SVG Ventures, Los Gatos, Calif., is partnering with PMA, through a three-year agreement that brings tech panel discussions to Fresh Summit and a technology challenge giving companies the chance to pitch to investors.
Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Apeel Sciences has announced supplier partnerships that company leaders say will enable a year-round supply of Apeel avocados, limes, asparagus, and apples for U.S. retailers and consumers.
Greenhouse grower Mastronardi Produce is partnering with an entrepreneur noted for building well-known tequila and hair care brands in a venture to promote high-density farming systems across the globe.
While a chorus of business and industry leaders is fighting for Congressional approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, some sources believe the near-term outlook appears cloudy at best for the deal.
The latest fiscal 2019 trade estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture raise predictions for fresh produce imports compared with a November forecast but keep the estimate for fresh produce exports stable.