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Blockchain still a new tool that could elevate food chain

It’s 2021, almost 2022, and the rate of technological innovation in our economy and society continues apace. What emerging tools could give wholesal... continue reading »


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Tomatoes, potatoes show resiliency to climate change in new study

A new study led by researchers at the University of Florida predicts that the supply chains for two of Americans' most popular plant-based foods — f... continue reading »


United Fresh, PMA to outline new organization during live event

Chief executives representing the new association being formed by the Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association, Cathy Burns ... continue reading »


F&S Produce to distribute Green Giant stir-fry kits and Little Green Sprouts organic vegetables

Pre-washed, pre-cut bagged fresh veggies are popular with consumers who want a fast-fixing meal option to put on the table. Two new products from F... continue reading »


PMA’s Teplitski named to USDA’s advisory committee on microbiological criteria for foods

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has appointed 13 new members and 17 returning members to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological ... continue reading »


Smarter Food Safety webinar series coming from FDA, Stop Foodborne Illness

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Stop Foodborne Illness, a nonprofit public health organization, are collaborating on a webinar series that ... continue reading »


Revol Greens expands to East Coast with acquisition

North AmericaPR greenhouse lettuce grower Revol Greens has acquired BJ’s Produce Inc., operating under the widely recognized Living Fresh brand, in ... continue reading »


Markon comes out with trimmed leaks for foodservice

To help streamline and minimize kitchen prep, Markon Cooperative is introducing Markon First Crop Trimmed Leeks, which is now available to foodservice... continue reading »


Organic produce sales continue to trend up

Total organic fresh produce sales for the third quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of year-over-year growth, increasing by 3% from the same period las... continue reading »


Taylor Farms tabs industry vet Pezzini to oversee internal growing operations

Taylor Farms recently hired Joe Pezzini to the position of senior director of agricultural operations, effective Oct. 11. Joe Pezzini Pezzini, a nat... continue reading »