Gordon Food Service Launches Re.Source – Sustainable Packaging That’s Simple for Customers and Easy on The Planet

December 1, 2021 Gordon Food Service

Gordon Food Service® unveiled its newest effort toward waste reduction and education with Re.Source, a comprehensive range of sustainable food packaging, available exclusively through the company.  Re.Source products will begin rolling out December 2021 and throughout 2022.

Hazel Tech Highlights Kiwifruit Quality Solutions at Final Quality Summit of 2021

December 1, 2021 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies, Inc., a USDA-funded technology company delivering new solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and fight food waste, announces their final Quality Summit of 2021, featuring the kiwifruit category. A one-hour event will be held on Thursday December 9th  (*December 10 NZDT). The summit will feature keynote speakers from across the industry amid the North American kiwifruit season and ahead of the 2022 European and New Zealand Kiwifruit season.

U.S. Apple Exports to India Down 79 Percent; USApple Urges Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

December 1, 2021 U.S. Apple Association

Following the start to agricultural trade negotiations last week at the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum in New Delhi, the U.S. Apple Association today said more needs to be done to ensure U.S. apple growers can once again compete in the Indian market.

Fresh From the Field – South African Grape Season

December 1, 2021 Vanguard International

Growers from all South African production areas are cautiously optimistic about the coming season are are paying extra close attention to the shipping woes and container shortages challenging exporters and other industry players.

Fresh From the Field – 2021/2022 China Fuji Apple Season

December 1, 2021 Vanguard International

With many external hurdles to navigate, 2020 was a disappointing season for Chinese Fuji apples. Sales were slow due to a weak domestic Chinese market and lower overall export volumes from the pandemic paired with increased ocean freight rates and container shortages.