Category: Farming

What’s in Season – February
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What’s in Season – February

In Florida, you’re never far from where Florida farmers, fishermen, & ranchers grow & harvest the goods we love to enjoy. In fact, agriculture has more than a $132 billion economic impact across our state, while providing 2,204,400 jobs & local sources of food. Each month, you can help to support your state’s economy, as...

What’s in Season
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What’s in Season

In Florida, you’re never far from where Florida farmers, fishermen, & ranchers grow & harvest the goods we love to enjoy. In fact, agriculture has more than a $132 billion economic impact across our state, while providing 2,204,400 jobs & local sources of food. Each month, you can help to support your state’s economy, as...

Lake Okeechobee News Feature
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Lake Okeechobee News Feature

On May 2nd, 2019, we were featured in the Lake Okeechobee News with an article by Keith Loria titled, “RC Hatton Farms Projects Good Sweet Corn Harvest”. For a little #FlashbackFriday fun, we are sharing this insightful article in this blog post. A big thank you to Lake Okeechobee News and Keith Loria for this...

The Important Role Farmers Play
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The Important Role Farmers Play

Paul Allen, Vice President of R.C. Hatton, was recently featured on the blog for “The Sugar Association.” Discussing “The Business of Farming,” the blog post tells a bit of Paul’s story & why he answered the calling to pursue a career in agriculture. Of course, we certainly are thankful he did! Check out the full...

2018 Pre-Harvest Celebration
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2018 Pre-Harvest Celebration

As we enter the 2018-2019 harvest season, we wanted to share with you some highlights from this year’s “Everglades Agricultural Area 2018 Pre-Harvest Celebration” publication. As always, we are thankful to do what we love – grow fresh food! Being a farmer certainly has its challenges, but growing fresh food for millions of America families...

World Food Day
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World Food Day

Today, October 16, 2018, is World Food Day! World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger. Held annually on 16th October, people from around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicating worldwide hunger from our lifetime. Did you know that in a world of billions, 805 million...

Innovation & Jobs in Belle Glade, FL
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Innovation & Jobs in Belle Glade, FL

Tellus, a newly opened packaging company based right here in Belle Glade, Florida has created 50 new jobs and anticipates creating at least 50 more. (WFLX, 2018) The innovative company recycles leftover sugarcane fiber from the sugar milling process and converts it to packaging and foodservice products such as plates, bowls, and take-out containers. As a vertically integrated manufacturing...

This Quarter’s Employee Spotlight
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This Quarter’s Employee Spotlight

The Spotlight is on… Claudia Jaimes, RCH/PP, Admin Asst./Payroll Claudia Jaimes has been with Performance Packaging for six years. Her position with the company is a very important one. She started out in QC/QA and in October moved to the bean line office. She has been a great help by lightening the load on the...

Florida Growers & FFVA
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Florida Growers & FFVA

Paul Allen of RC Hatton Inc. in Pahokee, Fla., says that his successful company would not be where it is today without the leadership of the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association.   The Economic Impact of Agriculture in Florida Supports 1.4 million jobs Generates a $100 Billion annual economic impact in Florida Responsible for $3...

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