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Top retailers in the Northeast by market share

Recent Shelby Market data has revealed the top retailers by market share in each region of the United States.

NJ ag secretary visits strawberry farm for fruit-season launch

The window for ripe-picked Jersey Fresh strawberries has opened, but it’s a small window, said New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher.

United Apple Sales to extend market for Ruby Frost into summer

Lyndonville, N.Y.-based United Apples Sales has developed a comprehensive plan to extend the market for the new variety.

China’s retaliatory tariffs continue to take a toll

Unrelenting trade friction with China will likely cost U.S. fruit growers export sales again in 2019.

Leaders review New England Organic Produce Conference

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — How did the inaugural New England Organic Produce Conference go? The Packer's Northeast editor Amy Sowder asks the organizers.

Industry turns out for first New England Organic Conference

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Backed by exhaustive data on the organic segment, Matt Lally challenged produce industry members to capitalize on trends that elevate organic food.

Mike Krage joins Idaho Potato Commission

Mike Krage is the Idaho Potato Commission’s newest retail promotions director, covering the Northeast and Midwest.

Rhode Island governor and Providence mayor to welcome Gotham Greens

Rhode Island government and community leaders will join Viraj Puri, co-founder and CEO of Gotham Greens, Brooklyn, N.Y., in announcing the company’s first urban greenhouse farm in New England.

Northeastern apple growers, retailers take on late-season EverCrisp

Northeastern growers and retailers are finding the late-season EverCrisp apple variety a benefit to their sales. 

Chef Ethan Stowell tours Stemilt facilities

Stemilt Growers’ spokesman chef, Ethan Stowell, recently visited the company’s Fresh Center headquarters in Wenatchee, Wash.