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UPDATED: Port truck strike muddies waters; exports slow

11/17/2014 5:22:27 PM

(UPDATED COVERAGE Nov. 20) A strike of Los Angeles port truck drivers expanded the week before Thanksgiving... Read more.


U.S. Potato Board hosts seminar for chefs

11/17/2014 4:45:03 PM

Fourteen chefs attended the U.S. Potato Board’s annual Global Potato Seminar at the Culinary Institute... Read more.


New controlled atmosphere system can boost shelf life

11/17/2014 1:29:57 PM

A new tool is available to ocean shippers of fresh produce to help delay decay and lengthen shelf... Watch Video.



Apio expands vegetable salad line

11/17/2014 1:05:39 PM

Apio Inc. is targeting demand for convenience and nutrient-dense vegetables with a pair of kits that... Read more.


Record turnout for QPMA annual oyster party

11/17/2014 12:52:47 PM

More than 550 attended the recent annual oyster party sponsored by the Quebec Produce Marketing Association,... Read more.


Abate Fetel pear prepares for U.S.

11/17/2014 11:47:58 AM

Organizzazione Interprofessionale Pera sponsored a tasting event featuring exotic uses of Italy’s Abate Fetel pear. According... Read more.


RPE hires sales VP

11/17/2014 11:05:19 AM

Potato and onion specialist RPE Inc. has hired a vice president of sales, and is expanding a focus... Read more.



Mastronardi receives lifetime award

11/17/2014 10:49:02 AM

Mastronardi/SUNSET Produce chairman Don Mastronardi was honored at the Ontario Produce Marketing Association Gala with... Read more.


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