From the CEO of Vanguard International’s Desk: Foodservice Closures – Where Does the Produce Go?

With crops often grown exclusively for the foodservice industry, growers who produce crops with a large percentage of production destined for this vital market segment are faced with incredible challenges amidst COVID-19 closures.

From the CEO of Vanguard International’s Desk: COVID-19 Impacts on the Fresh Produce Industry

The impacts of COVID-19 on the fresh produce industry are fast-moving. Unfortunately, this virus is spreading quickly around the entire globe.

From Vanguard International CEO’s Desk: Pivotal Industry Trends from 2019

I’ve always known the produce industry to be dynamic and quick to change. Of course, geopolitics and consumer demand patterns write new rules, but technological innovation that was hard for me to imagine years ago is now constantly shifting the industry. The year that was 2019 was no exception

From Vanguard International CEO’s Desk: Are Edible Peels The New Plastic?

December 17, 2019 Vanguard International

Plastic has provided a solution for so many functions within the produce industry that it becomes nearly impossible not to rely on it. Therefore, it’s becoming increasingly important to understand how this is affecting our global environmental footprint as an industry, and shift focus to sustainable alternatives.

Vanguard Peru Sees Improvements in Operations With Enhanced TQM

October 23, 2019 Vanguard International

Vanguard recognized the need for quality management, and implemented a Total Quality Management (TQM) team upon acquisition in 2016, which has continued to grow and thrive.