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Research shows blueberries have cognitive benefits

- General News
A new research study published in Nutrients finds that blueberries have cognitive benefits.

Study finds SNAP-eligible families less likely to buy fresh foods when grocery shopping online

- General News
Families who are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are less likely to purchase both healthy foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, and sweets when buying groceries online compared to in-store, finds a new study by a team of nutrition researchers.

Study shows Aldi led grocery growth since start of pandemic

- Retail
Aldi was the most active grocer in 2019 and 2020, and its aggressive expansion activity ensured this past year was no different. The German grocery retailer announced plans to open about 150 new stores by the end of 2022, making them the third-largest grocery retailer in the U.S. by store count, right after Kroger and Walmart.

Study shows green vegetables help prevent, fight COVID-19

- General News
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center report evidence from lab experiments that a chemical derived from a compound found abundantly in broccoli and other cruciferous plants may offer a potentially new and potent weapon against the viruses that cause COVID-19 and the common cold.

New study shows plant-rich diet can add a decade to life expectancy

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Do you want to live another decade? A new study shows a plant-rich diet can add 10 years to your life.

Strawberry research reveals higher yields, better quality under broad-spectrum lighting strategies

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Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced results from its year-long strawberry research in collaboration with Delphy Improvement Centre (Delphy), an independent institute and expert in food and flowers located in Bleiswijk, the Netherlands.

EFI brings new focus on Midwest growers

- General News
Equitable Food Initiative, the certification and skill-building organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer advocacy groups, continues to provide tools and resources for agricultural workforce development.

CA citrus industry to fund CPS produce safety research

- General News
The California citrus industry is answering the call to strengthen fresh produce food-safety research.

CPS funds 12 new research projects

- General News
The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has funded 12 new research projects, valued at just over $3.9 million, to help answer the industry's most urgent produce food safety questions.

Global berry market expects significant growth in next five years

- General News
The global berries market will observe a significant growth between 2020 and 2025 with increasing consumer demand for healthy and nutrient-rich foods.