New Kershaw takes Domex helm

May 17, 2011 by The Packer
(March 5) YAKIMA, Wash. The new president of one of the Northwest's largest tree fruit shipping operations helps the company founders fulfill their goal to pass leadership roles to their children.

Nash-De Camp to drop stone fruit

May 17, 2011 by The Packer
(March 1) VISALIA, Calif. A large stone fruit and grape grower-shipper, Nash-De Camp Co., is shedding its Central California peach, plum and nectarine programs, according to media reports.

Table grape commission pioneer mourned

May 17, 2011 by The Packer
(Feb. 5) BAKERSFIELD, Calif. Whatever success the California table grape industry has enjoyed in the last three decades, much of it can be traced to the efforts of one man Milan Caratan.

Sambrailo Packaging chairman dies

May 17, 2011 by The Packer
(Feb. 4) WATSONVILLE, Calif. William Sambrailo died doing one of the things he loved best. On Jan. 31, while on a skiing trip in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Sambrailo, chairman of the board of Watsonville-based Sambrailo Pack

Corda joins Fresh Innovations

May 17, 2011 by The Packer
(Jan. 29) SALINAS, Calif. A veteran of one of the Salinas Valley's leading grower-shippers is turning his hand to a start-up company with innovative processing and harvesting technology.

Sunrise Growers adds 500 acres, cooler

May 17, 2011 by The Packer
(Jan. 28) PLACENTIA, Calif. A long-term lease on a 500-acre ranch in San Clemente could bring three quarters of a million more boxes of vegetables and strawberries into the sales capabilities of Sunrise Growers this y