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Monica Arnett promoted at the California Avocado Commission

Monica Arnett has been promoted to vice president of finance and administration for the California Avocado Commission, Irvine, Calif.

Officers spoil the party for smugglers bearing ‘gifts’

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers “unwrapped” a case involving 100 packages of marijuana in load of vegetables in San Diego.

Officers spoil the party for smugglers bearing ‘gifts’

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers “unwrapped” a case involving 100 packages of marijuana in load of vegetables in San Diego.

Fresh Summit food bank donation tops 228,000 pounds

The Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit expo was a boon to Anaheim, Calif.-area feeding programs with 228,400 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables going to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

USDA listens to importers, pulls California desert grape proposal

Going against a recommendation from the California desert grape growers,  the USDA has withdrawn a proposal to remove varietal exemptions from the desert grape marketing order.

Visit the ‘Salad Bowl of the World’ at Fresh Summit

The Grower-Shipper Association of Central California is hosting a pavilion at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim, Calif.

Western Growers selects Dave Puglia as president and CEO

Dave Puglia is succeeding Tom Nassif, who is retiring after 18 years as the president and CEO of Western Growers.

California grape estimate lower, but plenty for fall, winter

The California Table Grape Commission has downgraded July projections of the third-largest crop in history to a normal production of 109 million 19-pound boxes.

California grapes featured on menus nationwide

Foodservice operators, including those that service restaurants and healthcare companies, are using California grapes on their menus this fall.

Have a date with Pure Palm Produce at Fresh Summit

Pure Palm Produce is set to exhibit a full lineup of California dates at Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim, Calif.