Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

As romaine problems continue, FDA takes closer look

The Food and Drug Administration will be collecting romaine samples in California and Arizona for a year to test for salmonella and E. coli following several foodborne outbreaks linked to the lettuce.

Harvest Sensation partners with Best Buddies for inclusive hiring

Harvest Sensations, Miami, has a partnership with Best Buddies International, a non-profit organization enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD).

Corrugated industry touts versatility, recycling with campaign

The corrugated packaging industry has chosen America Recycles Day to shine a light on a recovery rate of 96% in 2018.

Robinson Fresh Daily ‘Dos: ripe avocados throughout the week

Robinson Fresh is taking the guesswork out of choosing avocados that will be ripe throughout the week with a four-pack of fruit at different stages of ripeness.

New CPS study focuses on ag water in Arizona, Texas

The Center for Produce Safety is funding its first research project to study the effectiveness of water used for irrigation and other uses in agriculture.

United Fresh offers seminar for importers

With Food and Drug Administration inspections coming in 2020, a United Fresh Produce Association seminar set for Jan. 30-31 will help importers prepare for Foreign Supplier Verification Program compliance.

Apeel adds offices, executives as company goes global

Apeel Sciences, Santa Barbara, Calif., is opening offices in Mexico, the Netherlands and Peru.

No PLUs necessary with this retail check-out system

RealEats America, a meal kit company focused on healthy foods, received the $1 million top prize in the inaugural Grow-NY competition.

California association donates salad bars to Salinas area schools

Students at two high schools in the Salinas, Calif., area will have more options for healthy food with the donation of salad bars from the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation, Salinas. 

11/15/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: Endorsement, New Companies & Updates

Nov 15, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Farmers Direct Produce LLC, Green Life Farms Inc., Oak Grove Farms, Peaceful Hollow Produce, and Schurman Family Farm are new companies to the Market. San Joaquin Produce Sales Inc. has been Endorsed and many Updates.
Nov 15, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash