Fresh Avenue, which has facilities in Salinas, Calif., and Yuma, Ariz., is launching in-season fresh consolidation services at those locations, which serve as Fresh Avenue’s western base of operations.
Long-time Twin City produce companies H. Brooks & Co. and its affiliates, and J&J Distributing are being acquired and consolidated into a new company, known as New Harvest Foods, helmed by industry veteran Ron Carkoski.
The dog days of summer arrived a bit early for shippers of California grapes and tree fruit, but strong quality and big volume leave the door open for ample promotion opportunities through August and September.
For the third year in a row, Morning Kiss Organic has earned an AA Food Safety Rating certification from the British Retail Consortium, an accreditation body for Global Food Safety Initiative certifications.
California’s drought is worsening, and blazes have charred more acres in the first six months of this year than they did in the same period in 2017, a year that ultimately set records for destruction and deaths.