Broccoli

Displaying all news posts with:

Broccoli

Marijuana concealed in load of broccoli

A semi-trailer carrying broccoli was recently seized at the Pharr (Texas) International Bridge when officers found 600 pounds of marijuana in the shipment.

Fresh from the Start Maine broccoli continues into October

Fresh from the Start’s Maine broccoli harvest is going strong.
Aug 29, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Broccoli, #Maine

Inc. Magazine recognizes Cece’s Veggies for skyrocketing growth

Vegetable “pasta” maker Cece’s Veggie Co., Austin, Texas, made Inc. Magazine’s annual list of fastest-growing private companies, with a three-year revenue growth of 23,880% to put it at No. 3.

Broccoli, lettuce, onions contribute to Q2 vegetable sales growth

Second-quarter vegetable sales totaled $7.68 billion, up 5.3% from the same period in 2018.

StePac’s Xtend Iceless packaging shifts from traditional method

StePac, Tefen, Israel, is changing the traditional shipping method of packing broccoli and other vegetables in ice, with its modified atmosphere/modified humidity packaging.

Church Brothers releases 3 new foodservice items at PMA

Church Brothers Farms, Salinas, Calif., is introducing Sweet Baby Broccoli, Tuscan Baby Romaine and Sandwich Ready Leaves at the Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference and Expo.

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.

Boggiatto rebrands, changes name to Hitchcock Farms

Boggiatto Produce, Salinas, Calif., has changed its name to Hitchcock Farms in a rebranding.

Del Monte vegetable trays linked to salmonella outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration is inspecting a Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. facility after four cases of salmonellosis were linked to vegetable trays produced there.

Church Brothers’ Mexico facility to open this year

Church Brothers Farms and its processing company, True Leaf Farms, is building a processing/packing facility just across the U.S. border in Mexico to increase year-round supplies.