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Fresh Peruvian asparagus arrives in the U.S. year-round, but importers are preparing for the seasonal consumption boosts for the holiday season.
Oct 28, 2020 by Chris Koger
Ayco Farms, Pompano Beach, Fla., has seen a “substantial increase” in demand for bagged asparagus from retail customers who are acting on changes in consumer preferences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 09, 2020 by Chris Koger
A lingering cold and rainy season had grower-shippers in Michigan waiting a little longer than normal this year to get their summer deals going.
Jun 16, 2020 by Jim Offner
After 164 migrant workers at an Ontario asparagus farm tested positive for COVID-19 about halfway through harvest season, farm leaders worked with the local health department to contain the spread.
Jun 07, 2020 by Amy Sowder
Baja Son Growers, Salinas, will have expanded supplies of asparagus from Central Mexico this summer.
May 18, 2020 by Chris Koger
The road to the new normal as the COVID-19 crisis continues is a rocky one for many in the fresh produce industry.
May 07, 2020 by Tom Karst
Jacobs, Malcomb & Burtt (JMB), San Ramon, Calif., has a new website as it prepares for the start of its summer asparagus program.
Apr 29, 2020 by Chris Koger