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Chilean avocado industry expects to gain entrance to South Korean market in 2020

Chile announced it expects first shipments of avocados to South Korea could be sent as early as next season after South Korean officials visited orchards.
February 18 , 2020

U.S.: FDA issues warnings over FSVP violations

At least six warning letters have been sent by the FDA since August. Three of these were sent in January alone, a signal enforcement of these provisions may be on the upswing.
February 18 , 2020

U.S.: Investors unsure of Walmart's e-commerce profitability

Investors are anxious to know what Walmart's e-commerce results will show as numbers will be released Tuesday, look to see if it will turn a profit.
February 18 , 2020

Avocados In Charts: Documenting the rise of Mexican avocados

This In Charts focuses on the progression of the presence of Mexican avocados in the U.S. market after the industry saw record breaking volumes in 2019.
February 17 , 2020

PMA's new chief science officer: 'We must be brave enough to imagine a very different world'

The new chief science officer at the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is hitting the ground running with plans to explore a wide range of solutions and opportunities to support the industry's efforts with food safety, traceability and sustainability.
February 17 , 2020

Crop pollination may be helped through strawberry flowering, study finds

Research finds that flowering strawberries impact bee pollination in predictable way, meaning pollination might be fostered through certain practices.
February 17 , 2020

U.S.: Strong supply of Northwest pear crop

Superfresh Growers announced that the pace of organic pears in the U.S. is steady, with supplies enough to keep the market satisfied without importing.
February 17 , 2020

U.S.: Instacart stimulates revenue, according to new research

What, exactly, is the impact of online grocery delivery and why is it so critical to the retail sector? A new study shows that Instacart boosts the local economy through job creation.
February 17 , 2020

Ahold Delhaize to close U.S. e-commerce unit, comes out strong in Q4 with jump in online sales

Finishing the fiscal year strong, the food-retailer said it is on track to meet growth goals for 2021 despite closing a branch of its e-commerce in the U.S.
February 14 , 2020

Digital integrated pest management: A conversation with Farm Dog's founder and CEO

UAV-IQ's Thomas Grandperrin sits down with CEO of digital pest management platform to discuss using drones for pest control, challenges in the agtech world.
February 14 , 2020