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Apeel adds offices, executives as company goes global

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

Mexico’s Rio Rico Farms stresses social programs for workers

Rio Rico Farms, Hermosillo, Mexico, which supplies Bridges Produce Inc., Portland, Ore., with organic vegetables, views social programs as a way to change workers’ lives on and off the farm.

Chuck Ciruli Jr. named Pillar of the FPAA at annual gala

TUBAC, Ariz. — The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas used to be a local organization, dealing with local problems for the importers when it was called the West Mexico Vegetable Distributors.

Produce Lovers’ Mexican blueberry facility almost ready

Produce Lovers, a vertically-integrated grower that ships blueberries from the Mexican state of Jalisco, is shipping conventional and organic berries through mid-June.

Dulcinea PureHeart watermelons grown with new shade house method

Pacific Trellis Fruit, Los Angeles, is growing Dulcinea brand PureHeart seedless watermelons in a new shade house system in which the fruit never touches the ground while growing.

Officers spoil the party for smugglers bearing ‘gifts’

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers “unwrapped” a case involving 100 packages of marijuana in load of vegetables in San Diego.

Officers spoil the party for smugglers bearing ‘gifts’

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers “unwrapped” a case involving 100 packages of marijuana in load of vegetables in San Diego.

CBP warns about banned plants for All Souls Day

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding observers of All Souls Day that some agricultural items used in holiday decorations are prohibited in the U.S. due to pest and plant diseases, including HLB.
Oct 30, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #HLB, #Citrus, #Imports, #Mexico

Avocado from Mexico stress education at Fresh Summit

Avocados from Mexico continues to educate consumers about the popular green fruit.

Mexican avocado farmers fight back

AgDay broadcast - South of the border avocado growers are taking matters into their own hands to protect their crop.