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PA Veggies launches new state-wide directories

PA Veggies has launched four news directories as an enhancement to the available listing at paveggies.org to service farmers, consumers and wholesale buyers.

John Vena Specialty Produce introduces new logo on 100th anniversary

Philadelphia-based John Vena Specialty Produce is making this year count ­— after all, it’s the company’s 100th anniversary year.

Pennsylvania Produce Month celebrated at produce auction

Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding visited Buffalo Valley Produce Auction in Mifflinburg, Pa., to present the governor’s Pennsylvania Produce Month proclamation to auction manager Neil Courtney.

South Mill Champs introduces more Shrooms snacks, plus coffee, tea

NEW YORK — You’ve seen mushrooms transform into chewy jerky and blend with ground beef into burgers, but you might not have seen this yet.

Longtime Four Seasons buyer Bob Becker Sr. remembered

Robert “Bob” Becker Sr., who worked for Four Seasons Produce Inc. for 41 years, has died after a battle with cancer.

Procacci/Garden State buys A. Vassallo at Phillly market

Procacci Holdings LLC’s Garden State Farms at the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market has expanded with the purchase of a neighbor at the facility, A. Vassallo Inc.

BrightFarms to build second greenhouse in Pennsylvania

New York-based BrightFarms plans to build a 250,000-square-foot greenhouse in Snyder County, Pa. — its second greenhouse in the state.

American Mushroom Institute hires executive director

The American Mushroom Institute has hired Rachel Roberts as executive director.

Exotic mushrooms are wedging their way into the market

A fog envelops visitors who step into one of the 30-plus growing rooms for exotics at Phillips Mushroom Farms in Kennett Square, Pa.