Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Some Florida Citrus Seeing Recovery from Greening

Apr 20, 2019 by AgDay TV #Video, #Citrus, #Produce (General)
Florida citrus is slowly trying to fight its way through the devastation of Citrus Greening and some ideas are working.
Apr 20, 2019 by AgDay TV #Video, #Citrus, #Produce (General)

Gem avocados from Index Fresh return to store shelves

Index Fresh, Riverside, Calif., is again shipping Gem avocados, to complement full-size hass avocados grown in California.

Jeep giveaway leaves apple fans Jazz’d up

About 550 cartons of Jazz apples from the orchards of New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay flew to Tokyo for Japan’s annual springtime holiday, Golden Week.

Weighing the balance of fresh vegetable trade - and more of the "100"

How do exports of U.S. fresh vegetables compare with imports?

Singh talks FreshPACKmoves, sustainability in packaging

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited with Jay Singh on April 17, previewing the upcoming freshPACKmoves 2019 conference and also talking about sustainability in packaging.

Fyffes donates bananas to NYC fundraiser

Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fyffes Inc. donated 2,500 bananas to participants at PurpleStride New York City.

Smurfit Kappa eyes sustainability in packaging

German Pulido, director of innovation for Smurfit Kappa, said counting the cost of packaging goes beyond dollars and cents.

PMA CEO urges industry to get produce in the plant-based conversation

PHILADELPHIA — The growing interest in plant-based diets is an opportunity the produce industry needs to seize, PMA CEO Cathy Burns said April 11 during her address at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Connections Retail event.

Consumer Reports ranks best grocery stores for produce quality, variety

Central Market, Wegmans, Heinen’s, Gelson’s, Trader Joe’s and Market Basket scored highest in customer satisfaction in the latest ranking of grocery stores by Consumer Reports.

FiveStar hires Kate Brooks as VP of Eastern sales

FiveStar Gourmet Foods, Ontario, Calif., has hired Kate Brooks as vice president of sales-East.

No Packer jinx for celery

The urban legend of the Sports Illustrated cover jinx goes something to the effect that people or teams on the cover of the magazine subsequently experience bad luck. 

Integrated Fresh Solutions promotes Bob Harper to COO

Integrated Fresh Solutions, Swedesboro, N.J., has promoted Bob Harper to chief operating officer of Integrated Fresh Solutions (IFS) companies.