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Cocaine found in carrot shipment in Texas

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently seized $1.6 million worth of cocaine in a load of carrots that was entering at a Texas border crossing.

USDA’s Censky visits Grimmway Farms to discuss labor, other issues

U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have again visited Grimmway Farms, for a listening session on issues facing California farmers, from immigration to water rights.

Quebec market reaches in and out

NAPIERVILLE, Quebec — Most commercial growers in Quebec do some kind of mix when it comes to selling their produce to domestic customers and exporting to the U.S. and beyond.

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.

Butterfly completes Bolthouse Farms’ acquisition

Los Angeles-based private equity company Butterfly has closed on the $510 million acquisition of Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield, Calif.

Rain delays plantings for many Ontario growers

It’s been a frustrating start to the Ontario field crop season, with farmers trying to seed their fields in the cold and wet as the growing window narrowed.

Grimmway acquires Generation Farms

Grimmway Farms, Bakersfield, Calif., has acquired processing facilities and other assets from Generation Farms, Lake Park, Ga., a grower of carrots and other vegetables.

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.

Officials find $18.5 million in drugs in carrot shipment in Texas

Customs and Border Protection officials found $18.5 million worth of methamphetamine in a commercial load of carrots crossing into Pharr, Texas.

Butterfly buys Bolthouse Farms from Campbell Soup

A Los Angeles private equity firm is acquiring Bolthouse Farms from Campbell Soup Co. for $510 million.