Sustainability

AppHarvest gets $50 million in USDA funding for high-tech indoor farm

AppHarvest Inc. has secured $50 million across two loans guaranteed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The sustainable food com... continue reading »

Nabaco’s Brenton Field promoted to VP of Operations

Nabaco Inc. has promoted Brenton Field to vice president of Operations. Field has vast experience in both the produce industry and the United States A... continue reading »

Supporting the future

Lipman Family Farms includes sustainability throughout its North American production. The Immokalee, Florida, farm has expanded from growing tomatoes ... continue reading »

new sustainable wine brand

New wine brand Juliet launches in recycled material packaging

Juliet has launched its brand of luxury boxed wines, which come in a cylindrical container called Eco-Magnum. Debuting with a 2021 Sauvignon Blanc ... continue reading »

Aptean acquires Produce Pro in data services merger

Aptean has acquired Produce Pro Software, a provider of enterprise technology solutions built to support the specific needs of the fresh produce and ... continue reading »

Plant-based coating that prevents pathogens, spoilage in food developed by Rutgers

Aiming to produce environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic food wrap and containers, a Rutgers scientist has developed a biodegradable, plan... continue reading »

FSMA 204: How produce-based food producers can prepare for changes

As produce-based food producers around the globe emerge from pandemic restrictions, they are encountering, in many cases, significant supply chain iss... continue reading »

Netherlands-based leafy greens vertical farm goes off grid

Future Crops has taken its vertical farm a further step off the grid by shifting to reliance on 100% renewable energy. Harnessing the natural gre... continue reading »

Column: Putting sustainability into practice in produce production

I am constantly surprised by how companies are so creative with their sustainability practices in the produce and floral industries but yet so shy to ... continue reading »

Yes! Apples adds bags with less plastic

Yes! Apples has launched a new line of plastic bags for its apples that are made with 5% less plastic, as well as a line of cardboard boxes fully recy... continue reading »