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The Produce Moms discusses school meals with Dallas group

Lori Taylor, owner and founder of The Produce Moms, was the featured speaker at a recent Dallas Fresh Food Association meeting.

TIPA golf tournament set

There are still spots for players in the annual Texas International Produce Association Golf Tournament.

SiCar Farms opens South Texas facility, touts sustainability

SiCar Farms has completed a distribution center in McAllen, Texas, and the facility, which can handle three times the previous South Texas capacity, uses conservation processes that SiCar is rolling out company wide.

Viva Fresh raises $30K for new Texas scholarship

The Texas International Produce Association has raised $30,000 for the first year of its scholarship program, with funds from the Viva Fresh Open Golf Tournament.

Texas citrus marketing order seeks members

The Texas Valley Citrus Committee is seeking producer and handler nominees.
May 29, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Citrus, #Texas

Dallas food association donates school salad bar

The Dallas Fresh Food Association has donated a salad bar to Faith Family Academy-Oak Cliff in Dallas.

Catania Worldwide adds South Texas location

Grower, packer and shipper Catania Worldwide has a new location at the IMAS Fresh cold storage facility in McAllen, Texas.

Officials find $18.5 million in drugs in carrot shipment in Texas

Customs and Border Protection officials found $18.5 million worth of methamphetamine in a commercial load of carrots crossing into Pharr, Texas.

Fruit and vegetable industry ally Bhimu Patil honored

Bhimu Patil, Texas A&M University professor and director of the Vegetable Improvement Center, College Station, Texas, has received the Texas A&M University Professorship.

Leonard Pike, Texas onion developer, receives lifetime award

Leonard Pike, pioneer of the Texas 1015 sweet onion and inaugural director of Texas A&M University’s Vegetable Improvement Center, has been posthumously honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.