Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Undeclared allergen leads to Taylor Farms salad recall

Taylor Farms Texas Inc., Dallas, is recalling Caesar salads with chicken due to an undeclared allergen — anchovies — an ingredient in the dressing.

Ocean Mist promotes Joe Angelo in conventional, organic sales

Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, Calif., has promoted Joe Angelo to sales manager of the brand’s conventional and organic brands.

Ed Treacy to lead PMA’s focus on sustainability

As the  industry's focus on sustainability increases, the Produce Marketing Association is doing the same, naming Ed Treacy as its point person on sustainability issues.
May 15, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PMA, #People

Automated Packaging Systems promotes Jay Patras

Jay Patras has been promoted to vice president of sales-North America, at Automated Packaging Systems, Streetsboro, Ohio.

Alliance for Food and Farming sponsors online contest

The Alliance for Food and Farming, whose mission is to educate consumers on the healthfulness of fresh produce, is sponsoring an online contest.

Allen Lund promotes Ryan Stephenson in S.C.

The Allen Lund Co., La Canada Flintridge, Calif., has promoted Ryan Stephenson to corporate business development team leader.

North Shore Living hires Milas Russell as GM

North Shore Living, Thermal, Calif., has hired Milas Russell as general manager.

CMI’s American Dream promo extends to cherries

CMI Orchards, Wenatchee, Wash., is extending the American Dream retail program from apples to cherries.

Hass Avocado Board’s new website heavy with data

The Hass Avocado Board has a new website stocked with data and tools for growers and marketers.
May 14, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Avocados

Coastline Family Farms hires VP of finance, accounting

Coastline Family Farms, Salinas, Calif., has hired Marc Kirby as vice president of finance and accounting.