Nikki Fried, commissioner of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, is promoting Florida products in a pre-Super Bowl event.
Growers of Vidalia onions in Georgia have voted in favor of continuing the marketing order for the sweet onions.
The Canadian Produce Marketing Association, Ottawa, Ontario, plans to highlight sustainability programs and advocacy work on behalf of Canadian produce companies at the Fruit Logistica exposition.
California’s Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has released a list of steps the group and others in the produce industry, as well as regulators, have taken to address E. coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce.
C.H. Robinson, Eden Prairie, Minn., plans to purchase Prime Distribution Services.
Container farm manufacturer Freight Farms and Sodexo have plans to bring hydroponic vertical farms to schools and universities across the U.S.
The National Mango Board has its first members representing frozen mangoes.
Pro Citrus Network, Visalia, Calif., has a new brand of seedless red mandarins, the MandaRosa.