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2022-06-21
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, produce professionals have talked about ever-increasing strong sales as people cooked at home more and were anxious to incorporate healthy foods into their diets. The re-opening of restaurants gave the industry a boost as well, but when talking about 2022, Jason Turek said sales have slowed down.
2022-06-21
It has been dubbed the Great Resignation, and refers to the record number of Americans that have voluntarily quit their jobs in the past year.
2022-06-21
This year Red Sun Farms' Sweetpops took home the 2022 Hottest Tomato, for the Bite Size Tomato Award at the 2022 Greenhouse Competition in Leamington, ON. “We truly believe that our Sweetpop tomatoes are absolutely the best-tasting tomato, but it is an honor to have them recognized as having the Hottest Bite Size tomato amongst a community that specializes in greenhouse perfection,” said Carlos Visconti, Red Sun CEO of Canada and U.S. operations.
2022-06-20
Duda Farm Fresh Foods, a wholly owned subsidiary of Duda and a leading grower of fresh vegetables and citrus, announced the company’s president, Samuel (Sammy) Duda, has been named CEO-elect of Duda. This decision marks the culmination of a nearly year-long process led by Duda’s board of directors with support from an international leadership advisory firm.
2022-06-20
Since its founding in 1948, D’Arrigo New York has established itself as a leader in the New York State produce industry. The experience of its leaders and staff have helped it navigate numerous challenges over the last two years, and it appears that things are heading in the right direction for the company in 2022.
2022-06-20
John Catsimatidis, chairman and CEO of Red Apple Group and subsidiary Gristedes and D’Agostino Supermarkets, announced that Joe Parisi has been named president of Gristedes and D’Agostino’s, Manhattan’s largest chain of supermarkets.
2022-06-20
Nature Fresh Farms once again claimed top honors at the annual Greenhouse Competitions, receiving recognition for its red Bell pepper and Black Label Hiiros, which won Best Overall in their respective categories.
2022-06-20
Inflationary concerns are an issue. The direction of the economy is being watched by pundits, economists and businesses throughout the country and the world.
2022-06-20
The Eastern Produce Council hosted its 47th annual golf outing June 14 at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg, NJ. Following golf and a cocktail hour and dinner, Rich Martin, a member of the EPC’s Golf Committee, recognized the winning team of Raul Millan, Eurice Rojas, Oscar Castro and Johnnie Pandolfino of Vision Import Group, as well as second place team Ed Swartz of Nagoya, Kurt Zuhlke of Produce Packaging and Mark Gartenfeld.
2022-06-20
Inflationary pressures, ongoing COVID-19 worries, labor shortages and supply chain issues continue to dominate business discussions. How should produce companies react to these concerns when designing marketing plans or launching new products?