Frustrated growers unite to detail harm from unfair Mexican trade

Florida growers of fresh fruits and vegetables are primed to tell U.S. trade officials about the harm they have suffered from Mexico’s unfair trade practices over the past two decades. Representatives from the Office of... more »

How to appreciate the benefits of community supported agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, directly connects consumers and producers to help create a more profitable and transparent local food system. CSAs have been around for a while, but have adapted to changes in the market,... more »

Report: US Cherry growers won’t appeal ITC ruling

U.S. cherry growers will not appeal a Jan. 14 International Trade Commission ruling that unfairly priced imports of dried tart cherries don’t cause harm to the domestic industry. “We made the calculation that it’s not... more »

US House, Senate resolutions declare July as National Blueberry Month

The U.S. House and Senate have introduced resolutions recognizing the history and accomplishments of the U.S. highbush blueberry industry and seeking to declare July as "National Blueberry Month." Congressmen Fred Upton and Sanford Bishop are... more »

AgroFresh provides insights on US apple consumer trends

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. has launched a consumer research series called AgroFresh Consumer Intelligence to identify key factors defining purchase decision-making criteria for fresh produce consumers. The first study, commissioned by AgroFresh and conducted by an... more »

Rockit Apple featured at 2020 South By Southwest Festival

The Rockit Apple, a miniature-sized apple grown for snacking, is making an appearance at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Wellness Expo taking place March 14-15 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. Thousands of... more »

Conference explores agritourism in Virginia’s new economy

Virginia agritourism is a growing industry that can generate more than $2.2 billion in economic impact. The sixth annual Virginia Agritourism Conference will enable interested agritourism entrepreneurs, economic development staff and local government leaders to... more »

United Fresh releases Q4 2019 FreshFacts on Retail report

United Fresh’s FreshFacts on Retail Q4 2019 is now available. The issue includes Q4 insights as well as a full 2019 Year in Review. Among the findings, this issue reports that fresh perimeter categories have... more »

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