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Mission Produce, others bring avocado orchard to Ventura College

Mission Produce Inc., Oxnard, Calif., joined other businesses to promote agriculture outreach, planting an avocado orchard at Ventura College.

California stone fruit companies Gerawan, Wawona merge

California stone fruit companies Gerawan Farming Inc., Fresno, and Wawona Packing Co. LLC, Cutler, have merged.

Index Fresh sees high prices through California avocado season

Index Fresh, Riverside, Calif., wrapped up its California avocado season with record prices on a per-carton basis.

Brent Young joins Seven Seas in California office

Seven Seas has hired Brent Young as manager of sales in its Visalia, Calif., office.

California Avocado Commission to showcase plans at Fresh Summit

With an early prediction of a larger 2020 crop, the California Avocado Commission is working on promotions to build consumer anticipation.

Mission Produce ramps up Colombia avocado production

Mission Produce Inc., Oxnard, Calif., has big plans in Colombia.

Pumpkin season heats up in California

Iconic fall crops such as pumpkins are doing well just before harvest, even though temperatures are still hovering in the 90s in several U.S. regions.

California grape group hires David Dudley in category development

The California Table Grape Commission, Fresno, has hired David Dudley as marketing director of category management.

Infographic: California navel crop down 7%

The 2019-20 California navel crop is down 7% from last season, according to the first U.S. Department of Agriculture estimate.

Calavo Growers publishes first sustainability report

Santa Paula, Calif.- based Calavo Growers, Inc. has announced the publication of their first sustainability highlights report.