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.
They say what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger. Greater Montreal's produce professionals are applying that adage more than ever. See what Pierre Dolbec of Vegpro International has to say about 2020.
While some organic grower-shippers seem to favor the stricter enforcement of the USDA's organic regulations proposed, they seem less willing commit to higher fees and stricter enforcement of the rules.
Fresh produce industry associations have joined other agricultural groups in asking the USDA to extend the deadline for producers to receive direct payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.
Democrats on a House Agriculture subcommittee have notified Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue of what they see as inadequacies of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program in serving specialty crop producers.