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The Produce Moms founder presents at Wellness Your Way Festival

Lori Taylor, founder and CEO of The Produce Moms, was a featured guest at the Wellness Your Way Festival in Denver, Colo., earlier this month.

Wholesum promotes Tina Federico to business development

Wholesome has promoted Tina Federico to business development representative.

United Fresh seeking Lifetime Achievement Award nominations

The United Fresh Produce Association is seeking nominations for the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Aug 28, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #United Fresh, #People

There are many ways to celebrate National Fruits and Veggies Month

The Produce for Better Health Foundation is challenging consumers to eat more produce during September, National Fruits and Veggies Month, and is giving advice on how to achieve that.
Aug 27, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #People, #PBH

Steve Lutz joins Category Partners as VP of insights, innovation

Steve Lutz has joined Category Partners LLC, Idaho Falls, Idaho, as vice president of Insights and Innovation.
Aug 26, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #People

Jeff Colombini starts term as chairman of U.S. Apple Association

Jeff Colombini, a third-generation grower and owner of Lodi Farming Inc., Stockton, Calif., is the new chairman of the U.S. Apple Association.

New York-based Bowery Farming hires two new executives

Bowery Farming, headquartered in New York with farms in Kearny, N.J., hired two new executives to oversee the company’s marketing and sales operations.

Fifth-generation owner of Fowler Farms dies

John V. Fowler, one of the fifth-generation owners of Fowler Farms, Wolcott, N.Y., has died.

Progressive Produce hires Dominic DeFranco as VP of sales

Progressive Produce, Los Angeles, has hired Dominic DeFranco as vice president of sales.

Pacific Organic adds to sales and grower relations

Pacific Organic Produce, San Francisco, has hired Gerry Chua, Manuel Pinon and Tina  Barnes to it sales and grower relations teams.