Nomination Deadline Aug. 10 For PMA Awards Of Excellence

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is accepting nominations for its 2018 awards of excellence, including the Floral Marketer of the Year Award, Robert L. Carey Leadership Award, and the Bryan E. Silbermann Collaboration Award. Nominations are due by Aug. 10.

Valley Fruit & Produce Announces The Passing Of Arthur Francis La Londe Jr.

August 1, 2018 Valley Fruit & Produce

Mr. Arthur Francis La Londe Jr., fondly known to everyone as Art, age 92, of Valley Fruit & Produce Company in the Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market – an industry legend – passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 5:15 PM, in Miami.

Naturipe Avocado Farms Announces New CEO

August 1, 2018 Naturipe Farms

Naturipe Avocado Farms announces the appointment of Francisco Jose Del Rio Alamos as CEO.
In his new role, Del Rio will be responsible for pursuing investment opportunities and leading the development and management of the avocado business unit.

AgroFresh Launches FreshCloud Platform

August 1, 2018 AgroFresh Solutions, Inc.

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. announced the official launch of its FreshCloud™ platform, a data-backed, insights-driven solution for monitoring produce quality through the supply chain. With a decades-long history of innovation and scientific know-how in fruit and vegetable freshness, AgroFresh’s insights and expertise now add new technology to predict produce freshness, quality and optimal consumption timing.