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Rainier Fruit, Selah, Wash., has earned Equitable Food Initiative certification for its largest farm, which is more than 2,300 acres.
Aug 27, 2020 by Chris Koger
Consumer Reports has published a list that rates dozens of fresh produce items based on pesticide residue. The ratings use the same EPA reports that the EWG uses for its annual “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15” lists.
Aug 27, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
With more than a month left in cherry harvest season in Washington state, The Packer’s Tom Karst caught up with a busy Kyle Mathison, fourth-generation grower with Stemilt Growers on July 16.
Jul 21, 2020 by Tom Karst
Retail sales of fresh vegetables continue to significantly exceed 2019 as many consumers continue to eat more meals at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 21, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
Fresh produce dollar sales for the biggest holiday week of the summer totaled $1.54 billion, up 9% from 2019.
Jul 15, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
Fresh produce dollar sales growth over 2019 topped 15% in the third week of June, boosted by Father’s Day weekend, with vegetables experiencing sales growth of more than 20%.
Jun 30, 2020 by Ashley Nickle