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Growing America’s Farmers partners with Jewel-Osco

Vidalia onion grower-shipper G&R Farms, through its Growing America’s Farmers program, is supporting agriculture education with a promotion at Chicago Jewel-Osco stores.

The Mart Group, ProSource combine into single potato, onion supplier

The Mart Group LLC, which consists of four Idaho potato grower-shippers, has entered into a joint venture with onion grower ProSource Inc.

Western Costcos to promote Equitable Food Initiative produce

The Equitable Food Initiative is partnering with Costco Wholesale in California, Oregon and Washington to boost consumer awareness and sales of EFI-certified fruits and vegetables.

New Mexico’s onions coming on for summer deal

New Mexico Onions should feature good quality and sizing this year, though shippers said acreage and yields are likely lower than last season.
Jun 13, 2019 by Tom Karst #Onions

Rain delays plantings for many Ontario growers

It’s been a frustrating start to the Ontario field crop season, with farmers trying to seed their fields in the cold and wet as the growing window narrowed.

Outlook good for California onions

California onion grower-shippers are looking forward to a strong season this summer with plenty of good-quality onions available.

Packer Interview - Shay Myers

The Packer’s Tom Karst talks with Shay Myers, general manager of Nyssa, Ore.-based Owyhee Produce on May 28.

Generation Farms boosts organics

Lake Park, Ga.-based Generation Farms is building on a recently expanded line of colored sweet onions, said Lauren Dees, sales and marketing manager.

Keystone Fruit trials red sweet onion

Keystone Fruit Marketing Inc., has upgraded its onion facility in Walla Walla, Wash., and is working to develop its line of Walla Walla red sweet onions, said Dan Borer, general manager.

Sev-Rend Corp. sees demand for recyclable packs

Collinsville, Ill.-based packaging manufacturer Sev-Rend Corp. is seeing increased focus on recyclable packaging, said Jeff Watkin, marketing director.