Job Posting – Director of QA, Philadelphia, PA

Our client is a leading brand manufacturer of jams, fruit preparations, sweets and custard-based desserts worldwide. In North America, they are the leading fruit processing company with major facilities in Philadelphia, PA, Plymouth, IN and Gardena, CA. They specialize in fruit preparations for a variety of customers including yogurt, ice and bakery manufacturers. They have a new opportunity for a Director of QA. This position may be located in Plymouth, Indiana or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

New Job Posting – Director of Quality, Regulatory Compliance, New England Area

Our client has been an anchor of the New England seafood industry for more than 75 years. They are an innovator and leader in the seafood industry. They are committed to providing a diverse selection of seafood that is legitimately and responsibly sourced. The Company is committed to helping employees, customers and vendors succeed and actively supporting the communities in which they live and work. They currently have a new opportunity for a Director of Quality, Regulatory Compliance in the New England area.

New Job Posting – VP, Technical Services, Midwest

Our client is a multifaceted company with over a quarter of a century history and rich tradition in the food ingredients industry. They are a multi-dimensional manufacturing enterprise dealing in proprietary, value-added food blends and a widely diverse range of ingredients. They are currently seeking a VP Technical Services for their R&D facility in the Midwest.

Ripening of fruits & vegetables – On Ethylene and (non)-Climacteric

Ripening of fruits & vegetables – On Ethylene and (non)-Climacteric

Should you buy a banana ripe or unripe? And what about strawberries? Or pineapple, avocado, green beans or Brussels sprouts? Your first reaction might be that it depends. It can depend on when you’ll be eating it. If you don’t plan on using it within a week, you might prefer an unripe banana so it has time to ripe and won’t spoil as quickly. In you’re planning it on eating when walking out of the store though you’d prefer a ripe banana.