Mexico pools marketing in new organization

Aug 15, 2013 by The Packer
For years a leader of the U.S. potato industry, Tim O'Connor now is one of the most visible presences in the avocado business. As of July 1, Avocados From Mexico was doing business, and O'Connor was leading its efforts.

Dierbergs bullish on two new stores

Aug 15, 2013 by The Packer
ST. LOUIS Within a little over a year, Dierbergs Markets Inc. has opened two new stores, and both are departures for the company, said Steve Duello, produce category manager for Chesterfield, Mo.-based Dierbergs.

Jin Ju Wilder joins Valley Fruit & Produce

Aug 09, 2013 by The Packer
Valley Fruit &amp Produce recently added a marketing director's position and promoted a longtime employee. A Valley Fruit &amp Produce consultant, Jin Ju Wilder, is now the Los Angeles company's first marketing direct