Potato, Apple Industries Want Their Shot with CFAP Payments
Meanwhile, there are some ag sectors that feel they should get a shot at these CFAP payments since their industries suffered losses due to coronavirus too.
Building on a new substantial influx of new financing, Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Apeel Sciences says it is poised to expand to more suppliers, produce categories, retailers and foodservice channels around the world.
Congress and the Trump administration are sending $2 trillion in cash to help a U.S. economy that has been staggered by the coronavirus COVID-19 since mid-March, and the produce industry is anxious to see their share.
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency because the coronavirus COVID-19 and waived the hours of service rules for truck drivers transporting emergency supplies of produce and other foods.
The 2019 introduction of the European Commission’s European Green Deal invites the produce industry to be a leader in climate neutral and plant-friendly policies, according to industry trade group Freshfel Europe.