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Produce Market Guide News

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You’ve heard of razor-thin margins? That’s the grocery business.

Shrimp Farmer Hits Home Run in the Heartland

After 20 years of shrimp production on his Illinois farm, Grover Webb’s seafood business has gone from strength to strength, built on his livestock background, a focus on savings, and insistence on top-quality shrimp.

Stop & Shop president leaving; Ahold Delhaize names successor

Stop & Shop president Mark McGowan has elected to leave the company, and Giant Food president Gordon Reid will succeed him.

Mexican political leader speaks out for suspension agreement

A leading Mexican politician believes the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement may be in trouble without a renewed tomato suspension agreement.

Mexico’s protected agriculture growth harms Florida, study says

Ongoing investment in protected agriculture in Mexico will likely result in continued losses for the fruit and vegetable industry in Florida, according to a new report from the University of Florida.

Jennifer Parkhill named executive director of apple co-op

The Next Big Thing Growers’ Cooperative, Wenatchee, Wash., has hired Jennifer Parkhill as executive director.

Three-pronged campaign to spread the word about California grapes

Jun 17, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Grapes
Whether they’re thumbing through a magazine, checking out their smartphones or tuning in to a traffic report on their car radios, consumers will be learning a lot about California table grapes this summer.
Jun 17, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Grapes

Allen Lund promotes Morgan Underwood in San Francisco

The Allen Lund Co. has promoted Morgan Underwood to assistant manager of the company’s San Francisco office.

Grapes boost summer sales at retail

Jun 17, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Grapes, #Produce Retail
Thanks to year-round availability made possible by imports, table grapes no longer are a seasonal item.
Jun 17, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Grapes, #Produce Retail

Organic growth continues

Jun 17, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Grapes, #Organics
Consumers love organic grapes.
Jun 17, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Grapes, #Organics