Stemilt Highlights EFI Team Projects During Farmworker’s Awareness Week

March 31, 2023 Stemilt 

Stemilt is celebrating Farmworker’s Awareness Week by sharing the key role farmworker’s play in its success and reflecting on the continuous improvement projects led by EFI leadership teams that improve safety and work experience for Stemilters in the field and packing operations. 

Hass Avocado Board Congratulates A ‘Bold’ New Class of Avocado Industry Leaders 

March 30, 2023 Hass Avocado Board

A new generation of leaders has graduated from the Hass Avocado Board (HAB) Board Leadership Development (BOLD) program with specialized training and real-world experience that ensures a stronger future for the industry.

Smallhold Mushrooms Continue West Coast Expansion with Sprouts Farmers Markets

March 30, 2023 Smallhold

Smallhold, leaders in organic specialty mushrooms, announced today that their California-grown mushrooms are hitting shelves at 192 Sprouts Farmers Markets locations across California, Arizona, and Nevada.

Idaho Potatoes Are First Vegetable to Participate in American Diabetes Association Better Choices for Life Program

March 30, 2023 Idaho Potato Commission

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) have announced a multi-year partnership making fresh Idaho® potatoes the first vegetable to participate in the ADA’s esteemed, Better Choices for Life program. The purpose of the partnership is to help educate tens of millions of Americans on ways they can add Idaho potatoes to their meal plan.

Don’t Pass on Those Veggies! Eating the Right Amount Can Improve Mental Health and Happiness -USDA

March 30, 2023 USDA ARS

A group of scientists at the Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota, conducted an eight-week study to evaluate the impact of increasing daily vegetable servings to match DGA recommendations on how happy one perceives themself to be, a key measurement of psychological well-being.