GrubMarket Expands Further into South Africa Through the Acquisition of Global Produce

April 29, 2024 GrubMarket

As a part of GrubMarket’s portfolio, Global Produce will utilize GrubMarket’s innovative, AI-powered WholesaleWare software suite, the company’s software-as-a-service platform that provides food industry wholesalers and distributors with seamless financial management, powerful sales support, online ordering, precise inventory management, lot traceability, grower accounting, and automated routing and logistics; GrubAssist, GrubMarket’s groundbreaking enterprise AI assistant that empowers food supply chain businesses with deep insights & intelligent analysis; and Orders IO, GrubMarket’s custom branded, mobile eCommerce solution.

ReposiTrak Adds 9 Produce Suppliers to Rapidly Expanding Food Traceability Network

March 25, 2024 ReposiTrak

These new members will efficiently exchange intricate, FDA-required Key Data Elements (KDEs) for each Critical Tracking Event (CTE) in their supply chains, ensuring proactive compliance well before the January 2026 deadline.

South Africa’s Hortgro Launches Inaugural Consumer Promotion in the USA

March 5, 2024 Hortgro

Starting from the ground up, Hortgro is greatly utilizing Facebook and Instagram to organically gather contacts and promotion participants while also sharing information about South African plums to new audiences. In addition, the company will be sampling at select Costco locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Georgia with in-store signage to promote the sweetness of the product and the promotion.

HMC Farms Voluntarily Recalls Whole Peaches, Plums and Nectarines Sold at Retail Stores in 2022 and 2023 Because of Possible Health Risk

November 21, 2023 FDA

The HMC Group Marketing, Inc., which does business as HMC Farms, is voluntarily recalling peaches, plums and nectarines sold in retail stores between May 1 and November 15, 2022 and between May 1 and November 15, 2023.

Oppy Expands South African Plum Portfolio in Second Season

March 15, 2023 Oppy

As the first to load South African plums headed for North America after eight years in 2022, Oppy, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce, plans to continue energizing the category with a successful season two.