San Francisco-based CDS Distributing Inc. will have a significant increase in volume of Smitten variety apples this season, as the company marks its 40th year in business, said Jan Garrett, vice president of marketing.
Retailers, suppliers and others in the Northern California produce industry continue to find that the Anaheim, Calif.-based Fresh Produce & Floral Council plays an important role in the region’s produce industry.
Jennifer Garner, who recently added organic entrepreneur to her resume, is the keynote speaker at The Organic Center’s 15th annual benefit dinner March 8 at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, Calif.
Carbonella Desarbo Inc., New Haven, Conn., posted a $100,000 surety bond to employ David Makas, who was previously named in a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act action, according to a news release.
The USDA has cited Tomato Specialties LLC, doing business as The Avocado Co. International, for making false and misleading statements for a fraudulent purpose and failing to account truly and correctly.