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Organization offers safety tips for Extreme Heat Awareness Month

With labor-intensive farming activities reaching their peak during Extreme Heat Awareness Month this July, the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) has dev... 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 »

Orion names new East Coast regional sales manager

Stretch wrapping equipment manufacturer Orion has promoted a company veteran to new East Coast regional sales manager. Kelly Watterworth has been with... continue reading »

Vegetable-based frozen food manufacturer names new CEO

Vegetable-based frozen food manufacturer Caulipower has named an industry veteran as its new CEO. Tyler Ricks has been a member of the company’s boa... continue reading »

IFPA seeking innovative produce retailers for annual awards

Do you know a retail innovator worthy of recognition? The International Fresh Produce Association wants to hear from you. The organization’s Reta... continue reading »

Final labor rule includes new H-2A worker protections

Employees may invite labor and legal organizations to employer-provided housing under a final Department of Labor rule on H-2A temporary worker protec... continue reading »

Second-generation strawberry grower receives impact award

Second-generation strawberry grower Mayra Paniagua has received the Strawberry Industry Impact Award from the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. ... continue reading »

Braga Fresh executive named Grower-Shipper Foundation Ag Woman of the Year

Colby Pereira, chief operating officer of conventional and organic vegetable grower Braga Fresh, has been named the Grower-Shipper Foundation Ag Woman... continue reading »

Fox Packaging founder dies at age 91

Kenneth Fox, founder of global flexible packaging supplier Fox Packaging, died April 17 at age 91. Fox, who began his career as a burlap and mesh b... continue reading »

Conagra closing Birds Eye facility in Wisconsin

Conagra is closing its Birds Eye frozen foods facility in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, eliminating about 250 jobs. A Worker Adjustment and Retraining Not... continue reading »