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Summer Citrus from South Africa continues growth in Houston
Summer Citrus from South Africa is continuing to grow business with retailers in midwestern and Gulf states with a 300 percent increase in tonnage flowing through the port of Houston this season. Each year, approximately 50,000 tons of South African Navels, easy peelers, Midknights and grapefruit are imported into the U.S. primarily through the ports of Philadelphia and New York. As demand for South African citrus has increased,... Read more

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Duda Farm Fresh Foods to launch Dandy Celery Snackers’ line at PMA
Few know celery as well as Oviedo, FL-based Duda Farm Fresh Foods. The multi-generational company has produced high-quality celery —and many other fresh produce items — for close to the last century. The company is celebrating its 90th anniversary in business this year. But in the past decade it has gone a step further to bring attractive and cleverly... Read more

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Church Bros. active in PMA Foodservice Conference
Church Bros. Farms, a leading grower-processor-shipper of more than 500 fresh vegetable SKUs, will participate in several activities leading up and related to the PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo in Monterey, CA. To start the weekend, three company employees (Team Church) will participate in the Tour de Fresh 2016 192-mile bike ride from Napa to Monterey... Read more

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Grape commission hires director of advertising and digital media
The California Table Grape Commission, based in Fresno, recently hired Alyson Dias as the director of advertising and digital media to handle the commission’s global brand message development and oversee its use throughout the organization’s communication tools. “We are very excited... Read more