James Paul Joins Crystal Valley Foods

September 16, 2019 Crystal Valley Foods

Crystal Valley Foods (Crystal Valley) announced that industry veteran, James Paul, has joined the sales team and will handle sales for the entire product line, including asparagus. Prior to Crystal Valley he was the Senior Category Director for the asparagus category at Grower Direct Marketing.

USApple’s Bair Urges USMCA Passage at Trade Press Event

September 16, 2019 U.S. Apple Association

The event took place at the International Trade Center during the final stop of the Farmers for Free Trade motorcade tour, which has spanned 20,000 miles, 30 states and 100 stops, including many orchards and apple businesses. Farmers for Free Trade is a coalition of more than 1,000 agriculture organizations and companies working toward passage of the USMCA.

Avocados From Mexico Opens Exclusive Fresh Avocado-Centric Concession Stands at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens

September 16, 2019 Avocados From Mexico

The Avocados From Mexico (AFM) brand has announced its new “avocado-centric” concessions officially coming to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens with the debut of “TACOS por fAVOr.” As the first concession stands devoted to avocados at a professional football stadium, “TACOS por fAVOr” provides fans with an inventive avocado taco menu to enjoy during all Hard Rock Stadium events.

United Fresh Announces Smart Pass Education Package for 2020

“The Smart Pass allows members to strategically plan their company’s engagement with association education and networking activities for 2020,” said United Fresh’s Vice President of Education & Program Management, Amanda Griffin.

Vision Produce Company Promotes Dan Lawton to President/Managing Partner

September 13, 2019 Vision Produce Company

Vision Produce Company is proud to announce the promotion of Dan Lawton to President/Managing Partner. Dan will take over the Day to Day operation of the Company, and Bill Vogel will remain Chairman and CEO.