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Climate science report compels action, lawmaker says

With a considerable focus on agriculture, the National Council for Science and the Environment has published a comprehensive review of climate science research in selected public universities.

Give shoppers something to talk about

It is a fabulous feeling to have a story to share, and Rouses Markets delivered that for its shoppers Dec. 4 with a promotion centered around the world’s largest avocado display at its store on Tchoupitoulas Street.

CPMA releases report on plastics in produce industry

The topic of plastic in produce packaging has been addressed in a big way by the Canadian Produce Marketing Association.

Shopper feedback strong on SweeTango variety apples

Recent in-store demos show strongly positive consumer feedback on the SweeTango apple’s taste, quality, value and convenience, marketers report.
Dec 05, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

SmartWash Solutions celebrates billions of safe servings

After ten years and helping to protect billions of pounds of fresh-cut produce, SmartWash Solutions is celebrating its contribution to the produce industry.

Lemonade Day and Limoneira ink two-year charitable licensing agreement

Youth entrepreneurship group Lemonade Day and citrus supplier Limoneira Company have established a two-year charitable licensing agreement.

G&R Farms names operations manager

Glennville, Ga.-based G&R Farms has named Michael Sutton as the company’s operations manager.
Dec 05, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People

Enforcement crucial to tomato deal

With a new tomato suspension agreement now affirmed by the U.S. International Trade Commission, the industry hopes it can achieve some pricing stability for its product.

Ocean Mist touts organic artichoke retail packs

New recyclable corrugated packaging options are available from Castroville, Calif.-based Ocean Mist Farms.

USDA files complaint against  Hood River Juice Company Inc.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Dec. 4 filed an administrative Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act complaint against Oregon-based Hood River Juice Company Inc.
Dec 05, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #PACA