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National Potato Council lobbies for USMCA, expanded trade with China

Potato industry leader Dan Moss voiced support for immediate Congressional approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and expanded potato trade with China at a White House trade event May 23. 

Dawn Winsauer promoted to VP slot at PSSI

Dawn Winsauer has been promoted to vice president of operations at PSSI, a food safety and contract sanitation provider.

Oppy kicks off greenhouse deal

The British Columbia greenhouse pepper season is underway at Randhawa Farms and Origin Organic Farms

Ken Corbett Farms creates sales arm

Ken Corbett Farms LLC, Lake Park, Ga., has created a sales arm — Grower Network LLC.

D’Arrigo California recognized for energy, water savings

D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California, Salinas, has received the Climate Change Advocate Award, recognizing the company for projects including solar power and water-saving techniques.

Generation Farms boosts organics

Lake Park, Ga.-based Generation Farms is building on a recently expanded line of colored sweet onions, said Lauren Dees, sales and marketing manager.

Keystone Fruit trials red sweet onion

Keystone Fruit Marketing Inc., has upgraded its onion facility in Walla Walla, Wash., and is working to develop its line of Walla Walla red sweet onions, said Dan Borer, general manager.

Sev-Rend Corp. sees demand for recyclable packs

Collinsville, Ill.-based packaging manufacturer Sev-Rend Corp. is seeing increased focus on recyclable packaging, said Jeff Watkin, marketing director.

L&M Cos. Inc. takes onions year-round

L&M Cos. Inc. now has onions year-round, said Derek Ennis, the Raleigh, N.C.-based grower-shipper’s sales director for potatoes and onions.

Cherry exporters hope for easier access to China in 2019

Northwest cherry exporters hope trade negotiators quickly produce a key that will open up the Chinese market to their goods.