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Industry has opportunity to reframe food waste issue

Traditional or “mainstream” agriculture has been trying to foster a responsible solution to producing enough food to feed 9 billion people in 2050 using fewer natural resources.

Food with benefits

Convenience, price and even taste are no longer the sole motivators in foodservice purchases. Consumers want more from the food they put into their bodies. They want food that provides health benefits.

SF produce mart celebrates new building

More than 150 produce merchants, city leaders and community members joined to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market’s expansion.

Danish Crown: Antibiotics-free pig production trial

From 1 December this year, five of Danish Crown's cooperative owners will be participating in a trial to produce pigs for slaughter without the use of any antibiotics.

PERC Calculators Estimate Propane Cost Savings

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has just released a suite of cost calculator tools for customers in three of the industry’s fastest-growing markets: agriculture, commercial landscape, and on road fleets. The calculators...Show More Summary

Mushroom sales grow, but production challenges loom

The U.S. mushroom industry is on pace for huge growth this year, but it also faces production challenges.

Green bean volumes down 50% for Thanksgiving

Grower-shippers expect ample high-quality supplies of most Thanksgiving produce staples this year, with green beans the notable exception.

Big Dutchman celebrates expansion of US headquarters

Increasing growth and strong sales of modern pig and poultry equipment in North and South America has made it necessary for Big Dutchman USA to expand its headquarter operation in Holland, Michigan.

More Lawsonia infections noted in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is seeing a growth in the occurrence of ileitis in pigs since regulations for antibiotics usage have been tightened.

Using Social Listening for Content Ideation at AgCatalyst

Ideation is the forming of ideas or concepts. When it comes to online content creation where do you get the inspiration for your ideation? How about social listening? That’s a take away from the AgCatalyst session by Hannah Godfrey, Brandwatch. Show More Summary

Envy turns the category green with new campaign

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Envy apples are not even a little humble about their new consumer marketing campaign launched at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit.

SF produce mart celebrates new building

More than 150 produce merchants, city leaders and community members joined to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market’s expansion.

DuPont launches new poultry drinking water disinfectant

A new biosecurity measure from DuPont Disinfectants, Virkon H20 has been launched and is designed specifically to improve good flock performance via the delivery of clean, pathogen free, drinking water.

Danisco to discuss future of enzymes at EuroTier

Danisco Animal Nutrition, a subsidiary of DuPont Industrial Biosciences, will celebrate 25+ years of enzyme innovation at EuroTier with a VIP seminar co-hosted with AllAboutFeed.

Calcium Products Opens World Headquarters in Iowa

Calcium Products recently celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters located at the Iowa State University Research Park, including a new research and development laboratory and customer support center. Calcium Products produces of precision soil amendments that improve soil quality to maximize nutrient uptake and strengthen yields. Show More Summary

Potandon serves up new varieties

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Idaho Falls, Idaho-based Potandon Produce is doing something it never has before with its brand — marketed potatoes. Ralph Schwartz, vice president of marketing, said the company plans to launch organic potatoes under the Potandon brand for the first time this November. The new offering is under the Potandon logo introduced earlier this year.

Center for Produce Safety seeks research proposals

The Center for Produce Safety has begun requesting proposals on food safety research for 2015.

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