NPC To Offer Scholarship For Graduate Student Advancing The Potato Industry

The National Potato Council (NPC) will award one $10,000 academic scholarship to honor a graduate student (Master’s degree or higher) working to improve the future of the U.S. potato industry. The deadline for the scholarship is June 15, 2016 and it will be awarded in August 2016 towards the 2016-2017 academic year.

Women's Fresh Perspectives To Screen 'Fear No Fruit'

April 1, 2016 Frieda’s Inc.

A screening of “Fear No Fruit,” the Frieda Caplan documentary, is scheduled for the April 18 optional evening session 2 at the 2016 Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference April 17-19 in San Diego. Hosted by the Center for Growing Talent by PMA, the annual event is dedicated to providing leadership development for women in the fresh produce and floral industry.

Red Sun Farms Expands Texas Cold Storage Facility Once Again

April 1, 2016 Red Sun Farms

Red Sun Farms announced that Phase III construction has begun on their Pharr, Texas cold storage facility. The additional expansion is designed to meet the increasing demand for their greenhouse grown produce.

Highline Mushrooms Announces Acquisition By Fyffes Plc

April 1, 2016 Highline Mushrooms

Highline Produce Limited (Highline) is pleased to announce their acquisition by Fyffes plc (Fyffes), a global leader in fresh produce and one of the World's most recognized produce brands.