Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

New grape deal for Divine Flavor

Divine Flavor is eagerly anticipating its new table grape deal out of Jalisco, said Michael DuPuis, quality assurance and public relations coordinator.

Gov. Cuomo awards $1.5 million for NY farm food in schools

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that $1.5 million will go to 16 Farm-to-School projects, increasing access to local produce in schools. 

Ciruli Bros. ready to cross mangoes

Ciruli Bros. is preparing to cross its Champagne brand mangoes from Chiapas, near Mexico’s border with Guatemala, said partner Chris Ciruli.

Oppy bringing organic Arra 15 grapes from Peru

The Oppenheimer Group will be the first to import the organic green seedless Arra 15 table grape variety into North America.

Adam Borchard joins California Fresh Fruit Association

The California Fresh Fruit Association, Fresno, has hired Adam Borchard as director of government and public policy.

Calavo growers expands tomato program

Calavo Growers Inc. is expanding its round and roma tomato operations in southern Jalisco by 25%, said Brian Bernauer, director of operations and sales.

2/18/20 Daily Newsflash Roundup: New Companies to the Market & Changes

Feb 18, 2020 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Food Rite - Newbern and Ramey's are new Retailers to the Market. Blue Hill Berry Co., Gander Gardens, Godlewsky Farms, Gromaine LLC, Old Hook Farm Inc., and Pokey Creek Farm have changes.
Feb 18, 2020 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

Walmart exec: ‘I love what I’m seeing in produce’

Walmart executives discussed numerous facets of their business at an investor conference Feb. 18, and Walmart U.S. president John Furner listed produce as one of several bright spots.

Potato Sustainability Alliance set to tell industry’s story

The new Potato Sustainability Alliance is building on an earlier industry initiative to tell the story of how growers feed the nation responsibly.