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Reusable Packaging Association adds to board of directors

The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) started 2021 with new executive committee members and additions to its board of directors. After serving his... continue reading »

The Massman Companies announce leadership changes

The Massman Companies, a leading manufacturer of packaging equipment for food, beverage, consumer and industrial products, has appointed current CEO a... continue reading »

Markon hires new food safety director

Foodservice food source Markon has announced the hire of Kate Burr as its new food safety direction. In her new role, Burr will use her proficiency... continue reading »

Terra Exports adds longtime berry exec Juillerat to advisory board

Longtime berry industry executive Felipe Juillerat has joined Terra Exports' advisory board. Juillerat is best known as the former chief commercial of... continue reading »

Dan Duda of Duda Farm Fresh Foods to retire

Dan Duda, CEO and former president of Duda Farm Fresh Foods, will retire after 40 years from the six-generation family-owned company effective Dec. 3... continue reading »

Arizona leafy greens org adds Watson as compliance officer

The Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (Arizona LGMA) has added Kevin Watson as its new LGMA compliance officer. In this role he will help to im... continue reading »

Conagra adds brand-building vet Manny Chirico to board of directors

Conagra Brands has announced the appointment of Manny Chirico to its broad of directors to increase its brand-building efforts. Chirico will officiall... continue reading »

Biden names pick for key trade position in cabinet

President-elect Joe Biden has made picks for two key federal positions that will affect agriculture production and trade of fresh and processed produc... continue reading »

Biden opts to have Tom Vilsack return as Secretary of Agriculture

Tom Vilsack is Joe Biden’s pick to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture when the Biden administration takes office in January 2021. [caption i... continue reading »

Somic America adds new East Coast sales manager

Somic America has added Ryan Schumacher as its new East Coast Sales Manager. Schumacher will work out of Wilmington, North Carolina, and report direct... continue reading »