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Giumarra grower partner builds health facilities

09/25/2014 3:09:00 PM
The asparagus grower partner of The Giumarra Cos. recently completed construction of dental and optometry centers for its employees and their family members. ... Full story

Peirone Produce opens warehouse

02/23/2010 12:24:33 PM

Spokane, Wash.-based Peirone Produce Co. is marking its 65th year in business by moving into a new produce distribution warehouse.

“We will nearly triple our current capacity,” said Pat Davidson, president and chief executive officer. “We’ve done a first-class new construction.”

... Full story

Deardorff Organics expands capacity, staff

09/29/2014 5:20:00 PM
Deardorff Family Farms, Oxnard, Calif., is expanding its organic vegetable production this fall and winter and has named Tyler Clear to its organic sales staff. ... Full story

Katie's Krops offers lesson in cause marketing

08/15/2012 6:44:00 AM
CHICAGO -- The example of a 13-year-old girl’s efforts to feed people in need offered inspiration to produce businesspeople attending the Aug. 14 keynote session of the Midwest Produce Conference and Expo. ... Full story

FDA kinder and gentler than NSA (we think)

11/04/2013 12:31:00 PM
True enough, it is funny, but poking at the National Security Agency should not be done without serious pause. The graphic artist that designed a T-shirt with the NSA emblem and the follow-on words “The NSA: the only part of government that actually listens” has been sued by the agency to take the shirts off the market. This news report indicates he is fighting Big Brother on the matter. ... Full story

Plan helps unify battle against citrus greening

12/12/2013 3:37:00 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has created a unified emergency response plan for citrus greening to streamline efforts among state and federal groups. ... Full story

Jack’s Salute grape honors the late Jack Pandol

09/22/2011 11:48:00 AM
Bakersfield, Calif.-based International Food Genetics has created Jack’s Salute, a new grape variety, designed to honor the late Jack Pandol Sr. ... Full story

Sunkist returns to snack nut category

03/06/2012 4:38:00 PM
The Sunkist label is returning to the snack nut category with nine new products and three packaging formats starting in March.

Five of those — trail mix blends — are expected to start shipping by April. ... Full story

Men are goofs, but they buy produce, don't they?

04/12/2013 5:51:00 PM
Much of popular media and numerous advertising messages aren’t kind to men in general and dads in particular. ... Full story

U.S. could revoke preferential treatment for Canadian exporters

09/24/2014 10:30:00 AM
A day of reckoning may soon arrive for Canadian produce exporters who ship to the U.S. market. ... Full story
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