Whitehall Specialties’ Response to Act 120

In 2015, the state of Vermont passed mandatory GMO labeling legislation, named Act 120. This state law will take effect on July 1, 2016 and requires that all products produced with genetically engineered ingredients sold at retail in the state of Vermont be labeled accordingly.  Since Whitehall Specialties, along with many of our private label […]


Whitehall Specialties rode its innovative Gouda products to an award-winning performance in the 2016 World Championship Cheese Contest recently. The company recorded two 5th place finishes and a top 10 honor in two different categories, according to Steven Lutzke, Technical Sales Manager of Whitehall Specialties. The ‘Old World Gouda’ placed fifth in the Pasteurized Process Cheeses […]

Pedal to the Metal! – in the Middle East

When Wael Abu Awwad considers the growth of the Jordanian company bearing his name, he gets excited about how fast things are happening. Since 1968, Wael Abu Awwad has served mainly grocery stores and restaurants in Jordan. The family-run business has always prospered, but expansion plans offer even greater opportunities in the future. “We’re keeping […]

Ready for 2016

Every day is about understanding and managing the numbers for Whitehall Specialties’ new Chief Financial Officer Dan Groskreutz, who joined the company in July. “We look at financial indicators such as overall company profitability, profitability by product, and customer profitability to help understand how the company has been performing, and to manage its future. We […]


“There’s life fabric at Whitehall.” When Rhonda Noonan took over as Whitehall Specialties’ Director of Human Resources in August, it didn’t take her long to figure out the company’s greatest asset is its amazing people. “There is such a life fabric at Whitehall,” Noonan said. “Everyone is very welcoming. When I started, lots of people […]

Safe, Quality Foods: Just one of Whitehall’s “Specialties”

Safe, quality foods are a priority at Whitehall Specialties. All three of Whitehall Specialties’ facilities achieved the SQF Level 3 certification. The SQF program is recognized by retailers and foodservice providers around the world who require a rigorous, credible food safety management system. It is also recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and […]

Added Capacity

Two recent plant enhancements enables Whitehall Specialties to complete a broader range of product orders more quickly. Dave Kelsey, COO, explained the company installed a new, fully automated IWS line with capability to process 2,000 slices per minute, while running 24 hours a day, five days a week. The new line – (Natec) – can […]

Have Fun at Work! Apply Today!

At Whitehall Specialties we believe you should enjoy your job and have fun at work! Whitehall’s many long-term employees are proof: 35 individuals have worked here over 10 years! 34 workers have been employed here more than 15 years!! 18 employees have been here over 20 years!!! Start your journey with us today and have fun at work!

No Trans Fat? No Problem.

Whitehall Specialties will be there to guide you through this transition. In June, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determined that trans fat no longer falls into the agency’s category of Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS). With the removal of trans fats from this list, any company that would want to continue its use in […]