Asia Fruit Logistica: Forward Thinking at Asia’s Information Hub

August 28, 2019 Asia Fruit Logistica

What role will vertical farming play in feeding Asia’s growing demand for safe, high-quality fresh produce? How is the in-store retail experience changing for consumers in Asia with the introduction of innovative technologies? How is the US/China trade war reshaping the landscape of the fresh produce business in the region?

People Are Willing to Pay Nearly Twice as Much For Plant-Based Milk

Consumers are making the switch for health reasons, intolerance to dairy, ethical concerns about animal abuse in modern dairy farming practices, or simply for wanting another alternative to dairy, even if they have to pay more for it, industry experts say.

Stryve Biltong Appoints Jaxie Alt as First Chief Marketing Officer

April 3, 2019 Stryve Biltong

Stryve Biltong, the leader in biltong snacks, announced today the appointment of its first Chief Marketing Officer, Jaxie Alt. Stryve Biltong is on a rapid growth trajectory in the meat snacks category and recently secured a series B investment in March. As the brand looks to continue to drive education, awareness and trial of Stryve Biltong, it will be increasing marketing investment.

SAF Awards Deadline Extended for 2019

While the 91st Academy Awards ceremony celebrated the latest and greatest talents in film on Feb. 24, the floral industry honors outstanding achievement among its professionals in September — and the application deadline for many of those accolades has been extended to March 18.

Earth-Kind Roses: What’s in a Name?

According to the Society of American Florists, 250 million roses will be given this Valentine’s Day. If you like the idea of giving this traditional flower for Valentine’s Day, but want something that lasts longer than a bouquet, consider gifting your beloved an Earth-Kind rose to plant instead, said Allison Watkins, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulture agent for Tom Green County.