Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

RPC tests confirm IFCO’s cleaning, sanitizing process

Testing from an independent laboratory has confirmed that IFCO’s cleaning and sanitation process on reusable plastic containers effectively remove or deactivate pathogens.

Talk of trade issues dominates FPAA convention

Whether it was tariffs, or the possibility of increased duties on imported Mexican tomatoes, there was a common enemy of border trade that figured into discussions at the FPAA Convention: uncertainty.

Whoever steals our halo is against us

Can one of the great spiritual teachers illuminate the right attitude that fresh produce marketers should have with processed fruit and vegetable marketers?

Packer 25 — Dick Peixoto

Ironically, Dick Peixoto, who owns Lakeside Organic Gardens, spent part of his childhood dragging spray hoses through apple orchards with his father, who worked for a fertilizer and pest control company.

Turkey, cranberries, apple pie ... and Brussels sprouts?

I’m decidedly pro-sprouts. I’ve just never seen them on the Thanksgiving table.

Stemilt Growers offers video review of apple category performance

Nov 14, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples
Stemilt Growers has published version 2.0 of its “Fast Facts” apple category review programs, and the new production brings starring roles to the company’s marketing team of Roger Pepperl and Brianna Shales.
Nov 14, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Organic Mexican avocados play an important role

Organic avocados continue to play an important role in the business plans of the major U.S. avocado importers.

Gotham Greens opens large greenhouse in Chicago

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Gotham Greens has opened its largest greenhouse yet, in Chicago.

The Packer, Alibaba.com offer e-commerce seminar

The Packer and Alibaba.com, one of the largest online commerce sites, are offering a free web seminar on steps produce companies can take to sell their products online.

11/14/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: New Firms to the Market & Updates

Nov 14, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Orchid Dates Corporation, Pine Valley Farms, Produce Depot USA LLC, Qinti Cami LLC and Sarver Hill Farm are new firms to the Market. Gem Pack Berries LLC, Gold Coast Produce Inc, MGM Products Inc and others have updates.
Nov 14, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash