Southeast

Del Monte Fresh names Fonseca vice president of product management

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc., a marketer and distributor of fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, has announced the promotion of one of its longtime employees, Ana Cristina Fonseca, to a newly created role... more »

Digital marketing webinar for agribusinesses offered in Georgia

The University of Georgia is partnering with the Georgia Department of Agriculture to present a free digital marketing webinar for agribusiness owners looking for alternate ways to sell their products. The webinar will be hosted... more »

Craig Frey, replacement for Gene McAvoy, introduced in Florida

On Wednesday, June 3, Gene McAvoy introduced Craig Frey, who is more or less his replacement in Hendry County. McAvoy, who is now the associate director for stakeholder relations with the University of Florida/IFAS Southwest... more »

Millions of pounds of produce donated by Florida farmers during harvest

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Florida farmers had begun harvesting what promised to be a bumper crop. The food service industry swiftly shut down, and the fresh fruit and vegetables typically grown for cruise ships,... more »

Del Monte Fresh Produce debuts campaign saluting its workers

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc., a marketer and distributor of fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, introduced June 3 its new ‘Can Do Done Daily’ campaign, which aims to highlight its dedicated workforce, who... more »

North Carolina farmers connected to consumers with ‘Still Growing’

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our food supply chain, farmers in North Carolina are finding new ways to reach consumers looking for fresh local produce and food for their families. In Lee County,... more »

Smarter energy usage is key to a greener future – including greenhouses

LED lightbulbs, programmable thermostats, high-density insulation and electric vehicles – despite these innovations, about two-thirds of the energy produced in the U.S. is lost to inefficiencies, according to national studies. For scientists and economists who work... more »

Georgia Grown connects to consumers with UGA Extension’s help

Like the moments before a race begins, dozens of staff with Georgia Grown and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension prepared to load thousands of pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables into hundreds of waiting cars... more »


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