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United Fresh plans for in-person Washington Conference

- General News
Members of the produce industry will join together to make their voices heard at the 2021 Annual Washington Conference taking place September 20-22 in person at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC.

Lineage Logistics to acquire cold storage division in Europe

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Lineage Logistics, LLC, a leading global temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced its intention to acquire the cold storage division of Claus Sørensen Group, a renowned cold storage operator in Denmark.

Sweetgreen co-founders set as keynote presenters at Organic Produce Summit 2021

- General News
MONTEREY, CA (June 14, 2021) – Nicolas Jammet and Jonathan Neman, co-founders and co-CEOs of nationally acclaimed fast causal restaurant chain sweetgreen, have been confirmed as the first of two keynote presenters at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS), this September in Monterey, CA.

USDA lifts PACA reparation sanctions on Dallas business

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USDA announced that Martinez Fresh Produce LLC satisfied a reparation order in the amount of $47,803 issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) involving unpaid produce transactions.

USDA determines individual not responsibly connected to Illinois violator

- General News
USDA has determined that Samuel Sustarich is not responsibly connected to C & D Distributors Inc., Evanston, Ill. This is an update to Press Release No: 052-21 issued on May 13, 2021.

USDA restricts PACA violators in CA, NY, TX and DC

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USDA has imposed sanctions on five produce businesses for failing to meet contractual obligations to the sellers of produce they purchased and failing to pay reparation awards issued under the PACA.

Titan Cold Storage welcomes Dole to Port Tampa Bay

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PLRS Powered by Titan Cold welcomes Dole Fresh Fruit to its state-of-the art, 135,000-square-foot facility situated in Port Tampa Bay at Hooker’s Point.

Ocean Mist Farms names new CFO and Grower Relations Manager

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Ocean Mist Farms, the leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S., is pleased to announce Louis Rakoczy has joined Ocean Mist Farms as Chief Finance Officer and Kevin Healy has joined as the new Grower Relations Manager.

PMA opens Fresh Summit registration

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We are getting back together in person! Join us October 28-30 in New Orleans, LA for Fresh Summit 2021, the produce and floral industries’ annual reunion.

California Giant Berry Farms invests in vertical farm technology

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California Giant Berry Farms and OnePointOne announce their strategic partnership aimed at increasing berry output and availability through vertical farming and data-driven berry cultivation.