vegetables

Fresh Express plans to buy Dole salad, vegetable business

Dole plans to sell its fresh vegetables division to bagged salad and fresh-cut vegetable company Fresh Express. The sale by Dole to an “affiliate” of Fresh Express Inc., a subsidiary of Chiquita Holdings Ltd., is... more »

Bayer’s Venkata Kishore joins foundation board

Venkata K. Kishore, vice president and head of smallholders and sustainability for vegetable seeds at Bayer Crop Science, is joining the board of directors of the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR). “Dr. Kishore’s... more »

Tanimura & Antle celebrates 40th anniversary

On Nov. 10, 1982, two families who migrated to the Salinas Valley chasing the California dream shook hands and established a company that would impact the fresh produce and agriculture industry forever. Built upon a... more »

USDA appoints fruit, vegetable industry advisory committee members

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed 25 industry representatives to serve on the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee. The reappointed and newly appointed members will serve two-year terms beginning immediately and ending in... more »

Misionero names Hana Mohsin East Coast national sales manager

Misionero, a major grower of organic and conventional leafy greens, has promoted Hana Mohsin to East Coast national sales manager. Previously, she was marketing specialist. Mohsin will be responsible for supporting and growing Misionero’s retail... more »

Bayer’s Woodland Research Facility celebrates 50 years

From aggressive diseases and pest pressures to climate shifts, labor shortages and evolving consumer preferences, growers are facing more and more challenges in their work to grow nutritious and great-tasting fruits and vegetables. Innovation is... more »

Mushroom Council: Mushrooms are the answer

Extending your grocery budget, adding more nutrition, eating more sustainably: No matter what challenge you’re trying to solve in the kitchen, “Mushrooms are the Answer,” according to the National Mushroom Council. This September, the Mushroom... more »

USDA expands funding of produce as medicine programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is using $8 million to support “prescription” programs that pay for fresh fruits and vegetables to improve the health of consumers. The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) is part... more »

Purdue’s vegetable field day offers networking, education

Vegetable farming and growing vegetables in the home garden is important for many people in Northwest Indiana. Farmers and gardeners can increase their knowledge in vegetable production at an Aug. 9 field day from Purdue... more »

Tozer Seeds highlights kale, arugula during summer

With summer officially underway, vegetable breeding company Tozer is highlighting popular kale and arugula varieties as an example of how the company works with the industry to identify future trends. When the popularity of kale... more »

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