Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Cocaine found in lime shipment at Texas port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Pharr, Texas, recently stopped a load of limes containing $1.86 million in cocaine.

Honeybear hires Craig Arneson in business development role

Honeybear Brands, Elgin, Minn., has hired Craig Arneson as business development director.

Annual 3PL-cold storage list recognizes TransKool

Global food supply chain magazine Food Logistics has named TransKool Solutions to its 2019 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list.

Mastronardi partnership to build greenhouses in Middle East

Mastronardi Produce Ltd., Kingsville, Ontario, in a partnership with John Paul DeJoria, is planning a greenhouse project in the Middle East to distribute fruits and vegetables to the region.

Tons of marijuana in load of peppers stopped at border

The Customs and Border Protection seized almost four tons of marijuana in a truck hauling jalapenos at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego.

New Naturipe Snacks feature fruit, nuts, cheese

Naturipe’s new snacks feature berries, grapes, nuts and cheese, focusing on health and convenience.

Guatemalan heirloom tomatoes available year-round

Growers of heirloom tomatoes in Guatemala are looking to the U.S. as a growth market.

Arctic apple’s rising production allows for foodservice growth

Interest from foodservice operators is growing for fresh-cut slices of the genetically engineered nonbrowning Arctic apple.

BrightFarms names Steve Platt CEO

BrightFarms, Irvington, N.Y., has hired Steve Platt as CEO.

Inc. Magazine recognizes Cece’s Veggies for skyrocketing growth

Vegetable “pasta” maker Cece’s Veggie Co., Austin, Texas, made Inc. Magazine’s annual list of fastest-growing private companies, with a three-year revenue growth of 23,880% to put it at No. 3.