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Calavo adds hydroponics leader to its board

Calavo Growers has appointed a hydroponics industry leader to its board of directors and audit committee. John Lindeman served as Calavo chief financi... continue reading »


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Don't miss your chance to let us know what matters to you! Produce Processing is conducting a survey to gather insights on topics of interest to its r... continue reading »


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Florida company recalls cucumbers over salmonella concerns

A Florida-based produce company is recalling whole cucumbers shipped to certain states in mid-May because of potential salmonella contamination. Fr... continue reading »


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UF researchers make promising broccoli breakthrough

University of Florida researchers have made advances in delaying the aging of broccoli. The findings have the potential to aid in preserving other veg... continue reading »


Produce industry priorities to take center stage in Washington

Fresh produce and floral industry advocates are preparing to gather in Washington, D.C., in early June to amplify public policy priorities. The Int... continue reading »


Duravant launches aftermarket equipment service network

Equipment manufacturer Duravant has launched Lifecycle Services, a global network of aftermarket organizations supporting its automated solutions for ... continue reading »


Data management provider appoints VP of foodservice division

Data management provider Syndigo has appointed Kate DiLorenzo as vice president of its foodservice division. DiLorenzo has more than 20 years of indus... continue reading »


Farm bill passes House committee; hurdles remain

A $1.5 trillion farm bill version has passed the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee. The bill, passed May 23, expands farm commodi... continue reading »


USDA investing $83M to help boost domestic fertilizer production

The USDA is investing $83 million in 12 states in domestic fertilizer projects designed to strengthen competition and lower costs for U.S. farmers, ra... continue reading »


Fruit and vegetable grower acquires 159-acre greenhouse facility

Mucci Farms has acquired Hacienda North Farms, a 159-acre greenhouse facility in Ontario. Mucci Farms is a second-generation fruit and vegetable gr... continue reading »