Tariff for a Wall: R-E-L-A-X

mexican produceThe beauty of free market competition is the basis for success of the proposed 20% import tariff on Mexican goods. Let’s put aside any political views and look strictly at the economic effect of the proposal. Read more >

Old Corrugated Cardboard (OCC)

grainger-maglio-0018While the advent of the Returnable Plastic Container (RPC) brought sustainable fanfare, it appears that the use of corrugated cardboard may provide a better experience for consumers of fresh produce. Read more >

What is in your CRISPR?

Holidays certbutton-mushroomsainly have a direct correlation with food. We obsess about having just the right combination of traditional fare mixed in with the latest culinary adventure. Who would think that a staple like the white button mushroom could cause an uproar within the world of foodies? Read more >

The Washington Conference

washington-conferenceOn September 12-14, 2016 the United Fresh Washington Conference brought the produce industry to meet with our legislators. It is going to be increasingly important for businesses to make sure that their interests are known to members of Congress and the new Administration. If you didn’t have a seat at the table they you’re probably going to be on the menu. Read more >

Trucking Transition Part 2

IUntitled1t seems that technology is creeping into every aspect of our lives. My father-in-law was in or near the trucking industry his entire life. He could maneuver an 18 wheeler like it was a child’s toy. I bet he never ever dreamed that a computer guided driverless truck would be invented. Read more >