Poultry Experts Talk Up The Benefits Of Turkey, Push For Better Marketing

November 26, 2014 Kim Souza, City Wire

Turkey is often the overlooked protein by consumers perusing their grocery meat case – except, of course, for the Thanksgiving Holidays when the big birds take center stage. But, turkey processing is big business in Arkansas. The Natural State will rank second only to Minnesota in pounds processed annually this year, according to the National Turkey Federation.

Launching First Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) Member Projects

More than 40 organisations attended the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) at the IFTF International Trade Fair in Vijfhuizen, The Netherlands. Participants were updated on the first Projects contracted by FSI members covering sustainability topics both in Europe and in the main producing areas in Africa and South America.

Ontario Floriculture Gets Marketing Boost

November 26, 2014 Don Fraser, QMI Agency

A successful program to encourage Ontarians to choose locally-grown flowers got a financial bouquet on Monday.

Delaware Valley Floral Group Acquires Montgomery Wholesale Florist

November 26, 2014 Delaware Valley Floral Group

The Delaware Valley Floral Group (DVFG) has acquired Montgomery Wholesale Florist, located in Northborough, Massachusetts. DVFG acquired certain assets of the company through an asset purchase agreement completed on November 14, 2014. Montgomery Wholesale Florist was formed in 1981 by the owners of the Montgomery Rose Company. Montgomery Wholesale has been serving professional florists in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The business will be consolidated into DVFlora, a division of DVFG.

St. Albert Cheese Earns Grand Champion Cheddar Cheese Title Again

November 26, 2014 Staff Reporter, CTV Ottawa

St. Albert won the Grand Champion Cheddar Cheese title, at the 87th annual show held in Belleville, Ont. St. Albert’s extra mature cheddar won this year.