Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Crunch Time names board member, promotes two

Sep 17, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Apples, #People
Crunch Time Apple Growers, Wolcott, N.Y., has named Warren Abbott of Abbott Farms, Baldwinsville, N.Y., to its board of directors.
Sep 17, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Apples, #People

Value-added fuels growth for Russ Davis Wholesale

From its plain beginnings as a “one-truck” fresh produce distributor more than 60 years ago, Russ Davis Wholesale still sells fresh fruits and vegetables. Most everything else looks quite different.

Dog bites man: college students don’t eat enough fruits and veggies

Stop the presses. reports “Most Students Don’t Eat Enough Fruits, Vegetables” in a story on recent research from the American College Health Association.

All in for 10 a day?

It’s not news that Americans are woefully behind on their produce consumption.

USDA sanctions three L.A. produce firms

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sanctioned three Los Angeles produce companies that didn’t pay Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparation awards.

Water a concern for Colorado potato growers

San Luis Valley potato growers need Colorado to get more snow this coming winter than it got this past winter.

Kroger and Meijer dominate Michigan grocery sales

A look at retail market share numbers in Michigan reveals big strength for Kroger and Meijer in the big cities of Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint and Sagninaw.

Lots of options for pear promotions

A bigger Northwest pear crop will give retailers plenty of promotion opportunities this year.

FDA announces end to multi-state outbreak linked to McDonald’s

The Food and Drug Administration has announced that a multi-state outbreak of cyclosporiasis illnesses likely linked to salads from McDonald’s restaurants appears to be over.

Hurricane Florence expected to bring historic flooding, disruptions

Waiting for slow-moving Hurricane Florence to arrive in North Carolina was compared by one observer to being stalked by a turtle.