Tom Karst

Tom Karst

2020 Potato Expo biggest ever

LAS VEGAS – The 2020 Potato Expo was a record-setter.

Industry pioneer Frieda Rapoport Caplan dies

Produce industry pioneer Frieda Rapoport Caplan, 96, has died.

First woman president for NPC in 2020

LAS VEGAS — Britt Raybould of Rexburg, Idaho, is the 2020 president of the National Potato Council.

Search committee’s work recognized with The Packer’s potato award

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — It takes a village to raise a child, the proverb goes, and the same truism could be applied to a commodity organization.

Promising trade gains, U.S. signs phase one trade agreement with China

The phase one trade agreement signed by the U.S. and China Jan. 15 will deliver potential trade gains for U.S. growers of potatoes, blueberries, avocados, and other crops.

Potato LEAF group launched at 2020 Potato Expo

LAS VEGAS – The potato industry has launched a new foundation to fuel its future leaders' program. 

Podcast keeps an ‘Eye on Potatoes’

The National Potato Council has a new podcast, and it is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

GOPEX delivers energy, insight into organic produce

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The Packer’s third annual Global Organic Produce Expo brought in more buyers and exhibitors than previous years and garnered many positive reviews.

Minor Crop Farmer Alliance honors Humfeld, Korson

The Minor Crop Farmer Alliance has honored Phil Korson of Cherry Marketing Institute and Terry Humfeld of Cranberry Institute for their service to the specialty crops industry.

Step up online retailing efforts for produce

If it were up to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, it is doubtful that any major online retailer would make now the grade to win an award for outstanding produce sales efforts.