IFCO Launches New Banana Lift Lock Crates that Offer Additional Benefits for the Transportation of Bananas

June 2, 2021 IFCO

The Banana Lift Lock offers various advantages for the transportation of bananas on their often long overseas journeys, like a superior ventilation for faster cooling and optimal ripening, an increased strength for ultimate protection and an even better design to increase sustainability throughout the entire supply chain. The Banana Lift Lock is also compatible with the other IFCO Lift Lock family RPCs.

FPFC Names Don Gann as President of the Council

The Fresh Produce & Floral Council (FPFC) Board of Directors is happy to announce that Don Gann has been named as the President of the Fresh Produce & Floral Council.

Washington’s Tree Fruit Industry Announces over $1 million in Scholarships Awarded this Spring

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) today announces its 2021 scholarship recipients. In total, the foundation is awarding over $1 million to students raised in tree fruit industry families on behalf of industry employers, families and supporters. 332 students are sharing in this year’s awards.

Freshfel Europe Annual Event 2021 on 4 June 2021 – Open to Public & Free Registration

June 2, 2021 Freshfel Europe

The Annual Event 2021 will explore the theme of ‘A New Decade for Freshfel Europe: Fruit and vegetables leading a healthy and sustainable future’. This year’s Annual Event will be held online and celebrate Freshfel Europe’s 20th Anniversary as well as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021.

Apalachicola Region Trying to Recover After Losing Water War, Oyster Industry

The jobs lost in the Apalachicola Bay’s shuttered oyster industry won’t be easy to replace. But green shoots are sprouting in the form of two new industries about 23 miles away.