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AeroFarms has new products in the works

Newark, N.J.-based AeroFarms, an indoor vertical grower of greens, is working on developing new products, said cofounder and chief marketing officer Marc Oshima.

It's looking like a sweet summer for New Jersey

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Skip Consalo stepped closer to the blueberry bushes, his face inches from the crop.

NJ represented in next FFA officer team

Four New Jersey counties are represented in the 2019-20 State FFA officer team that was elected as part of the 90th Annual State FFA Convention, concluding May 24 at Monmouth University.

New Jersey’s Donio family receives humanitarian award

The Donio family of New Jersey has received the same national honor that Frank Sinatra, Tommy Lasorda and Tony Bennett have accepted.

Concord Foods launches trending vegetable seasonings

Brockton, Mass.-based Concord Foods is launching three Fresh Success vegetable seasoning mixes.

EPC meeting reveals scholarship winners and NJ crop status

HILLSDALE, N.J. — Eastern Produce Council members honored two scholarship winners, learned the status of New Jersey crops and heard the latest marketing efforts of the Jersey Fresh brand.

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.