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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on three produce businesses for failure to pay reparation awards issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act. The following businesses and individuals are currently restricted from operating in the produce industry: Johnny Avocado Inc., operating out of Lynbrook, NY, for failing to pay a $52,075 award in favor of a California seller.  As of the... Read more

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ERC developing diversification and packing ‘buckets’
Alberto Harfusch, the vice president of ERC Produce, talks in terms of “buckets” when discussing the goals of the year-round Mexican produce grower-packer-exporter. Observant movie watchers caught a glimpse of an ERC shipping carton in the widely-acclaimed movie, Bird Box.Arriving into 2019, two buckets are at hand for the firm. In one bucket is diversification... Read more

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As 2019 begins, the Ruiz Sales team remains committed to moving forward in excellence while maintaining a focus on American consumers. Now, more than ever before, consumers (especially millennials) are becoming more informed and educated about the foods they buy and eat. They know that premium quality produce ultimately saves them money, because premium quality... Read more

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Management promotions at J&J Family of Farms
J&J Family of Farms has recently announced some changes that will create new opportunities and new responsibilities for several key members of the J&J team. Dick Bowman will become the vice president of farming and grower development, and will lead the management and development of all of our... Read more