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Baldors Kenneth Bower and Tanimura and Antles Kelsey Crusha Discuss Partnership

June 24, 2016 - 1:26pm
NEW YORK AND CALIFORNIA- From Little Red Gems and Artisan lettuces to George T’s Special Colossal Romaine Hearts and Boston lettuces, Baldor Specialty Foods is constantly looking to evolve the staple...

Chris Veillon of NatureFresh Farms Wins ANUKs United Fresh Booth Contest

June 24, 2016 - 11:22am
CHICAGO, IL - For those of you who stopped by the AndNowUKnow booth during United Fresh, you found us doing something a little different this year–find the photo in the ANUK Apple.We wanted to know...

UberStyle Farm Service Looks to Save Costs for US Producers

June 24, 2016 - 11:22am
KANSAS CITY, MO – Ride shares are the new form of easy and affordable transportation, but what about equipment sharing in the ag world? MachineryLink is looking to bring the successful service-...

Western Growers CEO Tom Nassif Responds to Supreme Court DAPA Ruling

June 24, 2016 - 11:22am
IRVINE, CA - The Supreme Court has tied in a ruling on immigration reform, ruling 4-4 in United States v. Texas to affirm a lower court’s injunction against an executive action that would have...

Gladstone Expands and Extends Farmer Mac Facility

June 24, 2016 - 11:22am
MCLEAN, VA - Gladstone Land Corporation has expanded its secured note purchase facility with Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation ("Farmer Mac”), growing from $75 million to $125 million. The...

Tour de Fresh Exceeds Goal Raises Over 4000 During United Fresh

June 24, 2016 - 11:22am
WATSONVILLE, CA – As Tour de Fresh is coming upon the industry in just four weeks, the event looked to garner an extra boost of donations during the recently ended United Fresh. Tour de Fresh aimed...

City of Pharr Awarded Public Private Partnership to Facilitate Texas Produce Imports

June 23, 2016 - 9:22pm
WASHINGTON D.C. - Texas cities Donna, Pharr, and Red Hook terminals have been selected by the U.S. Customs Border Protection to further develop activities as part of the Donations Acceptance Program....

Kroger Raises Quarterly Dividend Announces 500 Million Share Repurchase Program

June 23, 2016 - 9:22pm
CINCINNATI, OH – As the company previously reported strong positive movement to its 2016 Q1 report, Kroger announced that the company’s Board of Directors raised the quarterly dividend by 14 percent...

Finland Debuts Burger King Spa

June 23, 2016 - 6:27pm
FINLAND - Would you like a towel with your burger and salad? If you are travelling or living in Finland, that is quite the possibility. The Mannerheimintie branch of Burger King in Helsinki has...

Paul Mastronardi Named Produce Person of the Year at United Fresh

June 23, 2016 - 4:22pm
KINGSVILLE, ON – Fresh off the heels of United Fresh’s close in Chicago, SUNSET® has proudly announced that President and CEO Paul Mastronardi has been named as this year’s Produce Person...

Potandon Produces Ralph Schwartz and Wada Farms Eric Beck Discuss the Potato Market

June 23, 2016 - 1:27pm
UNITED STATES – As the industry moves through summer holidays, I decided to take a look in on the potato market as consumers look to highlight the commodity with grilling and potato salad favorites....

Orangeline Farms Wins 7 Awards at the 9th Annual REACH International Greenhouse Competition

June 23, 2016 - 1:27pm
LEAMINGTON, ON – With the 9th Annual Greenhouse Competition having come to a close, the industry has been awash with new products and companies recognized for their achievements. Orangeline Farms™...

Black Market Food Activity Looks to Be On the Rise

June 23, 2016 - 1:27pm
UNITED STATES – Although the industry is no stranger to seeing produce in less than conventional roles, it seems there is a new trend on the rise that could have criminals in cuffs over fresh fruit...

Statue of Publix Founder In Talks to Represent Florida in US Capitol

June 23, 2016 - 1:27pm
LAKELAND, FL – As officials look to replace the current statue in Washington D.C., Publix Founder George Washington Jenkins is in talks to be the next memorable figure to represent the Florida in the...

CMI Video Exclusive Promotes Apricots Now with a New Pouch Bag and PLU Sticker

June 22, 2016 - 9:21pm
WENATCHEE, WA - Apricots are in their peak, according to CMI, and the company is reporting tasty fruit for the height of the season.“Harvesting great tasting apricots has been a passion of our...

PMA CEO Bryan Silbermann to Receive Top Association Honor

June 22, 2016 - 9:21pm
NEWARK, DE – Recognizing his commitment and leadership as an association executive, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has announced that its CEO Bryan Silbermann will receive the Key Award from...

USDA Cites Chieftain Harvesting Inc in California for PACA Violations

June 22, 2016 - 9:21pm
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has cited Chieftain Harvesting Inc., Salinas, CA, for failure to pay for produce.The company failed to pay $1,465,307 to four sellers...

Sprouts Markets Shops for 2500 Employees Across the US

June 22, 2016 - 9:21pm
PHOENIX, AZ - Sprouts Farmers Market is looking to hire upwards of 2,500 employees as it continues its fast-paced growth spurt, having held events across the country earlier this week.“As the fastest...

What Were the Highlights and Who Were the Winners at United Fresh 2016 Convention

June 22, 2016 - 9:21pm
CHICAGO, IL - The Windy City continued to live up to its name, as thousands of the produce industries finest blew into Chicago for the exciting whirlwind that was the United Fresh 2016 conference....

Green and Hemly Company Holds 49th Annual Barbecue Crown Jewels Atomic Torosian Discusses Hemly Pear Cider

June 22, 2016 - 11:27am
SACRAMENTO, CA - Tradition is a signature of our industry, married with innovation to tie the past and the future together. Last week, Greene and Hemly Company, held its 49th Annual barbecue to...

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