PMA’s Teplitski named to USDA’s advisory committee on microbiological criteria for foods

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has appointed 13 new members and 17 returning members to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological ... continue reading »

Taylor Farms tabs industry vet Pezzini to oversee internal growing operations

Taylor Farms recently hired Joe Pezzini to the position of senior director of agricultural operations, effective Oct. 11. Joe Pezzini Pezzini, a nat... 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 »

California LGMA announces new compliance officer

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has a new compliance officer. Alyssa Licata has been hired to replace Jonathan Field, who is... continue reading »

PMMI awards $75,000 in scholarship awards to member families

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, recently awarded 15 students $5,000 scholarships from the PMMI Member Family Scholars... continue reading »

United Fresh’s Mary Coppola heading to Ten Acre Marketing

Ten Acre Marketing, a full-service agricultural marketing firm expanded their team, tapping fresh produce marketing veteran, Mary Coppola Heslep. C... continue reading »

Pickle Packers International longtime leader Bursiek to retire

Pickle Packers International (PPI) Executive Vice President Brian Bursiek will retire at the end of the year. He's held the role for 17 years. “I... continue reading »

Heat and Control founder Andy Caridis celebrates 100th birthday

The Heat and Control family celebrated a special milestone on June 1, 2021, with the 100th birthday of their founder, Andrew (Andy) Caridis. Known... continue reading »

PMA, United Fresh announce leadership team for upcoming joint organization

Future co-CEOs Cathy Burns of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Tom Stenzel of the United Fresh Produce Association have named seven current... continue reading »

Lamb Weston CFO to retire, successor named

Lamb Weston Holdings has announced that Robert McNutt has shared his intent to retire from his position as senior vice president and chief financial o... continue reading »