Displaying all news posts with:


Golbon recognizes foodservice distributors

Foodservice distributor Golbon, Boise, Idaho, recently recognized members during its annual awards program, an online event this year.

Combs Wholesale Produce builds new headquarters in North Carolina

Combs Wholesale Produce Co. is moving to a larger space to capitalize on expanding product lines and customer base.

FPFC Apprentice Class ‘tours’ Duda fields, L.A. produce market

Members of the Fresh Produce & Floral Council 2020 Apprentice Class continue to learn about the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, recently attending virtual tours.

GrubMarket expands to Texas with distributor purchase

GrubMarket, San Francisco, has entered a new market — Texas — with yet another purchase of a fresh produce distributor.

SpartanNash names former Ready Pac exec Tony Sarsam as CEO

SpartanNash has selected as its new president and CEO Tony Sarsam, who was most recently the CEO at Borden Dairy Co. and before that was CEO of Irwindale, Calif.-based produce industry company Ready Pac Foods.

Communication is key is facing COVID-19 challenges

Communication is the essential first step in dealing with foodservice staffing and labor challenges, according to Alex DiNovo.

Foodservice groups praise COVID-19 tax bill

A bipartisan bill has been introduced that would give tax credits to offset uncollectable foodservice sector debt incurred as a direct result of the COVID-19 shutdown.

Ohio suppliers ready for heavy retail sales this season

There may be a pandemic on, but produce growers and distributors in Ohio say they’re in robust health.

USDA appoints members of fruit and vegetable industry group

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed 12 new members to the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee.

Fresh Direct Produce acquires organic distributor Mike and Mike’s

Fresh Direct Produce Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, has acquired organic produce distributor Mike and Mike’s Inc.