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A former Dole Food Co. executive is now CEO for bananas and pineapples at Chiquita Brands International Inc.
Fresh fruit processor Appeeling Fruit Inc., hired David McClurg as the director of sales.
Canada based-Weber Marking Systems has hired Michael Brown as vice president and general manager.
Keene, N.H. based-C&S Wholesale Grocers associates in 20 locations volunteered in classrooms for MLK Day.
Holt Logistics was recognized Jan. 16, by the U.S. Marine Corps for its donation of two full pallets of toys to the Toys for Tots.
Family-owned for 50 years, Litehouse Inc. has sold all of its stock to its employees, culminating a transition that began in 2006.
Georgia growers are scheduled to vote in March on whether or not to re-implement the Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Vegetables.
Bi-Lo Holdings named Ian McLeod its new president and CEO Jan. 22.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed an administrative action under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act against Taylor Produce LLC, according to a USDA news release.
Although only one company’s gala and granny smith apples are under recall in the U.S. because of links to a deadly listeria outbreak, officials in at least one foreign country have restricted the entry of all U.S. grown galas and granny smiths.
California Giant Berry Farms’ smoothie promotion, which runs to mid-February, contributed to a 2,500% increase in its website traffic for late January compared to a year ago, according to the Watsonville-based grower-shipper.
Cecelia Packing Corp., Orange Cove, Calif., began shipping heirloom navel oranges in the second week of January under its Sky Valley label.
Ravenna, Ohio-based Sirna & Sons Produce has hired David Campbell as its newest sales representative.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has named 33 appointments to the National Potato Promotion Board.
The new owners of Chiquita Brands International Inc. say it will cost between $25 million and $40 million to leave Charlotte, N.C.
One Banana North America has appointed Craig Carlson to serve as president.
Golden Sun Marketing has hired Marcela Fabbri as marketing coordinator.
The Western Association of Food Chains has elected Monica Gernes, Dennis Gibson, Valerie Jabbar, and Rob McDougall to its board of directors.
Salinas, Calif.-based Agriculture and Land Based Training Association has hired Karen Marie Feliz as general manager, and Lou Fierro as director of sales.
To-Jo Mushrooms won “best overall mushroom display” at the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, Pa.