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IFCO celebrates 25 years of RPC growth
In 1992, the International Food Container Organization, better known as IFCO, was convinced it had built a better mousetrap in the perishable packaging business that would revolutionize and standardize the packaging, transport, storage and display of fresh food in Europe, the United States and globally.Daniel Walsh Twenty-five years later, by any standard, the company has been very successful and it has managed to carve out... Read more

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Vision Import Group promoting high-quality Spanish lemons at Southern Exposure
Sales and Partnership Development Director Allan Napolitano, and Senior Sales Manager George Uribe, will be manning the Vision Import Group booth, No. 460, at the Southeast Produce Council Southern Exposure Conference and Trade Show in Orlando on March 9-11. Donald Souther, senior vice president of marketing and sales development for Vision Produce Co., said... Read more

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Innovation driving W.P. Produce
Reflecting back on 2016, the three-decade, family-owned-and-operated W.P. Produce considers it a winning year. “It began with the removal of the import ban on certain products from Dominican Republic due to the Med-Fly,” said Desirée P. Morales, vice president of the Miami-based company. “This was extremely important to us since our... Read more

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South Carolina Watermelon Queen crowned at ceremonies in Columbia
COLUMBIA, SC — Blakely Sullivan Johnson, the 19-year-old daughter of Dean and Brent Johnson of Denmark, SC, was crowned South Carolina Watermelon Queen at ceremonies, here, during the 45th annual meeting of the South Carolina Watermelon Association. Laura Schurlknight, the 2016 state watermelon... Read more