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C.H. Robinson sliced apples use regional sourcing

10/06/2009 2:56:00 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Striving to provide a snacking option that is not only quick and convenient, Minneapolis-based C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s new sliced apples combine regional sourcing and the trusted Mott’s brand. ... Full story

New CEO of bananas and pineapples named for Chiquita

01/23/2015 3:38:00 PM
A former Dole Food Co. executive is now CEO for bananas and pineapples at Chiquita Brands International Inc. ... Full story

Sun World names new CEO, details strategy

01/27/2015 9:56:00 AM
Bakersfield, Calif.-based Sun World International LLC has named Merrill Dibble as the company’s president and CEO and revealed details of a strategic plan that includes an expansion in California grape acreage and an exit from citrus packing and marketing activities. ... Full story

Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos

06/09/2013 11:37:00 PM
Capitalizing on retailers’ and consumers’ familiarity with Wonderful Brands, Paramount Citrus will market its California-grown clementines and mandarins as Wonderful Halos beginning this fall.

A subsidiary of Los Angeles-based Roll Global LLC, Paramount is relying on Roll’s portfolio of Wonderful Brands to help it maintain its position in the California mandarin deal after selling the Cuties clementine brand to former partner Sun Pacific Cos., Pasadena, Calif. ... Full story

FPFC welcomes 2015 officers

01/26/2015 12:05:00 PM
PASADENA, Calif. — The annual dinner-dance of the Anaheim, Calif.-based Fresh Produce & Floral Council took on added significance this year. ... Full story

Storm closes N.Y., Boston markets

01/26/2015 5:14:00 PM
In advance of a winter blizzard that is forecast to dump as much as two feet or more of snow on parts of New York and New England by Jan. 27, the Hunts Point Terminal Market in the Bronx, N.Y., and the New England Produce Center in Chelsea, Mass. will not operate as usual Jan. 27. ... Full story

Judge clarifies ruling on Vidalia onion start date case

01/26/2015 6:06:00 PM
Georgia’s agriculture commissioner exceeded his authority when he changed the start date for Vidalia onions and he is prohibited from enforcing his packing date rule, even though the case is on appeal, according to a Fulton County Georgia judge. ... Full story

Florida citrus show tackles greening, grapefruit marketing

01/28/2015 12:11:00 PM
FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Grapefruit growers packed the Florida Citrus Show to hear how industry organizations are promoting the fruit, as well as battling the citrus greening disease attacking their groves. ... Full story

UPDATED: Deal clears way for U.S. apples to China

01/26/2015 2:28:00 PM
(UPDATED, 5:20 p.m.) All U.S. grown apples will have access to the Chinese apple market under a deal reach between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Chinese officials. ... Full story

Mexico asparagus production climbing

01/28/2015 3:24:00 PM
With Mexico asparagus volumes expected to gain momentum by the end of the first week in February, and California hitting stride in March, growers and shippers anticipate promotable volumes for Easter. ... Full story
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