Amy Sowder

Amy Sowder

Tasteful Selections launches new theme in Small Bite potato campaign

Tasteful Selections selected “adventure in a small bite” as the next theme of its Small-Bite campaign for the Arvin, Calif.-based company’s bite-sized potatoes.
Jul 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Retail, #Potatoes

Crunch Time Apple Growers: SnapDragon had a monster 2018 season

SnapDragon apples experienced a huge 2018-19 season and may have an even better 2019-20 season. 

New Jersey officials kick off National Blueberry Month

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher, and state and local officials, visited Russo’s Fruit and Vegetable Farm this week to highlight National Blueberry Month.

South Mill Champs introduces more Shrooms snacks, plus coffee, tea

NEW YORK — You’ve seen mushrooms transform into chewy jerky and blend with ground beef into burgers, but you might not have seen this yet.

Blended Burgers now on menus in all 50 states

For the first time ever, blended burgers are available on restaurant menus in all 50 U.S. states.

New York Apple Association appoints board members

The Fishers, N.Y.-based New York Apple Association’s board of directors elected officers and welcomed new members.

Women helping women

What can produce women, whatever their positions may be, do now to help make it better for the next generation of women rising up?
Jun 24, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Opinion

Frieda’s creates Stokes Purple sweet potato recipes for summer

Culinary experts from Los Alamitos, Calif-based Frieda’s Specialty Produce created grilling and picnic-friendly recipes inspired by Stokes Purple sweet potatoes and put them in a new recipe portal.

USDA report: NJ ranks third in peach production

New Jersey ranks third in the U.S. in peach production value, according to the annual “Non-Citrus Fruit and Nuts” report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week.

National Watermelon Promotion Board creates dietitian toolkit

The National Watermelon Promotion Board created a new watermelon toolkit for registered dietitians with nutritional information, recipes and preparation tips.