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What's hot on Produce Market Guide? Pink pumpkins, cabbage and citrus

Pumpkins maintained their six-week reign on Produce Market Guide last week and got even more love from the platform's users as pink pumpkins entered the top 20 at No. 12.

Kroger expands Apeel avocado program, adds limes, asparagus

Kroger is rolling out avocados with Apeel Sciences’ shelf-life extender in 1,100 stores, and plans to stock Apeel limes and asparagus in Cincinnati stores this fall.

Cocaine found in lime shipment at Texas port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Pharr, Texas, recently stopped a load of limes containing $1.86 million in cocaine.

Apeel Sciences reveals supplier network

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Apeel Sciences has announced supplier partnerships that company leaders say will enable a year-round supply of Apeel avocados, limes, asparagus, and apples for U.S. retailers and consumers.

SiCar Farms opens South Texas facility, touts sustainability

SiCar Farms has completed a distribution center in McAllen, Texas, and the facility, which can handle three times the previous South Texas capacity, uses conservation processes that SiCar is rolling out company wide.

Chili pepper and lime demand grows on Produce Market Guide

Last week on Produce Market Guide searches for limes and chili peppers increase significantly.

Robinson Fresh expects more limes

Mexico’s supply of limes will start increasing around mid-May as the harvest transitions from the winter crop to the spring crop, said Michael Castagnetto, vice president of sourcing for Robinson Fresh.

Lime prices on the move

Prices for limes have risen noticeably in the last month, and suppliers listed seasonal factors, weather and the ongoing lemon shortage as pieces of the puzzle.

Mind (and fill) the gaps in the produce aisle

Accentuate the positive. Last week I searched my nearby friendly produce department for lemons.