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Starr Ranch Growers hires Krista Beckstead

Starr Ranch Growers has hired Krista Beckstead as a marketing and brand specialist.
Dec 05, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People

Stores, restaurants keep Florida tomatoes moving

Florida tomato suppliers looking to push product through retail and foodservice channels have some help from the state department of agriculture’s Fresh From Florida program.

UPDATED: E. coli outbreak numbers grow while investigation continues

(UPDATED, Dec. 6) The number sickened in outbreak caused by E. coli O157:H7 linked to romaine lettuce from Salinas, Calif. continues to grow, while traceback investigators are focusing on three farms in the region.

Artist Ricardo Cavolo and Chiquita banana stickers

Throughout December, Chiquita Brands International is unveiling new banana sticker designs from Spanish illustrator and fashion designer Ricardo Cavolo.

Mushroom Blend growing fast for colleges

The mushroom and meat blend trend is taking firm hold at campus eateries.

Report: GrubHub's 2019 Year in Food

Grubhub has released its Taste of 2019 Year in Food report detailing food trends, consumer facts, state statistics and more.

Maine Farmers Exchange touts state’s advantage

Maine possesses unique qualities that enhance the state’s potato crop.

Research looks at canal sediment-pathogen risks

University of Arizona research funded by the Center for Produce Safety is seeking to discover the extent of pathogens in irrigation canals in the Southwest U.S. and how produce growers should respond to that risk.

Loblaw issues recall on President’s Choice brand coleslaw

Loblaw Companies Ltd. on Dec. 3 recalled selected lots of President’s Choice brand coleslaw due to possible salmonella contamination.

Zespri to market red kiwifruit

The Zespri Board said in a news release the marketer has decided to commercialize a red kiwifruit variety for New Zealand growers.