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Mary Coppola has been named senior director of marketing communications for Washington, D.C.-based United Fresh Produce Association.
KSP Enterprise Inc. has satisfied a reparation order issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture news release.
Import blueberry markets should remain strong through December, and port woes on the West Coast could add more pressure.
Despite 63 people in 10 states contracting salmonella infections traced to a New York City supplier of fresh sprouts, Wonton Food Inc. has not issued a recall and federal officials apparently haven’t asked for one.
Quick-response codes can be useful in a wide variety of applications because of their storage capacity and easy readability, but questions remain over their effect on consumers.
Workers directly hired by farmers declined 10% in October and wages were up 1%, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture farm labor report.
Sunkist Growers Inc. is promoting navel oranges, lemons and grapefruit with a series of four videos dubbed Sunkist Citrus Hacks.
The Idaho Potato Commission is doubling the length of its annual retail display contest.
Nolan Quinn has joined Summit Produce as commercial manager.
President Barack Obama's immigration plan calls for allowing undocumented immigrants with children who are citizens or legal residents to stay in the U.S., a move that doesn't specifically address the need for a stable agriculture workforce.
Importer I Love Produce is tapping into Sesame Workshop’s Eat Brighter! campaign to market asian pears from China.
Potandon Produce, an Idaho Falls, Idaho-based marketer of fresh potatoes and onions, is partnering with Personal Best Performance to sponsor the Idaho Falls Race to Feed the Hungry. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the race is the largest...Show More Summary
Despite severe, persistent drought in California, there should be plenty of mandarins to meet Christmas demand.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a new formula to calculate fee increases for fruit and vegetable inspections and other Agricultural Marketing Service functions.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $173 million in fiscal year 2015 funding for the Market Access Program and $26.7 million for the Foreign Market Development Program to more than 60 organizations.
The National Mango Board is planning a Dec. 10 web seminar as it prepares for the new year.
Taylor Farms Retail has begun operating a wind turbine that will help power the shipper’s vegetable processing facility in Gonzales, Calif.
The Star Group’s Consolidated Fruit Packers is planning a packing facility in Osoyoos, British Columbia.
The New York State Apple Association, which represents the state’s commercial apple growers, recently raised over $10,000 for the American Cancer Society’s Central New York Region. According to a news release, the 2014 contribution brings the New York apple industry’s total donations to $129,000 in the past 14 years.
C.H. Robinson, Eden Prairie, Minn., is collaborating with NBC Minneapolis–Saint Paul affiliate KARE 11 for a food and fund drive called the KARE 11 Food Fight. The collaboration aims to fight hunger in Minnesota by donating to Second Harvest Heartland food bank.