Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Winter Sweetz grapefruit shipping from Texas

Lone Star Citrus, McAllen, Texas, has started its Winter Sweetz brand grapefruit season.

Carrier Transicold introduces active controlled-atmosphere system

Nov 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Tech
Carrier Transicold has introduced a new active controlled-atmosphere technology called EverFresh.
Nov 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Tech

International mango, pineapple groups hire Patrick Kelly

The International Mango Organization and International Pineapple Organization hired Patrick Kelly as the director of innovation, a new role for both groups.

Allie Sirna joins Sirna & Sons Produce

Nov 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People
Ravenna, Ohio-based Sirna & Sons Produce has added fourth-generation family member Allie Sirna as the company’s business solutions coordinator.
Nov 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People

Mexico’s Rio Rico Farms stresses social programs for workers

Rio Rico Farms, Hermosillo, Mexico, which supplies Bridges Produce Inc., Portland, Ore., with organic vegetables, views social programs as a way to change workers’ lives on and off the farm.

Compac touts the ability of UltraView

ANAHEIM, Calif — Southern California was a perfect venue for Compac, part of TOMRA Food, to show its wares.

Packer 25 — John Jackson

When Landec Corp. acquired Guadalupe, Calif.-based Apio Inc. 20 years ago, Apio needed someone with experience in reverse mergers to help with the process.

Alliance for Food and Farming educates dieticians through webpage

The Alliance for Food and Farming has long advocated for the produce industry in spreading the word about the healthy attributes of fresh fruit and vegetables.

J&D Produce HoneySweet onions make splash at food event

Nov 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Onions
HoneySweet onions from Edinburg, Texas-based J&D Produce had a starring role at the Oct. 16-20 World Food Championships. 
Nov 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Onions

Natural Delights moves to recycled plastic packaging

Natural Delights, Yuma, Ariz., is launching new packaging made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic for its dates.