Opinion: Grower property rights victory almost a half-century in the making
Perishable Pundit Jim Prevor provides opinion on the first Supreme Court case in this century to deal with labor law involving agricultural workers.
Opinion: Fortifying grocery food supply chains to meet consumer expectations
Gerd Utidewilligen of Emerson says that to meet consumer expectations and protect their brand reputations, grocers need to adopt best practices at every step of the food supply chain.
Harvard study on produce and mortality: Five servings a day is key, but we need to quantify the benefits
Jim Prevor's Perishable Pundit interviews Harvard's Professor Walter Willett about a recent "big picture” study, involving more than 100,000 people, and offers some important conclusions.
QIMA: The impact of the human factor in cold chain assurance
Our expert, Sebastián Scheggia, tells how the fresh food import and export industry must comply with the processes in the cold chain and the impact of adequate quality control for the assurance of the product's life in today's logistics.
Permanent round table raises hopes for Dominican Republic’s banana industry
Banana Link International Coordinator Alistair Smith outlines developments that point to greater social dialogue and a brighter future for the many Haitian migrant workers on the country’s plantations.
Opinion: Persecution in Spain against the avocado
Cristobal Aguado, President of Valencia's AVA-ASAJA, says that hundreds of families benefit from the performance of this crop, helping to turn the economic wheel in many towns.
Five food trends and how they are shaping new safety requirements
Kirstie Jones of U.K.-based Navitas SafetyNow says: "Businesses should be seeking to utilize the rise of these five food trends in order to catapult themselves to greater success and deliver a service that the consumer demands."
100 days post Brexit, what are the impacts on the produce sector?
John Giles of Promar International says: "They always say Rome wasn’t built in a day – but neither has the full impact of Brexit been seen in the UK after 100 – yet."