Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Sev-Rend touts sustainability initiatives

Among its sustainable initiatives, Collinsville, Ill.-based Sev-Rend is introducing fully recyclable pouches and film manufactured in either polyethylene or polypropylene.

Site informs foodservice industry about sliced Arctic apples

Okanagan Specialty Fruits has launched a foodservice web portal to give chefs information on bioengineered non-browning Arctic apples.

Well-Pict’s Florida strawberry crop hitting peak

The Florida strawberry crop for Well-Pict Berries, Watsonville, Calif., will be in peak harvest in February.

The Coastal Cos. acquires Lancaster Foods

The Coastal Cos., Laurel, Md., has acquired Lancaster Foods, a Jessup, Md.-based retail produce distributor and fresh-cut processor.

Universities develop better, faster foodborne E. coli detectors

Researchers at Kansas State University and Purdue University have discovered faster, better ways to detect foodborne pathogens that are especially harmful to people.

Emerson updates Oversight in-transit monitoring system

Emerson, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., has released Oversight 2, a cloud-based portal for real-time monitoring in-transit information.

Allen Lund Co. acquires Des Moines Truck Brokers

The Allen Lund Co., La Canada Flintridge, Calif., has acquired Des Moines Truck Brokers Inc.

West Pak’s Avo Effect campaign: how avocados influence lives

West Pak Avocado, Murrieta, Calif., has released its latest Avo Effect campaign video, Humanizing Avocado Love.

What Bolthouse Farms is doing now that it’s independent

NEW YORK — The Bolthouse Farms gang is back together, and they’re pumping out new product lines that embody the new company mission: Plants powering people.

2/17/20 Daily Newsflash Roundup: New Companies to the Market & Updates

Feb 17, 2020 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Local Farm Solutions, T&J Produce Inc., and The Chefs’ Warehouse Inc. are new companies to the Market. Ameriqual Foods, Aspen Produce LLC, Fiorentino Farms Inc. and others have updates.
Feb 17, 2020 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash