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Braga Fresh Family Farms has introduced sleeved celery and celery hearts to its lineup of products under the Josie’s Organics label.
Amerifresh Fresh Produce Solutions has a new senior vice president of sales and marketing, Tim Meissner.
The Idaho Potato Commission’s giant potato on wheels is gearing up for another tour.
Sakata Seed America Inc. and Alf Christianson Seed Co. are merging under the Sakata name.
Bakersfield, Calif., produce industry veteran Karen Carlson died April 7. She was 77.
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., Elgin, Ill., parent company of the Fisher Nuts brand, received a Gold Reggie Award in the packaging innovation campaign category at the Brand Activation Association awards show.
FirstFruits Marketing, Yakima, Wash., hired Jose Armando Munguia as a produce export salesperson. Munguia will be based in the Yakima office and will focus on sales to Mexico and Central America.
Vidalia onions are on the road to retailers, but the route to market has been anything but smooth as legal wrangling about the official start date pitted a grower and Georgia’s agriculture commissioner against each other.
BALTIMORE — Retailers and third-party auditors should be held liable in foodborne illness outbreaks along with growers and packers when circumstances show they dropped the ball, according to an informal poll at the 16th annual Food Safety Summit.
A vine disease that caused widespread damage to New Zealand kiwifruit is now on the radar of Chilean kiwifruit growers.
The Zoomin Market has taken the grocery store out of grocery shopping.
Stellar Distributing Inc. plans to begin shipping California figs earlier than it ever has.
Lime markets were still at historic highs in mid-April, but they were showing some signs of coming down.
Dole Food Co. plans to expand its Peel the Love banana tour this year, adding a second route to run the promotion concurrently in Eastern and Western cities starting Memorial Day weekend.
XRS Corp., is launching a trip management system to help add insight into customer’s routes, improve on-time delivery and increase driver productivity.
A group of U.S. Department of Agriculture promotion board leaders met recently in Washington D.C. for the first time.
F&S Produce Co. Inc., has again received Safe Quality Food certification 2000 Level 3, the highest level of SQF certification.
RGF Environmental Group Inc., is increasing its marketing of an air treatment system in the produce sector.
DJ Forry Co., Reedley, Calif., has hired Brian Sekeneske as a sales representative.
Simplified Software has released upgrades to its produce-specific software packages.