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Four Seasons' solar project goes online

The Four Seasons Family of Cos. powered up its 1.3 million megawatt solar array installation at the end of August, providing power to the company’s main refrigerated distribution center in Ephreta, Pa.

USDA lingers over cranberry diversion proposal 

With harvest starting later this month, cranberry growers are still waiting on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to decide on a proposal to cut the allowable amount of fruit marketed in the 2018-19 season by about 25%.

Corrugated foundation helps establish university labs

The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation has helped establish corrugated packaging design labs at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., and Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.

“Savor every moment” platform launched by Avocados From Mexico

Avocados From Mexico has a targeted line-up of retail promotions this fall designed to build the category and spur avocado lovers to “Savor Every Moment.”

Eco Farms brings on new marketing talent

Eco Farms has hired Emily Noble and Vikki Almond to its marketing team, as part of a strategic growth plan.

Giant Driscoll’s berry basket rolling through cities

Driscoll’s has turned a food truck into a giant basket of berries on wheels, and it could be rolling through your community to offer berry treats.

United Fresh chooses Family Business scholarship recipients

The United Fresh Produce Association has selected four recipients of the 2018 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships for the upcoming Washington Conference.

Urban School Food Alliance to work with FoodCorps

The Urban School Food Alliance has announced a partnership with FoodCorps.

Updated food safety guidelines available for tomato supply chain

The third edition of the Commodity Specific Food Safety Guidelines for the Fresh Tomato Supply Chain has been released. 

Shippers can help ease trucker turnover

SUN VALLEY, Idaho — Watergate ushered in a new era of young journalists. Mega-IPO payouts flooded tech companies with talent at the turn of the century. And the trucking industry had Smokey and the Bandit.