Freshbay Receives Purchase Agreement From Berrymobile For 15M Lbs of Strawberries Per Year

February 24, 2023 Freshbay

Freshbay Inc. announces it has advanced a major step toward securing the economics of their deep geothermal powered agriculture facility near Hinton, AB. The purchaser of the strawberries, Berrymobile Fruit Distribution Inc. is one of western Canada’s premium, local, soft fruit wholesalers.

Strawberry Consumption Linked with Heart Health, Cardiometabolic Benefits

As attention focuses on heart disease this February for American Heart Month, the latest research on strawberries, including their potential heart health benefits, was presented at the 9th biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium (BHBS) in Tampa, FL. This research adds to the growing body of scientific evidence supporting the role of strawberry consumption in promoting heart health.  

California Strawberry Industry Tallies Up Storm Damage

From Ventura County in Southern California, north through San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, to Monterey and Santa Cruz counties, the onslaught of rain, wind, and floods are approaching $200 million in potential damages to California’s strawberry farms.

Appharvest Opens 30-Acre High-Tech Indoor Farm to Grow Strawberries and Cucumbers in Somerset, KY

November 4, 2022 AppHarvest

Somerset is third in AppHarvest’s expected four-farm network scheduled to open this year,
which will include 165 acres helping to make AppHarvest
a leading controlled environment agriculture (CEA) producer

California Strawberry Commission Congratulates Former Board Chair for Special Honor

Former California Strawberry Commission Chairman and longtime Board member, Neil Nagata was honored as the San Diego County Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year.