Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Crunch Pak inks exclusive rights to Cosmic Crisp slices

Crunch Pak will be the exclusive processor and marketer of sliced Cosmic Crisp apples.

‘Camp Halohead’ debuts on YouTube

The Wonderful Co.’s family-friendly “Camp Halohead” animated series has debuted.

Port Everglades to sign agreement with Colombian port

Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is signing an agreement with Colombia’s Port of Barranquilla to promote bilateral trade.

Ontario produce honors new, veteran supporters of industry

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association, Toronto, has honored four people who have championed fresh fruits and vegetables for the industry.

WP Rawl beefs up capacity, volume of valued-added

WP Rawl, Pelion, S.C., is processing value-added products with a new line at its Bunnell, Fla., plant.

Crystal Valley purchases specialty importer Joco produce

Crystal Valley Foods, Miami, is finalizing the purchase of Asian, tropical and specialty fruit and vegetable importer Joco Produce, Medley, Fla.

Bland Farms ready to ship holiday displays

It’s “home sweet holiday” time again for Bland Farms, Glennville, Ga., which is making its holiday-themed display merchandiser available to retailers.

As romaine problems continue, FDA takes closer look

The Food and Drug Administration will be collecting romaine samples in California and Arizona for a year to test for salmonella and E. coli following several foodborne outbreaks linked to the lettuce.

Harvest Sensation partners with Best Buddies for inclusive hiring

Harvest Sensations, Miami, has a partnership with Best Buddies International, a non-profit organization enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD).

Corrugated industry touts versatility, recycling with campaign

The corrugated packaging industry has chosen America Recycles Day to shine a light on a recovery rate of 96% in 2018.