Wish Farms Announces Hiring of Carlos Fear

February 1, 2022 Wish Farms

Plant City based, international grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and pineberries, Wish Farms, is proud to announce the hiring of Carlos Fear as Director of Berry Genetics.

Hass Avocado Board Partners with Nonprofit Walk With A Doc, Making Creative Strides Towards Improving America’s Heart Health Amid Covid Surge

February 1, 2022 Hass Avocado Board

The program will engage WWAD’s network of over 28,000 current and future healthcare professionals and walkers, and continue throughout the year with accredited content and a media tour featuring WWAD Founder and board-certified cardiologist Dr. David Sabgir. 

Rouses Markets/Sunkist Growers Achieves the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title for Largest Display of Citrus Fruits

February 1, 2022 Sunkist Growers

Rouses Markets and Sunkist Growers have earned the official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the largest display of citrus fruits. Shipped directly from California’s citrus groves, the display features over 40,000 pounds of fresh Sunkist Navel, Blood and Cara Cara oranges, as well as Sunkist® California mandarins, lemons, grapefruit, and Minneola tangelos. 

Texas Produce Industry Leaders Inducted into Hall of Fame

Nearly 120 people attended the 2022 Texas Produce Hall of Fame banquet and ceremony on Monday evening, January 24th, at the Mission Event Center in Mission, Texas. Organized by the Texas International Produce Association, the Hall of Fame has been a proud tradition since 1988. For 34 years, the event has recognized industry leaders who have made exceptional contributions crucial to the long-term success of the trade.

Indoor Farming Leader Square Roots Opens New Farm in Kenosha, Wisconsin; Significantly Expanding Presence in the Midwest

February 1, 2022 Square Roots

Square Roots, the technology leader in indoor farming, and Gordon Food Service, one of the largest food distributors in North America, today announced the opening of a new climate-controlled, indoor farm in Kenosha, Wisconsin.