Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Artist Romero Britto turns Chiquita bananas into ‘canvas’

Chiquita Brands International’s iconic blue and yellow banana sticker is getting more colorful.
Nov 06, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Bananas

Bonduelle releases limited edition turkey Bistro bowl

This is one Thanksgiving-themed meal that won’t have you making post-holiday diet plans.

TQL raises $50K during Pinktober

Total Quality Logistics, Cincinnati, donated almost $50,000 to the American Cancer Society through its Pinktober fundraising effort in the fight against breast cancer.

Second phase of Baldor expansion nears completion

Baldor Specialty Foods, Hunts Point, N.Y., has expanded its New York headquarters.

Canada increases cases in salmonella outbreak

The Public Health Agency of Canada has increased the number of salmonella infections related to English cucumbers purchased in Western Canada this summer.

Dole bananas ‘talk’ to students with inspiring messages

A Virginia Beach, Va., elementary school cafeteria manager has received attention for writing inspirational messages to students on bananas.

Village Farms challenges Fresh Summit attendees  

It was a close competition at the Village Farms booth at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit, with a taste challenge between the Heavenly Villagio Marzano and the Lorabella Blossom in Orlando, Fla.
Nov 02, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #PMA, #Tomatoes

Grimmway Farms cleans up local community

More than 200 Grimmway Farms employees and family members again pitched in to clean up a community.

Side Delights promotion engages consumers with recipes

Value-added potato brand Side Delights has wrapped up another successful consumer-focused marketing program with bloggers who were asked to pick their favorite recipes using the company’s potatoes.
Nov 02, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Potatoes

USDA names companies in PACA actions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sanctioned five produce companies for failing to pay Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparations.
Nov 01, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #PACA