Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Golden Sun Marketing promotes Naba Bakar

Golden Sun Marketing has promoted Naba Bakar to director of marketing.

Allen Lund Co. promotes 2 in Michigan office

The Allen Lund Co., La Canada Flintridge, Calif., has promoted Leonora Winegar and Jeff Kleyn in the company’s Grand Rapids, Mich., office.

National Mango Board seeks frozen fruit members

Following an industry vote that narrowly approved frozen mangoes to be included in National Mango Board programs, the board is seeking members to represent the frozen fruit.

Zest Labs upgrades shelf life platform with new modules

Ag tech company Zest Labs has updated its Zest Fresh platform with three new modules to make it easier for suppliers, foodservice operators and retailers to test and deploy its offerings.

LinkFresh hires VP of sales in North America

LinkFresh Inc. has hired Bryan Barsness as vice president of sales for North America.

Retail potato sales up for final quarter of FY 2019

Although fresh potato sales have struggled in the current fiscal year, the most recent quarter saw improved sales and volume moved through retail outlets.
Jul 31, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Potatoes

Taste of Summer promotes South African citrus

Summer Citrus from South Africa is bringing back the Taste of Summer sweepstakes, asking consumers to share their experience on social media.

Farmers of the Year include Georgia, Florida produce growers

Georgia peach grower Robert Dickey III and Florida vegetable grower Charles Obern have been named 2019 Farmers of the Year by Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo.

USDA expands Florida’s citrus black spot quarantine area

The U.S. Department of Agricultures has expanded a citrus black spot quarantine in four Florida counties.
Jul 30, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Citrus, #Florida, #USDA

Triple Fresh Produce satisfies PACA action

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lifted a ban Triple Fresh Produce LLC, Nogales, Ariz., after it paid a $5,130 in a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act case.
Jul 30, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA