One death in California has been attributed to the E.coli outbreak in romaine lettuce, traced to a farm in Yuma, Arizona. As of May 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predict more reports of sickness.
It may come as a surprise to some but rail used to be the primary mode that was used to move fres
Canada’s largest grocer, Loblaw, has announced a national roll-out of its on-line grocery business. Another disruptive trend, robots, will be increasingly used in distribution centres.
For Asparagus Farmers of Ontario, it’s been a late spring. Based on the two-week weather forecast, first shipments to the Ontario Food Terminal and major grocers are anticipated week of May 14.
The European Union has voted to ban all outdoor uses of neonicotinoids, prior to a legal decision to be rendered May 17th. Both Bayer and Syngenta challenged the 2013 partial ban at the European Court of Justice.
As a greenhouse grower I spend some time dealing with issues specific to greenhouses through The
What are some of the best ways to monitor customer satisfaction? Peter Chapman offers a career’s worth of advice.
Ontario’s June 7, 2018 election is the most controversial in years. Owen Roberts suggests how to probe candidates about rural policies.
The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recognized industry leaders at the 93rd Annual Convention and Trade Show in Vancouver, British Columbia this past week. As part of the Convention program, awards were given to industry leaders for their ongoing commitment to the produce industry in Canada – and the overall health of Canadians.