Cristin Shepard

Cristin Shepard

Packer 25 — Amanda Keefer

When Amanda Keefer started working odd jobs at age 12, she likely never envisioned working in the produce industry.

Wish Farms adds e-mail for berry lovers

Plant City, Fla.-based Wish Farms has been busy giving back the past few months with its “Berry Lover” e-mail campaign.

Packer 25 — Marion Tabard

Marion Tabard was inspired to learn all she could about people at a young age, which has driven her passion for bettering the lives of others.

Despite drought, then rain, fall tropicals show success

While one might associate tropical fruits with summer months, tropicals also shine well into the fall and winter.

Florida tomatoes enjoy good growing season

Florida tomato volume remains steady, while quality is holding strong.

Florida crops survive hurricanes; citrus up from 2018

Hurricanes this year have not caused any major disruptions to Florida crops and actually provided some needed rain, said Mindy Lee, bureau chief at Tallahassee-based Fresh From Florida.

BrandStorm to host food media panel

United Fresh is hosting a food media dialogue panel at this year’s BrandStorm, moderated by Chadwick Boyd, food and lifestyle expert and TV host.

Chiquita supports fitness and sustainability at NYC marathon

Chiquita Brands International is the banana sponsor for the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon for the second year in a row.

Joolies named best first-time exhibitor at Fresh Summit

Los Angeles-based Joolies, an organic medjool date company, won the award for best first-time exhibitor at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Equitable Food Initiative offers recruitment scorecard

Equitable Food Initiative has created a free responsible recruitment scorecard, available in English and Spanish.