Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Poll results: How the government shutdown affected produce industry

Feb 12, 2019 by Brooke Park #The Packer
Take a look at these poll results from the recent: Which areas of your business are being affected by the government shutdown?
Feb 12, 2019 by Brooke Park #The Packer

Trend of fewer fresh apples in storage continues

Feb 12, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Apples
The apple industry had 78.9 million (42-pound) bushels of fresh-market apples in storage as of Feb. 1, 12% less than the same time in 2018, and 7% off the five-year average.
Feb 12, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Apples

Wonderful’s Halos promotion thinks inside the box

When it comes to snacks, Wonderful Citrus wants parents to know Halos “checks all the boxes:” healthy, convenient and prep-free.

Naturipe brand research dove deep into consumer attitudes

A research effort behind the rebranding of Naturipe Farms studied the attitudes of nearly 4,000 participants in the U.S. and Canada to gain consumer insights, company officials said.

With rebrand, Naturipe turns focus to millenials and Gen Z

Salinas, Calif.-based Naturipe Farms has implemented a rebrand that speaks directly to younger consumers.

Didn't go to GOPEX? You'll wish you did after seeing this

You typically don’t go to a fresh produce expo because of the hotel.

PMA and United Fresh task force addresses recent food safety issues

Last year proved to be a difficult year for the leafy greens sector, with three outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce.

PMA names womens’ leadership events theme: I WILL

Feb 11, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PMA, #People
The Produce Marketing Association’s Center for Growing Talent is launching a new year of leadership development for women, with the theme “I WILL” for Women’s Fresh Perspective events.
Feb 11, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PMA, #People

LEAD New York program accepting applications for class 18

Feb 11, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce (General), #People
The LEAD New York Program, Ithaca, is now accepting applications for its newest cohort, class 18.
Feb 11, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce (General), #People

Strawberries in demand for Valentine's Day as California rains persist

Demand is high for Florida strawberries as Valentine's Day approaches and rain hampers production in California.