Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Allen Lund Co. opens Indianapolis office

Allen Lund Co., has opened an office in Indianapolis, with Trent Roberts as manager.

Strawberry commission plans promotional programs

The Watsonville-based California Strawberry Commission has a wealth of programs on tap this season to encourage consumers to buy California strawberries.

Onion growers anticipate strong market for smaller crop

Texas onion acreage in 2019 will be 6,400 acres, off substantially from last year, because rains delayed plantings.

On location — Reporting from the show floor at CPMA

The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss some of their takeaways from the first day of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's annual convention.

CPMA introduces three tools to drive business performance

MONTREAL – The Canadian Produce Marketing Association has announced a trio of new tools to help members reduce food waste, understand consumer perceptions and connect with tech startups.

RFG’s Phil Fendyan to retire after four decades in produce

Renaissance Food Group’s senior vice president of sales, Phil Fendyan, plans to retire in April after more than 15 years with the company.

Greenhouse growth cools

Apr 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder #The Packer
Better protected from the unpredictability of weather, outdoor pests and contamination, indoor growing of all kinds offers more reliability and consistency that means it’s a category to last, say proponents.
Apr 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder #The Packer

New California LGMA board members start terms

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has new officers and board members.

PBH names Role Models, Excellence Award honorees

The Produce for Better Health Foundation has chosen the companies and individuals whose support of the Fruit & Veggies — More Matters brand to increase consumption in 2018 warrants special recognition.

HLB threat continues in California citrus groves

SALINAS, Calif. — The devastation of Florida’s citrus industry from Huanglongbing (HLB) could become the future for California citrus ­­– or not.