Southeast Regional Conference Returns January 7-10, 2016 In Savannah, GA

The SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference returns to Savannah, Ga. this January 7?10, 2016. In 2015, the event hosted more than 3100 produce industry members, marking more than ten years of continued attendance growth. This year, new conference features for 2016 include added booth space to the trade show floor and added educational hours.

Sakata Seed America Sponsors Tour de Fresh Rider

September 1, 2015 Sakata Seed America

For the second year in a row, Sakata Seed America is sponsoring a rider in the Tour de Fresh, presented by the California Giant Foundation, leading up to the PMA Fresh Summit Conference this October in Atlanta. This year’s riders will tackle a 300 mile, four-day ride with a goal of raising funds for over 100 new salad bars for school districts across the country in conjunction with the Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools campaign.

Solidus Solutions Produces Solid Board From Tomato Plants

September 1, 2015 SOLIDUS SOLUTIONS

SOLIDUS SOLUTIONS (previously Smurfit Kappa Solid Board Packaging) recently developed a process to enrich solid board with tomato plant fibres. Waste paper has been regarded as an essential component in the production of solid board for some time now. The wood fibres in the waste paper can be reused many times and consequently are a valuable raw material for cardboard manufacturers. In addition, SOLIDUS SOLUTIONS is always looking for new and alternative raw materials.