ST. LOUIS -- Ronnoco Coffee LLC has named Terry McDaniel as its new CEO and board member. McDaniel comes to the coffee roaster and specialty-beverage solutions provider with 30 years of food and beverage management experience.
As the president of Phoenix-based Inventure Foods Inc., McDaniel led a company turnaround and helped position the brand as a growth company in the healthy natural-food segment. The executive has held leadership, marketing or sales roles at Wise Foods, Grand Metropolitan Co., Nestle and Tropicana Products.
“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.”
McDaniel serves as the board of directors for Foster Farms and Cafe Valley. In addition, he is a member of the Grocery Manufacturers of America President Advisory Council.
St. Louis-based Ronnoco Coffee, the portfolio company of Huron Capital Partners, has acquired several companies since 2013, including Black Waters Coffee, International Blends and Henderson Coffee.