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Rocky trade backdrop greets McKinney speech at U.S. Apple meeting

With the apple industry racked by trade troubles, U.S. Agricultural Trade Under Secretary Ted McKinney had a tough audience when he spoke Aug. 23 at the U.S. Apple Association Marketing and Outlook Conference.
Aug 25, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples, #USDA, #China, #India

PMA, SVG Ventures partnership boosts tech start-ups

SVG Ventures, Los Gatos, Calif., is partnering with PMA, through a three-year agreement that brings tech panel discussions to Fresh Summit and a technology challenge giving companies the chance to pitch to investors.

Eco Convergence announces name change, construction of new facility

Eco Convergence Group has changed its name to Kalera and is building an indoor growing facility in Orlando, Fla.

Wonder Melon nominated for best functional food/beverage by NEXTY

Wonder Melon from Kayco was recently nominated by the NEXTY Industry awards for best functional food/beverage.

Ryeco updates website, adds more trucks

In late winter and early spring, Ryeco created a new website that features a video of the market with shots from a drone.

John Vena celebrates 100th anniversary

Founded in 1919, John Vena is celebrating a century in business this year with a staff party in the fall plus several innovations.

Organic Produce Business Updates

For the third year, Access Organics Inc., Kalispell, Mont., will be sourcing product from the Navajo Pride Organic program starting around Aug. 19, said Access Organics president Bonnie Poux.

Produce shipments, truck rates down so far in 2019

It’s been a softer year for both truck rates and fruit and vegetable shipments.

AFF, Markon wrap up “Facts, Not Fear” Produce Safety Media Tour

The Alliance for Food and Farming and Markon Cooperative hosted the third “Facts, Not Fears” Produce Safety Media Tour for registered dietitians, health and nutrition writers and bloggers.