Homegrown Organic Farms, Porterville, Calif., has hired Mark Sandell as a senior account manager on the company’s sales team.
Southern Belle Organics, Bladenboro, N.C., has hired Vince Ferrante to help the blueberry company expand into organic and conventional vegetables.
The Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into the source of an outbreak of cyclosporiasis from McDonald’s salads continues, with a focus on distributors and growers of romaine and carrots in the salads.
The United Fresh Produce Association has scheduled a number of food safety education events.
University of California economists estimate U.S. exporters of 10 fruits and nuts could see a loss of $2.64 billion a year due to tariffs — and up to $3.34 billion a year for potential effects on other markets.
Costa Rica is inviting buyers of fresh produce and other exports to the country’s 20th Buyers Trade Mission Costa Rica.
The Produce Marketing Association is targeting an unlikely venue to promote the role of fresh fruit and vegetables in a healthy diet.
Produce wholesaler M. Levin and Co. Inc., Philadelphia, has been recognized by the Philadelphia Inquirer with a 2018 Multi-Generational Family Business Award.
With the U.S. Department of Agriculture proclaiming September as National Mushroom Month, the Mushroom Council is promoting bowls as a meal option from breakfast to dinner.
Brian Cook is the new president of greenhouse grower Pete’s Living Greens, Carpinteria, Calif.
Aug 14, 2018 by Chris Koger
The University of Arkansas has released a new nectarine, Effie, named for a long-time university employee.