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Mission Produce's Q4 hit by lower avocado prices

The California-based avocado company completed an initial public offering (IPO) in October 2020, with 7.5 million shares sold at $12.00, and net proceeds of $78.1 million.
January 20 , 2021

Q&A: Under Michael Castagnetto’s leadership, Robinson Fresh launches its own brand

In an interview with Jim Prevor's Perishable Pundit, Michael Castagnetto, President of Robinson Fresh, speaks in-depth about the addition of a namesake brand to its corporate identity.
January 20 , 2021

Divine Flavor adopts StePac's Xgo pouches

Produce distributor, Divine Flavor, has adopted StePac’s modified atmosphere standing pouches after over two years of testing
January 20 , 2021

Canada: Sollum Tech harvests first winter-produced greenhouse peppers

Sollum Technologies, partnering with Allegro Acres has recently harvested the first greenhouse crop of winter-produced peppers.
January 20 , 2021

Agronometrics in Charts: The "green gold" craze during Super Bowl in U.S.

The “Green Gold” craze is beginning as the Superbowl is just around the corner and avocado supply from Mexico is up.
January 19 , 2021

Nature's Pride partners with GAIN to improve worker nutrition

As part of the partnership with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Nature’s Pride will roll out workforce nutrition program with growers in Peru and South Africa.
January 19 , 2021

U.K.: Criminals imported drugs worth millions hidden in fruit and veg pallets, court hears

An international drugs gang allegedly used a blizzard of bogus companies to import cocaine and heroin worth millions of pounds hidden in consignments of fruit and vegetables from the Netherlands.
January 19 , 2021

Europe expecting light avocado arrivals amid low Chilean volumes, suppliers say

Avocado suppliers say imports into Europe are predicted to be light in January and February amid lower supplies from numerous countries.
January 19 , 2021

U.S. Ag Secretary applauds final DOL rule modernizing H-2A visa program

He said this final rule streamlining and modernizing the H-2A visa process "will go a long way in ensuring American farmers have access to a stable and skilled workforce, all while removing unnecessary bureaucratic processes. 
January 18 , 2021

Produce Marketing Association offers new online produce retail certificate

The Center for Growing Talent and the Produce Marketing Association are expanding FreshEd Academy online offerings to include a new course focused on produce retail.
January 18 , 2021