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2021-10-15
Produce industry veteran Jamey Higham will become the next president and CEO of the Idaho Potato Commission, effective in early 2022.
2021-10-15
Sept. 22 is the official start of fall—and the start of one of your busiest seasons! Fall also brings some fantastic marketing opportunities, but it takes a bit of preparation. Here are a few things Rio Roses said you can do right now to bring in maximum revenue throughout the fall season.
2021-10-15
The American Floral Endowment has awarded 21 students with scholarships totaling $54,500. In this 2021 scholarship cycle, 57 applications were received and reviewed. AFE is aware the floral industry faces significant challenges to our labor force. Now more than ever, these programs are imperative in helping support new professionals enter the industry and launch a successful career.
2021-10-15
Professional credentials not only give you and your business clout in the industry, but they also distinguish you from competitors. Ready to take your career to the next level? The Society of American Florists is accepting applications for certification in the Professional Floral Communicators-International and the American Academy of Floriculture. SAF is also accepting nominations for the industry’s highest honors.
2021-10-15
United Natural Foods Inc. has entered into a reseller agreement with DoorDash to bring on-demand grocery delivery solutions to independent retailers nationwide through the DoorDash marketplace.
2021-10-15
Hionis Greenhouses in Whitehouse Station, NJ, provided another learning experience for the third Eastern Produce Council Leadership Class. The group toured the operation’s greenhouse facilities on Oct. 5 and benefited from another seminar on leadership by John Eric Jacobsen, a trainer with the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education. 
2021-10-15
FreshEdge, a family of produce and specialty food companies backed by Rotunda Capital Partners, acquired Vine Line, a fresh produce distributor located in Grand Rapids, MI. Vine Line operates out of a 67,147-square-foot state-of-the-art facility built in 2013.
2021-10-15
To ensure high product quality, food safety and high yield, Mapeks, which markets 35 different organic fruits to 80 countries, continuously develops its facilities and invests in cutting-edge technology automation. Its latest investment, a TOMRA Blizzard optical sorting machine, has improved product quality and increased capacity.
2021-10-15
Ocean Mist Farms, a leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S. and premium supplier of fresh vegetables for nearly 100 years, announced the promotion of Christopher Drew to president and CEO.