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2021-05-03
Sun World International LLC, a global fruit genetics and licensing company, has granted six additional licenses to Egyptian table grape grower/marketers, bringing the total Egyptian licensees to seven. Two new Italian table grape grower/marketers have also been appointed as part of the company’s strategy to extend its reach in these high-potential gateway markets, bringing the total Italian licensees to 10.
2021-05-03
Big Chuy & Sons is joining with Tajín Seasonings for a promotion featuring Big Chuy brand watermelons and Tajin Seasonings. The bins will start distribution just prior to Cinco de Mayo and will be available throughout the year.
2021-05-03
Andrew Dewsnup, who served as president of Greenfield Fresh, the San Francisco Bay area produce brokerage he founded in 2002, died at the age of 60.
2021-05-03
Bozzuto's Inc., a leading food distributor serving the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states, hosted its annual Independent Retailer Conference April 20-21 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT.
2021-05-03
Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility were busy recently with a seizure of alleged methamphetamine valued at $8.2 million discovered within a commercial shipment of fresh strawberries.
2021-05-03
Stemilt and its company-owned-and-managed orchards earned their Bee Friendly Farming certification earlier this month through Pollinator Partnership located in California. Pollinator Partnership and its Bee Friendly Farming program was created to help ensure the future of both pollinators and sustainable agriculture as it expands across North America and around the globe.
2021-05-02
Philadelphia-based Ryeco continues to invest to keep business current. Last year, the company purchased a new 30,000 square-foot warehouse in South Philadelphia to support its PWPM facility and operations. “We use it to support our main store here at the market,” said Filindo Colace, vice president operations at Ryeco. “We can store more items there to send to the market as needed and it enables us to handle more variety of product.”
2021-04-30
The Southeast Produce Council held its first STEP-UPP Virtual Classroom within the SEPC Virtual Garden on Wednesday, April 28. STEP-UPP, which is an acronym for Southeast Training Education Program for Upcoming Produce Professionals, is SEPC’s flagship program giving retail and foodservice produce professionals a greater understanding of the industry through an emphasis on strategic orientation, personal leadership and hands-on field experience. 
2021-04-30
Parker Farms enjoys an outstanding reputation for providing its clients with top-quality produce items consistently and efficiently. While many factors have contributed to the company’s success over the years, the most important one is the fact that it builds long-lasting relationships with its grower partners.
2021-04-30
Weis Markets Inc. Chairman, President and CEO Jonathan H. Weis announced the company’s plans to invest $135 million in its growth during 2021. Weis made the announcement during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Sunbury, PA. He said the company continues to invest in new stores, remodels, fuel centers, information technology upgrades and more than a thousand smaller store improvement projects.