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Keep an eye on holiday trends

A simple question for retailers as we near the end of November: Do you know what your shoppers are doing for the holidays this year?

Trade commission says Mexican tomatoes threaten U.S. growers

Keeping in place a tomato suspension agreement between Mexican growers and the Commerce Department, the International Trade Commission ruled that Mexican tomatoes sold at less than “fair value” threaten the U.S. 
Nov 22, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Crops, #FPAA, #Tomatoes

11/22/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: New Companies to Market & Changes

Georgia Blueberry Growers Association, Philip Hoover, Prisma Produce & Distribution, Prospect Valley Acres, and SolanBranch are new companies to the Market. Direct Advantage LLC, Rancho Del Sol and other have changes.
Nov 22, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

Is Turporken the Thanksgiving Trifecta?

Ham, turkey or turporken? Yes, it really is a thing.
Nov 22, 2019 by Jennifer Shike #Pork, #Hogs (General)

Chips and fries boost exports of fresh U.S. potatoes

U.S. potato growers shipped 34% more fresh potatoes to Canada from July through September, but they were not destined to be sold as fresh, according to a quarterly report from Potatoes USA.
Nov 22, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Potatoes

IFCO redesigns website to focus on many uses of RPCs

Reusable plastic container company IFCO Systems has redesigned its website to allow users to find industry-specific products and services.