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IFPA applauds announcement of White House Nutrition Conference

International Fresh Produce Association applauds President Biden’s announcement that the administration will host the White House Conference on Hung... continue reading »


Fresh Express donates additional $500K to fund produce safety research

Value-added salad leader Fresh Express has contributed $500,000 to Center for Produce Safety’s current capital campaign to fund fresh produce food-s... 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 »


Laura Rolon studying microbial biofilms protecting Listeria

Microbiologists to study biofilms guarding Listeria

Microbiologists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received a $605,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study how... continue reading »


Grateful Dead, Gotham Greens launch Grateful Greens

On the heels of Gotham Greens’ 10th-anniversary celebration, and as the company continues to expand its greenhouse footprint, Gotham Greens is excit... continue reading »


Potato starch being used to create quicker degrading plastic by Idaho company

Excess starch from processing potatoes can lead to headaches for anyone making potato-based products in large quantities. Fortunately, there are numer... continue reading »


Albaugh acquires Rotam Global in crop protection merger

Albaugh, a crop protection product provider, has completed an acquisition of Rotam Global AgroSciences. The acquisition by the Ankeny, Iowa-based ... continue reading »


New three-pound mesh bags for Mountain King baby golds, reds

MountainKing has introduced new, three-pound mesh bags of its popular baby-sized Red and Gold potatoes designed to generate a higher ring for retail g... continue reading »


Logistics solutions provider DispatchTrack joins Encompass program to expand capabilities

Logistics solutions provider DispatchTrack has joined the PartnerLink Program from Encompass Technologies, a cloud-based ERP software technology provi... continue reading »


Upward Farms names vice president of operations

Upward Farms, an organic vertical farming company, has named seasoned supply chain and operations leader Andrew Howell as vice president of operations... continue reading »