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Top-performing Envy apple returns to the market next week
Oppy offers Envy apples from New Zealand and Chile from June through September, and the wait is almost over. The New Zealand Envy apple crop is on the water. Envy sales nearly doubled in volume between 2014 and 2015, and its dollar contribution increased by over 120 percent, growing faster than all other premium apples in both measures, according to FreshLook data. It currently ranks fifth in volume, behind the well-established... Read more

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Stellar Distributing increases organic fig offerings in five different varieties
With increased acreage in California’s San Joaquin Valley, Madera, CA-based Stellar Distributing Inc. is expecting to have a lot more organic figs to sell this year. “We are going to have five different varieties,” said Sales Manager Kurt Cappelluti, listing Brown Turkey, Sierra, Black Mission, Tiger and Kadota as the varieties in which both... Read more

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M. Levin and Company celebrating 110 years in business
This year marks M. Levin and Company’s 110th year in business. Mark Levin, chief executive officer for the company, which is located on the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market, said he feels this is a great accomplishment. “We have remained family owned and operated during this time,” said Levin. “In their own way each generation has... Read more


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Heptinstall named CEO-North America for Polymer Logistics
Polymer Logistics, a global leader in retail-ready packaging, has named industry veteran Fred Heptinstall as chief executive officer of North America business, effective July 1. He will report to Gideon Feiner, CEO of Polymer Logistics. "The RPC business in the United States is a very strategic part... Read more