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Volm breaks ground on new 24,000-square-foot facility in Canada
Some manufacturers sell only the commodity items they stock. Others are completely customized. Antigo, WI-based Volm Cos. Inc. delivers the best of both. In addition to offering a complete catalog of standard bags and packaging, mesh fabric products and more, the company retains the ability to tailor its offerings to meet whatever specifications its customers demand, such as custom color combinations for brand-compliant mesh... Read more

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New broccoli icing technology touted by Freshtex
Alamo, TX-based Freshtex Produce LLC is using a new technique to ice its broccoli that President Kenny Alford claims significantly increases shelf life. “The quality of the broccoli is important, but just as important is the icing system,” he said. “That makes all the difference in the world.” Freshtex began 18 years ago as a partnership... Read more

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When three of the best growers in northwest Mexico joined forces and formed Marengo Foods Co. LLC, the company name they chose had special meaning and gives their business model focus. The company and brand name — Marengo — was the name of Napoleon’s horse, which was named after the first victory he had as head of France in which he liberated... Read more


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International Blueberry Organization announces new president
During the International Blueberry Organization Summit in Argentina and Uruguay the group announced Peter McPherson would take the reigns as the new president, succeeding Chilean Blueberry Committee president Andres Armstrong in the role. McPherson, who is general manager–berry international at... Read more