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Brothers Produce no longer affiliated with divisions

- General News
As the year turns and we move into our 41st year of business, Brothers Produce, based in Houston, Texas, would like to formally announce that it is no longer affiliated with any other Brothers Produce divisions.

Wholesale supplier Laurel Grocery secures financing

- Retail
Headquartered in London, Kentucky, Laurel Grocery is a wholesale distributor of grocery products to more than 160 independent grocers in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Missouri distributor plans big USDA food box expansion

- General News
Proffer Wholesale Produce, Inc., Park Hills, MO, moved from packing about 30,000 boxes of fresh produce a week in the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to more than 100,000 30-pound combo food boxes in September.

Charlie’s Produce acquires Muir Copper Canyon Farms

- General News
Charlie’s Produce, an employee-owned, independent produce company serving the West Coast since 1978, has acquired Muir Copper Canyon Farms, a leading fresh produce and food products distributor based in Salt Lake City.

Panama Banana expands into vegetables

- General News
The hiring of salesman Phil Pedi allows Panama Banana Dist. Co., Chicago, to expand to offer a full line of vegetables.

John Vena Inc. upgrades website

- General News
After more than a year in the making, John Vena Inc. is thrilled to announce the launch of a brand new, fully redesigned

Inside one company’s USDA Farmers to Families food box plan

- General News
C&C Produce, Inc., Kansas City, MO, earned a $21 million contract as part of USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program, and it plans to start making deliveries Friday, May 15, the first day companies can start.

Castellini restructures organization, updates logo, website

- General News

April 26, 2020 — The landscape of our industry continues to change at a rapid pace. …


LA wholesalers adjust to new normal

- General News
With California’s foodservice industry and overall economy nowhere near returning to normal, produce companies at the Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market are settling into what may be a new normal.

A view from inside the foodservice catastrophe

- General News
While many restaurants are closed, their suppliers work to shift supply. Some of the things that work one week don’t work the next, as the supply chain sorts out the shifting demands during the pandemic.