Postharvest

IFPA names Produce Safety Immersion Program members

With providing food safety expertise and business solutions as one of its strategic commitments, the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) recently welcomed the fourth cohort to its Produce Safety Immersion Program. Sponsored by Calavo Growers... more »

Inteligistics promotes two to VP positions

Inteligistics, which has been leading the digital transformation and adding value to perishable supply chains for over a decade, has promoted company veterans Lawrence Mallia to vice president of digital transformation, and Eric Kithinji to... more »

DirectFresh service enables same-day perishable shipping

WARP, a tech-powered freight network specializing in middle-mile solutions, has launched DirectFresh, a service enabling perishable shippers with same-day and next-day direct store delivery. The service offers shippers an end-to-end solution for their fresh freight... more »

Magic Star apple nears commercial debut in the U.S.

Fresh Forward, a plant breeder and marketing company in Huissen, The Netherlands, has been chosen as the exclusive U.S. propagation and commercialization manager for WUR200 cv. — the apple branded as Magic Star. “We have... more »

Superfresh Growers adds cherry line, expands production

Domex Superfresh Growers plans to expand its sweet cherry production by 30% this summer, with the addition of a packing line. “Freshness and speed to consumers is the key to success in the cherry category,”... more »

Albaugh introduces fungicide to U.S. crop protection market

Albaugh LLC has received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency for its newest fungicide. Thrive 4M fungicide will be available for sale this spring, according to a news release. Its EPA registration number is 42750-391.... more »

AgroFresh expands produce freshness offerings to Latin America

AgroFresh Solutions recently expanded its produce freshness solutions in Brazil and Mexico. AgroFresh continues to add to a full portfolio of near- and postharvest products that improve the quality and extend the shelf life of... more »

Assessing food safety of pears in storage

To help keep prices low and pears fresh longer, Virginia Tech researchers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are examining how fresh pears change during storage and how this information can be used... more »

Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

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