About 4.2 million people live and eat in the greater Montreal metro area, a population that growers, wholesalers, retailers, restaurants and marketers want to feed with their fresh produce as much as possible
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.
The coronavirus has caused major shifts in the onion business, and grower-shippers across the Idaho-Eastern Oregon region say they are working to stay ahead of changes that sometimes come with little or no notice.
Episode 12 of Tip of the Iceberg Podcast, brought to you by The Packer and PMG, features an interview with Shay Myers, CEO of Parma, Idaho-based Owyhee Produce and The Packer’s 2020 Produce Man of the Year.
Editor-in-chief Tom Karst, news editor Chris Koger and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss news items of note this week, from a Fresh Summit sneak peek to a recall roundup to columns from industry veterans.