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Stellar Distributing continues to pump up volume of fig and kiwi supply
While figs and kiwifruit may not be the biggest markets, fans of these fruits are as loyal as they come, and Stellar Distributing has carved out a niche for satisfying these rabid consumers. “People who love figs and kiwi are crazy about them,” said Kurt Cappelluti, sales manager for Stellar Distributing. “That’s led us to keep finding and delivering all we can. We want buyers to know that they can... Read more

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Parker Farms preparing for first Vidalia onion season
Over the last 45 years, Parker Farms has been successful at growing, packing and creating markets for an assortment of different vegetables. In 2017, the company is entering the Vidalia onion market for the first time. The Vidalia onions will be grown and packed by B.G. Williams Farms in Uvalda, GA, and sold under Parker Farms’ new Diamond Sweet label. “I... Read more

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Shuman Produce focused on the three pillars of its success
Shuman Produce is an industry-leading grower and shipper of Vidalia onions, with approximately 2,300 acres in production, including both conventional and organic acreage. This accounts for nearly 20 percent of the total Vidalia onion acreage. “At Shuman Produce we pride ourselves in offering a premium quality product, innovative marketing programs and... Read more

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Mann Packing announced the hiring of Tim Short, Jim Rodger and Josh Campo to the positions of senior director of strategic vegetable operations, safety supervisor and crop production manager, respectively. Short will be responsible for maintaining relationships and a flow of communication with grower... Read more