On Wednesday, September 30th, Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif was a featured speaker at the Bayer Horticulture Symposium held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Addressing a multinational audience, Nassif spoke on trends in fresh fruit and vegetable consumption and how the industry is responding to evolving demands from buyers and consumers.

Cory Lunde

The upcoming October issue of the WG&S magazine includes an article on sustainable agriculture that features two WG members -- The Nunes Company and Church Brothers -- and what each is doing to sell edible fresh produce items that were previously discarded or not harvested. Their innovative approaches to reducing food waste are stories worth telling, especially since they have the added benefit of being eco-friendly. 

Cory Lunde

Western Growers new Center for Innovation and Technology is expected to open later this month in Salinas, California.  As part of that initiative, we are launching a comprehensive “innovation” program to help find and accelerate the availability of technologies and services that will help members deal with the pressing problems of producing more high quality safe fresh produce in an era of scarce resources and intense regulatory and marketplace pressure. We are currently recruiting companies to locate in the Center for direct interaction with the industry and will be featuring several of th

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