THE PRODUCE MOMS once again, has brought the produce industry into the spotlight as the latest company to achieve the sought-after status of a Certified B Corporation.
Duncan Family Farms, a fourth-generation multi-regional certified organic farm and leading grower of baby leaf items, is proud to announce that it has earned the Sustainably Grown Certification, making it one of the first organic fresh herb, lettuces, greens, and vegetable companies to gain this credential.
Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer advocacy groups, recently published findings of an eight-month survey highlighting the challenges Mexican farmworkers face when they are recruited and deployed to work.
Fyffes banana farm Esmeralda, in Costa Rica, is the first in the world to receive the new Rainforest Alliance certification, version 2020, which deploys a radically new management system approach to environmental, labor, social and economic risks.
Courchesne Larose, a leading player in the Canadian fruit and vegetable industry, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the ECORESPONSABLE Certification, Level 2. Performance, for its high-level environmental and social requirements.
In partnership with Measure to Improve, Satsuma Farms becomes the first strawberry grower in the world to achieve the Sustainably Grown certification from SCS Global Services.