Ford's Produce Supply Update

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We all had an eventful week last week, with the CDC’s advisory on romaine lettuce out of Yuma, AZ and the recall on 200,000,000 eggs on the east coast.  These two back-to-back events created a lot of concern and conversation.  Here’s how we dealt with it.  We quickly implemented our recall policy and contacted and recovered all unused fresh-cut romaine from our customers.  Next we...

Tomatoes are still in an oversupply situation, and prices just don’t get any lower than this.

Freight rates for cross country trucks continue to climb, with new regulations on the trucking industry costing them many thousands of dollars per month, and severely limiting the amount of hours a driver can work per month.

The California Navel Orange is one of the most delicious of all fruit when it’s at peak season. 

What’s Local Now? We currently have local strawberries, Swiss Chard, Asparagus, and Sweet Potatoes.  Lots of other items coming soon!

We’re starting to see some traditional spring time items, like English Peas, Ramps, and Morels.

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Employment Opportunities at Ford's Produce

We are hiring for our team. We are looking for the following positions:

Warehouse

Drivers

Outside Sales

Call our office for employment opportunites 919-755-1392.

 

Ways to submit your application to us:

Email Resume to fordspersonnel@gmail.com.

Fax application and resume to: 919-834-8716.

Apply In Person - Download Application Fords Produce Employment Application fill it out -and bring it in with you to apply for position on Team Fresh! 1109 Agriculture Street Suite 1, Raleigh, NC - between the hours of 7:00 am – 1:00 pm Monday thru Friday.

Ford's Produce Company, Inc. is proud to be a smoke free, drug free workplace!

All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. Please download the employment application below.

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