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Sponsored: Ruby Robinson to become 'The Ruby Company'

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Chicago based produce distribution and supply company Ruby Robinson announces an official rebrand effective September 20, 2019 becoming ‘The Ruby Company’.

Fresno County's 2018 production breaks records

Fresno County’s agriculture production in 2018 hit a record $7.89 billion, a 12% increase over 2017 numbers.

Shuman Farms packing organic onions in reduced-plastic bags

Shuman Farms, Reidsville, Ga., is revamping its organic onion packaging with a netted bag that uses less plastic.

Bland Farms hires Sam Burleson for NE sales, marketing role

Sam Burleson has joined Vidalia onion grower Bland Farms, Glenville, Ga., as vice president of sales and marketing in the Northeast U.S.

Mexico, Canada export destinations for Idaho-Eastern Oregon onions

Mexico and Canada continue to snap up Idaho-Eastern Oregon onions, although grower-shippers from the district say they are working to develop other export markets.

Quality, consistency important to retailers, onion suppliers say

Quality, consistency and price are big sellers at retail, according to grower-shippers in the Idaho-Eastern Oregon Onion district.

Centennial State’s vegetables progressing

Colorado vegetable growers say they anticipate good volumes and strong markets this year, although they had to deal with some weather-related delays.

Idaho-Eastern Oregon onion suppliers expect strong deal despite delays

Idaho-Eastern Oregon onions staged a comeback after wet, cold spring weather had complicated plantings, grower-shippers said.

Rio Queen Citrus’ Ken Martin dies

Ken Martin, who left a short career as a funeral director and mortician in Missouri to manage what became one of the Rio Grande Valley’s major citrus operations, has died.

Rio Queen Citrus’ Ken Martin dies

Ken Martin, who left a short career as a funeral director and mortician in Missouri to manage what became one of the Rio Grande Valley’s major citrus operations, has died.