Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Statements pour in on U.S.-Mexico tomato agreement

Numerous produce industry and other groups have issued statements in the wake of a new agreement setting floor prices for Mexican tomatoes sent to the U.S.

Mexico, Canada export destinations for Idaho-Eastern Oregon onions

Mexico and Canada continue to snap up Idaho-Eastern Oregon onions, although grower-shippers from the district say they are working to develop other export markets.

Fifth-generation owner of Fowler Farms dies

John V. Fowler, one of the fifth-generation owners of Fowler Farms, Wolcott, N.Y., has died.

Foodservice organic business still smaller

Foodservice operators aren’t heavy buyers of organic fruits and vegetables, but organic produce suppliers haven’t given up on them.

Organic peppers popular

The organic category accounts for a plethora of peppers, grower-shippers say.

National Mango Board to host Spanish FSMA webinar

Aug 22, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Food safety, #Mangoes
The National Mango Board will host a webinar in Spanish on safety training tools to meet Food Safety Modernization Act requirements.
Aug 22, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Food safety, #Mangoes

8/22/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: New Companies to the Market & Updates

Aug 22, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Apparel Star, Creative Food Solutions, Frisco Fresh Market, and Procurant are new companies to the Market. Club Chef Southeast, Field Fresh Foods Inc, Libros Produce and Produce Pro Software have updated profiles.
Aug 22, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

Organic segment growing in mushroom category

Organic mushrooms continue to account for an increasing portion of the category — 12%, to be exact — said Kevin Delaney, vice president of sales and marketing for To-Jo Mushrooms, Avondale, Pa.

Lovin’ Spoonfuls to award Baldor Specialty Foods

Lovin’ Spoonfuls will honor Baldor Specialty Foods with the Thomas M. Menino Award for Leadership for sustainability efforts.

Packer Interview: Hudson River Fruit Distributors on Northeast apples

As those crunchy, juicy globes of ruby, green and gold trickle into the market, fourth-generation grower-marketer-distributor Alisha Albinder Camac updates us on the 2019 Eastern apple season.