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NEW YORK — Some of the state's fresh produce industry leaders say the proposed New York Farm Laborer Fair Labor Practices Act will hurt the agricultural industry, but they are relieved for a bit of compromise.
Jul 17, 2019 by Amy Sowder
Retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder run down the news of the week, from a salmonella outbreak linked to papayas to legislation in New York to a pair of great columns from retail veterans.
Jul 12, 2019 by Ashley Nickle
MONTREAL — The Packer's Northeast editor, Amy Sowder, stopped by the Quebec Produce Marketing Association's offices to meet CEO Sophie Perreault and her staff — and learn about the coming conference in Quebec City.
Jul 12, 2019 by Amy Sowder
SnapDragon apples experienced a huge 2018-19 season and may have an even better 2019-20 season.
Jul 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder
New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher, and state and local officials, visited Russo’s Fruit and Vegetable Farm this week to highlight National Blueberry Month.
Jul 02, 2019 by Amy Sowder
NEW YORK — You’ve seen mushrooms transform into chewy jerky and blend with ground beef into burgers, but you might not have seen this yet.
Jul 01, 2019 by Amy Sowder
BROOKLYN — It was a perfect summer rooftop tour party at dusk, with colorful picnic food and dozens of friendly faces talking about fresh vegetables and fruit. Check out Northeast editor Amy Sowder's video and article.
Jun 19, 2019 by Amy Sowder