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Sysco’s purchase of U.S. Foods stirs anti-trust talk

12/12/2013 3:07:00 PM
Some financial analysts predict Sysco Corp. will have to divest part of its operations before the government will approve its planned purchase of competitor U.S. Foods, but the distributor’s chief executive said he’s not worried. ... Full story

If not for Michelle

05/28/2014 10:51:00 AM
Where would school nutrition standards be without First Lady Michelle Obama? The lady has certainly done more than her share to promote healthy eating in the last several years, and her remarks to school nutrition leaders yesterday were another example of her forceful presence. If Republicans are pushing back against school nutrition standards as a political statement against the Obama Administration, that is unfortunate. Here are some of the first lady’s remarks May 27: ... Full story

Urban Produce opens growing facility

07/15/2014 10:22:00 AM
Urban Produce LLC is opening its first patented high-density vertical growing system. ... Full story

Martori Farms boosts Kandy Lemondrop production

06/12/2013 12:16:00 PM
Martori Farms will ship a specialty melon in higher volumes this summer. ... Full story

School nutrition standard opt-out is Congress’ cop-out

05/30/2014 9:32:00 AM
The battle in Congress over rolling back school meals standards the past few weeks has been one of the most frustrating of my career. ... Full story

SNA members need help with their homework

07/07/2014 10:45:00 AM
Lobbyists and members of the School Nutrition Association need some special tutoring sessions on building successful school meals with fresh produce. ... Full story

Ruskin’s new packaging spotlights spinach

08/22/2006 12:00:00 AM
(Aug. 22) Miami fresh-cut processor and distributor Ruskin Packaging Inc. has redesigned its packaging with a new look that features more colors for its signature savoy-type spinach.

The company decided it was time to change the look of the standard fresh-cut spinach pack, said Andy Garcia III, vice president. ... Full story

2014 Georgia Farmer of the Year named

04/02/2014 11:35:00 AM
Philip Grimes of Docia Farms, Tifton, Ga., is the winner of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Georgia Farmer of the Year award. ... Full story

USDA tests South American fruit programs at U.S. ports

07/15/2014 1:34:00 PM
Beginning Sept. 1, citrus fruit, grapes and blueberries from South America should be arriving sooner and lasting longer on retailers’ shelves in the Southeast U.S. as the Port of Savannah begins a pilot program. ... Full story

New Orleans Cold Storage announces two promotions

03/03/2014 10:51:00 AM
New Orleans Cold Storage, New Orleans, La., has announced the promotions of two staff members to senior positions. ... Full story
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