Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Hurst International touts Versaprint traceability codes

Los Angeles-based Hurst International is touting item-level traceability capabilities of its patented Print on Demand (POD) Versaprint labeling system.

NC Sweetpotato Commission considers branding program

The North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission is planning to launch a branding program for sweet potatoes grown in North Carolina.

CPMA introduces Corporate Culture Award

Mar 20, 2019 by Cynthia David #The Packer
Everyone talks about the importance of culture in driving performance and contributing to an org’s success.
Mar 20, 2019 by Cynthia David #The Packer

EWG releases 2019 'Dirty Dozen,' 'Clean 15' lists

The EWG has once again listed strawberries and spinach at the top of its annual Dirty Dozen list — along with kale.

Awards recognize TMD’s redesign of Del Rey Avocado website

Fallbrook, Calif.-based Del Rey Avocado’s spring 2018 website redesign by TMD Creative has received recognition from national awards programs.

Mango suppliers optimistic about quality and volume

Mar 19, 2019 by Ashley Nickle #The Packer, #Mangoes
Shippers expect sufficient supplies of mangoes and strong quality leading up to Cinco de Mayo.
Mar 19, 2019 by Ashley Nickle #The Packer, #Mangoes

How well do you understand irrigation water risk management?

As we all know, food safety outbreaks have a massive effect not only on growers, but on all stakeholders throughout the fresh produce supply chain.

Grupo Molina’s Visalia Produce, Fresh Farms merge

Visalia Produce, Kingsburg, Calif., and Fresh Farms, Rio Rico, Ariz., are merging, becoming one sales and distribution company named Fresh Farms.

UPDATED: Inspection, audit fee increase set for October

(UPDATED, March 19) The U.S. Department of Agriculture will increase fees for audit and fresh produce inspections services on Oct. 1.