Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Sunkist’s 125th annual meeting notes ‘solid grower returns’

Citrus marketing cooperative Sunkist Growers, Valencia, Calif., recently had its 125th annual meeting.

Limited number of retail mango displays available

The National Mango Board, Orlando, Fla., is offering display bins to U.S. mango shippers on a first-come, first-served basis.

Village Farms debuts organic tomatoes at CPMA

Village Farms is adding Heavenly Villagio Marzano and Maverick Mix tomatoes to its organic offerings, and will be showcasing a diverse range of products at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association trade show and conference.

Stemilt field staff on top of California cherry harvest predictions

Retailers should expect anything but a California cherry season like last year, according to Stemilt Growers.

Greenhouses keeping up with demand

Tim Heydon touched the brick of proprietary soil in the first room. “Everything we do is USDA-certified organic, and it starts with the soil system,” said the CEO of Shenandoah Growers, Harrisonburg, Va., one of the largest commercial indoor fresh herb growers in the U.S. 

Global Grape Summit looks at supply, markets around the world

The Global Grape Summit’s debut will cover numerous issues around the supply, demand and marketing table grapes around the world.

Side Delights value-added potatoes offer convenience

Side Delights potato dishes are driving traffic to retail stores, according to Fresh Solutions Network LLC, supplier to the brand.

Jeep giveaway leaves apple fans Jazz’d Up

A Jazz apple promotion with Jeep for a giveaway of a 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and outdoor-themed prizes has received about 300,000 entries.

Then and now: Reminiscences of a Packer Man - in 1923

A few years ago, Larry Danielson — a retired former employee of the Red Book (now Produce Market Guide) — mailed The Packer a slim 89-page paperback book.

Grimmway launches 50 years and growing celebration

Mar 28, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Carrots
Bakersfield, Calif.-based Grimmway Farms is set to begin a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary.
Mar 28, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Carrots