ST. PAUL, Minn. Salinas, Calif.-based Fresh Express will enjoy an expanded presence in the Midwest particularly in Supervalu store produce departments thanks in large part to a new facility and new products.
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.
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.
SAN ANTONIO Not shy about being an advocate for agriculture, J Allen Carnes, owner of Uvalde-based Winter Garden Produce now has his sights set on the Texas Commissioner of Agriculture.
Carnes, 38, is running for the
Taylor Farms has voluntarily stopped production and shipment of all salad mixes, leafy greens or salad mix components from its operations in Mexico to the U.S. until further notice, according to the Food and Drug Admini
Robb Bertels is the new director of strategic marketing at Mission Produce Inc., Oxnard, Calif. Bertels is a 25-year veteran of the fresh produce industry, according to a news release from the company.
David Murdock, chairman of the board and chief executive officer for Dole Food Co. Inc. has reached an agreement with the board to buy the company and take it private for the second time in a decade. Murdock signed a de
Valley Fruit & Produce recently added a marketing director's position and promoted a longtime employee. A Valley Fruit & Produce consultant, Jin Ju Wilder, is now the Los Angeles company's first marketing direct