Jamey Higham Named New Idaho Potato Commission President and CEO

October 18, 2021 Idaho Potato Commission

Produce industry veteran Jamey Higham will become the next president and CEO of the Idaho Potato Commission, effective in early 2022.

Kroger Atlanta Division, G&R Farms Raises $9,000 for Agriculture Students

October 18, 2021 G&R Farms

Kroger partnered with produce supplier G&R Farms of Glennville, Ga. in May and June to raise $9,000 for scholarship and grant funds for FFA students in Georgia through the Growing America’s Farmer’s (GAF) promotional program.

RubyFrost Apples Are Back: Tart, Sweet, More Beautiful Than Ever

October 18, 2021 Crunch Time Apple Growers

Ripe for the opportunity to continue making a name for itself in the competitive premium apple category, Crunch Time undertook a complete brand refresh for RubyFrost apples during its off-season. The overhaul includes an enhanced logo and branding retailers and consumers will begin seeing on packaging, promotional materials and beyond.

AeroFarms and Spring Valley Acquisition Corp. Mutually Agree to Terminate Business Combination Agreement

October 18, 2021 AeroFarms

Dream Holdings, Inc. and Spring Valley Acquisition Corp. announced that both companies have mutually agreed to terminate their previously announced agreement and plan of merger (the “Business Combination Agreement”), effective immediately.

USDA Reapportions Membership on the Florida Tomato Committee under the Marketing Order for Tomatoes Grown in Florida

October 18, 2021 USDA FSIS

U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced a final rule that reapportions membership on the Florida Tomato Committee under the federal marketing order for Tomatoes Grown in Florida. This action changes the number of apportioned seats in each district from six to five.