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Potandon Produce celebrates 20 years
March 1 marked 20 years of business for Potandon LLC, one of the larger marketers of fresh potatoes and onions in North America. Today Potandon Produce is the sole provider of potato and onion products for Green Giant Fresh. It also grows products for "Klondike Brands," "Sunfresh," "Potandon Produce" and "The Valley" labels. The company began in the early 1990s with just a few employees selling "Green Giant" brand potatoes... Read more

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Utah facility reinforces Houweling’s  position as a greenhouse industry leader
Houweling’s Tomatoes continues to reinforce its position as an innovative world-class leader with the addition of its new greenhouse facilities in Mona, UT. “The Utah expansion is a significant addition to Houweling’s portfolio, as both a year-round supply of USA-grown tomatoes and as a model for sustainable agriculture,” David Bell, chief marketing officer,... Read more

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OriginO poised for excellent season in greenhouse organics
A mild winter in British Columbia’s lower mainland is setting the stage for an outstanding season at the region’s top organic greenhouse grower, Origin Organic Farms in Delta, BC, according to a company press release. “With no prolonged cold spell over the last few months, the plants are thriving beautifully,” Raymond Wong, company president, said in the release. The... Read more

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Dan Croce has been named president of ACME Markets, which operates more than 100 stores in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He succeeds Jim Perkins, who was promoted to chief operating officer of parent company Albertsons-Safeway’s East region. Croce, a 30-year grocery industry veteran,... Read more

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Legendary QB talks football and Manning family values
Archie Manning was a football legend in the Southeastern Conference long before he was the keynote speaker at the Southeast Produce Council Southern Exposure Expo 2015. He had a stellar career as an NFL quarterback, but you may know him best as father to NFL stars Peyton Manning... Read more