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USDA Announces Partial Reopening of Farm Service Agency Offices

January 16, 2019 - 8:07pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today marks day 27 of the government shutdown, and with each new day comes more uncertainty for fresh produce producers who rely on the USDA. In recognition of that uncertainty, U....

Eric Schriever Makes Major Impact at Maglio Companies McAllen Facility

January 16, 2019 - 8:07pm
MCALLEN, TX - As part of its efforts to upgrade and introduce new services at its McAllen, Texas, operation, Maglio Companies has welcomed Eric Schriever to its team. Schriever brings 20 years of...

Allen Lund Company Announces Two Key Promotions

January 16, 2019 - 8:07pm
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, CA - Preeminent logistics solutions provider Allen Lund Company has announced two promotions to two important managerial positions at the company’s Rochester and Charlotte...

Marrone Bio Innovations Dr Pamela Marrone Discusses Biologicals in Organic Farming

January 16, 2019 - 8:07pm
DAVIS, CA - At last month’s Organic Grower Summit, many of the best and brightest from the greater organic segment were on hand. Companies from around the country showcased new and innovative ways to...

Meijer Hires for First Supercenters in Northeast Ohio

January 16, 2019 - 8:07pm
CLEVELAND, OH - For 37 years and counting, Meijer has made a name for itself in the Buckeye State. This year, the retailer is showing no signs of leaving the hot Ohio market and is instead making...

Arable Capital Partners and Laurel Agriculture Water Solutions Acquires US Irrigation

January 16, 2019 - 12:05pm
BAKERSFIELD, CA - Private investment firm Arable Capital Partners has announced a new acquisition to add to its portfolio of food and agriculture businesses. US Irrigation, a Bakersfield, California-...

California Storms Promise Rain and Snow Through the Week

January 16, 2019 - 12:05pm
CALIFORNIA - I am not going to lie—as much as California needs to build up its snow pack as an essential natural water reservoir for the state, I also can’t help but feel a sigh of relief and tinge...

Caper Promises Increased Convenience with LineSkipping AIPowered Shopping Carts

January 16, 2019 - 12:05pm
BROOKLYN, NY - To give retailers that extra edge that might be the difference between lifelong shoppers and “That store with the long lines,” tech company Caper offers an AI grocery cart that looks...

Ahold Delhaizes Stop Shop Banner Launches Produce Delivery Robots

January 16, 2019 - 12:05pm
ZAANDAM, THE NETHERLANDS - Despite revolutionary advances in online ordering and shopping over the past several years, we in the fresh produce industry keep hearing one complaint over and over:...

Leah Halverson Launches Ten Acre Marketing

January 16, 2019 - 12:05pm
GRAND FORKS, ND - It’s one thing to know that modern shoppers want the stories behind their products; it’s another thing entirely to successfully deliver them. Leah Halverson is bringing a lifetime...

Over Two Tons of Illegal Substance Found in 42 Banana Boxes Said to be Latvias BiggestEver Drug Bust

January 15, 2019 - 10:00pm
KOKNESE, LATVIA - A whole new year means a different kind of resolution than what we might have had in mind for the country of Latvia and five of its citizens that hoped to bring in a record amount...

Sakata Seed Pledges TwoYearLong Support of PMAs Center for Growing Talent

January 15, 2019 - 10:00pm
MORGAN HILL, CA - Supporting a stronger future for the produce industry, Sakata Seed America’s Sakata Gives program has pledged a two-year donation of $15,000 per year to support the Produce...

Bee Sweet Citrus has the Lemons for The Big Game and Beyond

January 15, 2019 - 10:00pm
FOWLER, CA - Who says life giving you lemons is a bad thing? Bee Sweet Citrus is here to tell retailers that the season, and shoppers, should be all about lemons!“Whether you’re planning a party for...

Loblaw Unveils New Structure Without CEO Title

January 15, 2019 - 10:00pm
BRAMPTON, ON - As one door closes, another opens. For Loblaw, this means reshaping a pair of existing executive positions in favor of leaving behind the designated title “CEO.” Instead, the retailer...

Denise Junqueiro Discusses Emeralds in the End Zone Retail Campaign with Emeralds in the Rough

January 15, 2019 - 10:00pm
OXNARD, CA - Yeah, football is cool and all, but if you know me well, you know I’m there for the snacks. A smorgasbord of sliders, a deluge of dips—all things made better by an avalanche of avocado!...

Organic Produce Summit Opens General Attendee Registration

January 15, 2019 - 11:59am
MONTEREY, CA - Mark your calendars, folks! The 4th annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS) will be upon us before you know it, and lucky for you all—registration is now open on the OPS website. Dedicated...

Andrew Williamsons GoodFarms Receives Communitas Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility

January 15, 2019 - 11:59am
SAN DIEGO, CA - Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce’s GoodFarms™ brand has received the coveted 2018 Communitas Award in recognition of its focus on benefitting its employees, communities, and the...

Walmart to Open HighTech Consolidation Center in California

January 15, 2019 - 11:59am
BENTONVILLE, AR - Walmart announced it will debut a first for its supply chain this July: a 340,000-square-foot high-tech consolidation center designed to revolutionize the way the company receives,...

Reports Whole Foods Looks Toward Unoccupied Sears Stores for Major Expansion

January 15, 2019 - 11:59am
SEATTLE, WA - Amazon seems like it has no plans to slow down its expansion of physical Whole Foods stores. In fact, a new report from Yahoo Finance suggests that Whole Foods may one day occupy any of...

Oppy and Divemex Kick Off PepperUP Contest

January 14, 2019 - 10:56pm
JALISCO, MEXICO - Creative pepper displays can earn cash in more ways than one—Oppy’s announcement on why retailers might want to “PepperUp” with Divemex is hard to pass up. The marketer and...