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Locus Traxxs Stephen Stewart Wins ANUKs Vintage Sweets Quiz Quix

February 27, 2017 - 9:42am
SACRAMENTO, CA - When it came to heirloom navels, who displayed the top citrus savvy? We wanted to know, and you answered in kind.Top contenders included Oppy’s Karin Gardner, Duda’s Paul Huckabay,...

The Fruit Exporters Association of Chile Contributes to Fire Relief Efforts

February 27, 2017 - 9:42am
CHILE - Following the last few months of fires invading the country of Chile, the Fruit Exporters Association of Chile's (ASOEX) Board of Directors has announced it will donate three pesos per box...

Krogers Stock Slumps as Walmart Slashes Prices

February 27, 2017 - 9:42am
CINCINNATI, OH – Kroger Co.’s stock fell three percent this past Wednesday, February 22, after analysts noted price cuts in Walmart stores spread across three Midwestern states—price cuts with the...

Sinaloa Encanta Foundations Eduardo Leyson Discusses 2017 Event

February 27, 2017 - 9:42am
SINALOA, MEXICO - Looking to embrace the rich and diverse agriculture of Sinaloa, Mexico? If you are, then mark your calendars for Sinaloa Encanta 2017. With the event to be held this year at Rancho...

Uber Refutes Waymos Claim that SelfDriving Tech Knowledge was Stolen

February 27, 2017 - 9:42am
MOUNTAIN VIEW and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – As tech giants throughout the globe look to self-driving technology as the next consumer and supplier craze, it looks as though there may be a brief hiccup on...

Fusion Marketing President Steven Muro Selected as Agriculture Specialist for Broadcasting Station

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
LOS ANGELES, CA – Viewers in Southern California will be getting a special dose of fresh produce over the next few years, with the issues of the industry now brought to their homes through media....

Just 17 Percent of California is Still Suffering From Drought Conditions New Report Says

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
SACRAMENTO, CA - Storm after storm has brought just what Californians have been hoping for—some sweet relief from the drought. According to yesterday’s report from the U.S. Drought Monitor, just 17...

Keith Knopf Named Raleys President Michael Teel Remains Owner CEO

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
SACRAMENTO, CA - As Michael Teel, Owner and CEO of Raley’s, continues to push healthy food choices, he has announced he will step down as President to further focus on the cause.Teel stated he...

Wish Farms Teams Up With Florida Strawberry Growers Association Raises 100000 for Charity

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
PLANT CITY, FL – Wish Farms has partnered with the Florida Strawberry Growers Association to raise more than $100,000 for the Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) at the association’s...

Loblaw Reveals Giant Profit Jump in Q4 Financial Report

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
BRAMPTON, ONTARIO - After years of working to lower prices and streamline its operations, Canadian retail giant Loblaw Companies Limited is enjoying the fruits of its labor this financial quarter....

New Habanero Variety Boasts Heatless Profile

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
NEW YORK - With fiery mouths and burning fingers, consumers have been clamoring for all things pepper lately. As our industry knows better than most, heat-infused flavor profiles look to be a lasting...

CMI Orchards Vice President of Marketing Steve Lutz Discusses 2017 Outlook

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
WENTATCHEE, WA - As CMI Orchards continues to build on the momentum of its 2016 full company rebrand, the team is looking to 2017 as a year of growth and evolution.So, what is in store for...

Homegrown Organic Farms Adds Category Specialist

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
PORTERVILLE, CA – The Homegrown Organic Farms team is expanding, with the recent addition of Ricardo Corrales as a new employee of the premier organic fresh produce marketer. He was recently hired,...

Produce Industry Veteran and Company Founder Harold Crawford Passes Away at 90

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
2/24/2017 8:30 a.m. PST - The story below includes the following correction: Harold Crawford Co. was not bought by Kroger, as previously stated.BAKERSFIELD, CA - Harold Crawford, Founder of Harold...

Cuisinicity Founder Catherine Katz Fills Us In on Her Plans for Viva Fresh 2017

February 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
CONNECTICUT - “I want people to say ‘this is simple; I can do this; I don’t even have to boil water!’” Cuisinicity Founder Catherine Katz tells me. “My goal and the goals of [produce...