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Apple volumes up for second month in a row

Lower retail prices for Honeycrisp apples helped fuel volume gains of 22% for the variety in January.

Growers answering demand for organic berries

It’s more difficult to grow organic berries in the humid, rainy Southeastern part of the U.S. compared to arid California, but growers in Florida are still increasing their stock. 

Organic green onion purchases in 2019

More than one-quarter of green onion buyers (26%) said they selected organic product at least some of the time, a number up six percentage points from Organic Fresh Trends 2019.

SunFed expands organic program

Rio Rico, Ariz.-based SunFed continues to expand its organic program, said Denise Quiroga, sales manager.

Oppy bringing organic Arra 15 grapes from Peru

The Oppenheimer Group will be the first to import the organic green seedless Arra 15 table grape variety into North America.

Well-Pict’s Florida strawberry crop hitting peak

The Florida strawberry crop for Well-Pict Berries, Watsonville, Calif., will be in peak harvest in February.

Superfresh Growers sees ample pear supplies, promo opportunities

Domex Superfresh Growers, Yakima, Wash., is reporting good movement with the Northwest pear crop, with ample supplies to ship well into summer.

2019 marketing insights for organic banana purchases

Nearly one-quarter of banana buyers said they selected organic fruit at least some of the time, Organic Fresh Trends 2020 research shows.

Morning Kiss Organics supports Potato Lover’s Month

Morning Kiss Organic, Chelsea, Mass., is celebrating Potato Lover’s Month — February — by promoting the vegetable’s nutritional attributes

Awe Sum Organics names Joe Feldman director of sales and marketing

Awe Sum Organics, Santa Cruz, Calif., has hired Joe Feldman as director of sales and marketing.