Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Infographic: Berry purchases by region

Blueberry, blackberry, cranberry, raspberry and strawberry purchases from across the nation.

Organic conference looks at consumer trust while sales grow

Maintaining consumer trust as the organic category grows will be a pivotal discussion at the Organic Trade Association’s annual conference.

Stats show preference for California fruit

Mar 27, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #California
Judging from numbers from Nielsen Co. LLC, consumers in the western part of the U.S. are particularly fond of California avocados.
Mar 27, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #California

Exports play important role for Golden State crop

Even with this year’s smaller-than-usual crop, California avocado shippers may find some profitable opportunities outside of the domestic market.

Researchers aim to simplify ag water requirements

A new research paper attempts to reduce the confusion over agriculture water requirements in the Produce Safety Rule.

Ocean Mist asks artichoke consumers to Reach for the Gold

Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, Calif., is launching Reach for the Gold, its spring artichoke campaign.

Maglio expands options for watermelon pouch

Maglio Cos., Milwaukee, Wis., has introduced new options for its Readyripe watermelon pouch.

USDA hires managers to oversee PACA, COOL

The U.S. Department has named two administrators of the Fair Trade Practices Program, which oversees the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act and country-of-origin labeling.

Rhode Island governor and Providence mayor to welcome Gotham Greens

Rhode Island government and community leaders will join Viraj Puri, co-founder and CEO of Gotham Greens, Brooklyn, N.Y., in announcing the company’s first urban greenhouse farm in New England.

Food culture stars address PMA foodservice show

Two leading personalities shaping U.S. food culture will share top billing at Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference & Expo.