Cascade Glacier Offers Grab-and-Go Big Bars

April 1, 2021 Cascade Glacier

For businesses looking to maximize profit margin for the spring and summer ice cream season, Cascade Glacier has some big news. The foodservice exclusive brand is now offering four Big Bar flavors including new Huckleberry Heaven, Chocolate, and Mango Dairy Free.

Datassential: 10% of All U.S. Restaurants Have Closed Permanently Since the Pandemic Began

April 1, 2021 Datassential

Datassential revealed that 10.2 percent of U.S. food establishments have closed permanently since the pandemic began, citing new data from the company’s proprietary Firefly database.

Sun World Announces Agreement to be Acquired by Private Equity Group Bridgepoint

April 1, 2021 Sun World

Sun World International LLC (Sun World), the global fruit genetics, R&D and licensing company, today announced an agreement to be acquired by Bridgepoint, an international private equity group. Bridgepoint will become controlling shareholder alongside management and succeeds a transformative and successful period of ownership from Renewable Resources Group LLC and Vision Ridge Partners.

Driscoll’s Becomes First U.S.-Based Produce Company to Sign the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

April 1, 2021 Driscoll’s

The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme, and unites more than 500 signatories behind a common vision of a circular economy for plastic, in which plastics stay in the economy and out of the environment.

California LGMA Welcomes New Board Members and Bids Farewell to former CEO Scott Horsfall

Several new members have been added to the Board of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA). The LGMA Board met last week to welcome new members, elect officers and bid farewell to its former CEO Scott Horsfall who retired in February after 13 years of leadership with the organization.