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Four Seasons' Bob Becker dies at 67
Robert (Bob) Becker Sr., who worked at Four Season Produce Inc. in Lancaster County, PA, for 41 years — much of the time as a produce buyer — died June 1 following a battle with cancer. He was 67. As one of the longest tenured employees of company founder and Chairman David Hollinger, and someone who did just about every job over the years involved in running a produce wholesale distribution business, Mr. Becker became... Read more

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Bringing state-of-the-art technology to the produce industry job market
The newest version of BlueSkySearch.com, an online job center for the produce industry that was six months in development, has been formally launched, bringing state-of-the-art technology to the forefront. Serving and leading the produce industry job market for more than 20 years, the new BlueSkySearch.com offers expanded exposure for companies seeking to attract... Read more

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As a fourth-generation family-owned wholesale distributor, Rocky Produce has seen Michigan’s produce industry rise to become a major player in the U.S. Working out of Detroit’s Produce Terminal, the company deals in a full line of fruits and vegetables from local, domestic, and international sources. It has a strong customer base in Detroit and the surrounding... Read more

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Generation Next: For Grace Vilches, Internship leads to Produce for Kids position
Grace Vilches, a marketing coordinator for Florida-based Produce for Kids, is a living illustration that internships are a great way to introduce college students to the produce industry. Though Vilches has always felt an affinity for good food — she calls herself a “foodie” — and grew up in an agriculturally... Read more