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Strawberry, bell pepper imports next up for trade investigations

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is asking the International Trade Commission to monitor and investigate imports of strawberries and bell peppers, following requests by Florida groups.

West Coast Produce Expo Booth Briefs — Grimmway, Purefresh, Mother Raw

Here's what exhibitors were highlighting in their booths at West Coast Produce Expo.

Focus on fundamentals, says Rouses produce director

How can retailers engage their communities with events that excite shoppers about produce during a pandemic in its ninth month?

Edible Garden launches crowdfunding campaign

Belvidere, N.J.-based Edible Garden, a greenhouse grower of herbs and lettuces, has launched a unique campaign to seek investors to expand.

Michael Schutt of Raley's talks e-commerce at WCPE

Michael Schutt discussed at the West Coast Produce Expo his company’s growing online business and his experience with navigating the pandemic as he has transitioned into a new role.

Jeff Cady talks leadership, key attributes for produce roles at WCPE

Jeff Cady shared his takeaways on how 2020 has developed him as a leader, which characteristics are essential for different produce roles, and opportunities he’s taken to continue his development and that of his team.

Smurfit Kappa plan sets goal of net zero emissions by 2050

Smurfit Kappa announced new targets to further reduce its fossil CO2 emissions, including its ambition to reach at least net zero emissions by 2050.

Maine potato grower debuts?Fenway Reds at Hannaford stores

In the fall of 2019, Green Thumb Farms launched the “Farmer’s First” program to develop new potato varieties for retailers – and to help consumers discover new products that work well in their kitchens.

NGA Show, Indoor Ag-Con to co-locate in 2021

The NGA Show and Indoor Ag-Con, the premier agriculture conference and trade show for the indoor and vertical farming industry, announced that they will co-locate in 2021 for the first time.

LGS Specialty Sales anticipates strong 2020-21 grape season

LGS Specialty Sales is primed for a strong and exciting grape season from December 2020 through early May 2021. ?