Industry Announcements

Former Danone exec becomes COO at NatureSweet

Gerardo has had a successful global career at companies such as Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Pepsico, Clorox, and more recently at Danone.
April 16 , 2024

IFPA opens the 2024 Global Produce and Floral Show

More than 20,000 people attend the global show, including more than 3,000 buyers and over 1,000 exhibitors. Attendees hail from every link in the supply chain, all 50 states, and more than 50 countries.   
April 16 , 2024

USDA webinar to discuss Asia Fruit Logistica and Food Ingredients China

The webinar will feature market briefings from FAS Shanghai and Hong Kong, an overview of the AFL and FIC trade shows from B-FOR International, and a presentation on the benefits of exhibiting within the USA Pavilion from B-FOR International.
April 16 , 2024

USDA partners with North Carolina to strengthen food supply chain infrastructure

April 15 , 2024

Primland expands yellow kiwifruit offer from Southern Hemisphere

Primland said that South African kiwifruit volumes are up 40% compared to previous years.
April 15 , 2024

UF/IFAS multi-state survey to find out more about avocado disease management

While extensive research has been conducted, there is still much to learn about how growers make decisions regarding disease management and the economic costs and benefits of various management options.
April 15 , 2024

USDA announces annual consultation and listening session on tribal barriers

Senior USDA consulting officials from each agency will listen to concerns from official representatives from among the 574 federally recognized Tribal Nations on April 22-26, 2024.
April 15 , 2024

FCSIC board of directors votes to return excess funds to Farm Credit System banks

The Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation board of directors has approved a payment of approximately $122.8 million in excess insurance funds to Farm Credit System banks.
April 12 , 2024

CPMA visits Washington in support of Canadian fresh produce sector

They held discussions around issues of impact on Canada and USA agriculture trade in addition to key files for the fresh fruits and vegetable sector.
April 12 , 2024

Mexican mango volume drops as Guatemala, Nicaragua rise

In total, this week volume is about 8% lower than what was shipped the previous week.
April 11 , 2024