LATEST NEWS FROM Massachusetts

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18:32PM Sep 24, 2019

NEPC’s 20th expo draws regional, national and international crowd

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

BOSTON — Produce professionals from near and far delved into the relationship business at the New England Produce Council’s Produce, Floral and Foodservice Expo, celebrating its 20th anniversary.

14:17PM Sep 10, 2019

Tour this Boston-area retailer's produce department

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

We heard a lot of good things about the nearby Market Basket location while touring the Boston Market Terminal and New England Produce Center — so we stopped by ourselves

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17:15PM Sep 09, 2019

Steve Lutz to lead session at NEPC

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

Industry notable Steve Lutz will be a speaker at the New England Produce Council’s Produce, Floral & Food Service Expo 2019.

14:47PM Sep 09, 2019

NEPC Expo to emphasize simplicity, floral, personal responsibility

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

Although regional produce conferences have a broader reach than their namesake areas, there’s something about keeping it local, simple and intimate that appeals to participants.

11:05AM Aug 30, 2019

Boston: A tale of two markets

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

BOSTON — To get familiar with the Boston area fresh produce market, you have to visit the two centers of activity, side-by-side in Chelsea and Everett, both nestled near Boston.

19:45PM May 09, 2019

Meatpacker Sues Producers, Alleges Conspiracy

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

A meat packer alleges a producer bribed a plant worker to falsify carcass weights in a conspiracy that resulted in an over-payment of more than $222,000.

11:33AM Mar 06, 2019

Massachusetts Barn Fire Claims Five Calves, Heat Lamps Deemed Cause

Taylor Leach
AgWeb Contributor

Used to help keep calves warm during the frigid temps of winter, a heating lamp was determined to be the cause of a devastating barn fire in Westfield, Massachusetts.