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Imports, labor issues trouble California asparagus growers

The weather is no longer the biggest challenge facing asparagus growers in California as they prepare for this year’s anticipated March-to-summer harvest season.
Jan 23, 2019 by Carol Lawrence #The Packer, #Asparagus

Rollandelli, ‘Godfather of Asparagus’ at JMB, dies

Leo Rollandelli, aka the “Godfather of Asparagus” who ran Jacobs, Malcolm, and Burtt for nearly five decades, died Oct. 31. He was 77.

CarbAmericas offers Mexican organic asparagus

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based CarbAmericas will begin shipping Cypress Creek Organic green asparagus from Caborca, Mexico, in January.

Peruvian asparagus group releases category plan

The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association has completed its Fresh Asparagus Category Statistics and Trends document.

Peruvian Asparagus 2018 business updates

Read a couple updates on companies involved in importing Peruvian asparagus into the U.S.

Peru asparagus to ramp up as U.S. winds down

Importers report good volume and quality for Peruvian asparagus, with interest expected to tick up as production in numerous other regions finishes up.