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Butterfly completes Bolthouse Farms’ acquisition

Los Angeles-based private equity company Butterfly has closed on the $510 million acquisition of Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield, Calif.

Commission busy during California Avocado Month

California Avocado Month is June, and that means outreach to consumers involving social media influencers, recipes, public relations campaigns and more.

Morning Kiss Organic to feature expanded offerings at organic show

Chelsea, Mass.-based Morning Kiss Organic — which has expanded its program with organic kiwis and pears, available year-round — will exhibit at the Organic Produce Summit July 10-11 in Monterey, Calif. 

Coastline, Muzzi Family Farms partner in cooling facility

Coastline Family Farms and Muzzi Family Farms have opened C&M Family Cooling LLC, a cold storage and shipping facility in Castroville, Calif.

Late start for California grapes

This could be a year like no other for California’s table grape industry.

Church Brothers, FiveStar Gourmet partner to expand offerings

Church Brothers Farms, Salinas, Calif., has entered into partnership with FiveStar Gourmet Foods, which has value-added salads and packaged snacks for retail and a range of fresh-cut items for foodservice operators.

Outlook good for California onions

California onion grower-shippers are looking forward to a strong season this summer with plenty of good-quality onions available.

Sonny Perdue to headline Forbes AgTech Summit

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will headline the fifth-annual Forbes AgTech Summit.

Coastline hires Ryan Laughton as VP of crop production

Coastline Family Farms, Salinas, Calif., has hired Ryan Laughton as vice president of crop production and grower relations.

Boggiatto rebrands, changes name to Hitchcock Farms

Boggiatto Produce, Salinas, Calif., has changed its name to Hitchcock Farms in a rebranding.