SAN ANTONIO — The Packer's retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these news items on the show floor at the Viva Fresh Expo.
AMERICA BERRY FARMS: Salesmen Adrian Mendez (left) and Freddy Jimenez speak with booth visitors about the year-round strawberry program from Fillmore, Calif.-based America Berry Farms. The company sources from Oxnard, Salinas, Santa Maria, and Watsonville, Calif., and Baja California and central Mexico. The company manages between 300 and 400 acres and does both foodservice and retail business. America Berry Farms distributes mostly to California, Texas and elsewhere in the Midwest.