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Organically Grown Co. moves to a new ownership model

Organically Grown Co., Eugene, Ore., has received a $750,000 loan to help it move to a new ownership structure.

Fyffes utilizes water recycling system

Fyffes is reducing water consumption by 80% with a new water recycling system at its banana farm in Costa Rica.
Mar 21, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Bananas

U.S. grape imports and exports both up in 2018

By value, both U.S. imports and exports of grapes were up in 2018.
Mar 21, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Grapes

Hurst International touts Versaprint traceability codes

Los Angeles-based Hurst International is touting item-level traceability capabilities of its patented Print on Demand (POD) Versaprint labeling system.

EWG releases 2019 'Dirty Dozen,' 'Clean 15' lists

The EWG has once again listed strawberries and spinach at the top of its annual Dirty Dozen list — along with kale.

Awards recognize TMD’s redesign of Del Rey Avocado website

Fallbrook, Calif.-based Del Rey Avocado’s spring 2018 website redesign by TMD Creative has received recognition from national awards programs.

UPDATED: Inspection, audit fee increase set for October

(UPDATED, March 19) The U.S. Department of Agriculture will increase fees for audit and fresh produce inspections services on Oct. 1.

Dole sponsors NEPC meeting at Greater Boston Food Bank

New England Produce Council members recently pitched in to sort and pack food at the Greater Boston Food Bank.

Industry petitions for changes in hours of service, ELD regulations

A broad coalition of fruit and vegetable industry groups have petitioned the FMCSA to modify the Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device rules for perishable fruit and vegetable commodities.

Avocados From Mexico partners with Milwaukee Bucks

Avocados From Mexico has become the official avocado of the Milwaukee Bucks.