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In its third generation of growing and shipping produce from the Vidalia, Ga. region, the Stanley family has apparently sold its operations to entities owned by Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Produce Marketing Association’s 2014 Fresh Summit set records and drew praise from exhibitors and attendees for its global reach.
Pepper grower Bailey Farms Inc. has recalled more than three tons of serrano peppers sent to retailers and wholesalers after a positive test for salmonella.
For the second straight year, Chile has been hit with unusually cold fall weather, but damage should be much lighter than last year.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — As California table grapes move through their heaviest shipping months of the year, volumes are close on the heels of last year’s record crop of 116 million 19-pound boxes.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jeff Dunn, president and chief executive officer of Bolthouse Farms, has been named Produce Marketer of the Year by The Packer.
Several fresh produce items are among more than 130 products under recall by SunBurst Foods, Goldsboro, N.C., because of possible listeria contamination.
Grower-shippers expect ample high-quality supplies of most Thanksgiving produce staples this year, with green beans the notable exception.
Wal-Mart is adding some detail to its recent pledge to create a more sustainable food system, revealing goals to help farmers manage input use and changes in buying practices aimed to reduce fruit and vegetable waste.
The Center for Produce Safety has begun requesting proposals on food safety research for 2015.
State Garden Co. Inc., is expanding its salads line.
The readiness and ability of distribution centers to receive produce cases with GS1-128 barcodes encoded with standardized product identification and batch/lot numbers should be the focus of the Produce Traceability Initiative in 20...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — As the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit drew to a close, Coastline Family Farms representatives had already hit the road for Atlanta and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. It ran Oct. 19-22.
The Midnight Mission, a Los Angeles nonprofit, named Ready Pac Foods Inc. among a list of honorees at its Golden Heart Awards Gala.
In keeping with the Halloween spirit, Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Frieda’s Produce is promoting spooky yet healthful specialty fruits and vegetables.
The U.S. mushroom industry is on pace for huge growth this year, but it also faces production challenges.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Envy apples are not even a little humble about their new consumer marketing campaign launched at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Idaho Falls, Idaho-based Potandon Produce is doing something it never has before with its brand — marketed potatoes. Ralph Schwartz, vice president of marketing, said the company plans to launch organic potatoes under the Potandon brand for the first time this November. The new offering is under the Potandon logo introduced earlier this year.
More than 150 produce merchants, city leaders and community members joined to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market’s expansion.
The day before a vote on its $1 billion merger deal with Fyffes Plc., officials with Chiquita Brands International Inc. notified sharehold-ers that two Brazilian companies had upped their unsolicited bid for a second time, offering $14.50 per share.