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Crown Jewels General Manager Jesus Gonzalez Discusses Growth and Holiday Demand

December 2, 2016 - 12:27pm
FRESNO, CA - With Christmas just around the corner, Crown Jewels is ramping up its Nogales program with a new produce category coming on line each week to respond to growing retail and consumer...

Crunch Pak Expands Foodservice Reach with New Food Service Slicing LLC Partnership

December 2, 2016 - 12:27pm
CASHMERE, WA – As consumers continue to grow their love for value-added apples, Crunch Pak® has announced an exclusive agreement with Food Service Slicing, LLC, that will expand its foodservice and...

Sprouts Farmers Market Seeks 2000 New Employees Through National Hiring Event

December 2, 2016 - 12:27pm
PHOENIX, AZ - More growth is in the cards for fresh-focused grocery chain Sprouts Farmers Market—this time in the way of a massive influx of new employees. The company is holding a national hiring...

Jessica Alba Kate Mara and Ken Jeong Pelted by Fruit on the Late Late Show

December 2, 2016 - 12:27pm
LOS ANGELES, CA - Would you be able to resist flinching as high-velocity fruit smacked in front of your face, guarded by nothing more than a plastic screen?That was the challenge presented to...

Kaliroy Fresh Debuts New Facility to Match Growth

December 2, 2016 - 12:27pm
NOGALES, AZ - Later this month, Kaliroy Fresh will cut ribbon at their new facility in Nogales, AZ in support of its 365-day a year tomato program. To match growth out of Mexico, Kaliroy Fresh is...

The Vision Companies Donates Funds to Ecuadorian Earthquake Relief

December 2, 2016 - 12:27pm
LOS ANGELES, CA - Giving back to a community of growers hit by disaster, and working to ensure the future of the country’s ecosystem and produce industry, The Vision Companies is reaching out and...

TMD Creative Wins MARCOM Awards for Work with Taylor Farms and Organic Produce Summit

December 2, 2016 - 12:27am
SALINAS, CA - International marketing and design firm, TMD Creative, has been creating quite the buzz from its work within the produce industry and beyond. Out of over 6,500 entries from all 50...

Armatic CoFounder Casey Griswold Discusses Changing How Produce Companies Get Paid

December 2, 2016 - 12:27am
LAGUNA BEACH, CA - In the produce industry we are acutely aware that time is money, and no two companies are alike. International AR platform provider, Armatic, looks to embrace this.How? By...

Stemilts Latest Fruit Tracker Fast Facts Video Shows Apple Sales Up This Fall

December 2, 2016 - 12:27am
WENATCHEE, WA – The latest video from Stemilt’s Fruit Tracker™ Fast Facts series shows apple sales surging this fall. The quick informative video provides analysis of Nielsen retail scan data from...

Jonad Galan Joins Balls Food Stores as New Director of Produce and Floral

December 2, 2016 - 12:27am
KANSAS CITY, KS - The retail landscape is changing, and so are those industry members driving its growth. One of those individuals making moves this year is Jonad Galan, former Category Manager of...

USDA Lifts PACA Reparation Sanctions on Texas Produce Business

December 2, 2016 - 12:27am
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that Amaya Farms LLC satisfied a reparation order issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA).According to a...

Save Mart Names Nicole Pesco as its New CEO

December 2, 2016 - 12:27am
MODESTO, CA – Ready to energize and strengthen its brand of stores, The Save Mart Companies has announced a new Chief Executive Officer to lead its executives and company. Nicole Piccinini ...

Man Sets New Guinness World Record for Eating Most Carolina Reapers

December 1, 2016 - 12:27pm
TEMPE, AZ – With a mouth that must be full of peppery fire, a new contender has emerged in the battle for the Guinness World Record over the most Carolina Reapers consumed. Greg Foster of Irvine, CA...

Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market Wins USDA Food Waste Challenge

December 1, 2016 - 12:27pm
PHILADELPHIA, PA - With food waste among the leading concerns for the fresh produce industry, the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market was proud to accept an award from the USDA acknowledging steps...

Viva Fresh Expo 2017 Hugh Topper Joseph Bunting Keith Durham Tommy Wilkins and Brett Erickson Give a Sneak Peek

December 1, 2016 - 12:27pm
AUSTIN, TX - From United Supermarkets, Brookshire’s, and H-E-B to Ahold and Whole Foods, the Viva Fresh 2017 program is well underway as the 3rd annual trade show and convention returns to Austin,...

Mann Packings Nourish Bowls to Launch in Canada

December 1, 2016 - 12:27pm
SALINAS, CA - After experiencing a successful inaugural year in the U.S., Mann Packing’s Nourish Bowls™ line is hitting the Canadian market.The still-new product has touted a warm reception stateside...

Brambles Jean Holley Named Global CIO of the Year by Georgia CIO Leadership Association

December 1, 2016 - 12:27pm
ATLANTA, GA - One of Brambles' top execs has recieved recognition from one of its region’s top names in leadership. The supply-chain logistics company’s Group SVP and CIO, Jean Holley, has been named...

Kroger Announces Murky Third Quarter Results

December 1, 2016 - 12:27pm
CINCINNATI, OH - Citing sinking food prices as a cause, Kroger Co. announced third quarter results that fell on the lower end of its expectations."I am proud of our associates for continuing to...

Ray Connelly Discusses Fulfilling the Promise of Fresh

November 30, 2016 - 9:54pm
PLEASANTON, CA - With demand for local, organic, and sustainable options in fresh produce splintering the traditional supply chain, more comprehensive solutions are becoming necessary for its...

Hector Garza Rejoins the Texas International Produce Association as Director of Industry Relations

November 30, 2016 - 9:54pm
MISSION, TX - Hector Garza is returning home. At least that is what Hector tells me as we talk about reuniting with the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) as the Director of Industry...

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