ckoger@farmjournal.com

ckoger@farmjournal.com

Butterfly buys Bolthouse Farms from Campbell Soup

A Los Angeles private equity firm is acquiring Bolthouse Farms from Campbell Soup Co. for $510 million.

Taylor Farms buys Earthbound Farm from Danone

Taylor Farms, Salinas, Calif., has purchased Earthbound Farm from France-based Danone SA.

Pacific Trellis poised to move more Mexican grapes

As the Mexican grape season begins, importers will be seeing an expected 22-million carton crop this season, a one-third increase from last season.

Wonderful Pistachios event educates on plant-based diets

Wonderful Pistachios is hosting a plant-based event on nutrition, culinary applications and leadership dialogue.

Christopher Valadez to lead Salinas grower-shipper group

Christopher Valadez is the new president of the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California, Salinas.

Terra Exports hires Manuel Escandon in South America division

Terra Exports, Las Vegas, has hired Manuel Escandon, who is based in Chile, as part of its South American expansion.

BC Tree Fruits Coop hires executives

BC Tree Fruits Cooperative, Kelowna, British Columbia, has appointed Todd McMyn as CEO and Ross Dwhytie as chief financial officer.

Setton Farms spices up pistachios with new line

Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella (Calif.) Inc., is introducing a line of five seasoned pistachio kernals.

FiveStar Gourmet hires Kristyn Lawson as SVP of sales

FiveStar Gourmet Foods, Ontario, has hired Kristyn Lawson as senior vice president of sales.

Index Fresh announces new roles in California, Texas

Avocado company Index Fresh, Riverside, Calif., has hired a vice president of operations and promoted others to key roles in California and Texas facilities.