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Certis USA donates for HLB research

Biopesticides company Certis USA has donated another $20,000 to the Citrus Research and Development Foundation Inc., to help in its research on huanglongbing.

Retail produce sales remain elevated, but growth slows

Fresh produce dollar sales growth fell below 10% for the first time in nearly two months as the timing of Father’s Day produced unfavorable sales comparisons for some items.

Honeydew hangs on to No. 1 on PMG

Honeydew melons maintained their No. 1 spot on PMG the week of June 15, while peaches and oranges shuffled to No. 2 and No. 3.

Three citrus groups join forces with Florida Classic Growers

Florida Classic Growers, Dundee, Fla., has a new partnership with three citrus groups that will expand its product offerings and increase distribution of citrus marketed under the company’s label.

Honeydew melons take No. 1 spot on PMG

Honeydew melons knocked cucumbers off the top spot on PMG the week of June 8, with the vegetable falling to No. 4.

Sunkist’s virtual United Fresh booth features virtual citrus grove

At United Fresh LIVE!, Sunkist Growers is sharing a sneak peek of the interactive “Sunkist Island,” a simulated orange grove experience that will be promoted in select export markets.

Chilean citrus starts, backed by online campaigns

The Chilean Citrus has moved the bulk of its consumer and trade marketing campaigns online this summer, during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cucumbers take top spot on PMG

The PMG top 20 was all shook up the week of June 1 as cucumbers knocked Haitian mangoes out of the No. 1 spot and oranges moved up a few places from the previous week to No. 2.

Summer produce heating up on PMG

Haitian mangoes continued their hold on the No. 1 spot on The Packer's PMG the week of May 25, while cucumbers gained a couple of spots to land at No. 2.

Newest FreshFacts report puts sales in COVID-19 context

The United Fresh Produce Association examines in its latest FreshFacts on Retail report how COVID-19 has affected first-quarter produce sales.