businesses of the Year award goes to businesses of various sizes that made special commitments to or investments in the city. Factors for consideration include projects that brought new services to underserved areas, catalytic investment in pioneering areas or contributions to the d
Italgrani USA’s durum flour mill achieves FSSC 22000 certification
St. Louis, MO (March 24, 2017) Italgrani USA announced today the successful completion of certification of the Food Safety Management System of its durum flour mill to the FSSC 22000 scheme standards. This certification has recently gained full approval by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) following an extensive benchmarking process using international standards based on industry best practices and sound science.
Mike Emert is the new Superintendent for US Durum Milling, Inc.
St. Louis, MO (March 2017) Mike has over 15 years experience in the flour milling industry. Prior to coming to Italgrani, Mike was the Sr. Head Miller for Ardent Mills. He has extensive experience and expertise in milling operations and staff development.
Patrick Prochno is a new By-Products Merchandiser for US Durum Milling, Inc.
St. Louis, MO (February 2017) Italgrani USA is pleased to announce that it has added Patrick Prochno as an Ingredient Merchandiser for U.S. Durum Milling which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Italgrani USA.
Italgrani USA to expand St. Louis, Missouri durum flour mill
St. Louis, MO (February 21, 2017) Italgrani USA announced today a significant expansion of its milling operations at its milling complex in St. Louis, Missouri. The expansion will encompass three components; an expansion of finished goods storage, a new 8,000 cwt daily capacity durum mill and expansion of its bagging capabilities.
Jim Meyer honored as an 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
St. Louis, MO (June 2016) Jim Meyer was honored in June as a Regional Finalist in the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This group of leading entrepreneurs was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders.
Tyson Giles is new Vice President at Mayco Export, Inc
Minneapolis, MN (May 2016) Italgrani USA is pleased to announce that it has added Tyson Giles as a Vice President at Mayco Export, Inc (a wholly owned subsidiary of Italgrani USA).
Meyer Trade Association Activities
St. Louis, MO (July 2015) Mr. Meyer is active in the following organizations:
North American Millers Association:
Mr. Meyer currently serves on the Executive Committee of NAMA, which is the national trade association for the milling industry in North America.