Long-time Twin City produce companies H. Brooks & Co. and its affiliates, and J&J Distributing are being acquired and consolidated into a new company, known as New Harvest Foods, helmed by industry veteran Ron Carkoski.
Oakland, Calif.-based vertical farm operator Crop One Holdings won the Best Innovation in Indoor Farming Award at the 2019 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
On the heels of a $40 million joint venture and a new office in Dubai, Sonia Lo is fighting for what she calls digital distributed agriculture, an emerging industry-wide infrastructure that works with indoor farms.
AWG is bringing together its division operations, merchandising, and distribution and logistics functions in one supply chain unit for 2019, one of several changes the company expects to deliver more value to customers.
After sanctioning Tustin, Calif.-based Sarita Ranch Provission Inc. in March, the USDA has now filed an administrative complaint under the PACA alleging a much larger amount owed produce sellers.