The Packer Staff

The Packer Staff

Move over, pumpkins: Oranges are in on Produce Market Guide

After seven weeks in the top spot, pumpkins were finally dethroned the week of Oct. 28 as oranges moved to No. 1.

2018 v. 2019 avocado purchases

Fresh trends data on avocado purchases from 2018 and 2019.

What's hot on Produce Market Guide? Pink pumpkins, cabbage and citrus

Pumpkins maintained their six-week reign on Produce Market Guide last week and got even more love from the platform's users as pink pumpkins entered the top 20 at No. 12.

Don Christopher named 2019 Produce Marketer for All Seasons

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Packer has named garlic giant Don Christopher the 2019 Produce Marketer for All Seasons.

Pomegranates on the rise on Produce Market Guide

Pumpkins, chili peppers and apples held on to the top three spots on Produce Market Guide the week of Oct. 7.

Throwback: From 10 acres of garlic

Don Christopher says he's looked forward to Mondays for his entire life -- he gets to go to work.

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.