SunOpta names former Calavo leader new CEO

Plant-based food and beverage company SunOpta Inc. has named Brian Kocher, former head of avocado grower and ready-to-eat provider Calavo Growers, as ... continue reading »

Food and beverage veteran joins Fresh Del Monte Produce board

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. has appointed a food and beverage industry veteran to its board of directors. Ajai Puri serves as a Britannia Industries ... continue reading »

Former CEO of California artichoke grower dies

The former president and CEO of California artichoke grower Ocean Mist Farms has died. Ed Boutonnet served as president and CEO served as president... continue reading »

Sales veteran joins UK-based vegetable handling equipment manufacturer

Tong Engineering, a United Kingdom-based vegetable handling equipment manufacturer, has added sales veteran David Wilson to its team. Wilson has mo... continue reading »

Produce industry veteran joins FreshPro Foods

Produce industry veteran Victor Savanello has joined FreshPro Foods as vice president of merchandising, sales and business development. Savanello h... continue reading »

Nonprofit certification organization EFI adds new employees

Nonprofit certification and skill-building organization Equitable Food Initiative has added two new employees. Joining EFI are Gabriela Lopez-Barry... continue reading »

IFPA CEO Burns now co-chair of Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance

International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns has joined the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance as the advocacy organization's fourth co-chai... continue reading »

Fox Packaging names Doxey director of sales

Sales veteran Jen Doxey has joined Fox Packaging as director of sales, bringing more than 20 years of experience in the produce industry. Doxey, wh... continue reading »

IFPA recognizes innovation in produce leadership with annual awards

The International Fresh Produce Association has honored five retail executives helping to drive innovation. The winners of the annual Retail Merchant ... continue reading »

Equity firm Arbor Investments names industry veteran first COO

Arbor Investments, a private equity firm focused on acquiring companies in food, beverage and related industries, has named its first chief operating ... continue reading »