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Produce Market Guide News

HAB research studies avocado nutrition benefits

The Hass Avocado Board has invested in a nutrition program that has helped health professionals and consumers understand how avocados are beneficial to their health.

Avocado commission’s ad campaign focuses on California

The Irvine-based California Avocado Commission has come up with a new advertising campaign to call attention to California avocados this season and help move more of them, said Jan DeLyser, vice president of marketing.

CPMA supports COVID-19 travel exemption for farm workers

Canada’s government is exempting foreign nationals who have committed to working in agriculture from COVID-19 travel bans.

Coronavirus market update: apples

One of the big supply chain questions related to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak is the effect of the crisis on demand for particular commodities.

Retail produce sales rising amid coronavirus concerns

Stock-up grocery trips prompted by coronavirus concerns have included fresh produce along with frozen and canned, according to IRI and 210 Analytics.

3/20/20 Daily Newsflash Roundup: Updates & New Companies to the Market

Mar 20, 2020 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Nebo Market and Pines Market are new companies to the Market. Alida's Fruits, Berg Harvest LLC, J R Simplot Co., Kiowa Valley Organics Inc dba Golden West Farms, Orchard View Cherries and others have updates.
Mar 20, 2020 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

United Fresh: 30-day payment terms ‘extremely’ important for PACA

With the uncertainty of the effects of COVID-19 on business, any company selling produce should not extend payment terms past 30 days, thereby waiving protections under the PACA Trust, according to United Fresh.

Get personal, even with ‘impersonal’ technology

Maybe you’re working from home right now. Maybe that’s impossible in your business.

Banana supplies plentiful heading into spring

Good weather in South America has compensated for cool temperatures in Mexico to stabilize banana volume for the North American market heading into spring, marketers say.

California avocado crop rebounds

California’s avocado crop is expected to rebound in 2020, with the state’s growers shipping 369 million pounds — about a 70% increase over last year — according to the Irvine-based California Avocado Commission.