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.
After numerous industry questions and an exchange of letters between national trade associations and the USDA, Tom Stenzel believes it is time to focus on the positives of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.
The USDA now has the authority under the Defense Production Act to help prevent supply interruptions at FDA-regulated food facilities, including farms, packinghouses and fresh-cut processing facilities.