California Strawberry Industry Applauds Executive Order to Address Historical Flooding in Growing Regions

Earlier this month, California governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to expedite critical work like levee repairs and debris removal to help protect and prepare local communities in anticipation of another possible wet season. This past March, the Pajaro and Salinas Rivers saw record rainfall, leading to historic flooding and levee failure in the region. The flooding affected nearly five percent of farms in the area with millions in crop, property and equipment damage.

The Latest in Strawberry Farming Research and Innovation Displayed at Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day 

Nearly 500 strawberry growers, shippers, processors, researchers and agricultural stakeholders gathered on August 3 for the seventh annual Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day, the largest research and education event for the California strawberry industry. The event showcased the latest in innovative strawberry farming technology and research to better combat challenges faced by strawberry growers. 

Strawberry Consumption May Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults, New Study Says

Daily strawberry consumption was linked to improved cognitive function, lower blood pressure and higher antioxidant capacity in a randomized clinical trial presented today at Nutrition 2023, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nutrition (ASN).

Save Foods Announces Commencement of First large scale Commercial Pilot with Congeladora Nino, a Large Mexican Strawberry Packer

May 11, 2023 Save Foods

Save Foods, Inc., an agri-food tech company specializing in eco-crop protection that helps to reduce food waste and ensure food safety while reducing the use of pesticides, announced today that it will begin conducting a large scale commercial pilot with Congeladora Nino, a large Mexican strawberry packer.

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.