Packer Stories

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.

United Fresh panel examines local challenges


CHICAGO — The local buzz is more like a dull roar among consumers, many of whom are now looking for local before organic. That increasing demand means challenges for retailers and foodservice.

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