United Fresh Announces Nominations for New Board Officers and Directors

WASHINGTON, DC – Changes are in the works for the United Fresh Produce Association. The organization’s Immediate Past Chairman Tony Freytag announced a new slate of officers and directors for the United Fresh Produce Association Board of Directors this week. The new appointments will come into effect April 17, 2018, at the Associations meeting in Santa Fe, more…

Tour de Fresh Recognizes Legacy Riders and Sponsors of Annual Riders

WATSONVILLE, CA – The saying goes, “Teamwork makes the dream work.” Proving this sentiment is The California Giant Foundation as it gears up for the 5th annual Tour de Fresh, supporting the Salad Bars to Schools program. Looking fresh, riders will tackle a new route, don a new jersey design, and enjoy a finish line festival. Five riders will be recognized for their more…

SEPC dedicates salad bars to Jenkins County schools

The Southeast Produce Council, along with representatives of the United Fresh Produce Association and the Jenkins County School System, held a dedication ceremony celebrating the installation of fresh salad bars on Monday, March 5. The recently donated salad bars were provided through the Salad Bars to Schools initiative, which has helped to provide salad bars more…

Calavo Growers, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results

SANTA PAULA, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Calavo Growers, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: CVGW) today reported fiscal 2017 fourth-quarter and full-year results. Revenues, gross margin and net income all registered double-digit gains in the final quarter, according to the company, a global avocado-industry leader and expanding provider of value-added fresh food. For the three months ended Oct. 31, 2017, net income more…

Jim Catchot set to retire October 31, 2017

CALAVO GROWERS, INC. ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF RENAISSANCE FOOD GROUP PRESIDENT JIM CATCHOT AND APPOINTS JIM GIBSON AS SUCCESSOR SANTA PAULA, Calif. (October 4, 2017)–Calavo Growers, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: CVGW), a global avocado industry leader and expanding provider of value-added fresh food, today announced that Jim Catchot will retire as President of its Renaissance Food Group, LLC more…

Tour de Fresh 2017 Wraps Up – AndNowUKnow

It was like high school graduation as Tour de Freshers prepared for their final miles to the finish line yesterday morning. Laughter, photos, even sadness filled the lot as we prepared to leave Monterey’s Hilton Garden Inn with 6 support cars, 2 motorcycles, and over 50 bicycles.   Read the full article on AndNowUKnow here.