Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Stemilt ready for Artisan Organics peach, nectarines

Stemilt Growers, Wenatchee, Wash., will be shipping Artisan Organics brand peaches and nectarines soon, with the season beginning in mid-July.

Get Fresh Produce joins IF&P Foods

Bartlett, Ill.-based distributor Get Fresh Produce has joined IF&P Foods, a private equity-backed family of produce and specialty food companies.

Megan McKenna promoted at National Watermelon Promotion Board

The National Watermelon Promotion Board has promoted Megan McKenna from director of foodservice to senior director of marketing and foodservice.

Dole launches Lion King contest and 10 new recipes

In anticipation of the July 19 release of Disney’s “The Lion King,” Dole launched the No-Worries Traditions Contest and released 10 new Lion King inspired recipes.

World Avocado Cup Regatta set for San Diego

Avocados are taking to the water through the World Avocado Cup Regatta in San Diego Bay.

Mexico: salmonella link to imported papaya ‘premature’

Mexico’s National Service of Health, Food Safety and Food Quality, SENASICA, has described linking a salmonella outbreak to Mexican papayas as “premature.”

Fresh fruit and veggies: the big winners in the past 25 years

 What have been the “hottest” fresh produce items in the past 25 years?

South Mill Champs introduces more Shrooms snacks, plus coffee, tea

NEW YORK — You’ve seen mushrooms transform into chewy jerky and blend with ground beef into burgers, but you might not have seen this yet.

TIPA golf tournament set

There are still spots for players in the annual Texas International Produce Association Golf Tournament.

Growers Express recalls Green Giant Fresh products

Growers Express is recalling a variety of fresh-cut products, including Green Giant Fresh brand butternut squash and Cauliflower Crumble products, due to a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes.