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WP Rawl donates produce for free farmers market

South Carolina School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties has teamed up with Pelion-based WP Rawl to host a free farmers market with fresh vegetables grown by the greens company.

Time to plan for Rushing Rivers pears in fall line-up

Stemilt Growers is encouraging retailers to plan ahead to include varieties of Rushing Rivers pears in their fall line-up.

Bosch sells Packaging Technology business

Bosch is selling its Waiblingen, Germany-based packaging machinery business, which includes equipment used to package fresh produce, to Luxemburg-based CVC Capital Partners.

Mike Pirrone Produce names new president, Joe Pirrone returns

Mike Pirrone Produce, Capac, Mich., has promoted Matthew DeBlouw to president.

Mexico retail business trending online

Mexico’s retailers are trending toward e-commerce, a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report says.

Truck rates steady in mid-July

Truck rates were mostly steady in mid-July.

Choptank Transport promotes three women

Three women have been promoted at Choptank Transport, Preston, Md.

New York growers weigh in on proposed farm laborer overtime law

NEW YORK — Some of the state's fresh produce industry leaders say the proposed New York Farm Laborer Fair Labor Practices Act will hurt the agricultural industry, but they are relieved for a bit of compromise.

Packer Insight - Jason Klinowski talks Mexican tomato trade

The Packer’s Editor Tom Karst talked with Jason Klinowski, agricultural and food law attorney on July 17.

Ryan Meyer joins Monterey Mushrooms

Monterey Mushrooms, Watsonville, Calif., has hired Ryan Meyer as sales finance manager.