Amy Sowder

Amy Sowder

Women helping women

What can produce women, whatever their positions may be, do now to help make it better for the next generation of women rising up?
Jun 24, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Opinion

Frieda’s creates Stokes Purple sweet potato recipes for summer

Culinary experts from Los Alamitos, Calif-based Frieda’s Specialty Produce created grilling and picnic-friendly recipes inspired by Stokes Purple sweet potatoes and put them in a new recipe portal.

USDA report: NJ ranks third in peach production

New Jersey ranks third in the U.S. in peach production value, according to the annual “Non-Citrus Fruit and Nuts” report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week.

National Watermelon Promotion Board creates dietitian toolkit

The National Watermelon Promotion Board created a new watermelon toolkit for registered dietitians with nutritional information, recipes and preparation tips.

Touring Brooklyn's Gotham Greens atop Whole Foods Market

BROOKLYN — It was a perfect summer rooftop tour party at dusk, with colorful picnic food and dozens of friendly faces talking about fresh vegetables and fruit. Check out Northeast editor Amy Sowder's video and article.

Wish Farms starts Superhero Summer partnership with Feeding America

Plant City, Fla.-based berry grower Wish Farms has started a summer partnership campaign with Feeding America.

United Apple Sales hires Frank Davis, opens West Coast office

Lyndonville, N.Y.-based United Apples Sales opened a West Coast division based in Yakima, Wash., and hired Frank Davis as vice president of national business development.

Family business: How to sustain the company with the next generation

CHICAGO — In an industry that’s shaped by family-run businesses, planning for the next era of a company’s future can be rife with deep-seated feelings and complications.

What's on Baldor president Michael Muzyk's mind at United Fresh

CHICAGO — The Packer's Northeast editor, Amy Sowder, grabs Bronx, N.Y.-based Baldor Specialty Foods president Michael Muzyk at United Fresh to see what's on his mind.

Jan Berk: Find your own way, together

CHICAGO — Jan Berk’s path can be divided into two main careers: media and agriculture.