California’s Farm to Family Program, a state agriculture program that boosts donations to food banks, has received a boost of $3.64 million as charities see unprecedented demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Western Growers has launched an interactive website that allows the public to participate in discussions relating to leafy greens food safety and the industry to follow the process to strengthen those guidelines.
Lemons were among the top fruits that consumers bought in the past year, coming in as the No. 5 fruit (after two ties for first and second place) and the No. 15 item overall of those studied in Fresh Trends 2019.