RFG to showcase innovative One Pot Meals at PMA

Renaissance Food Group, a fresh food company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Calavo Growers, Inc., will feature one of their newest innovations items, Garden Highway One Pot Kits at the upcoming PMA Fresh Summit. The product line was created as a solution to fresh, easy-to-prepare meal kits consumers can make at home in more…

RFG Welcomes Daniel Klausner as Director of Produce Sales, East

Key players set in place to drive continued success and meet growth goals  RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Renaissance Food Group (RFG) has announced that Daniel Klausner has joined the company as Director of Produce Sales, East. In this role, Klausner will work to maintain existing customer relationships and develop new business for the rapidly expanding 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…

Veggie Noodles to be Showcased at United Fresh 2017

Renaissance Food Group, a fresh food company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Calavo Growers, Inc., will feature their lineup of Garden Highway Veggie Noodles at United Fresh, as a finalist in the Produce Innovation Awards showcase. The product was created in response to increased retail and consumer demand for fresh, healthy food alternatives. more…

Calavo Growers, Inc. Acquires Riverside, CA Production Facility

Calavo Growers, Inc., a global avocado industry leader and expanding provider of value-added fresh food, today announced that it has completed the purchase of a production facility in Riverside, Calif. The newly acquired production facility will further enhance the national footprint for the company’s Renaissance Food Group, LLC (RFG) business segment and position the segment more…

RFG Introduces Debbie Vest as Vice President of Procurement

In this newly created position, Vest will serve as RFG’s primary strategic leader for further developing the company’s vertically integrated supply chain and raw material sourcing programs. Vest brings with her over 24 years of tenure at Safeway, most recently serving as Group Director overseeing procurement for the entire Safeway company.

Juicing Kits unveiled at Southern Exposure

The retail-ready Juicing Kits come in seven different flavors and feature custom fruit and vegetable blends that focus on health and flavor trends. Unique, colorful Garden Highway brand labels add value to the product by drawing consumer attention. Juicing Kits also feature back-label instructions to pair with greens. Each Kit makes one 8-oz. cup of fresh juice.