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IPC launches new national television commercial
For the past two years, the Idaho Potato Commission's national television commercial has featured the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck and a perplexed potato farmer who can't seem to keep tabs on it and its fun-loving Tater Team. Now, the IPC has launched a new national television commercial that again features the now-famous farmer searching for his truck but this year his search soars to news heights with the help... Read more

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Community-Suffolk has gone super high-tech with new system
Tommy Piazza, partner, corporate clerk and executive in charge of potatoes for Community-Suffolk Inc., located at the Boston Market Terminal in Everett, MA, announced to The Produce News that the company has successfully implemented a new computer system referred to as an information technology infrastructure. “The system enables our sales people to check inventory,... Read more

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Lone Star focuses on service
There are some things Trent Bishop, sales manager of Lone Star Citrus Groves in Mission, TX, and one of the company’s founders, just can’t control. One of those is the disposition of his competitors. When Lone Star was formed in 2007, there were a bit more than a handful of packer-shippers in south Texas in the citrus industry.Lone Star’s Texas Sweeties packed... Read more

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Maglio & Co. announces new director of sales and marketing
Maglio & Co. has announced the addition of Paul Schulz, the new director of sales and marketing who joined the company this month. For more than 25 years Schulz has served the food industry as a top-performing sales and marketing professional. His proven track record includes establishing and managing... Read more

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PMA TV recaps Fresh Summit 2014
Two years after a record-breaking convention in Anaheim, CA, PMA Fresh Summit returned to the city with a new record number of exhibitors and produce industry members from more than 60 countries around the world. Oct. 17 Oct. 18 Oct. 19 Read more