view current print edition





Growing pains for Amazon and Whole Foods?
Many people from older generations have said millennials in the workplace can be… let’s just say they don’t always see eye to eye. That disconnect can be exacerbated when long-time, knowledgeable executives have to answer to younger superiors. That seems to be the case at Whole Foods — and the older generation is having none of it. The Wall Street Journal reported that since Amazon has taken over, more than a dozen executives... Read more

Today's Headlines

What's New

Del Rey adds packing facility to handle California volume
For the 2018 California avocado season, Del Rey Avocado Co. Inc. has contracted with a citrus packinghouse in Ventura County, CA, to pack avocados from growers in that production district. Patrick Lucy, a salesman for the firm, which has its headquarters in Fallbrook in northern San Diego County, said the addition of the packingshed will allow the company to... Read more

Company Profile

More Company Profiles »

Mission Produce offers retailers another avocado option
Mission Produce has launched a new bagged avocado option, giving retailers another merchandising SKU and giving growers another path to get some return on their fruit that is perfectly fine on the inside but doesn’t make the top grade because of cosmetic reasons. Emeralds in the Rough is being offered as two- and three-pound bags of grade 2 avocados. These avocados... Read more


More People »

Giumarra hires Southeast sales manager
The Giumarra Cos. hired Jay Robinson as sales manager for its Giumarra Southeast division. Robinson brings more than 20 years of produce sales and marketing experience to the role. “Jay’s comprehensive product and market knowledge will be integral in our initiative to expand our business,” said Stu... Read more