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Pacificpro has new venture

Sep 22, 2020 by Jim Offner
Pacificpro Inc. completed a transaction Aug. 1 to acquire the former Washington Harvest cold-storage and packing facility in Wapato, Wash., from Chuck and Annette Hankins, said Marcus Hartmann.

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CMI Orchards boosts volume

Sep 22, 2020 by Jim Offner
CMI Orchards LLC has added more than 4 million boxes of apples, pears and cherries to its yearly volume through strategic partnerships with Yakima Fruit, as well as with Pine Canyon Growers.

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Northwest council adds staff

Sep 21, 2020 by Jim Offner
The Yakima, Wash.-based Northwest Horticultural Council has hired Riley Bushue as its new director of government relations and export programs, said Mark Powers, president.

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L&M adjusts variety balance

Sep 21, 2020 by Jim Offner
Raleigh, N.C.-based L&M Cos. Inc., which operates a branch in Union Gap, Wash., for Northwest fruit, is adjusting its varietal mix this year, said John Long, director of the Washington division.