Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Figs break into top 10 on Produce Market Guide

Watermelons achieved a monthlong streak as the No. 1 most-searched commodity on Produce Market Guide during the week of June 10, with cucumbers retaining the No. 2 spot for the second week.

Kids Eat Local Act finds support

In language that supporters hope is included in the next Child Nutrition Act reauthorization, new legislation aims to make it easier for school foodservice directors to buy local food for student meals.

Oppy celebrates 10-year partnership with Orchard View

The Vancouver-based Oppenheimer Group is celebrating a decade of partnering with The Dalles, Ore.-based Orchard View Inc.

Robotics Plus wins innovation award for apple packer

A robotic apple packer from New Zealand-based Robotics Plus has won a major technology award.

Driscoll’s #BerryTogether campaign tours Twin Cities

Driscoll’s 3D Berry Picnic Mobile started its summer campaign June 18 — International Picnic Day — in the Twin Cities, beginning the next phase of the brand’s #BerryTogether campaign.

Enza Zaden hosts field tours, notes success in new varieties

Enza Zaden welcomed more than 100 growers, shippers and seed dealers to its San Juan Bautista Research Station to highlight the company’s leafy green varieties.

6/18/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: New companies to the Market & Updates

Jun 18, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
BitCorp, Buell's Orchard, and Pacific Northwest Farmers Cooperative are new companies to the Market. ALK Trading Corp., Cervenka Farms, Gourmet Mushrooms Inc., MIXTEC Group have updated company profiles.
Jun 18, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

Smurfit Kappa celebrates sustainability progress

Corrugated and paper packaging company Smurfit Kappa recently released its latest Sustainable Development Report, which details the steps is taking to reach a goal of full sustainability.

Wish Farms starts Superhero Summer partnership with Feeding America

Plant City, Fla.-based berry grower Wish Farms has started a summer partnership campaign with Feeding America.

Berry People supplies year-round demand, including organic

Berry People, Hollister, Calif., is moving harvest to the Pacific Northwest as production in Mexico and California winds down for the season.