BROOKLYN — It was a perfect summer rooftop tour party at dusk, with colorful picnic food and dozens of friendly faces talking about fresh vegetables and fruit. Check out Northeast editor Amy Sowder's video and article.
AUSTIN, Texas — Panelists at the Center for Produce Safety Symposium described better traceback as essential to containing foodborne illness outbreaks and urged companies to invest in that infrastructure.
Chelsea, Mass.-based Morning Kiss Organic — which has expanded its program with organic kiwis and pears, available year-round — will exhibit at the Organic Produce Summit July 10-11 in Monterey, Calif.
Members of the Eastern Produce Council’s Leadership Program spent a day at the Rutgers University’s Snyder Research and Extension Farm, Pittstown, touring the farm and learning communication and leadership skills.
CHICAGO — Students may be a captive audience at lunch time, but school foodservice officials say they want options and ideas from produce marketers to present fruits and vegetables to kids in an attractive way.