“Who’s Minding the Store: the Small Grocery Business in Ventura County” focuses on sharing the history of many immigrant-owned markets in the county.
FreshRealm is betting millions of dollars on a revolutionary concept: A backend service for businesses that enables customers to get fresh food sent directly to their homes. Combined with a reusable container that can be filled at a store and shipped via FedEx to the home, the service utilizes existing infrastructure and can scale quickly, its founders say.
Shares of Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. plummeted 11.3 percent on Thursday after the company revealed plans to raise $23.2 million by selling common stock. The Camarillo-based chip design company said Thursday that the proceeds of the offering, a planned sale of 7.5 million shares at $3.35 each, would be used for working capital and general corporate Read More →
Santa Paula-based fruit grower Limoneira Co.’s second-quarter profits fell 16.7 percent to $2 million despite higher revenue and operating income. The earnings decrease was affected by Limoneira’s sale last year of 165,000 shares of Santa Paula-based Calavo Growers, a transaction that netted a $3.1 million gain in the second quarter of 2013. Limoneira’s earnings per Read More →
Shares of produce marketer Calavo Growers surged more than 7 percent in midday trading on Monday as the firm’s second-quarter profits surged 205 percent to $6.7 million, setting a quarterly earnings record.