Green Life Farms Continues Innovation at Babcock Farm

July 1, 2022 Green Life Farms

Green Life Farms, the leading controlled-environment agriculture grower in the Southeast U.S., added state-of-the-art packaging equipment to its production area at the company’s Babcock Farm for its packaged herb products. Green Life Farms sells packaged herbs under a long-term contract with a leading meal kit delivery company.

Grimmway Farms Appoints New Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Responsibility

July 1, 2022 Grimmway Farms

In furthering its commitment to environmental sustainability and social responsibility, Grimmway Farms has appointed Dana Brennan Vice President, External Affairs and Corporate Responsibility. Brennan, who has served as Grimmway’s Vice President of Government and Public Affairs since 2019, will continue in her current position as well as assume added responsibilities for the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data collection and reporting initiatives. 

Dole Creates Thunderous New Recipes Themed to Thor and Other Marvel Super Heroes

July 1, 2022 Dole Food Company

Dole Food Company, Inc. is turning to the next chapter of Dole Healthy Heroes, Assemble!, its empowered-living and hero-recruitment campaign designed to acknowledge and encourage everyday acts of kindness, goodness and decency inspired by the bigger-than-life bravery of Marvel Super Heroes.

Watermelon Retail Merchandising Contest Call for Entries

The National Watermelon Promotion Board (NWPB) invites all retail chains, independent retailers and commissaries to submit entries to their 14th annual Watermelon Retail Merchandising Contest.  More than $10,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to top entrants, including $5,000 for the grand prize for winner. The second place winner will receive $2,500, third place will receive $1,000 and three honorable mentions will each receive $500. An additional incentive of a $15 gift card will be awarded to the first 25 entries.

Del Rey Avocado Utilizing New Packing Technology to achieve Sustainability Benchmarks

July 1, 2022 Del Rey Avocado

Del Rey Avocado, a family owned, market leader in growing, packing, importing and distributing quality avocados has demonstrated leadership and a clear commitment to sustainable growth over the years, recently completed a major overhaul of their Fallbrook packing house facility.