Advanced Packaging Aims to Cut Fresh Green Bean Waste

January 22, 2020 StePac

The company’s advanced solution under the brand name Xtend® targets food waste in the foodservice supply chain and delivers added benefits of preserving the quality, crispiness, and glossy green color of fresh green beans while maintaining full fresh flavor.

Acosta Appoints Taylor Crown as President, Foodservice

October 23, 2019 Acosta

Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of Taylor Crown as President, Foodservice. Crown brings deep experience and connections in the foodservice industry, previously serving as a strategy consultant for multiple Fortune 500 consumer goods companies and holding executive leadership roles at several foodservice sales agencies.

United Fresh Releases Fresh Insights for Foodservice, Summer Edition

The Summer 2019 issue of United Fresh’s Fresh Insights for Foodservice is now available to download from the publications library of the United Fresh website. This quarterly report highlights on-trend applications for fresh produce in restaurants, at retail, in meal kits and more.

PMA Recognizes Jill Overdorf for Service as Foodservice Committee Co-chair

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) recognized longtime member volunteer Jill Overdorf on July 27 for her service as cochair on the association’s Foodservice Conference & Expo Committee. Current event committee cochair Nichole Towell, senior director of marketing at Duda Farms Fresh Foods Inc., presented a plaque to Overdorf on the final day of the 2019 event.

Pear Bureau Northwest Releases How-to Videos for School Foodservice

July 31, 2019 Pear Bureau Northwest

With the 2019-20 pear season season just around the corner, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is ramping up its outreach to foodservice professionals. One of the newest initiatives is a series of tutorial videos aimed at providing pear ripening, serving, and nutritional tips to professionals in schools.