Blommer Chocolate has promoted Scott Funk to sales director-central region. 

Funk joined Blommer in August 1987 as a sales account manager. Since then, he has taken on additional responsibilities as he has progressed through the sales organization. Most recently, he was a national account manager.

In his new role, Funk will have overall responsibility for sales activities of the central region. 

Funk has a deep passion for Blommer's customers, business and industry. He has extensive market and technical knowledge and enjoys sharing this with customers and teammates. Funk’s passion, knowledge and strategic thinking will be a strong asset to the organization in his new role.

Blommer Chocolate Company is the largest cocoa processor and ingredient chocolate supplier in North America. With more than 900 employees and five strategically located manufacturing facilities in North America and China, the company provides comprehensive business solutions for domestic and international customers of all sizes in the confectionery, baking and dairy industries. Among Blommer’s core competencies are cocoa bean processing, chocolate manufacturing, commodity risk management, and product and process R&D.

The company is a leader in advancing sustainable cocoa farming as a founding member of the World Cocoa Foundation, a member of the Cocoa Action sustainability initiative, and through its privately managed farmer programs in Cote d'Ivoire, Indonesia and Ecuador. Founded in 1939, the family-owned and operated company maintains an outstanding reputation for customer service and quality.