Freshline Foods vice president Noel Brigido was honored with the Ontario Produce Marketing Association’s Cory Clack-Streef Produce Person of the year award.
A federal inspection “found no deficiencies” at a Crunch Pak facility that produced sliced apples now under recall because of possible listeria contamination, according to company officials.
(UPDATED COVERAGE, Nov. 22) Leonard Batti, a produce and fresh-cut produce industry veteran of more than 30 years, is now president of Taylor Fresh Foods Inc.’s Florida operations in Orlando.
Batti joins the subsidiary of Salinas, Calif.-based Taylor Fresh Foods after working numerous positions in the produce industry, according to the Produce Marketing Association.
Possible listeria contamination spurred Crunch Pak, Cashmere, Wash., to voluntarily recall almost 5,500 cases of apple slices that had been distributed nationwide.
Mid-Atlantic wholesaler Class Produce Group LLC is opening a fresh-cut processing plant.More Packer Stories for Fresh-cut Fruits