Brooke Park

Brooke Park

Grocery shopping while pregnant in a pandemic

At the beginning of March, I would have never imagined the world would be in its current state, when suddenly, my social media, news outlets and work e-mail were taken over by COVID-19 updates.

Cherries inch their way up on Produce Market Guide

Haitian mangoes maintained their lead on The Packer's PMG the week of May 18, and cherries claimed the second spot.

Catch up on this month’s tomato content

A lot has happened in the tomato industry this month. Catch up here on the latest tomato news brought to you by The Packer.

Poll results: E-commerce produce

A recent Packer poll asked readers, "What percent of retail produce will be sold online by 2025?"

Organic volume from West Mexico grows

West Mexico provides a large amount of the fruits and vegetables consumed in the U.S. each winter, and that includes an ever-expanding selection of organic produce.

2020 Global Organic Produce Expo

The Global Organic Produce Expo drew attendees from all over the world, including Chile, China, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Malaysia, Peru, New Zealand and Netherlands. 

2020 Global Organic Produce Expo

The Global Organic Produce Expo drew attendees from all over the world, including Chile, China, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Malaysia, Peru, New Zealand and Netherlands. 

2020 Global Organic Produce Expo

The Global Organic Produce Expo drew attendees from all over the world, including Chile, China, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Malaysia, Peru, New Zealand and Netherlands.

2019 Fresh Trends — Lemons

Lemons were among the top fruits that consumers bought in the past year, coming in as the No. 5 fruit (after two ties for first and second place) and the No. 15 item overall of those studied in Fresh Trends 2019.

Year in Produce No. 8 — Sustainable Packaging

The concept of sustainable packaging has been in the minds of both companies and consumers for many years. That being said, in 2019 sustainable packaging hit an all time trending high.