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Grocery food price increase continues

The grocery bill keeps getting bigger for Americans.

New York grocery store builds vertical, soil-based greens farm

Monsey, N.Y.-based Evergreen Kosher Market is debuting a 20-foot high “wall farm” enabling customers to see where their fresh-picked produce is grown.

B&W Quality Growers introduces foodservice baby leaf blend

B&W Quality Growers, Fellsmere, Fla., has a new blend of greens for the foodservice sector.

Cyclospora infections from salads rise, found in Canada

Cases of cyclospora infection linked to Fresh Express salads continue to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Canada is reporting its first cases.

FDA seeks source of Fresh Express salad ingredients in recalls

(UPDATED/CORRECTED) Cyclospora infections linked to Fresh Express garden salads continue to rise and now include Walmart private-label bagged salads, including salad served at a North Dakota restaurant.

Citrus, grapes, berries lead fruit COVID-19 losses in California

California farms, ranches and agricultural business will lose between $5.9 billion and $8.6 billion in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study commissioned by ag groups.

Cyclospora cases in salad recalls rising rapidly

Hy-Vee, Aldi and Jewel-Osco have recalled private label garden salads supplied by Fresh Express after they were linked to an outbreak of cyclospora, with cases rapidly increasing.

Canada to require LGMA certification for Arizona leafy greens

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency will be requiring that leafy greens from Arizona must be from a grower involved in the state’s Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement to be imported into Canada.

NHL Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux partners with Fifth Season

Fifth Season, Pittsburgh, is partnering with National Hockey League Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux, and has a new direct-to-consumer website and service.

BrightFarms starts construction on NC greenhouse

BrightFarms has started construction on a 280,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse in Hendersonville, N.C.