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2021-05-07
Despite the ups and downs of the past year, Philadelphia’s B.R.S. Produce has been able to keep a steady business flowing for customers. “We’ve been able to maintain the same people and the same space,” said Rick Milavsky, B.R.S. president. “I have a great work crew and we’ve worked hard over the past year to continue to serve our customers with the best products at good volume,” he said.
2021-05-07
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, marketers and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, announced the election of two additional members to its board of directors: Lori Tauber Marcus and Kristin Colber-Baker.
2021-05-07
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 9, and what better way to treat the special lady (or ladies) in your life than by whipping up a delicious brunch or dessert? It’s no secret that moms love something sweet, and these recipes are a double whammy — sweet in thought and in flavor! So let mom sit back, relax and indulge in some yummy goodness this Mother’s Day by making her one — or all (no judgement here!) — of these recipes!  
2021-05-07
Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. and its partner companies Mike & Mike’s Organics, Islands West Manufacturers, and Emperor Specialty Foods were named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies over the past decade. This prestigious national award is sponsored by CIBC, Deloitte Private, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and TMX Group.
2021-05-07
Jim Leimkuhler’s produce career briefly began in Wisconsin potato fields, blossomed in an accounting office in Cincinnati and found its niche in the corner suite of Progressive Produce LLC in Los Angeles.  From those different perches he enjoyed a long career in the industry, excelling in many different areas and working with many different commodities. After 35 years in the business, he retired from Progressive on March 31, 2021.
2021-05-07
Wonderful Pistachios, long-time supporter of championship boxer Jose Ramirez, is proud to sponsor him in the ring once again as he faces Josh Taylor on May 22 for the junior welterweight unification title, Ramirez’s biggest fight yet. If victorious, Ramirez would become the first Mexican American junior welterweight boxing champion and only the second undisputed junior welterweight champion of the four-belt era. The main event fight will take place at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas and will be broadcast live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes (simulcast on ESPN+).
2021-05-07
As a licensed customs brokerage company specializing in providing customs brokerage services to importers of fresh produce, J&K Produce appreciates all the amazing work that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection has done during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2021-05-07
To Chris Ciruli, chief operating officer of Ciruli Bros., based in Nogales, AZ, the numbers speak for themselves. “Last week (April 25 to May 1), 3.7 million cartons of mangos came into the United States. With that type of volume, you’d expect prices to be on the decline, but the demand is still very strong.”
2021-05-06
Fresh fruits and vegetables came to life to celebrate the hard work and dedication of school lunch heroes on National School Lunch Hero Day, May 7. Studies show that some of the healthiest meals of the day for school children come from school lunch programs because many school children don’t have access to healthy fruits and vegetables at home. The DNO team is committed to continuing to raise awareness to continue to work toward easy access for fresh-cut produce options to support school meal foodservice providers.
2021-05-06
Noting that “there are still a lot of potatoes out there,” Skyline Potato Co. General Manager Les Alderete said his Center, CO, shed will ship the remainder of its 2020 crop into August this year. He added, “We have quite a bit left, and we think we’ll go the first two weeks into August, about a week or so longer than normal if demand keeps up.”