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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.

Charlie's Produce acquires Better Life Organics

Charlie’s Produce, Seattle, has acquired Better Life Organics, Los Angeles.

On scene: A visit to Tudor Ranch in Coachella Valley, Ca.

COACHELLA VALLEY, Calif. — The Packer's Northeast editor, Amy Sowder, goes west to join the farm tours at West Coast Produce Expo. 

Dried plums no longer: California prunes have new brand

The California Dried Plum Board is once again embracing “prunes,” 19 years after changing its name and the way the dried fruit was marketed.

Short-season Angelcots from Frieda’s available soon

With the start of summer, white-flesh Angelcots are available from Frieda’s Inc., Los Alamitos, Calif.

Booth registration open at Organic Grower Summit

Registration is now open for exhibit booths at the Organic Grower Summit.