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2023-01-20
Pacific Trellis Fruit, a year-round grower, shipper and marketer of premium fresh fruit, recently presented a check for $39,000 to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Since 9/11, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation has been helping America’s heroes by providing mortgage-free homes to Gold Star, fallen first responders, and veterans’ families and by building custom-designed smart homes for catastrophically injured veterans and first responders.
2023-01-20
Fruit Royale is a trusted name in table grapes, operating as a year-round grower, supplier, importer, exporter and distributor since 2004. The Delano, CA-based company works with its growers on all aspects of fruit production including growing, packing, cooling, storing, logistics and sales, with detailed emphasis on providing high quality product to customers on a consistent basis.
2023-01-20
Get your glow on and pique your senses, guac fans! Avocados From Mexico is making its Pantone color debut with the official release of its brand color. The avocado brand's new hue emulates the vibrant tones you see when you cut into a perfectly ripe avocado. And just in time for the big game, AFM is bringing the color to life by launching the Avocado Glow Collection, a one-of-a-kind home and kitchen accessories line inspired by the new color created in partnership with the Pantone Color Institute.
2023-01-20
CMI Orchards is bringing apple-eating into the 21st century with Flavogram, a visual guide to apple flavor profiles. “We’ve taken what has historically been a one dimensional approach and increased the breadth and depth with which we describe and compare apple varieties,” said Rochelle Bohm, vice president of marketing for CMI Orchards.
2023-01-19
The New York Apple Association launched a series of Snack Responsibly-themed ads to its social media program just in time for the new year. The high-impact ads remind consumers to make healthy choices when choosing a snack. 
2023-01-19
The Well•Pict Berries trade show team is heading back to Florida to start the year off with the Global Organic Produce Expo at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Jan. 30-Feb. 2. After the great turn out at the Global Produce and Floral Show hosted by IFPA in Orlando last year, the team is eager to be back on the show floor to showcase their delicious Well•Pict organic strawberries.
2023-01-19
Braga Fresh is promoting Colby Pereira to chief operating officer, making her the first person to hold that title as the company enters its 95th year in business. “Colby’s family farming background and reasoned, no-nonsense approach to problem-solving are an asset for this new position,” said Rod Braga, CEO. “Her leadership and team building capabilities are instrumental to our continuous growth and success.” 
2023-01-19
If there’s one thing we love to see, it’s our educational grants in action, educating and inspiring students. In 2022, AFE gave researchers at Mississippi State University an educational grant of $5,500 to start a cut flower garden on campus. This funding helped purchase perennial plants, gardening tools, and materials to create raised gardens with an irrigation system.
2023-01-19
The Bloom Show started in January 2021 on YouTube as a much-needed platform during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, The Bloom Show also started to live stream via LinkedIn, another platform for floral industry professionals.
2023-01-19
Dümmen Orange is making new genetics available for out-licensing to young plant growers and breeders. The company is constantly focusing on creating a rich pipeline of new products. To bring more of these genetics to the market alongside its own portfolio, Dümmen Orange is looking to setup new partnerships with industry players.