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Download on UK Brexit and retail developments

Will the new United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally figure out Brexit and make Britain great again?

The rock of Sisyphus the eternal challenge to eat enough fresh produce

There is not enough fruit and vegetable production to feed the world at recommended serving levels, and that scenario will get worse instead of better in the next 30 years.

What consumer trends will drive produce demand for the next 25 years?

The Packer’s 125th-anniversary edition is coming out later this year, and it has been fun collecting material for that publication and publishing articles from past anniversary editions.

Retailers are “bi” - both conventional and organic, that is

Tonya Antle’s retail panel at the Organic Produce Summit had a lot of great content in less than 30 minutes. Not all of it fit into the coverage I had from the show.

O’Brien brings passion to organic crowd

Billed as the Erin Brockovich of food, Robyn O’Brien delivered a keynote address at the 2019 Organic Produce Summit that recalled Brockovich’s reforming passion.
Jul 17, 2019 by Tom Karst #Fresh Talk

“Stop all plans”: border wall not an easy sell in South Texas

Can you believe that the government is taking public comments on the border wall?

More flexibility coming for hours of service regulations?

Hours-of-service regulations for truckers are attracting attention again, with some dead set against any relaxation in the rules and others fighting to give truckers more flexibility.

Fresh fruit and veggies: the big winners in the past 25 years

 What have been the “hottest” fresh produce items in the past 25 years?

President Trump touts Farm Journal poll showing big farmer support

With about 63 million Twitter followers, President Trump can’t be denied the opportunity to share his interpretation of reality.