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Food prices climb closer to record

December 03 , 2021

Ecuador promotes blueberry cultivation with sights on exports

"It is a new crop in Ecuador, so now we want to encourage new farmers to join in on producing blueberries as the fruit is in high demand," Sebastián Muñoz, coordinator of Fepexa said.
December 03 , 2021

New Harvard study explores link between walnut consumption and life expectancy

Findings show a connection between regular walnut consumption and greater longevity, as well as reduced risk of death from cardiovascular diseases.
December 03 , 2021

Eight apple varieties you should be baking with this holiday season

The world of apples is so much more complex than the few varieties generally found in grocery stores: apples are the third most commonly grown fruit in the world, after bananas and grapes, grown commercially in 35 states in the U.S.
December 03 , 2021

Dole plc reports rise in Q3 profit and revenue

The company reported a rise in third-quarter profit and revenue despite inflationary pressures, supply chain congestion and labor shortages.
December 03 , 2021

Composting 101: What to compost and how to do it

Composting is the natural process of recycling organic matter, such as leaves and food scraps, into a valuable fertilizer that can enrich soil.
December 02 , 2021

U.S.: FTC probing major retailers' profits in supply chain disruption investigation

The FTC has ordered nine large retailers, wholesalers, and consumer good suppliers to provide detailed information to shed light on the causes behind ongoing supply chain disruptions.
December 02 , 2021

APHIS considering sweet potato imports from South Korea

The draft pest risk assessment for sweet potatoes for consumption will be available for review and comment until January 12, 2022. 
December 02 , 2021

Sharp drop revealed in U.S. apple exports to India

Following the start to agricultural trade negotiations last week at the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum in New Delhi, the U.S. Apple Association has said more needs to be done.
December 02 , 2021

South African table grape: "Renewed optimism and excitement" for season - Vanguard

December 02 , 2021