Yerecic Label, New Kensington, Pa., recently received the World Label Award for a label for the Sunset brand Campari tomato.
The Reusable Packaging Association, Tampa, Fla., has a new board of directors chairman, Michael Wasson, chief operating officer of Tosca.
Seed company Enza Zaden’s mini sweet pepper, Tribelli, grown and marketed by Pure Hothouse Foods Inc.’s Pure Flavor brand as Aurora Bites, received the International Taste Institute’s Superior Taste Award.
The Mart Group LLC, which consists of four Idaho potato grower-shippers, has entered into a joint venture with onion grower ProSource Inc.
Western Growers has launched the Supply Chain Risk Management Solution, a comprehensive program designed to reduce outbreaks, and some leafy greens grower-shippers are testing the software.
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of salmonella linked to whole fresh papayas from Mexico.
The United Fresh Produce Association has released updated food safety audit standards for the fresh tomato supply chain.