Week-in-Review

  WEEK-IN-REVIEW

Chiquita struggles with costs, prepares for merger

08/15/2014 9:43:50 AM

A one-two punch of increased banana costs and decreased sales of packaged salads left Chiquita Brands... Read more.


Sysco Corp. names new officers

08/15/2014 9:44:31 AM

Sysco Corp. has announced new officers to help lead the company after its pending merger with US Foods... Watch Video.


Mixons planning to depart Dole

08/15/2014 10:05:59 AM

The Mixon brothers are planning to leave Dole. Keith Mixon, president of Dole Berry Co. LLC, Watsonville,... Read more.



UPDATED: Russia bans U.S. produce

08/08/2014 12:01:09 PM

(UPDATED COVERAGE, Aug. 7) Putting at risk a key market for Northwest tree fruit, grapes and California... Read more.


American Foodservice president retires

08/08/2014 12:25:09 PM

After nearly 50 years in the bustle and rush of the produce business, Lucian LaBarba is taking a step... Read more.


Baloian Farms patriarch dies at age 92

08/08/2014 12:04:03 PM

Ed Baloian, chairman of the board of Baloian Farms, Fresno, Calif., died Aug. 2 at the age of 92. Despite... Watch Video.


Tanimura & Antle co-chairman Bob Antle dies

08/08/2014 12:00:45 PM

Bob Antle, board co-chairman of Salinas, Calif.-based grower-shipper Tanimura & Antle, died Aug. 3. He... Read more.



From the show floor: PMA Foodservice 2014 booths 1

08/08/2014 11:56:10 AM

The Packer Editor Greg Johnson and staff writer Mike Hornick collected the following news items July... Read more.


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