November 8, 2018

The Digital Edition of the November/December Issue of Western Grower & Shipper Is Now Available Online

The November/December issue of Western Grower & Shipper is now available online.

This issue includes:

Bruce Taylor Deserves All the Credit

President Tom Nassif credits Taylor Farms’ Bruce Taylor and his vision for the development of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology. Not only did Bruce come up with the idea for this technology incubator but he also provided the physical space and donations for funding.

Move Over Siri and Alexa, AgVoice Offers Speech-to-Text Technology Tailored to Ag

“Think Siri but for agriculture.”  AgVoice, where agriculture meets artificial intelligence. Bruce Rasa has completely revolutionized the Ag tech industry with the world’s first voice and data management start-up company that allows Ag professionals the freedom to work hands free.

Agricultural R&D is on the move as Restaurant Menus Get Healthier

In an effort to not only redefine “fast-food” but to also meet consumers’ demand for more fresh produce, companies are doing away with traditional artificial fast food and exploring healthier options to place on their menus. Due in part to research and design efforts, consumers will begin to see a shift towards new, creative fresh produce dishes on the menus of their favorite food chains.

Plant-Forward Concept Drives Meal Kit Firm

Sun Basket’s chief operating officer Don Barnett shares the company’s point of differentiation with Western Grower & Shipper. As one of the top three meal kit firms, Sun Basket takes pride in creating meals that are both healthy and delicious. Don Barnett takes us through the evolution of Sun Basket and how this company is the perfect fit for produce suppliers.

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