Amy Sowder

Amy Sowder

Baldor makes buying local easier for chefs

Buying local produce has become more practical with a growing program called Local Pledge by Baldor Specialty Foods, a distributor based in the Hunts Point neighborhood of Bronx, N.Y.

Fyffes’ sustainable efforts include supporting marine sulfur cuts

Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fyffes, a tropical produce importer and distributor, supports new global sulfur restrictions in all marine fuels to 0.5 % beginning Jan. 1.

Sonny Perdue to headline Forbes AgTech Summit

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will headline the fifth-annual Forbes AgTech Summit.

Summer outlook is good for NJ peaches

New Jersey peach growers are optimistic about this summer marketing season.

Mann’s baby cauliflower, Nourish Bowls featured at United Fresh

Salinas, Calif.-based Mann Packing Co. will debut a Caulilini baby cauliflower 10-ounce retail pack at the United Fresh Produce Association’s expo June 10-12.

NJ agriculture department, independent auditors, help with food safety

With new federal rules fast approaching and produce recalls causing a domino effect nationwide, New Jersey growers are ramping up their food safety certifications and plans.

Consalo Family Farms monitors crops with app

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Consalo Family Farms has long used a drip irrigation system that uses computer monitoring, via sensors in the sandy soil of its blueberry crops, said company president Skip Consalo.

Consalo Family Farms monitors crops with app

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Consalo Family Farms has long used a drip irrigation system that uses computer monitoring, via sensors in the sandy soil of its blueberry crops, said company president Skip Consalo.

Consalo Family Farms monitors crops with app

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Consalo Family Farms has long used a drip irrigation system that uses computer monitoring, via sensors in the sandy soil of its blueberry crops, said company president Skip Consalo.

Consalo Family Farms monitors crops with app

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Consalo Family Farms has long used a drip irrigation system that uses computer monitoring, via sensors in the sandy soil of its blueberry crops, said company president Skip Consalo.