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Chelan to boost SugarBee volume

Chelan Fresh Marketing, Chelan, Wash., plans to increase the volume of its proprietary organic SugarBee apples this season.

Analysis of Whole Foods decision to cancel 365 expansion

Eighteen months after Amazon acquired Whole Foods, the path forward for the company is becoming clearer.

New organic items trending

Watermelon radishes, proprietary apple varieties and snack-size veggies are just a few of the latest offerings available from innovative organic produce grower-shippers.
Jan 15, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Organics

Organic demand on the rise

Spurred by a trend toward healthful eating, among millennials and others, demand for organically grown fruits and vegetables seems to be spreading throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Jan 15, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Organics

Morning Kiss Organic promotes citrus for peak season

It’s that time for customers to pucker at the tartness and savor the sweetness of more than 10 certified organic varieties of citrus from Morning Kiss Organic, Chelsea, Mass.

West Coast Expo delights in the desert

The Packer’s 4th Annual West Coast Produce Expo attracted more exhibitors, attendees and buyers to its unique mix of business, networking and fun May 11-12.

West Coast Produce Expo gets bigger and better

The Packer expects its 4th annual West Coast Produce Expo to be the biggest and best.

The Packer 125 Digital Timeline

This is a sample timeline of the Packer 125