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2021-03-05
Avocados From Mexico unveiled Avocado Nation, a multi-area platform powered by artificial intelligence that allows AFM to leverage its consumers' content preferences to deliver highly personalized experiences. Inside Avocado Nation, avocado fans everywhere can access entertaining videos by AFM's premier content partners; get fitted with AFM's debut sportswear collection; and, for the first time ever, earn rewards for purchasing avocados through AFM's new loyalty program.
2021-03-05
A.J. Trucco has been a staple at the Hunts Point Terminal Market since 1965. “Hunts Point is a unique wholesale market where products worldwide meet customers that range from small independent retailers to restaurants to foodservice,” said Nick Pacia, CEO of Trucco. “We have grown at the market by specializing in specific products from dry fruits and nuts and greenhouse products to pineapple and kiwis.”
2021-03-05
Gotham Greens, a pioneer in indoor agriculture operating high-tech greenhouses across the United States, announced its latest state-of-the-art greenhouse in California near the University of California-Davis, one of the world’s leading agriculture research and teaching centers.
2021-03-05
Mann Packing Co., Inc., a subsidiary of Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc., and one of the largest suppliers of packaged vegetables in North America is excited to announce the addition of a fresh-cut fruit area to its new facility in Gonzales, CA. This new section of the facility will allow Mann Packing to grow its fresh-cut fruit and organic fresh-cut fruit business and provide a new space to help the brand continue to meet consumer needs.
2021-03-05
Mission Produce Inc., a world leader in sourcing, producing and distributing fresh Hass avocados, announced a year-round mango program. In true Mission form, it will be among the first to incorporate ripening and distribution on a global and national scale through its advanced network.   
2021-03-05
Sprouts Farmers Market announced a series of new stores, including four with a new, smaller format in line with previously announced strategy, and one store relocation. The healthy grocer will open approximately 20 stores this year. Sprouts is known for offering a unique farmer’s market experience through an open layout fostering customer engagement, and a curated selection of innovative and responsibly sourced healthy products.
2021-03-05
United Natural Foods Inc. has extended its primary wholesale grocery distribution relationship with Whole Foods Market by entering into an extension of the current distribution agreement. The term of the primary distribution agreement between the parties now runs until Sept. 27, 2027.
2021-03-05
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on B&B Organics Inc. in Mishawaka, IN, for violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act. These sanctions include barring the business and the principal operators of the business from engaging in PACA-licensed business or other activities without approval from USDA.
2021-03-05
West Pak Avocado announced the appointment of Leonard Cueva as the company's senior vice president of finance.
2021-03-05
Christopher Ranch offers 100 percent U.S.-grown garlic to its customers, delivering from coast- to-coast out of its Gilroy, CA-based headquarters and through its East Coast operations in New Jersey, with the company a regular at the Hunts Point Market. The company has associated with many of the same customers in Hunts Point since it opened the New Jersey facility in 1992, and some of its customers there were with them before it established a facility on the East Coast. 
March 4, 2021

On Wednesday, March 4, U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) reintroduced the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, H.R. 1537, which creates a workforce solution for the U.S… Read More

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