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Orion names new East Coast regional sales manager

Stretch wrapping equipment manufacturer Orion has promoted a company veteran to new East Coast regional sales manager. Kelly Watterworth has been with... continue reading »

Vegetable-based frozen food manufacturer names new CEO

Vegetable-based frozen food manufacturer Caulipower has named an industry veteran as its new CEO. Tyler Ricks has been a member of the company’s boa... continue reading »

IFPA seeking innovative produce retailers for annual awards

Do you know a retail innovator worthy of recognition? The International Fresh Produce Association wants to hear from you. The organization’s Reta... continue reading »

Second-generation strawberry grower receives impact award

Second-generation strawberry grower Mayra Paniagua has received the Strawberry Industry Impact Award from the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. ... continue reading »

Braga Fresh executive named Grower-Shipper Foundation Ag Woman of the Year

Colby Pereira, chief operating officer of conventional and organic vegetable grower Braga Fresh, has been named the Grower-Shipper Foundation Ag Woman... continue reading »

Fox Packaging founder dies at age 91

Kenneth Fox, founder of global flexible packaging supplier Fox Packaging, died April 17 at age 91. Fox, who began his career as a burlap and mesh b... continue reading »

Conagra closing Birds Eye facility in Wisconsin

Conagra is closing its Birds Eye frozen foods facility in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, eliminating about 250 jobs. A Worker Adjustment and Retraining Not... continue reading »

Georgia onion grower names new sales manager

Georgia Vidalia onion grower G&R Farms has added an industry veteran as its new sales manager. Rawls Neville began his new position April 1. Ne... continue reading »

Fox Packaging adds key accounts manager to sales team

Fox Packaging has added a new member to its sales team. Jensie Smith is the company’s new retail and key account manager. Smith will manage a por... continue reading »

Produce industry veteran taking reins as new Apeel Sciences CEO

Food technology and coatings company Apeel Sciences has named a new CEO as its founder prepares to step down. Produce industry veteran Luiz Beling ... continue reading »