Amelia Freidline

Amelia Freidline

Tomatoes: Fruit or vegetable?

“Well, you know, a tomato is actually a fruit, not a vegetable.”

A rose by any other name ...

Just around the corner is one of the busiest occasions for floral — Valentine’s Day.

Year in Produce No. 7 — Weather

In 2018, Florida growers were still grappling with the fallout from 2017’s Hurricane Irma, which caused more than $760 million in damage to the state’s citrus industry.

The great green pepper ‘mango’ mystery

When I first wrote this column nearly five years ago, I thought it would just be a quirky story about my grandpa's funny name for green peppers.

The great green pepper ‘mango’ mystery

When I first wrote this column nearly four years ago, I thought it would just be a quirky story about my grandpa's funny name for green peppers.

Behold, the beloved cranberry

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: cranberry season.

BrightFarms plans significant growth

Bright Farms used its Fresh Summit booth to show off its locally grown leafy greens products and to share its plans for expansion.

Marketing Associations have new manager

Brian Focht is the new manager of what are known collectively in the Pacific Northwest as the Marketing Associations, representing apples, pears and cherries.

Potatoes USA asks athletes ‘What are you eating?’

Denver-based Potatoes USA is kicking into high gear with a new campaign strategy tied to athletic performance.

All in for 10 a day?

It’s not news that Americans are woefully behind on their produce consumption.