La Dona Fruit Launches Vibrant Tropical Brand

August 27, 2020 La Dona Fruit

La Dona Fruit – a leading producer and exporter of fresh golden pineapples and tropical fruits in Latin America – announces the launch of a vibrant brand for its high quality, sustainably sourced avocados and limes destined for Europe and the USA.

Kroger First to Take Apeel Produce Coast-to-Coast

September 18, 2019 Apeel Sciences

The Kroger Co. and Apeel Sciences today announced that Apeel’s longer-lasting avocados will be available in more than 1,100 Kroger stores in the U.S. Kroger will also introduce two new produce categories, Apeel asparagus and Apeel limes, through a pilot in its Cincinnati market this fall.

Mexico Drought is Taking its Toll On Limes

August 27, 2019 Maglio Companies

Mexico is experiencing a drought that is lasting longer than most expected it and it is causing long term effects on trees and lime supply. Currently, 70% of the harvest is being dumped because the limes are damaged, turning brown and are strong quality.

Apeel Sciences Brings Industry Leaders Into its Supplier Network

August 15, 2019 Apeel Sciences

Apeel Sciences announced its supplier partnerships, enabling a consistent year-round supply of Apeel avocados, limes, asparagus, and apples for U.S. retailers and consumers.

USDA Removes Eight Fruit and Vegetable Standards from the Code of Federal Regulations

July 19, 2019 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announces a final rule that removes seven voluntary U.S. grade standards and one consumer standard for fresh fruits and vegetables from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The final rule, published in the Federal Register on July 16, 2019, adopts a previously published interim rule without change.