Monthly Archives: March 2015

Don’t eat too much of a good thing – avocados

Excepts from a Chicago Tribune article of  3/3/15 written by Danielle Braff Avocado Why it’s good for you: It’s high in monounsaturated fat, which reduces bad cholesterol, lowers your risk of stroke, heart disease and cancer — and may promote a … Continue reading


Misinformation about pesticide residues confuses consumers again

Article written by Bryan Silbermann, Produce Marketing Association CEO Tomorrow morning, the Consumers’ Union will issue a produce “shoppers’ guide” sensationalizing pesticide residues on produce. The article in Consumer Reports categorizes certain produce items, previously identified as very safe, now categorized … Continue reading


SlimCado/chickpea salad

Looking for a meatless entree? Here’s a SlimCado / Chickpea salad sent in by Nakita, sampled in the executive conference area last week.


StarPac featured in Produce News article

Packing and Equipment article in the 2/23-3/9/15 Produce News, written by Tim Linden


Southern Exposure 2015

An industry tradeshow where you see practically every retail and wholesale customer that you have. The sales force and marketing is all hands on deck.