Bolthouse Farms Enters into Agreement to Acquire Carrot Operations of Rousseau Farming Company

March 27, 2020 Bolthouse Farms

“This acquisition will help us scale to serve our customers better by bringing more fresh and healthy, locally grown carrots to them in the Southwest,” said Bolthouse Farms CEO Jeff Dunn.

Now is the Time to Promote Produce

March 27, 2020 PRODUCE BUSINESS Magazine

What is our key to thriving as a produce industry while trying to effectively react to the current uncertainty facing our nation? We must be out there supporting our consumers. We must be effectively and convincingly communicating the benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption — to health and overall well-being. In a word, we must not rest on our laurels. The time to promote produce is now.

PMA Members From 21 Countries Discuss Industry Response to COVID-19 at Virtual Town Hall

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) convened its members from across the global produce and floral communities to discuss the pandemic’s impact on their businesses during Wednesday’s Virtual Town Hall. With over 800 members registered from 21 countries, the meeting showcased the way the global food and floral supply chain is focused on working together to address our “new normal.”

Avocado Icon Honored in Michoacán, MX

March 27, 2020 La Bonanza Avocados

Antonio Villasenor, founding father of Aztecavo was recognized as an important icon and leader in the avocado industry and for his integral part in the growth of the Mexican Avocado business.

Freight Farms Expands Leadership Team with New CEO and Head of Engineering as Business Scales to Meet Growing Global Interest in Decentralized Food Production

March 27, 2020 Freight Farms

Freight Farms has hired veteran consumer brand executive Rick Vanzura as CEO who will also join the company’s Board of Directors, while cofounder Brad McNamara will remain as Freight Farms’ President. The company also welcomes automation and robotics specialist Jake Felser as Head of Engineering.