Industry Press Release

Industry Press Release

Don Limón launches direct sourcing retail plan

Don Limón – the international fresh fruit exporter-importer – is excited to announce the launch of its retail partnership program to offer greater flexibility as the trend towards direct sourcing intensifies. 

Eco Apples distributed in new Heirloom Discovery Packs

A network of Eco-certified orchards in the Northeast is taking their commitment to environmentally progressive practices to a new level with the introduction of an innovative eco-friendly apple package. 

Stemilt's Pinata apples shipping for holiday season

Pinata, the apple with the tropical twist, is currently being packed by Stemilt Growers and shipped to stores around the nation, just in time for the upcoming holiday season.

TerraFresh Organics starts Mexican citrus season

TerraFresh Organics, an organic fruit company supplying organic citrus, mangos, stone fruit and grapes to North America, is prepared for a solid organic Mexican citrus season.

Smurfit Kappa plan sets goal of net zero emissions by 2050

Smurfit Kappa announced new targets to further reduce its fossil CO2 emissions, including its ambition to reach at least net zero emissions by 2050.

Maine potato grower debuts Fenway Reds at Hannaford stores

In the fall of 2019, Green Thumb Farms launched the “Farmer’s First” program to develop new potato varieties for retailers – and to help consumers discover new products that work well in their kitchens.

NGA Show, Indoor Ag-Con to co-locate in 2021

The NGA Show and Indoor Ag-Con, the premier agriculture conference and trade show for the indoor and vertical farming industry, announced that they will co-locate in 2021 for the first time.

LGS Specialty Sales anticipates strong 2020-21 grape season

LGS Specialty Sales is primed for a strong and exciting grape season from December 2020 through early May 2021.  

Good Foods rebrands dairy dips

Good Foods, a category leader of dips and good-for-you products, is rolling out a rebrand of its dairy dip line in stores across the nation.

Pandemic, tight frozen product market cause drop in potato exports

U.S. potato exports for the July – September quarter were down significantly compared to the same period in 2019.