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United Fresh Reception Honoring Women in Produce

United-Womens-Reception17The annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce took place Tuesday, June 26, at the United Fresh show in Chicago. This reception honors all women working in the produce industry and recognizes one outstanding female industry leader, and it is one of the most popular networking events at the show. This year Cindy Jewell, vice president of marketing at California Giant Berry Farms, was the honoree and featured speaker.

C&S-Instacart partnership helps 3,000 independent grocers
Instacart and C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. have partnered to offer e-commerce and same-day delivery solutions to more than 3,000 C&S independent grocery retailers across the U.S. The new partnership shows both companies’ continued commitment to supporting independent grocers across the country and the diverse communities these Read More ...
Sunrise Logistics leveraging technology with new customer portal
Sunrise Logistics has built a successful business on three pillars: people, process and technology. And those three pillars are the basis of a new customer portal the company is now rolling out. Sunrise, located in Ephrata, PA, and a division of Four Seasons Produce, was established in 2006 and offers comprehensive Read More ...
Hot veg market could be short-circuited by national unrest
Demand exceeded supply for several vegetable commodities during the first week of June, but the protests and national unrest around the country could impact that by creating supply chain issues. At least that is the view of veteran Denny Donovan, sales manager of Fresh Kist Produce LLC, based in Santa Maria, CA. “We could Read More ...
Basciani Foods kicks off USDA Box Program
As fourth-generation mushroom farmers, Basciani Foods has cemented itself as an expert in the category and have established great relationships with its retailer and foodservice clients through the years. The Avondale, PA-based company is also known for its giving nature, so it was no surprise when Basciani Foods Read More ...
Mission Produce breaks ground on mega distribution center
Mission Produce Inc. has broken ground on a mega distribution center in Laredo, TX, which will initially create approximately 75 jobs. The 262,000-square-foot capital project will serve as a major distribution hub for Mexican avocados to the United States and is one of many key global investments Mission has made in Read More ...

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