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Caplan scholarship for Washington Conference deadline approaches

The deadline to apply for the Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarship is approaching.

Baldor’s Thomas McQuillan’s new role, and Imperfect Produce debut

Baldor Specialty Foods, Hunt’s Point, N.Y., has promoted Thomas McQuillan to vice president of strategy, culture and sustainability.

University of Florida attacking HLB on many fronts

University of Florida researchers, using funds from the state Legislature, are attacking citrus greening disease through a number of projects.

Washington apple crop expected to be slightly smaller

Washington apple marketers are forecasting a fresh crop of 131 million 40-pound boxes in the 2018-19 season, a 2% drop from the previous crop of 134 million boxes.

US files $350 million WTO claim against Indonesia

The U.S., which won a World Trade Organization ruling against Indonesia in 2017 concerning import restrictions on apples, grapes, potatoes, onions and other items, says the country has not changed its policies.

HMC Farms aims to boost grape consumption in schools

Aug 07, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Grapes
HMC Farms, Kingsburg, Calif., has expanded a program designed to increase consumption among school children.
Aug 07, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Grapes

New Jersey peaches run social media contest

Aug 07, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Peaches
Tantalizing New Jersey peaches are in full view of the state’s residents in early August.
Aug 07, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Peaches

Canadian grower recalls retail slaw products

A Nova Scotia farm has recalled its brand of coleslaw products after testing raised concerns of Listeria monocytogenes.

New video series introduced by Side Delights

A new video series introduced by Side Delights and Fresh Solutions Network invokes passion for potatoes as a comfort food and shares the story behind the brands.

Millennials Eat — Avocados!

Copy editor and designer Amelia Freidline and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss millennial purchasing habits as they relate to avocados as well as the prevalence of a certain avocado dish on menus.