FiveStar Gourmet Foods, Ontario, Calif., is introducing a retail and school foodservice line with 12 stock-keeping units, designed to serve families and schools during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Episode 14 of Tip of the Iceberg Podcast, brought to you by The Packer and PMG, features an interview with Chris Keetch, director of produce for The Giant Co., and the banner's sustainability lead Kristin Skovira.
SpartanNash has selected as its new president and CEO Tony Sarsam, who was most recently the CEO at Borden Dairy Co. and before that was CEO of Irwindale, Calif.-based produce industry company Ready Pac Foods.
As in most regions of the U.S., supermarket business in Michigan has been strong since the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year, and foodservice sales dropped dramatically before showing some signs of a rebound.
It's time once again for fall, with apples, pears, squash, pumpkins and more ready for their turn in the spotlight — and it's also time for the folks who merchandise them to enjoy a little spotlight of their own!