Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Give your input on The Packer's 125th anniversary issue

May 06, 2019 by Tom Karst #Opinion, #The Packer
Taking measure of progress in the produce industry over the past 125 years is no simple task, but The Packer has helped to chronicle that journey since its founding in 1893.
May 06, 2019 by Tom Karst #Opinion, #The Packer

Leaders review New England Organic Produce Conference

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — How did the inaugural New England Organic Produce Conference go? The Packer's Northeast editor Amy Sowder asks the organizers.

Report: USMCA will bring losses to Georgia growers

May 03, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Crops, #Greenhouse
A University of Georgia study has determined that the state’s berry and vegetable growers will suffer if the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement is ratified without changes.
May 03, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Crops, #Greenhouse

Packer Insight — NEPC, OPN, Viva Fresh and Walmart

Tom Karst, Ashley Nickle and Amy Sowder discuss their reporting this week, from the Viva Fresh Expo to the first joint conference between the New England Produce Council and Organic Produce Network to Walmart news.

Aldi and FiveStar partner on Cinco De Mayo promotion

Ontario, Calif.-based FiveStar Gourmet Foods is partnering with Aldi for an exclusive Cinco De Mayo promotion on their Family-sized Mexican Salad.

Wholesum, partners pitch in on Fair Trade school project

Wholesum, Amado, Ariz., recently celebrated its work during National Volunteer Month, completing its third Fair Trade project.

Women in Produce — Leslie Simmons

Leslie Simmons hit the ground running when she joined the produce industry eight years ago.

5/3/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: Proffer Wholesale Endorsed & More

May 03, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Proffer Wholesale Produce Inc, Park Hills MO has been Endorsed, New Companies to the Market and Company Changes
May 03, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

Allen Lund promotes managers in Los Angeles, Boston

The Allen Lund Co., La Canada Flintridge, Calif.; has promoted John Ryan to manager of its Boston office and Joe Brindle as manager of the Los Angeles office.

Jake Jacobs opens Interfresh's Arizona sales office

Interfresh Inc., Orange, Calif., has hired Michael “Jake” Jacobs as director of business development, in a new Scottsdale, Ariz., office for the company.