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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
California farms, ranches and agricultural business will lose between $5.9 billion and $8.6 billion in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study commissioned by ag groups.
Jun 24, 2020 by Chris Koger
Fresh produce dollar sales growth fell below 10% for the first time in nearly two months as the timing of Father’s Day produced unfavorable sales comparisons for some items.
Jun 24, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers has been talking with virtual booth visitors at United Fresh Live! about its cherries, its Rave apples and its stone fruit.
Jun 17, 2020 by Ashley Nickle