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Hazel Tech partners with Calavo Growers in shelf-life extension research

- General News
Hazel Technologies Inc., a USDA-supported technology company delivering new solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and combat food waste, announces a partnership with Calavo Growers Inc., one of the leading grower-shippers of fresh Hawaiian papaya, tomato, and Hass avocado in the world.

Fresh Del Monte to offer insight at World Biodiversity Summit

- General News
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, announced today its participation at this year’s World Biodiversity Summit, occurring alongside the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15).

3 ways carbon ag matters to produce companies

- General News
Carbon agriculture is here, and there are opportunities for produce growers and companies to benefit from them. But it’s early in the process, and it’s complicated.

Ceres Imaging raises $23MM to fund aerial imagery and data analytics

- General News
Ceres Imaging, the precision farming provider that uses aerial imagery and data analytics to help growers improve their farming practices, today announced that it has raised $23 million in Series C funding with investments led by XTX Ventures and Romulus Capital, joined by Insight Partners and B37 Ventures.

Indoor farm joins UN sustainability initiative

- General News
With this announcement, Local Bounti has become one of the first U.S. based Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) companies to participate in the initiative, joining thousands of other companies globally that are committed to taking action to build a better world.

Biologicals: Include them in your production arsenal

- Analysis
Recently, the PMA Takes on Tech podcast addressed biologicals and why they are viable tools for growers today.

Hazel Tech partners with Jasmine Vineyards for table grapes

- General News
Hazel Technologies, Inc., developer of new USDA-funded technologies to protect produce quality, announces a partnership with Jasmine Vineyards, San Joaquin Valley based table grape grower-packer-shipper of more than a dozen different varieties.

Pace International offers plant-based organic coating for stone fruit

- General News
Pace International LLC, a leading provider of sustainable postharvest solutions and technologies for the fresh produce industry, announced today the introduction of PrimaFresh 60 Organic.

HarvestHold by Verdant Technologies receives EPA registration

- General News
After much industry buzz in 2020, Verdant Technologies announces the roll out of its HarvestHold Fresh product life extension solution to the produce industry, after receiving EPA registration in early September.

Fresh Del Monte Produce releases its 2020 Sustainability Report

- General News
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s largest leading vertically integrated producers, marketers, and distributors of high-quality, fresh produce, released today its 2020 Sustainability Report which further solidifies the company’s leadership position in defining what sustainable production means at scale for large producers.