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United Fresh promotes Mary Coppola to VP of marketing and communications

The United Fresh Produce Association has promoted Mary Coppola to Vice President, Marketing & Communications. Coppola joined the association in th... continue reading »


ProFood Tech 2019 to feature more than 400 vendors

With top exhibitors like Tetra Pak, Bosch, DuPont and Chr. Hansen leading a who’s who of the industry, ProFood Tech 2019 (March 26-28 at McCormick P... continue reading »


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New line of microwavable mini potatoes hits Canadian market

There is a new line of flavored mini potatoes available in eastern Canada. W.P. Griffin Inc. has announced the launching of Potato Cuisine Microwavea... continue reading »


Church Brothers Farms acquires Growers Express, Green Giant licensing agreement

Salinas, California-based Church Brothers Farms has acquired the commodity vegetable business of Growers Express and a licensing agreement to exte... continue reading »


Mindy Brashears named USDA’s Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Jan. 28 selected three people individuals for senior leadership positions at the U.S. Department of Agri... continue reading »


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Food safety education endowed chair established by University of Arizona

The University of Arizona School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences has received a $1.5 million gift from Victor P. “Vic” Smith to esta... continue reading »


Cider industry show, CiderCon, set for early February in Chicago

More than 900 attendees from across the United States, Canada and Europe and a cider industry trade show with over 100 vendors will meet in downtown C... continue reading »


PMA’s Science & Technology Circle of Excellence Award seeking nominations

Nominations for the Produce Marketing Association's third annual Science & Technology Circle of Excellence Award are being accepted. They are due ... continue reading »


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California leafy greens org, LGMA, hires Greg Komar as technical director

California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has announced that Greg Komar has been hired as the organization’s new technical director. Mike V... continue reading »


Proposed Arizona cold inspection facility would broaden fruit, vegetable availability

An Arizona state investment in a cold inspection facility in Nogales is set to broaden fresh fruit and vegetable availability. Governor Doug Ducey... continue reading »