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Packer Interview - Chris Pawelski on onion imports

The Packer's Tom Karst on Feb. 10 interviewed Chris Pawelski, owner of Pawelski Farms in Goshen, N.Y.
Feb 11, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Video, #Onions

NY senators call for investigation over influx of Canadian onions

Two U.S. senators from New York are calling for federal investigations into unfair trade subsidies for Canadian onion growers.
Feb 07, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Onions, #Trade

Prices around the nation: Red onions

Red onions averaged a price of $1.33 per pound around the country on Jan. 29, according to U.S. Marketing Services.

Vidalia onion growers vote to continue marketing order

Growers of Vidalia onions in Georgia have voted in favor of continuing the marketing order for the sweet onions.
Jan 31, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Onions, #Georgia, #USDA

G&R Farms imports Rainforest Alliance certified Peruvian sweet onions

Onion grower and importer G&R Farms, Glenville, Ga., is shipping Peruvian sweet onions that are Rainforest Alliance Certified.

National Onion Association elects Doug Bulgrin as president

Doug Bulgrin, the onion packing shed manager for Gumz Farms, Endeavor, Wis., is the new president of the National Onion Association.

Global ag company buys Vidalia’s Generation Farms

Optimum Agriculture has purchased Vidalia onion grower-shipper Generations Farms LLC, along with almost 5,600 acres of land and packing/processing facilities.

Dec 13, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Onions, #Georgia

Bland Farms ready to ship holiday displays

It’s “home sweet holiday” time again for Bland Farms, Glennville, Ga., which is making its holiday-themed display merchandiser available to retailers.

J&D Produce HoneySweet onions make splash at food event

HoneySweet onions from Edinburg, Texas-based J&D Produce had a starring role at the Oct. 16-20 World Food Championships. 
Nov 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Onions

Vidalia onion sales fuel FFA scholarship program

Retailers in more than 30 states gave a percentage of Vidalia onion sales to the Growing America’s Farmer foundation, which gives students in Future Farmers of America college scholarships.
Oct 25, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Onions