Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

GOPEX panel to look at new organic study on citrus greening strategies

Jan 23, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus
A new research paper from The Organic Center outlines organic-compliant practices for combating citrus greening disease and the disease-carrying Asian citrus psyllid.
Jan 23, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus

Westfalia plant signals rise of Colombian avocado exports

South African fruit company Westfalia Fruit’s Colombia division has a new avocado processing facility in Sonson, Antioquia, Colombia.

Texas movement gaining ground

Weather was a pain for Texas citrus growers as the 2018-19 season got underway.

New York growers get schooled on new Produce Safety Rule

About 50 growers from across New York state filled a small room at the SRC Arena in Syracuse, N.Y., during the Empire State Producers Expo to learn about meeting Food Safety Modernization Act requirements.

Big increase in Florida citrus volume

Florida's orange growers are expected to ship 6.4 million boxes of grapefruit and 1.2 million boxes of tangerines this season.

Government shutdown creating delays for imports

News coverage is ramping up about the potential effects on perishable imports caused by the government shutdown.

Chef Ethan Stowell tours Stemilt facilities

Stemilt Growers’ spokesman chef, Ethan Stowell, recently visited the company’s Fresh Center headquarters in Wenatchee, Wash.

Limoneira opens sales office in Vietnam

Limoneira Co., Santa Paula, Calif., has opened a Southeast Asia Regional Sales office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Covilli Fair Trade program funds Mexican clinic

Sales of Covilli Brand Organics Fair Trade vegetables has funded the Nuchi Sansekan Health Clinic in Triunfo de Santa Rosa, Guaymas, in the Mexican state of Sonora.

FSMA course in Colorado focuses on preventive control rule

Produce industry associations are sponsoring a three-day Food Safety Modernization Act training class in Delta, Colo.