September 01, 2015 / Week N° 36

Opinion: Yet another ‘water footprint’ attack on food

Opinion: Yet another ‘water footprint’ attack on food September 1st, 2015

Western Growers CEO Tom Nassif has asked a Washington Post writer to "cool it" in her water witch hunt against lettuce.  ... [ Keep Reading ]

Australia: China FTA crucial for growth, says horticultural group

Australia: China FTA crucial for growth, says horticultural group September 1st, 2015

Voice of Horticulture says an FTA with China would not only enable sustainable growth in the sector but also help boost prices in the domestic market. ... [ Keep Reading ]

Erika “devastates” Dominica’s banana crop

Erika September 1st, 2015

A tropical storm may have destroyed 80% of banana crops in a Caribbean island nation, but mangoes have escaped 'unscathed'. ... [ Keep Reading ]

U.S.: Minions lift mobile marketing for Chiquita

U.S.: Minions lift mobile marketing for Chiquita September 1st, 2015

Chiquita saw a return rate exceeding 50% for its summer mobile campaign, in which consumers won content and prizes by scanning Minions characters on bananas. ... [ Keep Reading ]

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