The Walmart Foundation has given Brighter Bites $1.5 million to expand to California and support efforts in existing cities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brooks Tropicals, Homestead, Fla., has made some personnel changes in its financial department.
Vertical farming company Kalera, Orlando, Fla., has hired Marc Jennings as vice president of foodservice sales and Mark Gagnon as vice president of sales for retail accounts.
The Florida Tomato Exchange is keeping tabs on Mexican tomato imports through a new website, TomatoMonitor.com.
Chestnut Hill Farms LLC, Coral Gables, Fla., has promoted Martin Jensen to director of program sales.
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Kenneth Ruud has joined Summit Packaging Inc., Auburn, Wash., as a regional sales representative in Wenatchee, Wash.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released the first California mandarin objective measurement survey.
Peruvian grape grower Don Ricardo, which exports about half of its production to the U.S., has received the Peruvian National Water Resources Certificado Azul to recognize its sustainable water practices.
CA Grown has been using social media and retail campaigns to promote October as California Farmer and Farmworker Month.
Researchers from California and Florida reached a milestone in the in the search to develop a citrus greening-resistant tree by sequencing the genome of a plant that’s closely related to citrus trees.