Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Nuro driverless vehicle hits the road for Fry’s grocery deliveries

An unmanned vehicle is now delivering groceries from Fry’s Food Stores in Scottsdale, Ariz.

UF pest management workshop

Dec 18, 2018 by Brooke Park #Produce Crops, #PRODUCE
Having difficulties with Asian citrus psyllids? 
Dec 18, 2018 by Brooke Park #Produce Crops, #PRODUCE

Salad restaurant Chop Stop planning 16 new locations in 2019

California-based salad chain Chop Stop has signed agreements for 16 new locations in three states for 2019.

Wonderful partners with kid-focused YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview

Wonderful partners with popular kid-focused YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview

Fair Trade USA revokes certification of Suragroh melon farm

Fair Trade USA has decertified Suragroh melon farm, a Honduran division of Fyffes.

Mangoes, papayas continue to grow

Imports of mangoes and papayas have shown strong growth over the past decade.

Gourmet's Finest promotes Mushroom Crumbles

NEW YORK — Gourmet’s Finest promoted its Mushroom Crumbles at the New York Produce Show and Conference.

Jeremy Galfield joins Pete Pappas & Sons

Wholesaler Pete Pappas & Sons Inc., Jessup, Md., has hired Jeremy Galfield as director of national accounts.

FDA finds E. coli in irrigation reservoir, narrows romaine advisory

The FDA has named Adam Bros. Farm in Santa Barbara County as one source of the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine — but it cautions that the finding does not explain all the illnesses in the outbreak.

UPDATE: CDC Issues New Alert Following Romaine Lettuce E.coli Outbreak

Dec 13, 2018 by Marjorie Kulba #Romaine, #Recall
The CDC has just issued an updated warning about romaine lettuce, following an e.coli outbreak.
Dec 13, 2018 by Marjorie Kulba #Romaine, #Recall

Look to Asia, Africa for growth in produce sales

NEW YORK, N.Y. – As population and per-capita consumption growth slows in the U.S., fresh produce marketers may be wise to focus on faster-expanding markets in Asia and Africa.

GV leads $90 million investment in Bowery Farming

With a $90-million investment, Bowery Farming plans to build large-scale indoor farms in cities across the country.