Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Driscoll’s gives $4 million globally during COVID-19 pandemic

Driscoll’s plans to donate more than $4 million globally, with funds to health clinics and food banks, fresh berry donations and community resources in response to the worldwide pandemic.

Southern Specialties helps feed Louisiana health professionals

Southern Specialties Inc., Pompano Beach, Fla., has donated thousands of pounds of specialty produce to hospital staffs, including heirloom tomatoes, white asparagus and yellow beefsteak tomatoes.

Third company recalls South Korean enoki mushrooms for listeria

H&C Food Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y., is the third business to recall enoki mushrooms from South Korea because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Kevin Murphy joins Fall Creek Farm board of directors

Kevin Murphy has joined the board of directors at Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., Lowell, Ore.

Ocean Mist Gold Standard promotion highlights artichoke nutrition

Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, Calif., is highlighting health and nutrition aspects or artichokes with the spring Gold Standard promotion.

USDA-AMS offers web seminars on grant applications

The branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that oversees the Specialty Crop Block Grant program and others for produce growers is sponsoring web seminars. 

National Mango Board elects new officers

The National Mango Board has elected new officers.

Mushroom Council, restaurant chain feed health care workers

The Mushroom Council has joined B.GOOD restaurants’ mission of donating blended burgers and vegetable bowls featuring mushrooms to health care workers in the Boston area during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AgSafe promotes Theresa Kiehn to acting president and CEO

AgSafe, Modesto, Calif., has promoted Theresa Kiehn to acting president and CEO.

Homegrown Organic rebrand includes new logo and packaging

Homegrown Organic Farms, Porterville, Calif., has rebranded, with a new logo and packaging design.