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    Trump administration delays sugar labeling rules

    On June 13, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indefinitely delayed several sugar and calorie labeling requirements made famous by Michelle Obama during the previous administration. In response, labeling advocates have accused the Trump administration of, as the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s Jim O’Hara put it, “denying consumers critical...

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    New SmartFood ExpoTM To Take Center Stage With Other Show Partners in 2018

    CHICAGO, IL (June 14, 2017) – During today’s opening general session of the United FreshMKT, United FreshTEC,...

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    Supermarket sells fresh produce grown in container on the parking lot

    A Texas chain of supermarkets isn’t just in the business of selling vegetables; it’s growing them, too. Based in Dallas, the H-E-B-owned Central Market has joined forces with Controlled Environment Agriculture Advisors, a self-described “horticulture disrupting” firm, to raise some of its produce in a custom-built onsite shipping container—a first for an...

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    Cost Increases Erode Ontario’s Fruit and Vegetable Growers Competitiveness

    GUELPH, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 1, 2017) – As Queens Park gathers at the annual “Celebrate Ontario’s Bounty” event to promote the good things that grow in Ontario, the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (OFVGA) reacted to the Provincial Government’s announcement to raise the minimum wage rate to $15/hour, putting local food...

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    Argentina’s orange production to be 10% lower

    The entry of Argentinian lemons to the United States market, which took effect last Friday, and the opening of Brazil for Argentine oranges, tangerines, grapefruits and lemons, can’t counter a situation that now seems irreversible. This situation is related to the serious damage caused by the constant rains that fell over the...

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    According to UMI Brexit will sprout fresh opportunities

    Food company UMI Ireland has said it’s hoping to find opportunities from Brexit following a major rebrand. The business, which specialises in vegetable products and value-added mushroom dishes, has also won three major awards. It’s based near Armagh on the Edenaveys Industrial Estate, and manufactures vegetable products as well as supplying loose,...

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    United Fresh report highlights foodservice menu trends for fresh produce

    The spring 2017 issue of United’s Fresh Insights for Foodservice report, a quarterly publication from United Fresh showcasing the latest innovations in fresh produce use in foodservice, as well as the creativity of chefs and foodservice operations in incorporating fresh fruits and vegetables to create flavorful and vibrant menus, is now available. ...

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    Smart irrigation topic of upcoming Fruit World Magazine Print Edition

    The aim of farmer is to produce “more crop per drop”, hence there is need to find...

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    Food sorting technology firm celebrates 45th anniversary

    Since its founding on April 1, 1972, TOMRA has progressed from being a pioneer in automated recycling technology to a company today offering a diverse range of sensor-based solutions that are helping to lead a cross-industry revolution toward resource sustainability. Starting in a small shed in Asker, Norway, the brothers Petter and...

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    Could marijuana replace the Citrus Industry in Florida?

    SPRING HOPE, NC–(Marketwired – Mar 28, 2017) – Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) reports, today, Florida legislators are looking to ease restrictions on industrial hemp research. According to the Florida State Senate, house bill 1217 that „authorizes specified universities in state to engage in industrial hemp research projects” has been „pending review of...

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