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2021-05-05
Ocean Mist Farms, a leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S., hired John Georgalos as sales commodity manager. In this role, he will be responsible for managing iceberg lettuce, Ocean Mist Farms’ leaf program (red, green and Romaine), and will handle select key accounts for the company.
2021-05-05
United Natural Foods Inc. is adding 53 all-electric transport refrigerated trailer units to its fleet located at the company’s Riverside, CA, distribution center. This effort is in keeping with UNFI’s Better for All 2030 Environmental, Social & Governance agenda, and the company’s commitments to take innovative action on global social and environmental issues that help transform the future of food.
2021-05-05
With more than a century of history tied to the Philadelphia food scene, John Vena, president of John Vena Inc., feels very strongly that this is where the company belongs.
2021-05-05
Potato sales for Q3 (January through March 2021) of marketing year 2021 have caught up to the changed buying habits that the pandemic brought about. March 2020 was an unprecedented time for potato sales in grocery stores as panic buying began a yearlong streak of record-high sales in dollars and volume. It is no surprise that sales in March of 2021 could not keep up with the buying patterns that occurred in that crazy month a year ago.
2021-05-05
Red Sun Farms has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. This makes it the eighth consecutive year that Red Sun Farms has received this recognition, giving the organization the prestigious Platinum Club Status.
2021-05-05
Vanguard International has added new talent to its team with the hiring of Ignacio Ugarte in Chile and Fanny Robles in Peru. Ugarte is an agronomist with years of produce industry experience. Ignacio’s past roles include quality controller with Decofrut as well as the operations manager at Aconex USA and Sun Valley. He also had a tenure with a Chilean produce platform based in Bangkok, Thailand, and for the last five years held the role of procurement manager in Chile and South America with Aozora New Zealand.
2021-05-05
Farmstead announced its expansion into a fifth major city: Austin, TX. The company will bring its online grocery service to the area by mid-2021. The waitlist for service has opened and is limited to the first 1,000 people.
2021-05-05
Get ready for a family-night fiesta with Mexican Street Salad with Cloud 9 Tomatoes!
2021-05-05
Country Fresh and Sun Rich USA, two divisions previously part of the Fresh Food Group, will now operate as a standalone company under the Country Fresh name following the completion of the acquisition of Country Fresh and Sun Rich USA assets by a group consisting of Stellex Capital Management, previous management, and Country Fresh’s original founder. The new parent entity will operate under the Country Fresh name and provide Country Fresh and Sun Rich USA brand products.
2021-05-05
Proving its adaptability for 20 years and beyond, Oppy has been chosen as one of Canada’s Best Managed companies yet again, as the grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce emerges from an unprecedented year.