Packer Insight — Private equity in produce, leafy greens traceability, NY Produce Show

Packer Insight — Private equity in produce, leafy greens traceability, NY Produce Show

Packer Insight 12-4-20

Get caught up on the big industry topics of the week with Packer Insight, this week featuring discussion of leafy greens traceability, private equity in produce and the New York Produce Show.

For more on these topics, check out the following articles:

Leafy green pilots reveal value of sharing extended product information — Investigations into foodborne illness outbreaks could be streamlined and conducted more effectively when supply chain partners provide extended product information during tracebacks.

Company viewpoints on New York Produce Show — We asked several company leaders and representatives to weigh in on their experience with the New York Produce Show in years past and the virtual version planned for Dec. 8-11. Here’s what they had to say.

Analyst: Fresh produce continues to draw interest from investors — The planned sale of Bakersfield, Calif.-based Grimmway Farms to Teays River Investments comes less than two years after another carrot giant, Bakersfield-based Bolthouse Farms, sold to Butterfly Equity.