U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $640,994 to Help Grow Seafood Industrial Park in Newport News, VA

January 31, 2023 U.S. Department of Commerce

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $640,994 grant to the city of Newport News, Virginia, to support preliminary studies and design at the Seafood Industrial Park located in Newport News’ SouthEast neighborhood.

Inside Kodiak’s Crab Standoff

After the heat wave-induced collapse of the Bering Sea snow crab fishery, some fishermen were looking, with hope, at the upcoming tanner crab harvest out of Kodiak.

Québec-Based Agri-Food Leader Préval Ag Expands its Service Offering Into Western Canada

January 31, 2023 Préval AG

Préval AG, an international agri-food company headquartered in St-Hyacinthe, Québec, today announced that it has acquired two business units of the North American Lamb Company (NALCO). Alberta-based NALCO is an integrated lamb supply-chain business serving Western Canada that also owns the two trademarks, Sungold and Lamb Tonight.

Smithfield Donates Over 240,000 Servings of Protein to Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and Feeding Southwest Virginia to Help Combat Food Insecurity During the Commonwealth Clash

January 31, 2023 Smithfield Foods

As presenting sponsor of the annual rivalry games known as the Commonwealth Clash, Smithfield® united with the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech to recognize two local Virginia food banks for their commitment to providing communities with accessible nourishment through food pantries and meals.

New Easy to Grow, Disease-Resistant Roses from Monrovia

January 31, 2023 Monrovia

Roses are back! Research shows consumers are looking for roses for all kinds of garden needs, in different heights and juicy colors. Monrovia has been working for several years to bring new roses to market that offer fragrance, compact habit, and cold hardiness.