Seald Sweet launches Kiddie Clem citrus packaging
In full swing with its summer citrus season, Seald Sweet has launched its Kiddie Clems line of packaging for its easy-to-peel clementines. The new high-graphic packaging with colorful, kid-friendly graphics is the next move following the success of the company's "Mandarina’s" brand sweet Mandarins packaging, which was launched in the summer of 2014. Seald Sweet is currently packing early-season shipments for its 2015 summer... Read more

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Professional Produce adapts to changing times
Ted Kaplan grew up on Los Angeles’ Seventh Street Market at his family’s wholesale operation in the 1960s and ‘70s. He has seen a lot of changes in those 45-plus years, but he believes the attention to food safety might well be the biggest. Kaplan is president of Professional Produce, a produce grower-shipper, distributor and re-packer located a few miles from... Read more

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Fruit Distributing finds niche in diverse Los Angeles
Jeff Weisfeld has followed in his father’s footsteps and made a nice living as the proprietor of Fruit Distributing Corp. of Los Angeles, the produce wholesaler operation Harold Weisfeld founded 57 years ago. But the younger Weisfeld doesn’t expect to completely imitate his father’s career path. In his late 80s, the elder Weisfeld still comes to the office three... Read more


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Potandon Produce adds two to staff
Idaho Falls, ID-based Potandon Produce LLC, a fresh potato marketing company, announced the addition of Rachel Anderson to its sales department and Gabe Boldt to its operations department. Anderson comes to Potandon with more than 17 years of industry experience in packing, shipping, production and... Read more


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Karen Brux shares the latest updates on Chilean clementines
The Chilean Fresh Fruit Association’s Karen Brux pays a visit Chile to bring you the latest crop updates on Chilean citrus. Chilean clementines, she notes, will be available May through August, followed by W. Murcotts, which will be available from August through October. Check out the video for more... Read more