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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

Bland Farms partners with The SpongeBob Movie for 2020 Vidalia season

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Bland Farms announced at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit a partnership with The SpongeBob Movie: It’s a Wonderful Sponge for the 2020 Vidalia season.

Thomas Fresh brings back pink packages for onions

Thomas Fresh, Calgary, Alberta, is bringing back pink packaging on onions to raise awareness of breast cancer.

J&D Produce’s HoneySweet onions to debut at World Food Championships

HoneySweet onions are the official infusion ingredient for the burger competition at the eighth annual World Food Championships.

Owyhee plans to grow hemp, use it for packaging

Owyhee Produce, Nyssa, Ore., is taking the sustainable packaging trend to the next level, by growing its own packaging.