Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Mango board to reveal sales-boosting tips

The National Mango Board is hosting a web seminar to share strategies on how to increase sales.

Oct 31, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Mangoes

Grower-led halt to Mexican avocados an “extreme situation”

A group of “dissident growers” of avocados in Mexico are impeding harvest crews from entering orchards, and importers say inventories are dropping quickly.

This Burro wowed a panel of tech investors

A Burro walked away from the Western Growers’ AgSharks competition with a $250,000 equity investment offer.

Mas Melons & Grapes redesigns website

Mas Melons & Grapes LLC, Rio Rico, Ariz., recently launched a new website design.

Avocados from Peru get spooky

Wrapping up a record-breaking season, Avocados from Peru is partnering with the World Avocado Organization and Fooddeco for “AvoWeen.”
Oct 29, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Avocados, #Peru

Chiquita’s new containers more energy efficient

Chiquita Brands International, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is reducing energy consumption with improvements in design an operating efficiency of containers used to ship bananas to ports.

Mission's #GreenFriday focuses on avocados after Thanksgiving

Mission Produce is asking consumers to go green on Black Friday.

A & A Organic Farms adds rambutans

A & A Organic Farms, Watsonville, Calif., is importing organic rambutans from Honduras.

Watermelon contest displays go ‘above and beyond’

More than 150 stores participated in the National Watermelon Board’s retail display contest this summer.

Bee Sweet welcomes return of satsumas

With California’s citrus season in full swing, Bee Sweet Citrus, Fowler, Calif., is welcoming the return of satsuma mandarins.