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Boise has the Idaho Potato Drop, Vincennes, Ind., has a watermelon drop, Kennett Square, Pa., drops a giant mushroom and now Yuma, Ariz., has a unique way to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Dec 30, 2019 by Chris Koger
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.
Nov 18, 2019 by Chris Koger
The Center for Produce Safety is funding its first research project to study the effectiveness of water treatments used for irrigation and other uses in agriculture.
Nov 17, 2019 by Chris Koger
Dave Puglia is succeeding Tom Nassif, who is retiring after 18 years as the president and CEO of Western Growers.
Oct 16, 2019 by Chris Koger
Fresh Farms, Rio Rico Aziz., has hired Scott Rossi as director of sales and marketing.
Oct 10, 2019 by Chris Koger
Wholesome has promoted Tina Federico to business development representative.
Aug 28, 2019 by Chris Koger
The relief of reaching a new tomato suspension agreement between Mexican tomato growers and the Department of Commerce has come with misgivings about the effect of mandatory inspections at the border.
Aug 22, 2019 by Tom Karst
Wholesum, an Amado, Ariz.-based fair trade, organic grower-shipper, published its Conscientious Company report for the 2018 fiscal year, highlighting social and environmental responsibility efforts.
Aug 06, 2019 by Amy Sowder
Joyce Brown, who established Brownie Brokerage with her husband, Lavern “Brownie” Brown in 1967 In Nogales, Ariz., died recently.
Jun 24, 2019 by Chris Koger