Eastern Produce Council Leadership Class Tours Hionis Greenhouses

November 17, 2022 Eastern Produce Council

The fourth Eastern Produce Council (EPC) Leadership Class benefited from a festive and informative tour of Hionis Greenhouses in Whitehouse Station, NJ, on November 14. After the tour, participants furthered their leadership education with a seminar from Rutgers University Office of Continuing Professional Education.

Frieda’s Branded Produce Partners with Diamond Nuts and Short Girl Tall Order this Holiday

November 17, 2022 Frieda’s Specialty Produce

This holiday season Frieda’s has teamed up with the innovative recipe nut brand, Diamond of California to create a cross-promotion that brings inspiration to tables around the country. Diamond’s nut products provide a fresh, great-tasting compliment for every meal occasion. When paired with Frieda’s shallots and organic Stokes Purple® sweet potatoes, Diamond of California’s Nut Coatings and ready-to-use Nut Pie Crusts deliver delicious cross-promotion opportunities.

USApple Remarks Urging Senate to Pass Labor Reform

November 17, 2022 US Apple Association

The following remarks were made by USApple President & CEO Jim Bair today at a press conference on Capitol Hill. Bair joined other agriculture industry leaders, congressional members and farmers from across the nation urging the Senate to act immediately on labor reform legislation. More than 150 farmers, farm leaders and farm business owners are in Washington, D.C. the next two days meeting with lawmakers urging their support.

AeroFarms and QFZA Announce Middle East Expansion of AeroFarms with New Commercial Indoor Vertical Farm in Qatar Free Zones

November 17, 2022 AeroFarms

Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) and AeroFarms announced its plan to expand further in the Middle East with a partnership with QFZA and Doha Venture Capital (DVC) to build a commercial indoor vertical farm in Qatar Free Zones (QFZ) that offers unparalleled connectivity and access to the region.

Online Supermarket Jüsto Partners with SAVRpak to Deliver Longer-lasting Berries Straight to Consumer Doors

November 17, 2022 SAVRpak

SAVRpak announced its moisture control technology that extends the shelf-life of produce up to three times will be made available through Jüsto, Mexico’s first online supermarket. Beginning in December, each clamshell of berry varieties ordered through Jüsto will include SAVRpak, a small plant-based thermodynamic pouch that instantly removes condensation – the number one cause of mold, early spoilage and overall reduced quality of berries and other peel-less produce.