Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Ryan Meyer joins Monterey Mushrooms

Monterey Mushrooms, Watsonville, Calif., has hired Ryan Meyer as sales finance manager.

California avocado growers talk labor, trade with Sonny Perdue

Agriculture Sonny Perdue toured an avocado grove in Escondido, Calif., discussing water and labor issues with growers and industry members.

Growers Express expands recall

Growers Express, Salinas, Calif., has expanded a recall of vegetables after product testing resulted in another positive sample of Listeria monocytogenes.

Get Fresh Cos. expands, hires Andy Hamilton as SR VP

Get Fresh Cos. of Las Vegas has completed an expansion of its processing division.

Jasper Trujillo joins Fox Packaging

Fox Packaging, McAllen, Texas, has hired Jasper Trujillo as business development manager.

B&W Quality Growers earn Kosher certification

B&W Quality Growers, Fellsmere, Fla., has achieved Kosher certification for its value-added baby leaves, including watercress, arugula, red kale, spinach and Power 4 line.
Jul 16, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Greens

Senators sponsor bill to boost inspectors of imports

Four U.S. senators have introduced legislation to boost the number of federal employees inspecting food at the borders.

Jim Gulick, former Del Monte logistics VP, remembered

Jim Gulick, former vice president of logistics-North America for Del Monte Fresh Produce, died on June 30.

Border ag specialists find ‘highly unusual’ pests entering Florida

Agricultural specialists with the Customs and Border Protection recently intercepted several “highly unusual” pests at Port Manatee, Fla.

The Produce Moms discusses school meals with Dallas group

Lori Taylor, owner and founder of The Produce Moms, was the featured speaker at a recent Dallas Fresh Food Association meeting.