CLFP Insider
March 30, 2022
CLFP’s Annual Board of Directors Meeting will be held May 5 & 6 at the beautiful Monterey Plaza Hotel. The meeting is open to both processors and premier affiliate members and will feature three outstanding speakers The hotel reservation deadline is April 11.
   Admix, Inc.       Downey Brand    
Three Miura LX Series Steam Boilers in Modular Configuration
Food processors are switching to Miura boilers for easier operation and routine maintenance, outstanding reliability and efficiency, green features, and safety. Compactly-designed, Made in America Miura boilers feature “full steam in less than 5 minutes from a cold start,” reducing energy costs and  allowing users to turn boilers off/on quickly according to load demand.
   Axiflow Technologies Inc.       Intertek Alchemy    
As a dry summer looms, California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered water suppliers across California to step up their local drought responses, but fell short of requiring water rationing or setting a statewide conservation target.  
Capitol News
The California Legislature is in the throes of legislative policy committee hearings. Both the Senate and the Assembly have until April 29 to move bills with a fiscal impact to the Appropriations Committees. Bills without a fiscal impact have until May 6 to be moved out of policy committees and to the floors of each house.
Torino Fungicide – The Only FRAC Group U6 Fungicide
Gowan USA, LLC®
Torino Fungicide, containing the novel active ingredient CYFLUFENAMID, offers cucurbit, grape, strawberry, fruiting vegetable, cherry, and pome fruit growers a novel mode of action for the prevention of powdery mildew. Torino has shown activity on all strains of powdery mildew, including those known to be resistant to DMI's, aminopyrimidines, strobilurins, morpholines, anilinopyrimidines, and MBC's.  Torino is the only Group U6 fungicide classified by FRAC (Fungicide Resistance Action Committee).
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Industry News
The U.S. Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency offers a no-cost, voluntary, non-technical assessment to evaluate an organization’s operational resilience and practices. The review may be conducted as a self-assessment or as an on-site assessment facilitated by Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity professionals. The Cyber Resilience Review assesses enterprise practices and procedures across a range of 10 domains including risk management, incident management, service continuity and others. The assessment is designed to measure existing organizational resilience, as well as provide a gap analysis for improvement based on recognized best practices. Click here for additional information.
Source: Cypersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency
While 2020 and 2021 brought uncertainty, 2022 is the year for the pizzeria industry to forge new paths, said Bill Oakley, show director for the International Pizza Expo that was held March 22-24 in Las Vegas. The pizzeria industry has faced numerous unprecedented challenges since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, ingredient supply could not meet consumer demand, as pizza — pickup and delivery — became a staple for many households.
   Pacific Bay Equipment Company       DeHart Construction Services, Inc.    
New Members
KeyBank Agribusiness works with the full spectrum of agribusiness segments, ensuring that no matter what your niche, we’ll be able to provide superior service and targeted solutions. Whether you’re a grower, supplier, processor, packer or distributor, we have the capability and capacity to get the job done. Your business may be cyclical, but our support is constant. From our continuous research into the unique issues facing the diverse agribusiness community, we can anticipate situations rather than just react to them.
R.F. MacDonald Co.®
R.F. MacDonald Co. is your complete boiler and pump solutions provider. We offer sales, service, repair, parts, maintenance and training to keep your equipment in top operating condition. Our Engineering team and factory-trained ASME-code certified technicians are available throughout California and Nevada 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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Regulatory Insights
At the February 17 Air District Governing Board meeting, the Board supported the staff recommendation and voted to withdraw the NOx portion of the district’s 2020-21 Annual Offset Equivalency Report and begin a rule development to ensure the applicability and offset requirements comply with the federal New Source Review (NSR) requirements.
Amidst turbulent economic conditions amplified by the pandemic, supply chain issues, and inflation, new data released March 24 by the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA), The Good Food Institute (GFI), and SPINS, shows U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods grew 6.2% in 2021 over a record year of growth in 2020, bringing the total plant-based market value to an all-time high of $7.4 billion. 


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