Feeling Lucky this Holiday Season? Enter in the Ida-Ho-Ho-Ho Potato Scratch-Stakes

December 7, 2021 Idaho Potato Commission

‘Tis the season to win…especially Idaho® potato swag! The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is giving away over $30,000 in cash and prizes in its first ever Ida-Ho-Ho-Ho Scratch-Stakes. Simply scratch your electronic game piece to find out if you’re an instant winner. If you’re not, you’ll be entered to win the grand prize, $1,000.

Fyffes and Breakfast Club of Canada Announce Partnership to Provide Nutritional Food to Schools in Montreal Where the Need is Greatest

December 7, 2021 Fyffes

Fyffes and Breakfast Club of Canada (BCC) are delighted to announce a new partnership that will increase fresh fruit servings to school children in Montreal communities where the need is greatest. The pilot program started during the second half of November 2021, and Fyffes has committed to a weekly donation of 5,000 bananas to the Club, aiming to donate an estimated 75,000 bananas by the end of March 2022. Fyffes is also aiming to expand the ongoing program beyond bananas to potentially supply melons, pineapples, and other nutritious fruits in the future.

Pacific Trellis Opens New Arizona Office, Names New Director of Special Projects

December 7, 2021 Pacific Trellis Fruit

Josh Leichter, CEO of Pacific Trellis Fruit, announced today the opening of a new sales office in Tucson, Arizona and the appointment of Dan Carapella as director of special projects. Both announcements come as Pacific Trellis Fruit eyes development in the years ahead. Carapella will manage the new sales office, which will serve as Pacific Trellis Fruit’s fourth office location. As the director of special projects, Carapella will lead the company’s strategic initiatives surrounding company growth.

A Rigorous Debate: From Retail To Grower, What Makes Canada Unique and How to Profit From It

We thought it made sense to gather in New York a group focused on the Canadian market and review  the past, the present and look to the future. So we went across the supply chain from production to retail and foodservice, reaching out to six Canadians and one American responsible for her firm’s Canadian business.

The Produce Industry Takes-Off: A Countdown For Relaunch

As we prepare for the upcoming New York Produce Show and Conference, this year is like no other. It will surprise no one to learn that after the hiatus caused by the COVID pandemic last year, we were uncertain how things would unfold when we were told that the New York State and City authorities had authorized this year’s Show to go on.