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Sector | Company news

TRUE certification for pursuing zero waste

Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A.

Performance growth for 2023 with record container throughput and preferred bidder for Pier 6

Marking Earth Day with a progress report on regenerative growing

Bloom Fresh appoints new chief marketing officer

The company hired a new Head of Business Development:

Técnicas Sanjorge strengthens its expansion in Morocco

Gambles Group expands in Western Canada and appoints new Director of Sales

Greenyard acquires dairy-free ice production facility

T&G appoints new Director

Edwin van den Berg appointed as CEO of Boal

New COO at NatureSweet

Southern Roots’ outreach initiative sees overwhelming response

New Citri&Co sales rumors

Staff changes at Markon

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Upper Austria: Gemüsehof Mayr plans new production facility for 2,000 tons of vegetables

"Creating appropriate framework conditions aims to secure the continuation of domestic production"

Fabiola Novelo Torrero joins the Axia Team

"This move shows that we are on the right track"

Urschel Nederland officially opens new premises

Orient Overseas Container Line reported a 9% decline in total revenues in the Q1 2024

Allan Dodge with Pro Citrus Network

“Relationships are the biggest driver of our success”

Maersk contests Transnet's pick for SA port partner

Strong Roots set for global growth as McCain Foods deepens partnership

Bio-pioneer Edward Out leaves OTC Organics


On April 9, the SPD parliamentary group visited the Cologne Wholesale Market

"The current situation at the present location is dystopian and harmful to business"

Maersk appoints new managing director for Central America

APM Terminals Buenos Aires appoints Manuel Delgado as Managing Director

WiseTech Global acquires Aktiv Data to expand global customs capability into Finland


A new project for trade among European production districts

Lucas Wennekers, Bessies:

"Ethiopian strawberries are my Unique Selling Point"

Tomra food inaugurates new center in Valencia

Made up of Patatas Hijolusa, Agrícola Villena and Natuber:

Creation of Somos Hijolusa potato operator group, with a turnover exceeding €200 million

Benoit Labouille, SCEA de Pinchagut

French sweet potato faces strong competition from Egypt

Kuehne+Nagel streamlines organisational structure and strengthens customer proximity

Conserving two Olympic-sized swimming pools of water annually

Verdant Technologies and Sobeys partner on iceless broccoli

Lamb Weston reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2024 results

'Net sales up 16 percent versus the prior year quarter'

New Kiwi consortium KIKOKA (Europe) formed

Tom Stenzel, CEA Alliance, on the next farm bill:

Opinion: The winter and summer promise of indoor farming

CPMA announces 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

Sheer Logistics acquires Cargobarn

Second annual sustainability report unveiled

USDA lifts PACA reparation sanctions on California produce business

Camposol Holding PLC reports its Fourth Quarter 2023 preliminary results.

Camposol's sales amounted to USD 464.4 million

Silke Lehmköster to become Managing Director Fleet at Hapag-Lloyd

Exclusive to FreshPlaza:

Roamler dives into Polish, German, and French blackberry and raspberry market

USDA files action against New Jersey’s Safeway Fresh Foods for alleged PACA violations

Offering figs, melons, Tahiti lemons, mangoes, papayas and much more

MBR Company has been a valuable player in the fresh fruit sector

Latest PACA updates

BayWa AG expects earnings to improve in the financial year 2024

COSCO Shipping Ports announces 2023 Annual Results

'In 2023, the company continued to further implement its strategy of lean operations'

Lineage expands in U.S. market with new facility near Phoenix

Wouter Kolk, CEO Ahold Delhaize Europe & Indonesia, to leave Ahold Delhaize by the end of 2024

Canadian competitive skier lands sponsorship for second year

AgroFresh Acquires Pace International expanding post-harvest solutions portfolio

Dole plc announces mutual termination of agreement with Fresh Express for the sale of its Fresh Vegetables Division

Celebrating the hands that feed us during Farmworker Awareness Week

Mucci Farms, BrightFarms owner to launch new veggie greenhouse business

Westfalia Fruit takes full interest in Euro West

"A weekend of collaboration, inspiration, and celebration"

Green Specialties celebrates 25 years

Canadian greenhouse grower celebrates National Farmworkers Awareness Week

Dutch companies join forces to grow international substrate market for exotic mushrooms

Growers United opens new pepper packing station in Zwaagdijk

Perry Dekkers resigns as Commercial Director at Growers United

Christopher Levine appointed as new CFO:

Fieldwork wins £600,000 government grant

Orient Overseas (International) Limited Announces 2023 Full Year Results

Group Revenue of US$8,344 million

New vice president of marketing for Naturipe Farms

Agricultural social responsibility symposium begins work in Guadalajara

Successful Amend and Extend Refinancing by IFCO

Bayer and Trinity Agtech join forces to drive regenerative practices in agriculture

Joan Mir, director of Anecoop: "The global change we are witnessing is accelerating, and we can only respond with innovation"

Anecoop increases its turnover by 2.7% despite 14.3% decrease in volume marketed

ORBIS enters into agreement for manufacturing plant in Greenville, Texas

Uzbekistan boosts fruit and vegetable export efforts

KWS inaugurates new R&D facility in Navolato, Mexico

Agrovision announces largest equity financing to date

Meridian Growers announces Director of Communications

Fruit importer celebrates World Water Day

Irénke Meekma named new CEO of RedStar

Driscoll's named to list of the world's most innovative companies of 2024

Kakuzi Plc - Annual report for the year ended 31 december 2023

'Company closed the 2023 financial year on a stable footing'

Del Monte Pacific to close two vegetable plants in the United States

Illinois trucking firm enters chapter 11 bankruptcy

PACA update:

USDA imposes sanctions on produce businesses

Potato processor Peka Kroef buys Frespo

Solynta rebrands to ‘true potato seed’ company

BioMasters connects organic growers with the market

Eleven more members for BioMasters

Turkey concludes investigation into Ferrero 'hazelnut monopoly'

Hapag-Lloyd publishes 2023 annual report and announces forecast for current financial year

USAID assistance to enable households in Ukraine to produce nearly 70,000 tons of vegetables

Meridian Growers names new director of sales

The team of Semillas Fitó:

"We don't want to be just another seed house, but an 'expert partner' for every link in the chain"

Startup Freshflow Ltd aims to curb food wastage with AI

"Wastage heavily erodes already thin margins"

ZIM reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and the full year of 2023

'Revenues for the fourth quarter were $1.21 billion'

California Fresh Fruit Association hosts 88th annual meeting

Business units of De Groot fresh group transferred to EDEKA Einkaufskontor GmbH

Gilfresh Produce secure “fresh” new vegetable listings with Iceland

Save Foods received regulatory approval for its pre-harvest product supporting its expansion in California

Greenyard announces new share buyback program

Dutch companies join forces

MSC South Africa Inaugurates MEDLOG Cold Store Facility, revolutionizing trade dynamics in the region

Syngenta to sell direct to active greenhouse growers in USA and Canada

Titan Farms extends peach season through strategic expansion

Carlos Capote celebrates 40-year anniversary with J&C Tropicals

Ocean Network Express establishes New West Asia regional headquarters in Dubai

Mango packers association appoints new president

Michael Prinsloo – Nile Inputs Marketplace

Farmers now buy inputs right where they sell their produce

New marketing manager for Family Tree Farms

Mondi to acquire DS Smith

Jan Vorstermans, Chairman of Agro Food at Supply Chain Valley:

"We think in terms of the entire food spectrum and supply chain"

Calavo Growers, Inc. announces First Quarter 2024 Financial Results

'Avocado margin per case improved, tomato gross profit declined'

Mission Produce announces Fiscal 2024 First Quarter Financial results

“We are off to a strong start in fiscal 2024"

Staay Food Group Growers Meeting 2024

“Closer collaboration can significantly boost revenue”

Jane Strijdom – International Fresh Produce Association

Steering Southern African fresh produce through choppy waters

"From now on, we'll simply be known as ZON"

Dutch coop's buyer and grower day draws quite a crowd

Unifrutti Group acquires Bomarea and AvoAmerica Peru to further strengthen its global multi-fruit platform

Hall Hunter

Hall Hunter seeks fruit pickers in the UK

CMA CGM Marco Polo

Largest vessel to call in Port of Philadelphia’s 300-year history

UK Salads:

£69m-turnover UK grower placed under administration

McEntire Produce continues developing Columbia facility with $26.2 million investment

USDA cites Texas company for PACA Violations

Mission Produce appoints new President & Chief Operating Officer

Gilfresh Produce chosen to supply ALDI Ireland with prepared vegetables

Limoneira Company announces first quarter fiscal year 2024 financial results

Net revenues grew 5% to $39.7 million in first quarter of fiscal year 2024

New CEO for Groupe Bonduelle Fresh Americas

Icon USA - Aartsen's Private Label in the USA

"New strategic focus on walnuts and citrus"

Fresca Group announces strategic move by Thanet Earth into leafy salads

Okanagan Specialty Fruits transitions pivotal leadership roles

Search begins for pear association successor

SunFed welcomes new sales account manager

Financial results of the Port Authority remained stable

Port of Rotterdam Authority presents 2023 annual report

Kacem Bennani Smires becomes new president of Maroc Citrus