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Pesticide report: More than 99% of produce samples in compliance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released its Pesticide Data Program Annual Summary, detailing results from 2018 tests of residues on produce and other items.

Fresh Express gets ‘Twisted’ with new chopped Caesar kits

Fresh Express has a new take on its chopped salad line that focuses on trending flavors, including a trio of “Twisted” Caesar salads.

Cold, wet spring dampened New York plantings, catch-up is expected

Minkus Family Farms in New Hampton, N.Y., is unlike many other commercial-scale vegetable farms in the state, and even the Northeast.

Watermelon continues hot streak on Produce Market Guide

For the third week in a row, watermelons have held the top spot as the most searched commodity on Produce Market Guide.

Florida weather cooperates for timely spring deal

The Florida spring produce season will get underway in time, thanks to a largely uninterrupted spate of favorable growing conditions, suppliers say.

Gold Coast’s Sunny Superfood Salad is a colorful blend

Gold Coast Packing Inc., Santa Maria, Calif., is promoting a new salad blend, the Sunny Superfood Salad.
Sep 05, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Kale, #Cabbage

Canadian grower recalls retail slaw products

A Nova Scotia farm has recalled its brand of coleslaw products after testing raised concerns of Listeria monocytogenes.