23/08/2021

What can farmers expect? 15 Food Trends in 2021 and Beyond

The food industry worked hard during the global pandemic adapting to change. COVID-19 rewrote the playbook for grocery stores. What can farmers expect from food trends in […]
23/08/2021

Gold Coast Packing adds plant-based ceviche to their products catalog

Innovation has always been the cornerstone of Gold Coast’s growth strategy, and the company’s newest item, Vegetable Ceviche is the first to market for a seafood substitute. […]
26/07/2021

California LGMA to mandate risk-based pre-harvest testing

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board BB #:210653 voted this week to mandate pre-harvest testing for leafy greens grown in fields where elevated risk factors are present. […]
26/07/2021

FDA and USDA Collaborate to Present Webinars on FSMA Produce Safety Rule to Produce Exporters in Latin America

Throughout July and August, the FDA will offer Webinars followed by live Q&A sessions on the Produce Safety Rule (PSR) and the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) for […]
26/07/2021

California reports two citrus pests

The California Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program recently detected sweet orange scab (SOS) in new areas of the state. Besides that, an unofficial lime swallowtail […]
23/07/2021

FDA Releases Cyclospora Prevention, Response and Research Action Plan

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a Cyclospora Prevention, Response and Research Action Plan that outlines FDA’s strategy for reducing the public health burden of foodborne cyclosporiasis […]
23/07/2021

What are the supply chain lessons learned from 2020?

Whether corporation or small business, the COVID pandemic has undoubtedly caused the supply chain to buckle. The first few weeks of the nationwide shelter-in-place were a […]
22/07/2021

Traceability: What’s Now, What’s Next, and What You Need to Know

As countries all over the world are pushing for stricter regulations on food products and food systems are becoming increasingly globalized, a noticeable trend has come […]
22/07/2021

California’s poor water regulation puts pressure on farmers, Western Growers leader says

Drought conditions and tightening regulations on groundwater pumping are putting California’s San Joaquin Valley growers in a vise and forcing them to fallow many acres now, […]