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​​​​​​​Walmart talks packaging, plastics on GOPEX panel

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Walmart has been working with individual suppliers to reduce plastic in produce departments as consumer interest in sustainability increases.

Citrus leads Produce Market Guide, but holiday favorites return

Pummelos and oranges maintained a firm 1-2 lead on Produce Market Guide the week of Jan. 6, while specialty seville oranges garnered the No. 3 spot.

Oranges make a comeback on Produce Market Guide

In a reversal from the previous week, oranges are once more No. 1 on Produce Market Guide, booting lettuce to the No. 2 spot the week of Dec. 2.

With Apeel, Houweling’s to cut plastic on English cucumbers

Greenhouse grower and marketer Houweling’s Group plans to use Apeel Sciences’ shelf life technology to do away with the plastic wrap on its English cucumbers.

Figs still top on Produce Market Guide, but chili peppers claim No. 2

Figs maintained their No. 1 place on Produce Market Guide last week for the sixth week in a row, but chili peppers vaulted from the No. 5 spot to No. 2.

Sunset’s Sprinkles Tomatoes and Qukes: tiny but mighty

It’s back-to-school time, and Mastronardi Produce’s Sunset brand has new healthy snacks suitable for lunchboxes.

Yellow plums threaten figs' dominance on Produce Market Guide

Figs have spent a month in the No. 1 spot on Produce Market Guide, but yellow plums gave them a run for their money last week, climbing two spots from the week before to land at No. 2.

NatureFresh expands cuke category with light-skinned Unveiled

Greenhouse grower NatureFresh Farms is introducing a mid-sized light-skinned cuke as Unveiled Mini Cucumbers.
Jul 12, 2019 by Chris Koger #Cucumbers

Brighthouse doubles organic vegetable offerings

Brighthouse Organics, San Antonio, a greenhouse vegetable brand launched in 2017, has more than doubled the number of items it offers.

Figs No. 1 on Produce Market Guide, but plums get plenty of love

After a couple of weeks of inching toward No. 1, figs secured the ranking of most searched item on Produce Market Guide during the week of July 1, switching places with cucumbers.