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2021-10-15
Baked pears with cheese, walnuts and honey? Yes, please! California Pears brings us this scrumptious recipe perfect for fall gatherings. It can be used as an appetizer, side, main dish or even a savory dessert. Give it a try and let us know what you think! Ingredients  Yields: 2 servings 2 California Pears* 1/2 cup goat cheese 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon honey – plus extra for drizzle 1/4 cinnamon salt to taste
2021-10-15
It’s apple harvest season, and the New York Apple Association, FarmOn! Foundation and the New York Department of Agriculture have teamed up to bring the Take the Big Apple Crunch Challenge. Participants from across the state are invited to take a bite out of a New York state apple to bring awareness to New York farmers during harvest season.
2021-10-15
After a year-and-a-half of being socially distanced from family, friends and peers, Ocean Spray has launched the #BetterTogether campaign, celebrating the simple joys of safely rediscovering together time. In partnership with Jesse Tyler Ferguson, actor, producer and author of cookbook Food Between Friends, and in support of national campaign No Kid Hungry, the #BetterTogether initiative will offer inspiring holiday recipes, as well as provide nutritious and delicious thank you packages to school staff across the country serving our students. 
2021-10-14
Sun World International LLC has appointed Michele Melillo to the new position of vice president of grower support services. Melillo recently managed the company’s agronomic support activities. In his new leadership position, he will oversee all technical assistance and applied research programs and staff, assist with variety evaluation and management of the company’s global test site.
2021-10-14
Ocean Mist Farms, a leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S., welcomes the Cardone vegetable for retail distribution and shopper consumption ahead of the annual holiday season.
2021-10-14
Monterey Mushrooms presented 94 children of its employees with $254,678 in scholarship awards for the 2021-22 academic year. Celebrating its 50th year in business, Monterey Mushrooms is taking the company's purpose, “Enhancing People’s Lives” to new levels. The scholarship program is one example. For the past 30 years, dependent children of full-time employees have been eligible to apply for a scholarship up to $3,000 and for up to four years. 
2021-10-14
The National Mango Board announced Albertsons Cos. as its recipient of the 2021 Mango Retailer of the Year award. The Mango Retailer of the Year award identifies retailers that go above and beyond to offer strong consistent support to the mango industry and deliver outstanding mango promotion results. Albertsons was selected from more than 100 retailers who partner with the NMB across the United States. The Boise, ID-based retailer has excelled in creating unique and timely mango promotions and displays, incorporating fresh cut and whole mangos.
2021-10-14
In 2020, shelter-in-place mandates and consumer concerns about health created a surge in grocery shopping and pantry stocking. As 2021 comes to an end with restrictions eased and restaurants reopened, a study on how spending priorities have changed since COVID-19 shows that grocery shopping remains a top priority for consumers.
2021-10-14
The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation is improving school garden learning, nutrition education and expanding equitable access to food with $3 million in grants to 115 nonprofit organizations. Since its inception in 2015, the foundation has granted $15 million to more than 300 nonprofit partners which have brought hands-on, garden-based learning to 1.5 million children and provided nutrition education programs to an estimated 900,000 K-12 students. Sprouts Farmers Market covers all the foundation’s operational expenses, ensuring that every dollar raised goes directly to programming.
2021-10-14
Greenhouse lettuce grower Revol Greens has acquired BJ’s Produce Inc., operating under the widely recognized Living Fresh brand, in Athens, GA, to establish its first East Coast greenhouse operation. The deal, completed Oct. 12, entails the purchase of the existing greenhouses as well as the planned commencement of new greenhouse construction to meet increasing customer demand.