Church Brothers Farms, Salinas, Calif., has entered into partnership with FiveStar Gourmet Foods, which has value-added salads and packaged snacks for retail and a range of fresh-cut items for foodservice operators.
Definitions of sustainability are in no short order, and while there is not a universal definition, many in agriculture see sustainability as achieving triple bottom line benefits to people, planet and profit.
Salinas, Calif.-based vegetable grower-shipper Coastline Family Farms has formed a new dry onion growing/packing joint venture with Echo, Ore.-based Madison Ranches. The new entity is Madison-Cox Onions LLC.
It’s apt that as Earth Day (April 22) raised the awareness of sustainable packaging and alternatives to plastic, a trio of companies have been in strawberry fields testing a prototype cardboard clamshell.