The Audits Benchmarking Matrix is available for inspection. The Web-based tool allows comparisons of third-party audit organizations and standards most commonly used by the U.S. produce industry, according to a news rel
REEDLEY, Calif. Nearly 20 years of repairing packing line equipment designed and manufactured by others was all Jim Parra could tolerate.
He founded Valley Packline Solutions Inc. Valley Packline Solutions Inc. and b
Caito Bros. Co., a Cleveland-based produce wholesaler that's been around since 1935, closed its doors this week, and has already had almost $300,000 in PACA complaints and trust actions filed against it, as of May 5.
Exchange rates play a role in the U.S. mango market, although not everybody in the mango business agrees how big a role it is.
Exchange rates are of keen interest to mango shippers, who import an overwhelming majority,
The sagging economy has slowed some plans of Schenectady, N.Y.-based Railex LLC, but the refrigerated fresh produce rail service is still aiming to expand into the Southeast within a year. "Railex has suffered as other
importers welcomed cargo improvements at the John F. Kennedy
International Airport and say the changes should help improve produce
air imports.In early March, American Airlines Cargo Division opened a cargo ter
Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield, Calif., is changing the way it processes carrots, using "eco-friendly" carrot wash stations at its Westmoreland, Calif., farm to reduce the amount of soil on the carrots before shipping the
A new audit scheme from Primus subsidiary Azzule Systems is officially approved by the Global Food Safety Initiative, and Primus has already started auditing.The PrimusGFS scheme is one of multiple food safety audit sch
Spokane, Wash.-based Peirone Produce Co. is marking its 65th year in business by moving into a new produce distribution warehouse. "We will nearly triple our current capacity," said Pat Davidson, president and chief exe