Organic produce sales, led by bagged salads, up 18% during April

Total organic fresh produce sales increased 18% from last year during April, according to the April 2020 Organic Produce Performance Report released b... continue reading »

LGMA highlights updated leafy greens food safety practices

While we‘ve all been consumed in recent weeks with challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, much is taking place with respect to strengthening th... continue reading »

Berry producer, processor Wish Farms aiding businesses hurt by COVID-19

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, recently completed a successful g... continue reading »

Fast-growing Terra Exports adds news finance director

Terra Exports, a global fresh fruit sourcing company, has hired Laura Paternostro as its new chief financial officer. She will work out of Terra Expor... continue reading »

Study shows blueberries may be helpful to type 2 diabetics

A new research study published in "Current Developments in Nutrition" found that the equivalent of one cup of fresh blueberries, given as 22 grams ... continue reading »

Cornell scientist looks to fill gaps in listeria knowledge

Whole genome sequencing (WGS), also known as genetic fingerprinting, has increasingly been used to trace foodborne disease outbreaks to their sources.... continue reading »

Macfrut produce show going digital in 2020

Macfrut, Italy's international showcase for the fresh produce industry, is going digital in 2020. The event, set for Sept. 8-10, will take place th... continue reading »

LGMA names leafy green industry veteran Crawford as compliance officer

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has named Willette Crawford as its compliance officer. She will hold the same role for the Ariz... continue reading »

United Fresh sends lists of questions to USDA regarding food box program

United Fresh Produce Association on May 11 sent a letter to USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service seeking clarification to its questions regarding... continue reading »

Food traceability company HarvestMark acquired by iFoodDecisionSciences

Food safety and process control software company iFoodDecisionSciences has acquired Trimble's HarvestMark, a provider of food traceability and quality... continue reading »