Tom Karst

Tom Karst

Vision Produce promotes Lawton

Los Angeles-based Vision Produce Co. has promoted Dan Lawton to president and managing partner. 
Sep 14, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People

Crystal Valley Foods adds industry veteran

Miami, Fla.-based Crystal Valley Foods has hired James Paul to join the company’s sales staff.
Sep 14, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People

U.S. Apple’s Bair urges passage of USMCA

Speaking to the importance of trade to growers, U.S. Apple Association president and CEO Jim Bair urged passage U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement at a press conference Sept. 13.
Sep 14, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Urban Remedy recalls salads, wraps

Urban Remedy, a California-based producer and retailer of ultra-fresh, organic meals, is voluntarily recalling 76 salads and wraps that contain spinach that may be contaminated with E. coli.

Robotics Plus wins innovation award

Tauranga, N.Z.-based Robotics Plus has won an ANZLF Trans-Tasman Innovation and Growth Award. 

Vanguard International launches new campaign

Vanguard International Group has two new marketing campaigns for Vanguard International and Vanguard Direct business units.

Key Democrat to address Washington Conference

Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern will give the keynote address at the Sept. 17 opening general session breakfast at the United Fresh Washington Conference.

Ribbon-cutting set for citrus research lab

Built to protect California citrus from pests and disease, a new citrus research lab is set to open in Riverside.

CDC: Papaya salmonella outbreak over, investigation continues

Federal health officials report that the multistate outbreak of Salmonella Uganda illnesses linked to Cavi Brand whole, fresh papayas appears to be over.

Walmart expands Delivery Unlimited membership option

Online grocery spending has grown 15% in the past year, and a recent move by Walmart points to even bigger growth to come.