Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Crunch Pak inks exclusive rights to Cosmic Crisp slices

Crunch Pak will be the exclusive processor and marketer of sliced Cosmic Crisp apples.

‘Camp Halohead’ debuts on YouTube

The Wonderful Co.’s family-friendly “Camp Halohead” animated series has debuted.

Port Everglades to sign agreement with Colombian port

Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is signing an agreement with Colombia’s Port of Barranquilla to promote bilateral trade.

11/18/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: New Firms to the Market & Updates

Nov 18, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Global Citrus Group, NW Market Bros LLC, Old Meadow Farm, Oregon Blueberry Farms & Nursery, and Ponduce Farms are new firms to the Market. Gingar Import Corporation, L G S Specialty Sales Ltd and other have updates.
Nov 18, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

Ontario produce honors new, veteran supporters of industry

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association, Toronto, has honored four people who have championed fresh fruits and vegetables for the industry.

Apples dethrone oranges on Produce Market Guide

Apples took over the No. 1 spot on Produce Market Guide last week, pushing oranges to No. 2.

Potato award nominations sought

It is again time to honor a well-deserving member of the potato growing community by nominating them for the Potato Man or Woman of the Year or Potato Man or Woman for All Seasons.

WP Rawl beefs up capacity, volume of valued-added

WP Rawl, Pelion, S.C., is processing value-added products with a new line at its Bunnell, Fla., plant.

Crystal Valley purchases specialty importer Joco produce

Crystal Valley Foods, Miami, is finalizing the purchase of Asian, tropical and specialty fruit and vegetable importer Joco Produce, Medley, Fla.

UPDATED: USDA acts to safeguard U.S. tomatoes and peppers

(UPDATED, 2 p.m.) New restrictions have been placed on tomato and pepper trade to protect U.S. crops from the prevent the introduction of tomato brown rugose fruit virus.

Invite consumers to make a change for good

The future food choices of consumers are difficult enough to predict based on their past behavior.

Bland Farms ready to ship holiday displays

It’s “home sweet holiday” time again for Bland Farms, Glennville, Ga., which is making its holiday-themed display merchandiser available to retailers.