Features

  • 02 Jan
    Coco-colossal

    Coco-colossal

    Twelve years ago, during a casual outing to a New York City bar, childhood friends Mike Kirban and Ira Liran met two young women from Brazil. Shortly after that night, Ira hopped on a plane to Brazil to see one of the girls and learned that the coconut water hype was real. When Mike came to visit a few months later, they got down to business with a plan to bring coconut water to the US. Vita Coco was born. The rest as they say is history.

    By Steve Features
  • 01 Jan
    The Spread Of Citrus Greening Continues To Be A Worry For The Florida Citrus Industry

    The Spread Of Citrus Greening Continues To Be A Worry For The Florida Citrus Industry

    Citrus greening is a disease that is devastating millions of acres of citrus crops throughout the United States and has already killed massive quantities of citrus plants in Florida and surrounding states causing concern for the future of commercial citrus growers and citrus supply to the fruit juice industry.

    By Steve Features
  • 01 Jan
    A better contracting method for Europe’s juice apples

    A better contracting method for Europe’s juice apples

    When you introduce a Futures contract to an agricultural cash market you suddenly have the ability to solve problems long considered a fixed part of the business. It is the hedging capability that adds a new dimension. Otherwise a supplier must add in his risk to provide fixed prices.

    By Steve Features
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