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Walmart to require IPM from all produce suppliers to protect pollinators

- Retail
Walmart announced a landmark pollinator health policy today, the most far reaching to date of any U.S. food retailer.

C.H. Robinson logistics can reduce carbon footprint

- General News
C.H. Robinson is paving the way for more sustainable supply chains around the world by turning decades of logistics expertise into technology and data that any company can use to reduce its carbon footprint.

Whole Foods launches ‘Sourced for Good’ brand for sustainable products

- Retail
Today, Whole Foods Market launches Sourced for Good, an exclusive third-party-certification program to support responsible sourcing by providing tangible improvements in farmworkers’ lives, strengthening worker communities where products are sourced and promoting environmental stewardship where crops are grown.

Desbry tropical avocado season continues strong with Hazel

- General News
Hazel Technologies, a USDA-funded company providing new technologies to extend the quality shelf life of produce and fight food waste, and Miami based WP Produce, the pioneers of tropical avocados, are pleased to report that outstanding quality and program growth occurred during the peak season for Dominican Republic tropical avocados.

Mushroom Council puts mushrooms on the menu for Earth Month

- General News
April is Earth Month, and the Mushroom Council will be making the most of these 30 important days to remind diners that researchers consider mushrooms “one of the most sustainably produced foods in the United States.”

J&J Family of Farms invests in new facility, expands grower base

- General News
J&J Family of Farms, a Florida-based leading national grower, packer and shipper of field-grown vegetable commodities and value-added produce, today announced strategic infrastructure investments and new grower relationships that further expand its capacity to deliver premium quality produce throughout the year to retail and foodservice customers.

Driscoll’s signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

- General News
Driscoll’s, the world’s fresh berry leader, today joins The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to help advance its pledge to prioritize sustainable packaging solutions that protect fresh berries while minimizing an environmental impact.

Apeel expands avocado partnership network

- General News
Apeel today announced an expanded partnership network made up of more than 20 avocado industry leaders using Apeel’s plant-based protection in the United States, Latin America and Europe.

Connect with consumers during Farmworker Awareness Week

- Analysis
Those of us who work in agriculture know the essential role that farmworkers play in bringing fresh, healthy food to supermarkets.

Del Monte Fresh partners with Apeel on avocados

- General News
Del Monte Fresh Produce has today announced that through a partnership with Apeel, a company fighting the global food waste crisis with its sustainable approach to keeping produce fresh longer, it will now be able to offer its customers longer lasting avocados.