Real Good Food has appointed a new managing director for its Rainbow Dust Colour business. David Grieve starts at the specialist supplier of cake decorating products company this month and has more than 25 years’ experience in sugarcraft, bakery and cake decoration markets.He was previously a marketing manager at BFP Wholesale and has held a number of sales and marketing roles within Renshaw. most recently as its head of sugarcraft sales channel.Pieter Totté, chairman, said: “We are lucky to have someone within our business with the experience and knowledge that David has of this market sector and I am sure he can use this to drive forward the Rainbow Dust Colours business.”Grieve addded “I am delighted to be given this opportunity. I believe that there are big opportunities for Rainbow Dust Colours and Renshaw to work together and bring a powerful offering to the sugarcraft sector.”Real Good Food is a diversified food business with retail, manufacturing, wholesale, foodservice and export businesses. It last month sold its sugar distribution business Napier Brown for £34m to Tereos, the world’s fifth-largest sugar group.It acquired Rainbow Dust Colour in January this year for £4m.
The University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team just keeps collecting regular season accolades as freshman forward Abby Roque earned Rookie of the Week honors after her three-point performance in the weekend sweep of Bemidji State University.This is Roque’s third Rookie of the Week award this season and second multigoal game with her first also coming against BSU in early November.The freshman’s outstanding play comes at the most opportune time for the No. 1 Badgers as they host the No. 2 University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs in their home season finale this weekend and look to go into the WCHA playoffs as the top seed. Head coach Mark Johnson spoke in a press conference Monday on how highly he looks at this freshman class and their poise going into their potential first WCHA and NCAA tournament.Women’s hockey: Top two matchup awaits Badgers at homeAfter two solid wins against Bemidji State University (9-16-3) last weekend, the University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team extended their Read…Even with a dominant underclassman unit, the Badgers have an absolute wealth of talent as Roque is tied for fifth on the team in total points (22) and is one of 12 players with double-digit assists. The Michigan native’s third weekly award, however, simply speaks to how deep this Wisconsin team is and how much potential they have in the postseason to snag the program’s first-ever national championship.Roque’s leadership on Friday helped the Badgers to something even better than a weekly honor as they earned the program’s 500th win, a mark that even more impressive considering the program has only been around since 1999. After it was revealed early last spring Johnson would remain as the UW women’s head coach and pass up the UW men’s coaching job, it became clear to most of the country Wisconsin hockey was here to stay.Women’s hockey: No. 1 Wisconsin hits the road for Bemidji State seriesWith a 10-game winning streak behind them, the University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team heads out to face the Bemidji Read…Now, with one of the biggest match ups of the year only a few days away and the allure of holding onto the number one ranking from the duration of the season, the intensity is beginning to build and those around women’s hockey are starting to take notice. Johnson and the Badgers will need underground players like Roque to step up and send their seven seniors off the right way in what should be another rowdy crowd in Labahn Arena.The matchups are set for 2 p.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday.
LONG BEACH – High school girls water polo teams begin their quest for various CIF Southern Section Division titles today at 3:15 p.m. with wild-card games at sites throughout the Southland. Those who are fortunate enough to survive will take part in first-round playoff matchups, which are tentatively scheduled for Thursday. The Griffens, who finished runner-up to Newport Harbor in the Sunset League, will host a good El Toro team. The Jackrabbits, who finished third in Moore League, heads to Corona del Mar. The Rams, who finished second in Moore League, will take on Irvine in the top bracket and will likely face No. 1 seeded Foothill in the second round. In Division III, Downey, the two-time CIF-SS Division VI and defending San Gabriel Valley champions, will have its hands full with visiting Chino Hills High on Thursday. Today, Cerritos, the No. 2 entry from the SGVL, will be hosting Rowland while Warren, the No. 3, will have to go on the road to face South Pasadena in a pair of Wild-card matchups. Wilson, Los Alamitos and Poly were all placed in the lower bracket and will have to get through a field that includes heavyweights like Montebello and Corona del Mar to get to the semifinals. The Bruins, who recaptured the Moore League title this season, were placed in the lower bracket and will start off at home against Mater Dei. Earl Williams can be reached at [email protected] 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!