Sorma Group: The New Eco-Friendly Pack is Made of 100% Recyclable Paper

October 21, 2020 Sorma Group

It is the dawn of a new era in the sustainable packaging sector: Sorma Group is introducing fruit and vegetable packaging that is 100% paper-based and therefore completely recyclable.

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Kopke Fresh Mourns the Loss of Paul Wigand

October 21, 2020 Kopke Fresh

On Saturday October 17 the fruit import industry lost one of its most illustrious experts. Paul Wigand, who was with William H Kopke Jr. incorporated for 40 years passed away out the early age of 68.

Pacific International Marketing Announces Max Yeater as Director of Strategy

Pacific International Marketing has named industry veteran Max Yeater to the newly created position of Director of Strategy. Max joins Pacific after more than 25 years at PRO*ACT where he served in multiple positions including President and CEO.

NSF International Honors United Fresh’s Dr. Jennifer McEntire at 2020 Food Safety Summit

NSF International, a global public health and safety organization, announced United Fresh Produce Association’s Dr. Jennifer McEntire, Senior Vice President of Food Safety and Technology, as this year’s Food Safety Leadership Award recipient.

USDA Announces Mango Referendum Results

October 21, 2020 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that mango first handlers and importers approved continuing their federal research and promotion program and removing the provisions of frozen mangos as a covered commodity under the program. Mango first handlers and importers voted in a referendum Sept. 21 through Oct. 9, 2020.