Here’s what happened while you were working this week – we kept track so you wouldn’t have to:

Sprouts Plans Nine New Locations In First Quarter 2018

Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, just announced nine new locations scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2018. READ MORE

SEPC Appoints Two New Members To Board Of Governors

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — The Southeast Produce Council announced the appointment of two industry veterans to serve on its Board of Governors advisory panel at the Southern Innovations Organics and Foodservice Expo. READ MORE

Florida Citrus Forecast Live Broadcast Set For Noon Oct. 12

The annual October citrus crop forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will be broadcast live for the 23rd consecutive year, at noon Oct. 12 on the Southeast AgNet Radio Network and online. READ MORE


Organic Farmers Association Hires Policy Director, Elects Committee

Organic Farmers Association (OFA), a national membership organization for certified organic farmers sponsored by Rodale Institute, has announced a new Policy Director and elected its first Policy Committee. READ MORE

IFCO, Chep Parent Brambles Named Industry Category Leader In 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Brambles, the leading supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, has been ranked the top performing company by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) in the global Commercial Services and Supplies industry category for 2017. READ MORE


Did You Get Yahooed? Security Breach Is At 3 Billion — Here’s How To Protect Your Business

Yahoo has confirmed that data from all 3 billion of its user accounts was stolen during a cyberattack in 2013. This means they probably got you, too — here’s what you can do now to help limit the damage. READ MORE

Produce For Kids And Melissa’s Team Up To Showcase ‘Freaky Fruits’ For Halloween

Produce for Kids and Melissa’s Produce are teaming up to teach consumers how to add a fresh flair to their Halloween celebrations with Freaky Fruits, a collection of tropical fruits and recipes perfect for the year’s spookiest season. READ MORE


Sunkist Launches ‘Delite’ From Original CA Mandarin Stock

Delite is the original California mandarin brand, created by the first family to grow and market Murcott mandarins in California. READ MORE

Florida 4-Hers Pitch In To Help During Irma

There are stories everywhere about acts of kindness and selflessness during Hurricane Irma. This one seems minor, but it’s guaranteed to put a smile on your face. READ MORE

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