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Garlic and grapes make a comeback in PMG top 20

Pummelos, oranges and strawberries maintained the top three spots on PMG the week of Jan. 11, but mandarins rose from No. 11 the previous week to No. 4, and cabbage, previously No. 12, moved up to the No. 5 spot.

Ayco Farms prepares for offshore melon season

Ayco Farms Inc., Pompano Beach, Fla., is starting its 15th offshore melon season in November.

Brian Faseler returns to Legend Produce in sales

Melon grower and marketer Legend Produce, Scottsdale, Ariz., has hired Brian Faseler as a sales associate.

Honeydew hangs on to No. 1 on PMG

Honeydew melons maintained their No. 1 spot on PMG the week of June 15, while peaches and oranges shuffled to No. 2 and No. 3.

Honeydew melons take No. 1 spot on PMG

Honeydew melons knocked cucumbers off the top spot on PMG the week of June 8, with the vegetable falling to No. 4.

California's westside cantaloupe volume similar to last year

California’s 2020 cantaloupe volume should be similar to last year’s 16 million 40-pound cartons, said JD Allen, manager of the Dinuba-based California Melon Research Board.

Grower Alliance uses Hazel Tech on Mexican melons

Hazel Technologies Inc., Chicago, has a partnership with Mexican melon importer Grower Alliance, Rio Rico, Ariz.

Salmonella outbreak from Tailor Cut Produce fruit over

An outbreak of Salmonella Javiana traced to a fresh-cut fruit salad from Tailor Cut Produce is over, according to agencies investigating the outbreak

Veg-Fresh opens La Quinta, Calif., office

Veg-Fresh Farms, Corona, Calif., has opened a sales office in La Quinta, Calif., to handle an expanding citrus and melon. Program

Salmonella cases in Tailor Cut Produce fruit mix recall rise

The number of illnesses linked to a salmonella outbreak traced to fresh-cut fruit from Tailor Cut Produce has almost tripled in less than a month.