Marketing

Marketing program rolled out for American Frozen Food Institute members

As the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) looks to enhance its value proposition with members, it has redesigned its sponsorship programs under a single umbrella called the AFFI Member Marketing Program. This high-value brand awareness program... more »

C.H. Robinson sued by growers

A group of growers is suing C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. – the parent company for logistics operations, produce sourcing operations and brands such as Robinson Fresh – for alleged violations of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities... more »

China move has little impact on specialty crops

Heads of state and captains of industry have been working to mend U.S.-China trade relations, but recent efforts may not have much effect on specialty crop markets, according to Daniel Sumner, director of the University... more »

Bowery Farming slides into local Amazon sales as online use grows

Online produce sales are a new and growing market – unchartered waters for many traditional growers. Bowery Farming, a startup greens-growing operation in the Northeast, shows that the online market can indeed be navigated. The... more »

New York growers face influx of cheap Canadian produce; senators respond

On Feb. 6, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for investigations into unfair trade subsidies to Canadian growers, as New York state onion... more »

Jerry Mills: Book has successful launch; products, tools help out

Happy days! I was at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids in early December to help launch my new book. “Notes from the Farm,” a compilation of my columns... more »

100% recyclable packaging goal set for 2025

In another step to further reduce the produce industry’s environmental impact, major North American fresh berry producers announced their commitment to use 100% recycle-ready packaging by 2025. The California Strawberry Commission, the North American Blueberry... more »

Ocean Mist Farms launches Coachella winter artichoke season

Ocean Mist Farms, a leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S. and the only growers of winter globe artichokes in Coachella Valley, has launched the Coachella artichoke season. According to a news... more »


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