In anticipation of The Packer’s 125th-anniversary issue, we have enjoyed publishing past anniversary articles from the Century of Produce and also posted industry columns for the 125th-anniversary edition.
TQL has its eyes on expansion, adding a second building at its Cincinnati headquarters to accommodate nearly 600 anticipated hires over the next five years as it grows in the third-party logistics industry.
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.
With the Trump administration shifting some federal employees away from the border to deal with increased illegal immigration, commercial shipments of produce from Mexico are taking longer to cross into the U.S.