ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ronnoco Coffee LLC, a leading coffee roaster and specialty beverage solutions provider, today announced the hiring of Terry McDaniel as its new CEO and board member. He previously served as president/CEO of Inventure Foods Incorporated for the past 11 years where he led the turnaround of the company to become one of the leading growth companies in the healthy natural food segment.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to expand and grow the Ronnoco specialty beverage business throughout the country,” McDaniel said. “Ronnoco has an excellent reputation with its customers and consumers for providing high-quality products supported with excellent service. I look forward to working together with the leadership team, board and Huron Capital in providing a path forward to seize on the opportunities in the high-growth beverage segments. I feel fortunate to be a part of Ronnoco’s rich heritage and to have a chance to work with such a dedicated and talented group.”
As a well-respected and recognized food industry leader, McDaniel brings more than 30 years of food and beverage management experience to Ronnoco Coffee. Previously, McDaniel led Inventure Foods and Wise Foods, and had significant sales and marketing roles at Grand Metropolitan Company (Häagen-Dazs), Nestle and Tropicana Products.
McDaniel holds a degree in business administration and an MBA from Columbus State University, serves on the board of directors for Foster Farms and Café Valley, and serves on the Grocery Manufacturers of America President Advisory Council. In addition to his business associations, he is involved in his community and church. McDaniel is married with two children.
About Ronnoco Coffee
Ronnoco Coffee LLC roasts, blends, grinds, packages and distributes premium-quality coffee and teas under five primary brands: Ronnoco, Seattle Roast, Wild Horse Creek, Henderson and Camellia. The company provides a variety of other beverages, such as cappuccino, hot chocolate, and smoothies, and coffee-related products and equipment, including cups, flavoring syrups and condiments.
Ronnoco supplies its products directly to its customers, as well as through a network of third-party distributors throughout more than 30 states.
Ronnoco Coffee LLC is jointly owned by Huron Capital Partners and Ronnoco management. Huron Capital has raised more than $1.8 billion in capital for equity investments in private companies, where it seeks to partner with management teams to grow their business.