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Former Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers general manager dies

Former Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers general manager Denton Hoffman died June 16 at the age of 77. Former Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers general manager Denton Hoffman died June 16 at the age of 77.

CHEP Pallecon Solutions to highlight tracking tech at show

Livonia, Mich.-based CHEP Pallecon Solutions will feature its container management program at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo June 26-28 in Las Vegas. Livonia, Mich.-based CHEP Pallecon Solutions will feature its container management program at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo June 26-28 in Las Vegas.

Bryant Christie Inc. marks 25th anniversary

Bryant Christie Inc., a firm that has worked with fruit and vegetables shippers and associations to open and extend their reach in foreign markets, is adding a new service in July as part of a 25th anniversary celebration. Bryant Christie...Show More Summary

Dulcinea/Pacific Trellis, Syngenta extend supply agreement

Fresno, Calif.-based Dulcinea Farms/Pacific Trellis Fruit, which joined forces in 2014 and kept both names, has extended by 10 years its supply agreement with Syngenta Seeds. Fresno, Calif.-based Dulcinea Farms/Pacific Trellis Fruit, which joined forces in 2014 and kept both names, has extended by 10 years its supply agreement with Syngenta Seeds.

Sunrise partners with Tajin on sweet corn promotion

Goshen, Ind.-based Sunrise Produce has partnered with Tajin for a summer sweet corn promotion. Goshen, Ind.-based Sunrise Produce has partnered with Tajin for a summer sweet corn promotion.

Whole Foods: Deal with Amazon will ‘change the world’

Amazon plans to finalize its $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods by the end of the year, and John Mackey has expressed the highest of hopes for the merger. Amazon plans to finalize its $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods by the end of the year, and John Mackey has expressed the highest of hopes for the merger.

Ag water testing regulation may change

DENVER — The Center for Produce Safety will recommend changes to the agricultural water testing portion of the Produce Safety Rule, and the Food and Drug Administration will consider those suggestions. DENVER — The Center for Produce...Show More Summary

Produce companies among honorees for donating 1 million meals in NYC

Eleven organizations are being inducted into Food Bank for New York City’s new Million Meals Club. Eleven organizations are being inducted into Food Bank for New York City’s new Million Meals Club.

SmartWash Solutions training focuses on FSMA

Customers of Salinas, Calif.-based SmartWash Solutions recently went through a comprehensive training to ensure they were current on how to use the companies products, with a focus on Food Safety Modernization Act mandates. Customers...Show More Summary

Central American Produce launches consumer web page

Central American Produce has developed a new consumer web page, www.capcofarms.com. Central American Produce has developed a new consumer web page, www.capcofarms.com.

Taylor Farms awards $170,000 in scholarships

Salinas, Calif.-based Taylor Farms awarded 12 first-time winners and 22 renewal recipients a total of $170,000 at the company’s annual Scholarship Luncheon. Salinas, Calif.-based Taylor Farms awarded 12 first-time winners and 22 renewal recipients a total of $170,000 at the company’s annual Scholarship Luncheon.

United Fresh names new leadership class

The United Fresh Produce Association announced members of the 2017-18 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program Leadership Class 23. The United Fresh Produce Association announced members of the 2017-18 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program Leadership Class 23.

NatureFresh Farms CEO honored at United FreshTEC

CHICAGO — NatureFresh Farms owner and CEO Peter Quiring was honored with the United FreshTEC Achievement Award June 13 at the group’s annual conference. CHICAGO — NatureFresh Farms owner and CEO Peter Quiring was honored with the United FreshTEC Achievement Award June 13 at the group’s annual conference.

Port Manatee, Chile pursue potential to boost commerce

Palmetto, Fla.-based Port Manatee and Chile are pursuing considerable opportunities to boost two-way trade, according to a Chilean official who visited the Central Florida Gulf Coast port. Palmetto, Fla.-based Port Manatee and Chile are pursuing considerable opportunities to boost two-way trade, according to a Chilean official who visited the Central Florida Gulf Coast port.

Women in produce discuss skills, advancement

CHICAGO — Three recognized women in the produce industry talked about their career paths, skill sets, mentorship, and advice for others climbing the corporate ladder during a panel June 15 at the United FreshMKT Learning Center. CHICAGO...Show More Summary

Packaging session focuses on process

CHICAGO — Bluedog Design CEO Michelle Hayward emphasized the initial steps of a packaging project as some of the most essential during her presentation at the United FreshMKT Learning Center June 14. CHICAGO — Bluedog Design CEO Michelle...Show More Summary

To-Jo Mushrooms hires marketing coordinator

Avondale, Pa.-based To-Jo Mushrooms Inc. has hired Adriana Palombit as marketing coordinator. Avondale, Pa.-based To-Jo Mushrooms Inc. has hired Adriana Palombit as marketing coordinator.

United Fresh adds SmartFood Expo for 2018

The United Fresh Produce Association is branching into consumer packaged goods that promote themselves as natural, organic and healthy, adding the SmartFood Expo to its annual show in 2018. The United Fresh Produce Association is branching into consumer packaged goods that promote themselves as natural, organic and healthy, adding the SmartFood Expo to its annual show in 2018.

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods

Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion.

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