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Apeel Sciences reveals supplier network

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Apeel Sciences has announced supplier partnerships that company leaders say will enable a year-round supply of Apeel avocados, limes, asparagus, and apples for U.S. retailers and consumers.

Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association distributes category trends

The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association is making available its 2018-19 category trends report on asparagus.

Michigan asparagus season has successful close

The seven-week Michigan asparagus season ended in late June, with a record crop.
Jul 10, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Asparagus, #Michigan

Robinson Fresh provides Luis Alberto Falcon Salazar Peruvian asparagus

Robinson Fresh recently became the exclusive provider of asparagus from Luis Alberto Falcon Salazar, one of the largest Peruvian asparagus exporters.
Jul 03, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Asparagus

Guess what vegetable is tops in Green Giant poll

Forget red and blue states. This polling map of the U.S. shows a green wave — and it’s not the Green Party you’re thinking of.

Fresh market takes on greater importance for Michigan asparagus

Michigan asparagus growers are fending off competition from imports and battling for long-term survival while leaning on H-2A for labor needs and moving an increasing percentage of asparagus on the fresh market.

Sandy Shore streamlines harvesting with Mantis cart

Ken Wall, owner of Sandy Shore Farms Ltd., says the one-man Mantis cart his company helped bring to market is resulting in 200% improved efficiencies compared to the standard three or five-man cart.

Asparagus season off to ‘solid’ start

Asparagus growers may be the only happy farmers in Ontario at the moment.

Packer Interview - Shay Myers

The Packer’s Tom Karst talks with Shay Myers, general manager of Nyssa, Ore.-based Owyhee Produce on May 28.

Asparagus season in Michigan starts, peak hits Memorial Day

Michigan asparagus season has started, following a cool spring that gave growers some extra time to prepare fields.