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WP Rawl offers e-cookbook for leafy greens

Leafy greens grower-shipper and processor WP Rawl has released its second e-cookbook, “Back to Fresh: Cookbook Part II,” which features summertime recipes.

Concord Foods introduces non-GMO caramel dip for apples

Simply Concord Caramel Dip, a new product of Concord Foods, will be available in U.S. stores in August.

Vidalia Onion Committee launches VInspired contest

The Vidalia Onion Committee encourages consumers to submit inspirational thoughts, stories and recipes through its Facebook page for a chance to win $500 and $500 for a charity.

Limoneira suggests alternative uses of lemons during summer

In addition to using lemon to flavor water or to season vegetables on the grill, lemons can be used to clean the grill.

Facility of Gold Coast Packing, Babe Farms transitions to on-site power

Fresh Venture Foods, the processing and cooling facility for Gold Coast Packing and Babe Farms, has activated an on-site cogeneration plant, fueled by natural gas, to meet a major portion of its electrical needs.

Morning Kiss Organic receives AA food safety rating

DiSilva Fruit, parent company of Morning Kiss Organic, has received a food safety rating of AA by the British Retail Consortium.

Veg-Fresh Farms hires to expand sales

Veg-Fresh Farms, Corona, Calif., has added Stephen Botnick to the company’s sales staff to expand distribution to the East Coast.

Intelligrated CEO and COO win 2016 Masters of Entrepreneurship award

CEO Chris Cole and president and COO Jim McCarthy of Intelligrated, Mason, Ohio, have been chosen as the 2016 Masters of Entrepreneurship award winners for the Ohio Valley region by Ernst & Young, London. They are eligible for the Ernst...Show More Summary

Giro hires for two sales positions

Giro Pack, Inc., Vidalia, Ga., has hired for two positions at the company.

The Packer's Midwest Expo is going to Kansas City

The Packer’s Midwest Produce Expo is less than two months away. The fifth annual event will be Aug. 15-17 at the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. To find out more about the expo or to register to exhibit or attend, visit

TQL ranked in Fortune list of best workplaces

Total Quality Logistics, Cincinnati, has been ranked on Fortune Magazine’s list of 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2016.

Kelly Bros. pays PACA debt

Kelly Brothers Inc. satisfied a reparation order issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture news release.

Association honors late grape legend with lifetime achievement award

The Grower-Shipper Association of Central California has presented the E.E. “Gene” Harden Award for Lifetime Achievement in Central Coast Agriculture to the family of the late Richard Smith, who died in December.

All Fresh GPS hires new director of sales

All Fresh GPS, Comstock Park, Mich., hired Joe Aronica as the company’s director of new sales and business development.

Kingdom Fresh rolling out new packaging, new website

With the tagline “Cultivating Connections,” the packaging features the company’s employees and directs customers to the website for more information about the organization, according to a news release.

Wal-Mart Canada names CEO

Wal-Mart Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, has promoted chief operations officer Lee Tappenden to president and CEO, effective Aug. 15.

Red Sun Farms to build VectorBloc greenhouse housing

Red Sun Farms, Kingsville, Ontario, plans to construct at least five VectorBloc housing units at its Wapakoneta, Ohio, greenhouse location in September.

Berry supplier partners with Rubbermaid for Produce Saver promotion

The Rubbermaid Produce Saver is coming to major retailers soon, and Coral Springs, Fla.-based berry supplier Dave’s Specialty Imports is endorsing it.

Produce for Kids to send new kit to retail dietitians

More than 300 retail dietitians at 45 retailers are signed up to receive “We Heart RDs” kits from Produce for Kids, and a new kit will soon be on the way.

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