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PMA VP Nancy Tucker announces retirement

Produce Marketing Association Vice President Nancy Tucker announced her retirement at the Fresh Summit 2020 Global Community Reception. Tucker, who ha... continue reading »

Kalera aims to grow foodservice, retail sales with new hires

Technology-driven vertical farming company Kalera hired two new executives to fill the positions of vice president of foodservice sales and vice pre... continue reading »

Starr Ranch Growers consolidates offices to Yakima, adds to sales team

Starr Ranch Growers consolidated offices in Yakima, Washington, and is growing its sales team. The new office, at 603 N, 39th Ave., in Yakima, will h... continue reading »

Supply chain solutions firm Varcode adds food safety advisors

Varcode, maker of digital, time- and temperature-sensitive supply chain solutions, announced it has appointed an advisory board of leading food safety... continue reading »

Ocean Mist Farms announces leadership promotions

Large artichoke grower Ocean Mist Farms (OMF) has promoted Chris Drew to chief operations officer and Gladys Valenzuela-Corzo to vice president of hu... continue reading »

PSSI executive Amy Lowe dies in plane crash

The staff at food safety and chemical solutions company PSSI (Packers Sanitation Services Inc.) is mourning the loss of a member of their team. Exe... continue reading »

PMMI awards $15K in scholarships

The PMMI Foundation has awarded three $5,000 scholarships to university students at four-year PMMI partner schools, studying for a career in the packa... continue reading »

Braga Fresh hires Pereira as VP of operations, will oversee COVID safety efforts

Braga Fresh has hired Colby Pereira as its new vice president of operations. In her new role, Pereira will support the company’s overall farming ... continue reading »

United Fresh promotes McEntire to senior VP of food safety & technology

United Fresh Produce Association today announced the promotion of Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D., to the position of Senior Vice President, Food Safety &... continue reading »

Duravant names Blom as managing director of Food Processing EMEAI

Duravant LLC, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announc... continue reading »