Amy Sowder

Amy Sowder

Fyffes reveals sustainable, premium, high-tech strategies

Dublin-based Fyffes Ltd. is sharing its strategies of adding value and sustainability at Fruit Logistica.

Bee Sweet Citrus Valentine’s Day promotions target specialties

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, Fowler, Calif.-based grower-packer-shipper Bee Sweet Citrus highlights its specialty citrus for the holiday promotion.
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Tasteful Selections giveaway notes 10-year anniversary

Tasteful Selections is giving away an indoor herb growing kit, a gardening tool set and a stainless watering sprayer in February as part of a 10-year anniversary celebration.

Miami marathon offers Chiquita bananas

As part of its sponsorship of the Life Time Miami Marathon & Half Marathon, Chiquita Brands International, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is providing bananas to runners.

The time to apply is now for United Fresh Leadership Program

The application period has opened for United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program’s 26 class.

Naturipe Farms features organic blueberries for FeBLUEary campaign

Record volume of both organic and conventional blueberries is the highlight of the FeBLUEary campaign Naturipe Farms, Salinas, Calif.

Hunts Point Produce Market is New York City’s food hub

Driving up to the toll booth and security-gate entrance of Hunts Point Produce Market feels like entering an international airport while the U.S. president is in town.

Fall cookbook crop serves up delicious ideas for produce

Depending on where you live, you may think of fall as a time of culinary abundance.

Packer 25 — Viraj Puri

At 38, Viraj Puri is aware he is a young, first-time CEO of an agriculture business type that the global, commercial-scale world of fresh produce has only begun to take seriously the past several years.

Packer 25 — Paul Coronella

Paul Coronella shows up to buy and sell vegetables at 1:30 a.m. six days a week at Peter Condakes Co., nestled in the Chelsea, Mass.-based New England Produce Center.