Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

August’s Harvest touts garlic

August’s Harvest Inc., one of Ontario’s largest commercial garlic farms, has completed a successful pilot project in its quest to supply local garlic 365 days a year.

Fyffes’ sustainable efforts include supporting marine sulfur cuts

Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fyffes, a tropical produce importer and distributor, supports new global sulfur restrictions in all marine fuels to 0.5 % beginning Jan. 1.

Asparagus season off to ‘solid’ start

Asparagus growers may be the only happy farmers in Ontario at the moment.

6/6/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: Diyan Foods LLC new to the Market

Jun 06, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Diyan Foods LLC, LCC Logistics USA Inc., Leon Foods LLC, and The Villages Grown LLC are new companies to the Market. Guate USA Import & Export LLC and Yi Bao Produce Group, Inc. have multiple profile changes.
Jun 06, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

Rain delays plantings for many Ontario growers

It’s been a frustrating start to the Ontario field crop season, with farmers trying to seed their fields in the cold and wet as the growing window narrowed.

Gold Coast adds to foodservice Brussels sprouts line

Gold Coast Packing, Santa Maria., Calif., is adding to its on-trend Brussels sprouts line with whole and halved Brussels sprouts for foodservice customers.

United Natural Foods continues integration of Supervalu

Providence, R.I.-based United Natural Foods has reported net sales of $5.96 billion — including $3.24 billion from Supervalu — for the third quarter of the fiscal year.

What keeps stoking the celery market?

Jun 06, 2019 by Tom Karst #Opinion, #Celery, #Produce Retail
Celery isn’t the only high-priced, high-demand produce item on retail supermarket shelves, but the commodity’s enduring run of high f.o.b. prices is truly remarkable.
Jun 06, 2019 by Tom Karst #Opinion, #Celery, #Produce Retail

Blueberry farms purchased by Gladstone

McLean, Va.-based Gladstone Land Corp. has purchased two blueberry farms in Michigan.

Green Giant Fresh expands Veggie Bowl line

Green Giant Fresh is expanding its Veggie Bowl line with Southwest Tortilla and Korean BBQ.