Marketing

Dan Harrington retires from Superfresh growers after 28 years

After nearly three decades on the Superfresh Growers sales team, account manager Dan Harrington plans to retire at the end of the year. Harrington was one of the first employees at Domex Marketing, joining family... more »

Sales leadership addition at Certis Biologicals

To meet the rising demand of biological crop protection, Certis Biologicals has named Mike Allan vice president of business development and licensing. Allan will seek opportunities for the biologicals leader to expand innovation efforts through... more »

Sylvia Freeland crowned Michigan Apple Queen

Sylvia Freeland of Kent City, Mich. has been crowned the 2023 Michigan Apple Queen. Freeland is the daughter of Kirk and Billie Freeland, and is a student at Kent City High School. She is the... more »

Washington, D.C., residents to receive more produce

Low income Washington, D.C., residents will be receiving more fresh produce. Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit organization that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly to families, is expanding its Washington, D.C., area presence. The expansion... more »

Fruit and vegetable veteran Tom Tjerandsen dies

Tom Tjerandsen, a California and Chilean produce industry icon, has died. Tjerandsen, 80, was influential in California fruit exports and Southern Hemisphere imports. He was based in Sonoma, California, where he died Nov. 8. Tjerandsen... more »

Michigan Apple Committee wins specialty crop promotional grants

The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) has received grants to help that state’s apple growers improve marketing to shoppers and grocery retailers. The 2022 USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBG) grants provide MAC $200,000 dedicated... more »

U.S. apple holdings down from last November

Fresh and processing apple inventories are reported down this year from the previous November, according to a Nov. 14 report from the U.S. Apple Association. According to USApple, fresh apple holdings on Nov. 1 totaled... more »

Watermelon board to present consumer research

The National Watermelon Promotion Board will present its 2022 Watermelon Consumer Research Findings on Nov. 15. The NWPB and its consumer research partner, Aimpoint Research, will review consumers’ attitudes and awareness toward watermelon and compare... more »

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