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Western Growers hires Eric Trost for insurance services group

Western Growers, Irvine, Calif., has hired Eric Trost as vice president of employee benefits for the Insurance Services group.

Domex Superfresh Growers’ Bob Kershaw remembered

Robert “Bob” Chester Kershaw, a founder of Domex Superfresh Growers, Yakima, Wash., has died. He was 81.

LeMay succeeds Radanovich at CFFA

Ian LeMay is the new president of the California Fresh Fruit Association, Fresno.

Mike Bradley joins Produce Alliance as COO

Produce Alliance, Chicago, has hired Mike Bradley as chief operating officer.

Spring lamb BBQ raises funds for cancer research

Sixty years ago, John Moncovich and his friends planned a barbecue with some friends in the Watsonville, Calif., area to raise some funds for charity.

Meg Buchsbaum joins National Mango Board

PALM SPRINGS — Meg Buchsbaum, most recently the national produce merchandiser for C&S Wholesale Grocers, is now the retail account manager on the East Coast for the National Mango Board.

The next generation in produce is getting louder

As I explore and meet people at farms, terminal markets and conferences in the Northeast, I’ve noticed something which I suspect is happening nationwide.
May 10, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Opinion, #New York, #Vermont, #People

Kelly Davis joins EPC executive board

Kelly Davis, director of produce and floral of Allegiance Retail Services, Iselin, N.J., has joined the Eastern Produce Council’s executive board.
May 09, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #People

West Mexico import veteran Al Bernardi remembered

Al Bernardi, who helped established a Nogales, Ariz., brokerage as the area became a key link to imported produce, has died.

Fruit World hires Cindy Richter in business development role

Cindy Richter is the new director of business development at Fruit World Co., Reedley, Calif.