The Packer

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The Packer
Editor Greg Johnson
Categories Agricultural
Frequency weekly
First issue 1893
Company Vance Publishing
Country  USA
Language English
Website The Packer

The Packer is a newspaper and website covering the fresh produce industry. Its readers are primarily retail and food-service buyers of fresh produce. It is published in Lenexa, Kansas.

On a weekly basis in its print publication and throughout the day on its website, The Packer covers fresh fruit and vegetable production and distribution throughout North America. The Packer also covers international fresh produce news relating to imported and exported products. The Packer reports information on topics such as nutrition, legislation and distribution.

The Packer began publication of weekly produce industry news in 1893.

In recent years, The Packer and its website have been finalists for the Jesse H. Neal Award, honoring the best business publications.

The Packer is owned by Vance Publishing.

Editorial Staff[edit]

Greg Johnson, editor Fred Wilkinson, managing editor Chris Koger, news editor Dan Galbraith, sections editor Tom Karst, national editor.

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