CMI Orchards Partners with Independent Warehouse, Inc.

November 23, 2020 CMI Orchards

CMI Orchards has entered into a partnership with Independent Warehouse, Inc. to expand pear distribution to domestic and international retailers.

Washington Apple Week: From Our Trees To Your Table

November 23, 2020 Washington Apple Commission

The Washington Apple Commission announces that Nov. 28-Dec. 6th will be the second annual celebration of Washington Apple Week. The global event will span nineteen countries and feature activities to connect consumers with the source of their food through education as well as build excitement for the arrival of the new season Washington apples.

FPFC Apprentice Program Attends Virtual Tours at Pyramid Flowers and Pete’s/Hollandia Produce

November 23, 2020 Fresh Produce & Floral Council

The Fresh Produce & Floral Council’s 2020 Apprentice Class attended two tours in the last week to wrap-up the virtual tour sessions included in programming. On Tuesday, November 10th they attended a tour with Pyramid Flowers and on Tuesday, November 17th they attended a tour with Pete’s/Hollandia Produce.

Idaho Potato Commission Launches Media Blitz to Boost Holiday Potato Sales

November 23, 2020 Idaho Potato Commission

This holiday season family gatherings will look a little different than past years. A survey conducted by the research firm Morning Consult found that 47% of families say they will cancel holiday get-togethers. Almost half say they will shift from in-person celebrations to virtual.

Vanguard Direct Adds Three New Hires to Sales and Operations Teams

November 23, 2020 Vanguard

On the cusp of the important season getting underway, Vanguard Direct are proud to announce the hiring of new positions in key sales and operations roles at the California and Pennsylvania offices. In total three new employees joined the Vanguard Direct teams bringing a variety of skills and experience in the produce industry.