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Hermiston, Ore.-based River Point Farms has been awarded Orgeon Food Bank’s ‘Hunger Buster’ of the year award.
Additional vessels from the Southern Hemisphere will soon be calling on the Port of Philadelphia.
Canada’s Dispute Resolution Corp. has expelled MacCallum’s Produce Ltd. from DRC membership for unpaid debts, according to a notice from the organization.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on four produce companies for failure to pay Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparation awards, according to a USDA news release.
Partnering with an employee benefit provider is expanding The Grinstead Group’s services.
N2N Global has hired Courtney Parker as global liaison and director general.
Nearing its 60th birthday, Hugh H. Branch Inc., is changing its name and rebranding its products.
Produce Pro Software is introducing a quality control app that allows users to easily evaluate product through a mobile device.
Total Quality Logistics has upgraded its trucking mobile app with speak-and-search capability.
Atlanta Specialty Inc. satisfied a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparation order, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture news release.
The Produce Mom has added Naturipe Farms to its list of partners.
Carrie Brown is a new executive assistant for the Denver-based U.S. Potato Board.
Schiller Park, Ill.- Sun Belle Inc, has hired Jan McDaniels and Bob Hylka in marketing and sales.
Third-party logistics provider and Eden Prairie, Minn.-based C.H. Robinson, is celebrating 25 years of business operations in Mexico.
StePac L.A. Ltd., a postharvest packaging and services technology company, has been acquired by Johnson Matthey Plc.
The Food and Drug Administration needs more funds to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act, but the Produce Marketing Association has told the FDA that it opposes added user fees, registration fees, or inspection fees imposed by federal or state agencies to cover the gap.
Locus Traxx Worldwide has released the newest addition to the company’s SmartTraxx cargo monitoring product line.
The Senate’s decisive vote in favor of Trade Promotion Authority gives momentum to President Obama’s quest to win Congressional approval for fast track approval of trade deals currently under negotiation. The legislation is expected to face a tough battle in the House of Representatives.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on five produce businesses for failure to pay Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparation awards, according to a USDA news release.
The Senate agreed to limit debate on the Trade Promotion Authority Act on May 21, setting up potential final action on the legislation by May 22.