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Harvest Sensations Partners with Best Buddies to Champion Workplace Inclusivity

3 hours 10 min ago
MIAMI, FL - Since its inception in 1989, Best Buddies International has been dedicated to ending the social, physical, and economic isolation of the people who live with intellectual and...

Walmart Announces Plans to Redesign Fresh Produce Department

3 hours 10 min ago
BENTONVILLE, AR - Walmart stands as one of the largest retailers in the market, but it hasn’t always been associated with fresh produce. Now, as part of its continuous improvement efforts, the...

USDA Determines Individual Not Responsibly Connected to South Carolina Violator

3 hours 10 min ago
WASHINGTON, DC - On October 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) determined that Sandifer Farms violated the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) by failing to pay a reparation...

CREO Montminy Co President and CEO Joel Montminy Discusses Worldwide Produce Deal

3 hours 10 min ago
LOS ANGELES, CA - In the month of October, Worldwide Produce, an Alameda-based food distributor, made headlines when it sold a majority stake to Sole Source Capital, a Santa Monica-based private...

Sun World Partners with New Fruit Licenses in Chile and Peru

3 hours 10 min ago
PALM DESERT, CA - If one were to ask me what the zeitgeist of the 2010s was, I might be inclined to say table grapes, especially after Sun World International announced it’s closing out 2019 with...

Kathryn Grandy and Chantea McIntyre Dish on Cosmic Crisp Success

3 hours 10 min ago
YAKIMA, WA - 2019 has been a busy year for the Cosmic Crisp® as the variety makes waves with its impact on market share, flavor, quality, and differentiation. The result of 20 years of study and...

Ohio Firm Posts 100000 Employment Bond

11 hours 12 min ago
WASHINGTON, DC - Cleveland, Ohio-based Produce Packaging has posted a $100,000 surety bond with the USDA as a means of employing Andrew Weingart. Weingart is the former President and stockholder of...

Wonderful Company Launches Camp Halohead Animated Series

11 hours 12 min ago
LOS ANGELES, CA - Wonderful Halos has officially launched “Camp Halohead,” a first-of-its-kind original entertainment property to debut from a produce brand. The family-friendly, animated YouTube...

Side Delights Offers Shoppers Potatoes and Wine Pairings for the Holiday Season

11 hours 12 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Plant-based meals have been gaining popularity for some time, and the numbers prove it—category sales grew by 28 percent and were worth $210 million last year. As the holidays...

Amazon Expands Cashierless Concept

11 hours 12 min ago
SEATTLE, WA - Before the proverbial dust had settled after Amazon’s new banner announcement, the e-tailer swooped back into the newswires. While its new banner—set to operate in Los Angeles—is still...

Church Brothers Farms Jason Lathos Discusses Transitioning Lettuce Crops

11 hours 12 min ago
SALINAS, CA - When you hear Mother Nature knocking at your door, you better answer quickly, because she’s a lady you don’t want to keep waiting. Weather changes can happen at the drop of a hat, and...

Chelan Freshs Mac Riggan Discusses Current Honeycrisp and Granny Smith Offerings Revival of Holiday Merchandiser

11 hours 12 min ago
CHELAN, WA - ’Tis the season for greens, reds, and golds, which means that the apple display is already festively decorated if you have Honeycrisp and Granny Smith in stock. And, as I hear it from...

Texas International Produce Association Announces Viva Fresh Clean Eating Challenge

November 19, 2019 - 8:14pm
MISSION, TX - The Viva Fresh Expo promotes eating fresh fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet, and the event is taking new steps to get the word out. Viva Fresh is launching a health and...

Walmart Canada Introduces BlockchainBased Supply Chain

November 19, 2019 - 8:14pm
CANADA - Technology’s rapid rise in popularity has led to a supply chain entirely different from that of the past. Companies from both the buy- and supply-sides of the industry are investing their...

Oppy and TG Global Celebrate the Growth of the Envy Apple

November 19, 2019 - 8:14pm
VANCOUVER, CANADA - The apple category has been causing waves lately, and T&G’s Envy™ is sitting pretty on top. Recent independent research revealed that shoppers voted Envy in a top place in...

Grocery Outlet Adds Mary Kay Haben and John E Bachman to Its Board of Directors

November 19, 2019 - 8:14pm
EMERYVILLE, CA - On top of a new Executive Vice President, Grocery Outlet is bolstering its leadership with new additions to its Board of Directors. John E. Bachman and Mary Kay Habeas will not only...

Red Sun Farms Taps New Partner With JC Fresh to Build New Greenhouse

November 19, 2019 - 8:14pm
USA & CANADA - There’s nothing like a good partnership that excites joy and intrigue amongst us produce folk, especially when we learn that it’s between two greenhouse companies. Red Sun Farms...

Matt Hornbuckle Shares Whats Coming Next for Allied Potato

November 19, 2019 - 8:14pm
ARVIN, CA - When I was younger, I used to think of Idaho as the origin where all potatoes come from. I now know that isn’t true, but my most recent talk with Matt Hornbuckle, Director of Foodservice...

Kroger Partners with Infarm to Offer InStore Living Produce Farms

November 19, 2019 - 12:11pm
BERLIN, GERMANY & CINCINNATI, OH - Urban and farming may sound like opposing words but the produce industry is hard at work to make these two seemingly dissonant situations coexist. Kroger...

Fresh Produce Association of the Americas and the Produce Marketing Association Applaud Integrated North American Approach to Shared Tomato Virus Threat

November 19, 2019 - 12:11pm
NOGALES, AZ - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a Federal Order on November 15, 2019 that will go into effect on November 22. This Federal Order will implement new testing...