Chris Koger

Chris Koger

PSSI promotes Monty Christenberry to senior leadership

Packers Sanitation Services Inc. (PSSI), Kieler, Wis., has appointed Monty Christenberry as senior vice president of the central region.

Classroom visit just peachy for Titan Farms

Titan Farms recently showcased peaches in a Florida school, teaching students about growing practices and agriculture in general.

Shuman Farms continues to ‘give back’

Late April signals the start of a new Vidalia onion season each year, and with it comes Shuman Farms’ commitment to supporting Produce for Kids and Feeding America.

Kelly Davis joins EPC executive board

Kelly Davis, director of produce and floral of Allegiance Retail Services, Iselin, N.J., has joined the Eastern Produce Council’s executive board.
May 09, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #People

Wish Farms ready to promote Southeastern blackberries

Berry grower Wish Farms, Plant City, Fla., sees a lively season for southeast blackberries.

Fruit and vegetable industry ally Bhimu Patil honored

Bhimu Patil, Texas A&M University professor and director of the Vegetable Improvement Center, College Station, Texas, has received the Texas A&M University Professorship.

National Mango Board vote on frozen fruit soon

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has rescheduled the vote on whether the National Mango Board programs should include frozen fruit.
May 09, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Mangoes, #USDA

A restaurant experience at home with Taylor Farms salad kits

Taylor Farms has four new chopped salads kits — Roasted Garlic, Tangerine Crunch, Steakhouse Wedge and Salsa Ranch.

West Mexico import veteran Al Bernardi remembered

Al Bernardi, who helped established a Nogales, Ariz., brokerage as the area became a key link to imported produce, has died.

California Avocado Commission sets Memorial Day promos

The California Avocado Commission is helping retailers plan for Memorial Day sales, which is in the top four seasonal events for the fruit.