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Apeel avocados expand to Europe

Apeel avocados are now selling in Europe.

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.

Millennial avocado shoppers shine, study reveals

New research reveals that millennial shoppers who buy avocados are important both to the avocado category and to the entire produce department.

West Central Michigan group plans fruit research center

A new group of horticulturists is establishing a fruit tree research center in Michigan to tackle issues facing apples and other crops.

New CPS study focuses on ag water in Arizona, Texas

The Center for Produce Safety is funding its first research project to study the effectiveness of water treatments used for irrigation and other uses in agriculture.

Avocado board offers tips during diabetes awareness month

The Hass Avocado Board is educating consumers on the health benefits of avocado consumption during November, National Diabetes Awareness Month.

John Vena Inc. offers distinctive Dino melons

John Vena Inc., Philadelphia, is offering a new melon in the U.S. market, the Brazilian Dino melon.

Markets almanac released by consulting company

Toronto, Canada-based Execulytics Consulting has released the second edition of its Produce Almanac, an annual review of produce markets.

Cleaning vs. sanitization — and why it matters

The Produce Safety Alliance has developed a document explaining the difference between cleaning and sanitizing after some growers expressed confusion to regulators.

Web seminar looks at Romaine Task Force recommendations

The Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association are presenting a web seminar on the findings of the Romaine Task Force.