Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Pre-Super Bowl event promotes Fresh from Florida products

Nikki Fried, commissioner of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, is promoting Florida products in a pre-Super Bowl event.
Jan 31, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Florida

Vidalia onion growers vote to continue marketing order

Growers of Vidalia onions in Georgia have voted in favor of continuing the marketing order for the sweet onions.
Jan 31, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Onions, #Georgia, #USDA

CPMA to highlight sustainability at Fruit Logistica

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association, Ottawa, Ontario, plans to highlight sustainability programs and advocacy work on behalf of Canadian produce companies at the Fruit Logistica exposition.

Morning Kiss Organic mandarin program expands

DiSilva Fruit, Chelsea, Mass., is expanding its Morning Kiss Organic mandarin program.

LGMA lists steps taken by industry following E. coli outbreaks

California’s Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has released a list of steps the group and others in the produce industry, as well as regulators, have taken to address E. coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce.

C.H. Robinson to acquire Prime Distribution Services

C.H. Robinson, Eden Prairie, Minn., plans to purchase Prime Distribution Services.

Freight Farms, Sodexo plan brings container farms to colleges

Container farm manufacturer Freight Farms and Sodexo have plans to bring hydroponic vertical farms to schools and universities across the U.S.

Frozen mango representatives join national promotion board

The National Mango Board has its first members representing frozen mangoes.

Pro Citrus Network’s red mandarin, MandaRosa, heads to stores

Pro Citrus Network, Visalia, Calif., has a new brand of seedless red mandarins, the MandaRosa.

Texas produce leaders inducted into Hall of Fame

Texas produce growers gathered to celebrate the 2020 inductees into the Texas Produce Hall of Fame.