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Ready Pac Names Phil Yamamoto Vice President of Procurement

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IRWINDALE, CA – Ready Pac Foods, Inc. has named Phil Yamamoto as Ready Pac’s Vice President, Procurement.“Phil has built his reputation on a unique ability to maximize profitability by...

Viva Fresh Produce Expo Announces Keynote Speaker

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MISSION, TX – The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) has announced Dr. David Katz as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Viva Fresh Conference and Expo on March 26-28, 2015 in Austin,...

Paul Schulz Named Director of Sales and Marketing for Maglio Company

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GLENDALE, WI – Maglio & Company has announced that Paul Schulz will be joining its executive team as the new Director of Sales and Marketing. “Paul is a valuable addition to our company and will...

Limoneira Picks Compac Sorting Equipment for New Pack Line

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SANTA PAULA, CA – Limoneira Company has contracted Compac Sorting Equipment to manufacture its new pack line solution.“After more than a year of research and visiting citrus and stone fruit houses in...

HSBC Securities Says Tesco Needs 49 Billion for Successful Turnaround

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CHESHUNT, ENGLAND - A report by HSBC Securities suggests that it will cost over $4.9 billion in order for Tesco to turn around its recent economic slump, one aggravated by the £250 million ($403.25...

Cornerstone Government Affairs and Hunt Shipmen to Represent PMA

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The following was copied verbatim from a press release:Anaheim, Calif. — During the annual State of the Industry Address at Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Summit in Anaheim, California,...

Fresh Summit Highlights and Recap

October 20, 2014 - 10:22pm
ANAHEIM, CA – This year’s Fresh Summit was breaking records and taking names all weekend long.  Here are a couple highlights from the event!ATTENDANCEBreaking records again, this year’s...

Idaho Potato Commission Introduces New Brochure

October 20, 2014 - 10:22pm
EAGLE, ID – To help customers find the potato varieties that best fit their menu needs, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has created a brochure called ‘Bringing Variety to the Plate.’The full color...

Strack Van Til Names Ken Diehl New President and CEO

October 20, 2014 - 10:22pm
HAMMOND, IN - Strack & Van Til has named Ken Diehl the new President and CEO of its retail operations. Diehl, a 29 year industry veteran who previously served as EVP and Chief Merchandising and...

Turbana Supports Marine Corps Marathon Runners with Powered by the Peel Initiative

October 20, 2014 - 10:22pm
The following was copied verbatim from a press release:CORAL GABLES, Florida (September 2014)– As a part of its mission to grow smiles and share goodness, Turbana is once again participating in the...

Produce for Kids Power Your Lunchbox Pledge Reaches 5 Million Milestone

October 20, 2014 - 10:22pm
ORLANDO, FL – Produce for Kids has reached a donation milestone, having raised more than $5 million in support of children’s charities.“It gives me great pleasure to announce that Produce for...

SunSelect Shipping its First Ever CaliforniaGrown Tomatoes

October 20, 2014 - 1:22pm
TEHACHAPI, CA – Canadian greenhouse grower SunSelect is shipping its first ever California-grown tomatoes out of its new 32-acre greenhouse.The new state-of-the-art facility will produce sweet bell...

Arcobasso Foods Showcases New Panera Bread Dressings Flavors Plus Gluten Free and Fat Free Options at PMA 2014

October 20, 2014 - 1:22pm
The following was copied verbatim from a pre-Fresh Summit press release.St. Louis, MO (October 16, 2014) - Arcobasso Foods, a leading producer of custom dressings, sauces, and beverage drink mixes...

PMAtv Recaps Fresh Summit Highlight Insights and More

October 20, 2014 - 1:22pm
ANAHEIM, CA - With a record number of attendees and exhibitors, PMA is finishing up a great Fresh Summit weekend. This latest and final episode of PMAtv captures the weekend experience, sharing...

Houwelings Launches Mastery Under Glass Promotional Video at Fresh Summit

October 20, 2014 - 1:22pm
ANAHEIM, CA - Houweling’s Tomatoes has launched “Mastery Under Glass: From Seed to Harvest,” a new promotional video highlighting the company's use of use of technology, sustainable growing practices...

WalMart de Mexico CEO Scot Rank Stepping Down

October 20, 2014 - 1:22pm
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – Scot Rank, CEO of Wal-Mart de Mexico, announced that he is stepping down after five years.According to Reuters, Mexico’s largest retailer is giving certain executive...

Dick Spezzano Named Robert L Carey Leadership Award Winner and Elected to PMAs Executive Committee

October 20, 2014 - 1:22pm
ANAHEIM, CA - It was a big weekend for former Vons VP of Produce and Floral Dick Spezzano, who was named the Robert L. Carey Leadership Award winner and elected to chair the PMA Foundation...

Chiquita Rejects CutraleSafra New 658 Million Takeover Bid

October 20, 2014 - 1:22pm
CHARLOTTE, NC – Chiquita Brands International has announced that it will reject Cutrale/Safra’s latest offer.As we previously reported, the Cutrale/Safra Group, which has been the main...