Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

4/25/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: Jackson Farming Company acquisition and New Companies to the Market

Apr 25, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Jackson Farming Company acquires Wayne Bailey Produce brands and sales team. Wayne Bailey Produce is closing its doors after 85 years of exceptional service and remarkable innovation in the produce industry. To continue their excellent service, Jackson Farming Company has acquired and retained the Wayne Bailey Produce sales team.
Apr 25, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

4/26/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: New Companies to the Market and Changes

Apr 25, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash
Several new companies have joined the Market. RD Produce bv, Amsterdam, Netherlands has a new Business Address.
Apr 25, 2019 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

South Africa looks to summer citrus plans

In Citrusdal, South Africa, members of Summer Citrus from South Africa have made plans for the summer season of U.S. imports.

Flavor Tree promotes Amanda Vietti in sales

Apr 25, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People
Flavor Tree Fruit Co. LLC, Hanford, Calif., has promoted Amanda Vietti to a sales position.
Apr 25, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People

LGMA partners with PBH, consultant to tell food safety story

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has partnered with the Produce for Better Health Foundation and Dallas-based dietitian consultant Neva Cochran to educate consumers on the food safety steps growers take.

4/24/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: Endorsements and New Companies to the Market

Apr 24, 2019 by jwilson2 #Newsflash
Topco Associates LLC, West Palm Beach FL has been endorsed on Produce Market Guide.
Apr 24, 2019 by jwilson2 #Newsflash

Alliance updates website to educate about Dirty Dozen

The Alliance for Food and Farming has an updated website — safefruitsandveggies.com — to better serve a growing base of consumers, dietitians and others looking for science-based information on fresh produce.

Walmart expands BrightFarms salad offerings in Ohio

Walmart plans to expand BrightFarms packaged salad offerings to 50 stores in the Columbus, Ohio, area, after a successful launch in the state.

Analysis: higher tomato prices if Commerce drops agreement

Consumer prices for some tomato varieties from Mexico could initially rise 40% in the U.S. when domestic supplies are low, according to an analysis on possible effect of duties on imported tomatoes when the Tomato Suspension Agreement is dropped in early May.

New Jersey ups its peach game to stay competitive

The New Jersey Peach Promotion Council is funding research on new peach varieties to stay in the game when competition heats up.