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AgroFresh-Zest Labs link expands reach of food-waste fight

AgroFresh Solutions and Zest Labs have a collaboration, adding Zest Fresh’s ability to calculate and communicate the freshness of produce through the supply chain to the FreshCloud Transit Insights platform.

LGS Specialty Sales lemons from Argentina arriving

Importer LGS Specialty Sales Ltd., New Rochelle, N.Y., anticipates a “solid” 2019 Argentinian lemon season.

Guess what vegetable is tops in Green Giant poll

Forget red and blue states. This polling map of the U.S. shows a green wave — and it’s not the Green Party you’re thinking of.

Enza Zaden hosts field tours, notes success in new varieties

Enza Zaden welcomed more than 100 growers, shippers and seed dealers to its San Juan Bautista Research Station to highlight the company’s leafy green varieties.

Berry People supplies year-round demand, including organic

Berry People, Hollister, Calif., is moving harvest to the Pacific Northwest as production in Mexico and California winds down for the season.

National blueberry promotion groups hire new leader

The North American Blueberry Council and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council have hired Kasey Cronquist as president of the groups.

Mexican political leader speaks out for suspension agreement

A leading Mexican politician believes the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement may be in trouble without a renewed tomato suspension agreement.

Jennifer Parkhill named executive director of apple co-op

The Next Big Thing Growers’ Cooperative, Wenatchee, Wash., has hired Jennifer Parkhill as executive director.

Butterfly completes Bolthouse Farms’ acquisition

Los Angeles-based private equity company Butterfly has closed on the $510 million acquisition of Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield, Calif.

United Apple Sales hires Frank Davis, opens West Coast office

Lyndonville, N.Y.-based United Apples Sales opened a West Coast division based in Yakima, Wash., and hired Frank Davis as vice president of national business development.