mergers

PMA, United Fresh announce name of new organization, full board of directors

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association leaders provided a series of updates Oct. 28 for the new association that's c... continue reading »

FoodChain ID acquires product development firm Hamilton Grant

FoodChain ID, a provider of technology-enabled food safety, quality, and sustainability solutions, has acquired Hamilton Grant, a global provider of p... continue reading »

Peterson Farms acquires juicing company Lakewood Organics

Shelby, Michigan-based produce processor Peterson Farms says it will retain decision-making authority following investment by an Abu Dahbi-based fund,... continue reading »

New PMA-United Fresh association announces executive committee

Future co-CEOs Cathy Burns of Produce Marketing Association and Tom Stenzel of United Fresh have named the executive committee that will serve as offi... continue reading »

Taylor Farms enters greenhouse market with Pure Green investment

Taylor Farms announced Aug. 24 it has entered the greenhouse growing market with an investment in Pure Green Farms. This expansion into greenhouse-... continue reading »

PSSI acquires Safe Foods in food safety merger

PSSI has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Safe Foods Corporation, a food safety performance management company and global le... continue reading »

Lineage Logistics acquires Hanson Logistics in cold storage merger

Lineage Logistics announced Aug. 4 it has acquired Hanson Logistics, one of the most respected cold storage organizations in the Midwest. Hanson curr... continue reading »

Food Safety Net Services announces investment, merger with Certified Group

Warburg Pincus, a leading global growth investor, today announced an investment in Food Safety Net Services, a leading provider of laboratory testing ... continue reading »

PMA, United Fresh members vote to move forward with merger

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) held a member vote recently to seek approval to move forward i... continue reading »

Taylor Farms expands to Canada with FreshPointe acquisition

Taylor Farms has announced the acquisition of FreshPoint’s Toronto operations, which was effective March 28.  The fresh-cut vegetable operation ... continue reading »