The Packer Staff

The Packer Staff

Pomegranates enter top 20 on Produce Market Guide

As fall gets underway, pumpkins remain No. 1 on Produce Market Guide — no surprise there — while chili peppers regained the No. 2 spot the week of Sept. 23, and lettuce shot from No. 12 to No. 3.

Pumpkins, apples top Produce Market Guide

Pumpkins maintained their reign as No. 1 on Produce Market Guide the week of Sept. 16, while apples shot from No. 9 the previous week up to No. 2.

2019 Fresh Trends: potatoes, apples, squash

The Packer's 2019 Fresh Trends data for 2018 purchases of potatoes, squash and apples in the U.S.

It's all about pumpkins on Produce Market Guide

Pumpkins held on to the top spot on Produce Market Guide the week of Sept. 9, while chili peppers gained two places from the week before to land at No. 2.

2019 Fresh Trends: Avocados

This creamy green fruit was the No. 1 item that consumers said they are buying now that they did not buy previously.

Pumpkins trending on Produce Market Guide

This week on Produce Market Guide pumpkins are the top commodity, closely followed by pears.

Avocado 2019 Fresh Trends Data

This creamy green fruit was the No. 1 item that consumers said they are buying now that they did not buy previously.

Nominations open for Produce Marketer of the Year

The Packer is accepting nominations for the 2019 Produce Marketer of the Year.
Sep 06, 2019 by The Packer Staff #Awards, #People

Autumn fruits and vegetables on Produce Market Guide

Chili peppers maintained their number one status on this week's top Produce Market guide commodities. Rounding out the top five are pumpkins, potatoes, apples and figs.

Fall commodities gain interest on Produce Market Guide

Chili peppers, figs and okra maintained their top 3 status on Produce Market Guide during the week of Aug. 19, while peaches moved up two spots.