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BC Tree Fruits names new CEO
BC Tree Fruits Cooperative has named two new senior executives — Todd McMyn as chief executive officer and Ross Dwhytie as chief financial officer. McMyn joined the cooperative effective April 1 and Dwhytie April 8. “We are extremely excited to welcome two solid leaders to the cooperative,” said Chairman of the Board Jeet Dukhia. “The board of directors went through an extensive search for the past number of months to ensure... Read more

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Coliman expanding  in organic bananas
Organic banana sales into the United States are increasing for Coliman Organic, according to Victor Heredia, the firm’s sales manager. Coliman Organic has sold organic bananas into the United States since 2012. The fruit is Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade certified. “Essentially, all of our U.S. banana sales are organic,” he said. “Sales are good. Business... Read more

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Farmer’s Best Texas volume surpasses Nogales
This year, for the first time, the produce volume received through Texas by Farmer’s Best will exceed what is received through the firm’s headquarters facility in Rio Rico, AZ. Thus, it’s a small wonder that the Mexican vegetable giant, Farmer’s Best International, LLC, will be exhibiting at the 2019 Viva Fresh Expo. “This will be our first year exhibiting... Read more

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FiveStar Gourmet Foods continues expansion into retail
FiveStar Gourmet Foods, producers of the Simply Fresh brand, announced the addition of Kate Brooks as vice president of sales-East. Brooks will report to Kristyn Lawson, who was recently named senior vice president of sales. In her new position, Brooks will be responsible for developing strategic sales... Read more