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Produce companies sue ocean carrier because of cold chain issues


Eight produce companies have filed federal court cases this year seeking more than $280,000 from a New York City shipping company for failing to maintain correct refrigeration temperatures, the most recent involving avocados from Peru.

Bridges Produce inks deal with cranberry packer


Organic specialist Bridges Produce has partnered with a cranberry packer.

$13 million in farm bill for organic certification reimbursements


Producers and handlers can now access $13 million in farm bill funds to help offset the costs of organic certification.

Produce: The envy of the other departments


CHICAGO — The margins are slim, the weather is a continuous threat and the hours are long, but the fresh produce industry is still a money maker and expected to provide increasing revenues for growers, shippers and retailers as Americans pursue better health.

Sundance Organics expands facility, staff


CHICAGO – It’s expansion season at Sundance Organics, where a larger staff and additional warehouse space are in the works to meet customer demands.

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