Mike Gould of Core-Mark joins PFMA’s Board of Directors

The Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association welcomes Mike Gould, president of Core-Mark International’s Pennsylvania Division, to its Board of Directors. 

Happy 98th Birthday Andy D’Arrigo, Produce Icon and Philanthropist

February 1, 2022 D’Arrigo California

Andy D’Arrigo was born in Stockton, CA on February 1, 1924 to Stefano and Concetta D’Arrigo.  Stefano, an immigrant from Messina, Sicily, arrived at the immigration station at Ellis Island in New York aboard RMS Cretic on May 5, 1911 at the age of seventeen. Andy’s success is a result of hard work, perseverance and doing all the things they told him he could not do.

Chile Doubles Volume to the U.S. and Implements Enhanced Marketing Campaign

Consumers can enjoy sweet, juicy cherries through February, thanks to Chile. Chilean cherry exports to the U.S. have doubled this season, and the Chilean Cherry Committee will continue to run both consumer and retail programs through February to drive awareness and sales.

Sun World Appoints Jennifer Petersen as Executive Vice President & Chief Science Officer

February 1, 2022 Sun World

Sun World International LLC has appointed Jennifer Petersen as Executive Vice President & Chief Science Officer, CEO & President David Marguleas announced here recently. In this new leadership position, she will oversee all activities, staff and partnerships pertaining to breeding, variety development, genetics and related technologies.

Bobalu Berries Applauds Staff Volunteerism

February 1, 2022 Bobalu Berries

As strawberry season begins to unfold here in California, so does the beginning of volunteer season by the Bobalu staff.   Typically, volunteering is done without much fanfare, just because it is the right thing to do.