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LeMay succeeds Radanovich at CFFA

Ian LeMay is the new president of the California Fresh Fruit Association, Fresno.

California Avocado Commission sets Memorial Day promos

The California Avocado Commission is helping retailers plan for Memorial Day sales, which is in the top four seasonal events for the fruit.

Sun World steps away from farming to focus on genetics

Sun World International LLC, Bakersfield, Calif., is selling its leased and owned farms to investors that have contracted with Sun Pacific, marketer of Cuties mandarins, to farm the table grape vineyards.

California Kiwifruit committee seeks board members

The California Kiwifruit Administrative Committee is seeking nominations for growers to serve on its board.

Sophia Hronis, co-founder of Hronis Inc., has died

Sophia Hronis, who founded Hronis Inc. with her late husband Jim Hronis, has died.

California, Texas businesses sanctioned for PACA violations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sanctioned companies in California and Texas for violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

Crop One Holdings wins indoor farming award

Oakland, Calif.-based vertical farm operator Crop One Holdings won the Best Innovation in Indoor Farming Award at the 2019 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 

Gem avocados from Index Fresh return to store shelves

Index Fresh, Riverside, Calif., is again shipping Gem avocados, to complement full-size hass avocados grown in California.

Christopher Valadez to lead Salinas grower-shipper group

Christopher Valadez is the new president of the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California, Salinas.

Index Fresh announces new roles in California, Texas

Avocado company Index Fresh, Riverside, Calif., has hired a vice president of operations and promoted others to key roles in California and Texas facilities.