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Fresh Trends focus on the environment, sustainability

Consumers are more environmentally aware these days, as sustainability seems to be the buzzword for the new decade.

Kelly Dietz joins Hazel Tech as vice president of sales

Hazel Technologies Inc., Chicago, has hired Kelly Dietz as vice president of sales.

SEPC helps reduce foodservice waste after coronavirus closures

To help alleviate the backlog of foodservice produce inventory and the strain on local retailers and community, the Southeast Produce Council distributed free produce to people in the Jenkins County area of Georgia. 

North Bay sends apples to schools, food pantries during crisis

North Bay Produce, Traverse City, Mich., is continuing its food donation program as the COVID-19 crisis widens.

NatureSeal product keeps cut strawberries fresh

NatureSeal, the company originally known for preserving fresh-cut apples, has a new blend for fresh strawberries.

Syngenta seeks packaging innovations

Greensboro, N.C.-based Syngenta is investing $2 billion in sustainable agriculture, and the company said part of the investment will go toward packaging innovations.

Yuma's Mellon Farms celebrates 75 years of family farming

Vegetable grower Mellon Farms, Yuma, Ariz., is celebrating 75 years of family farming.

Chiquita announces water saving initiatives

Chiquita has announced new water conservation steps it is taking through land gifting and farm rejuvenation programs. 

Study examines sustainable eating

A new survey published by Forager reveals that 29% of consumers want to eat more sustainably.

FoodMaven joins Golbon’s foodservice distribution group

Foodservice distributor Golbon, Boise, Idaho, has added FoodMaven Inc., to its network of distributors.