07/04/2022

Sustainability labels can be effective, but need improvement

Sustainability labels and classifications can have a positive impact on consumer acceptance and can raise awareness, but they are not actually driving more sustainable consumer behaviour […]
07/04/2022

The power of produce merchandising

The incredible work we’ve shared in recent months through our Produce Artist Award Series should be a reminder to all organizations: give every opportunity you can […]
07/04/2022

Analyzing and using electric signals from plants to optimize crops

“When we talk about plant communication, people know immediately what we are talking about,” explains Marina Martin Curran, sustainable development manager at Vivent. Just as trees […]
29/03/2022

Mexico consolidates itself as the world’s leading exporter of fresh pepper

Mexico is the world’s main exporter of fresh peppers with a 29% global share and its exports continue to grow. Between January and November 2021, the […]
29/03/2022

Sakata Seed to expand its Culiacan Innovation Center

Sakata Seed America has announced the next milestone in the company’s continued infrastructure expansion. The prominent seed company recently finalized the purchase of 14 hectares (35.6 […]
29/03/2022

USDA announces Good Manufacturing Practices Audit for Produce Distribution Centers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the establishment of the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) audit service for produce distribution centers. The GMP audit service […]
29/03/2022

CDC adds data to its online food safety tool

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added data from its most recent population survey from 2018-2019 to its online toolbox, FoodNet Fast. The Foodborne Diseases […]
28/03/2022

7 Traceability Tips to Tackle Now

FDA’s final traceability rule is closer than you think. Make sure you’re prepared with these tips. The countdown is on for the Food and Drug Administration’s […]
28/03/2022

IFPA engages FDA on proposed ag water changes

Support for regulations with flexibility that allow fruit and vegetable growers to manage risks unique to their production environment as well as calls for a final […]