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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.

Traceability, food safety top issues at Empire State Producers Expo

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Green tractors, orange tree-fruit pickers and yellow holding tanks dotted the landscape of the Jan. 15-17 Empire State Producers Expo.

Deadline nears for Eastern Produce Council Leadership Program

New produce industry professionals have only a few days left to apply for the Eastern Produce Council’s Leadership Program, which closes its window Jan. 31.

Peek into New York’s Hunts Point market: the largest of its kind

Rolling up to the entrance of the Hunts Point Produce Market in Bronx, N.Y., feels like passing through a security check point for an international operation of gargantuan proportions — because it is.

Morning Kiss Organic promotes citrus for peak season

It’s that time for customers to pucker at the tartness and savor the sweetness of more than 10 certified organic varieties of citrus from Morning Kiss Organic, Chelsea, Mass.