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Kroger indicates flexibility on new payment policy
Executives from The Kroger Co.’s produce department have reportedly indicated that there is some flexibility in the new company-wide 90-day payment policy that was announced earlier this week. The new policy, which, if accepted by produce suppliers, would invalidate the Trust provisions of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, was relayed to its suppliers via letter earlier this week, stating that the policy would... Read more

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Organic stone fruit on the rise for Oneonta
Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers was founded in 1934 in Wenatchee, WA, right in the heart of Washington’s burgeoning apple country. More than 80 years later, the company is a top grower, packer and shipper of apples, pears, cherries and stone fruit. “We are one of the largest stone fruit growers in the Northwest with apricots, peaches and nectarines,” said Brent... Read more

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Major volume growth for Grapeman Farms/Stevco
Grapeman Farms and its marketing d.b.a., Stevco Inc., will have more volume this year than last year in their California grape program, according to Jared Lane, vice president of sales and marketing. “We’re adding a million boxes from last year to this year” for the season overall, Lane said. “All the growth is in new varieties.” Some of that growth will come... Read more


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Moxxy Marketing announces new creative director
Moxxy Marketing has announced the opening of a satellite office in Atlanta, and the company has hired Travis Sharp as creative director and managing partner. The new office aims to create new opportunities to connect with ag and fresh produce brands in the southeast, and to better serve existing clients... Read more