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OPN Connect Newsletter 275
Chicago's Sunset Foods, CSUMB Develops First-Ever Supply Chain Program, Stout's Commitment to AI, Organic Pear Update, Market News, and More...
If all goes according to plan, California State University at Monterey Bay (CSUMB) will be offering a new degree path—the Agribusiness Supply Chain Management Program with a focus on Perishable Products—by the Fall 2025 term. It will be the first degree program of its kind in the country to focus exclusively on fresh produce.
Stout Industrial Technology collaborates directly with its customers to build and launch solutions that solve actual problems in the field, particularly in areas such as labor and sustainability. Looking ahead five years, Stout’s CEO Brent Shedd sees the company playing a leadership role in the application of AI in agriculture, with more software-defined implements that have even greater capabilities.
Selling produce to your customers is the primary goal of the produce department in the retail supermarket business. There is also another objective connected to selling—the practice of "giving back" to your customers, the community, and the produce industry.
1. Fresh Del Monte Expands Fair Trade Organic Banana Offerings
2. Natural Grocers Shows Vertical Farm Partnership in TV Segment
3. Side Delights Showcasing Organic Potatoes and Onions at OPS
4. Wholesum Releases 2021 Annual Conscientious Company Report
5. Four Star Fruit Prepares for California Season