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2021-07-14
Allegiance Retail Services, LLC held its annual Member Meeting on June 30, 2021. After months of social distancing and dealing with the pressures the coronavirus placed on the grocery industry, co-op members, board and management came together in-person to share smiles, handshakes, and experiences of the past year.
2021-07-14
Explore new flavor combinations with this Fried Shrimp and Cucumber Salad recipe! Different regions in the South are known for certain flavors and dishes. Louisiana is well-known for their Cajun and Creole recipes like gumbo, jambalaya, étouffée and more! Many old-school Cajun recipes take hours to simmer and meld flavors together, but you can shorten that time with the right spices and the freshest ingredients.
2021-07-14
Sales of Hass avocados kicked off the New Year with four-year record highs through first quarter key holidays, including the Big Game, Valentine’s Day, and St. Patrick’s Day.
2021-07-14
The PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo will be Christopher Ranch’s moment to re-engage with customers that believe in its All-American garlic message. “During the pandemic, there was a national shortage of garlic, and we want to let our customers know that we’ve adapted and planned for the future,” said Ken Christopher, executive vice president of the Gilroy, CA-based company.
2021-07-14
The Northwest pear industry recently elected new officers during their annual meeting. With the confidence and support of the marketing organization, the newly elected officers to Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) will lead the board, and the elected officers to the Fresh Pear Committee (FPC) will lead the committee in accordance with Marketing Order 927: Pears Grown in Oregon and Washington. Scott Martinez of the Medford, OR growing region will be the new PBNW Chairman, with Jordan Matson from Yakima, WA elected as 1st Vice Chair.
2021-07-14
With the ever-growing demand for quality avocado products, Fresh Avenue is excited to announce their newest offering: the GoVerden line of guacamole and avocado pulp for foodservice and retail. GoVerden Fresh is a US-owned subsidiary of Guacamole de la Sierra, a family company of third generation avocado growers. With 6,000 acres of avocado groves, they bring consistent and plentiful supply all year around. GoVerden Fresh is also the only major vertically integrated grower/processor in the region and has a new facility with ample capacity for growth.
2021-07-13
The Board of Directors of Peak of the Market is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Kolochuk as their new chief executive officer. Kolochuk joined Peak of the Market in 2017 as chief financial officer and succeeds outgoing CEO Larry McIntosh. She assumed responsibilities on July 9.
2021-07-13
Offering premium organic and conventional avocados from California, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico, Oppy is now using Apeel’s plant-based solution to extend the shelf life of its Eco Farms avocados grown in Mexico.
2021-07-13
“Potandon welcomes Darin to his role as CFO of our company," said Mel Davenport, CEO of Potandon Produce. "Darin will be a key part of our Senior Management team as we move Potandon towards an even more significant role in the fresh produce sector.  We are excited to have someone of his talent level joining our company.”
2021-07-13
“As a millennial, it’s no surprise, from a very early age I was taught about the ‘Three R’s’ of environmental responsibility and sustainability, ‘Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle,’” said Madison Wilson, marketing coordinator for Village Farms Greenhouse Grown brand.  “For many of my peers, the 3 R’s are now ingrained into our daily routines and life practices.” Finding reusable options, using less, and recycling have simply become a way of life for this generation.