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$171 million in export promotion funds distributed

04/18/2014 10:07:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the distribution of $171.8 million in 2014 Market Access Program funding to 62 groups to promote agricultural exports. ... Full story

USDA announces grants for school equipment

04/18/2014 5:13:00 PM
The USDA plans to award $25 million to help schools purchase kitchen equipment. ... Full story

Stern Produce receives defense supply contract

04/18/2014 10:31:00 AM
Phoenix-based Stern Produce Co. has been awarded a maximum $16.625 million contract to supply fresh fruits and vegetables to military units, civilian agencies and schools supplied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and reservations in Arizona. ... Full story

Business updates: California Cherries

04/18/2014 2:55:00 PM
For the second season, The Flavor Tree Fruit Co. LLC, Hanford, Calif., the sales arm of Warmerdam Packing LP, is maintaining a food safety library with private log-in for customers who request access to it, said Maurice Cameron, global sales manager. ... Full story

Organics Unlimited increases banana acreage

04/22/2014 6:02:00 PM
San Diego-based Organics Unlimited has added 370 acres of certified organic banana production in Michoacan, Mexico. ... Full story

Syngenta awards $70,000 through grant program

04/21/2014 12:01:00 PM
Sixteen organizations were awarded $70,000 through Greensboro, N.C.-based Syngenta’s Community Grant Program. ... Full story

Del Monte testing genetically modified pineapple

04/26/2013 2:31:00 PM
Genetically modified pineapple grown in Costa Rica by Del Monte Fresh Produce Co. Inc. gained the approval of the U.S. Department of Agriculture earlier this year. ... Full story

Markets for smaller limes weaken slightly

04/17/2014 8:36:00 AM
Lime markets were still at historic highs in mid-April, but they were showing some signs of coming down. ... Full story

Pamela's Kitchen: Mini Oliva Salad Dressing Pod

06/13/2011 3:11:00 PM
What’s new in my kitchen? I tried the Mini Oliva salad dressing pod, voted the Best New Product at the 2011 Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention in Montreal in April. ... Full story

Simplified Software upgrades produce products

04/21/2014 12:23:00 PM
Simplified Software has released upgrades to its produce-specific software packages. ... Full story
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