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CPMA honors member of Parliament as 2020 Produce Champion

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association has chosen Alistair MacGregor, a member of Canada’s House of Commons, as its 2020 Produce Champion.

Europe’s apple forecast down slightly, pears up double digits

The World Apple and Pear Association is forecasting Europe’s 2020 apple production to drop slightly from last season, but pears will see a double-digit increase.

Apeel adds offices, executives as company goes global

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

SmartWash now available to European fresh-cut firms

JBT Corp. and SmartWash Solutions have entered into a partnership to offer fresh-cut produce processors in Europe a food safety solution.

Sweet potatoes leading in export growth

Global sweet potato promotion is growing southern U.S. sweet potato exports.

New Chiquita service to Europe adds energy efficiency

Chiquita Brands International, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., has a new dedicated container service from Central America to Europe.

New Chiquita service to Europe adds energy efficiency

Chiquita Brands International, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., has a new dedicated container service from Central America to Europe.

Fruit Attraction expo introduces U.S. exporters to Europe

Several U.S. produce companies will be using an upcoming global trade expo to boost opportunities in export markets including Europe and the Middle East.c

USDA slams EU’s decision on regulating gene-edited products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is calling out a recent ruling in the European Union that puts products from new “gene editing” methods such as CRISPR in the same category of all techniques for GMOs.