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Figs break into top 10 on Produce Market Guide

Watermelons achieved a monthlong streak as the No. 1 most-searched commodity on Produce Market Guide during the week of June 10, with cucumbers retaining the No. 2 spot for the second week.

Mango shipper Freska sees Fair Trade benefits

Freska Produce International, Oxnard, Calif., is noticing the operational benefits of Fair Trade USA certification at its Mexican packing houses.

Ready Pac brand salad celebrates National Mango Month

The Ready Pac Foods brand is celebrating National Mango Month in June with a limited-edition Bistro Tropical Mango Salad with Mango Cilantro Vinaigrette.

National Mango Board vote on frozen fruit soon

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has rescheduled the vote on whether the National Mango Board programs should include frozen fruit.
May 09, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Mangoes, #USDA

Time to get creative with Mango Mania Display contest

The National Mango Board, Orlando Fla., is seeking entries for the annual Mango Mania Display contest in June.

Limited number of retail mango displays available

The National Mango Board, Orlando, Fla., is offering display bins to U.S. mango shippers on a first-come, first-served basis.

Mango suppliers optimistic about quality and volume

Shippers expect sufficient supplies of mangoes and strong quality leading up to Cinco de Mayo.
Mar 19, 2019 by Ashley Nickle #The Packer, #Mangoes

Fruit gains traction in springtime

Many of the produce items shipped from West Mexico during the spring are similar to those that arrive in winter. However, fruit items, like melons and mangoes, tend to have a greater presence as the weather warms up.

Organic mango sales continue upward trend

Growth of the organic mango category is showing no signs of slowing.

The great green pepper ‘mango’ mystery

When I first wrote this column nearly five years ago, I thought it would just be a quirky story about my grandpa's funny name for green peppers.