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Oppy People
Dec 27, 2018

Originally from Chile and now living in Newark, Delaware, Carola received a bachelor’s degree in science with a major in agricultural engineering at the University of La Serena in Chile before moving to the U.S. When she was hired at another company within Manfredi Cold Storage, where Oppy has a repacking and distribution center, she would often see the friendly faces of Oppy’s QC team in the building. When a position opened up, she knew she had to apply.

Oppy People
Dec 20, 2018

Earlier this month, CBC Radio caught up with Vice President of Canadian Sales Walt Breeden to discuss the growth of the citrus category and Oppy’s important role in building the easy-peel orange market since we sold the first Japanese mandarins in 1891. You can read it here.

Oppy People
Dec 19, 2018
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The animal lovers in our Chicago office made the holidays a little brighter for local four-legged friends with donations of pet food to two animal shelters last weekend. Inspired by the recent experience of adopting shelter dog Alfie, a terrier-boxer mix, and supported by Senior Sales Representative Dan Wickland, pet parent to a pup named Peanut and Cookie the cat, Sales Assistant Annie Gibson rallied the team and together they raised donations to purchase nearly 200 meals.

Oppy People
Dec 18, 2018

Fruits and vegetables weren’t the only thing sprouting up at Oppy in November—seven “Mo Bros” and one “Mo Sista” were raising awareness for Movember by growing what they could on their upper lip.

Fresh Note
Dec 17, 2018
Aimed to arrive the second week of January, a variety of stone fruit from Chile will be here to warm up our winter days. Stay tuned for black plums, Larry Anne plums, lemon plums, peaches and white nectarines.
Oppy People
Dec 11, 2018

The discovery of E. coli on romaine lettuce grown in California a few weeks ago took over the headlines leading up to the U.S. Thanksgiving, causing the leafy vegetable to disappear from stockrooms, store shelves and crisper drawers while the Center for Disease Control (CDC) sought the source of the issue.