Citing lower banana prices in Europe and an oversupply of pineapples North America, Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. reported higher sales but an overall loss for the quarter that ended June 29.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is calling out a recent ruling in the European Union that puts products from new “gene editing” methods such as CRISPR in the same category of all techniques for GMOs.
Food safety experts say there’s no cause for undue concern about the safety of California greens this summer, despite a foodborne illness outbreak in the spring attributed to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz.
The Equitable Food Initiative is a third-party food certification proposal to “bring greater transparency to the supply chain” by convincing retailers to force suppliers to adopt its certification program.
Amelia Freidline and Ashley Nickle discuss the produce age gap for sweet corn, which according to Fresh Trends research is purchased significantly more by older generations than by millennial consumers.