CMI Orchards Joins Skylar Rae Brand Cherries Program

May 17, 2019 CMI Orchards

CMI Orchards LLC announces the company is teaming up with Stemilt Growers to grow and market the industry leading sweetest bi-colored Skylar Rae®® brand cherries.

2019 Research Study Finds Watermelon Among Fastest Growing Fruits on Foodservice Menus

Watermelon on menus has grown by 54% in the past four years, according to a recent MenuTrends Research study commissioned by the National Watermelon Promotion Board (NWPB) and conducted by Datassential.

North Shore Living Announces New General Manager

North Shore Living® (www.northshore.farm) announced today that Milas Russell has joined the Southern California-based hydroponic greenhouse grower of fresh living herbs and microgreens.

Fyffes Ireland Introduces New Reduced-Packaging Banana Band

May 17, 2019 Fyffes Ireland

In what it says is a ‘significant step’ towards reducing its packaging imprint, banana importers Fyffes Ireland has introduced new, sustainable and fully recyclable paper banding for use in wrapping its Organic Fairtrade bananas at the point-of-sale.

Bayer Supports United Fresh Start Foundation with $ 30,000 to Increase Children’s Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Bayer has committed $30,000 to the United Fresh Start Foundation in support of their mission to increase children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables. As part of the partnership, Bayer is funding salad bars for four schools in the Rosedale Union School District and supporting the foundation’s Community Grants Program.