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Fresh produce dollar sales growth over 2019 topped 15% in the third week of June, boosted by Father’s Day weekend, with vegetables experiencing sales growth of more than 20%.
Jun 30, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
Morgan Hill, Calif.-based Sakata Seed America has acquired the blocky bell pepper breeding program from Danziger Seeds Ltd. of Israel.
Jun 25, 2020 by Tom Karst
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.
Jun 24, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
Windset Farms spoke with visitors to its United Fresh Live! booth about its greenhouse-grown Cameo cherry tomatoes-on-the-vine, its Crescendo long peppers, its Fresco Baby Cucumbers and other items.
Jun 22, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
A lingering cold and rainy season had grower-shippers in Michigan waiting a little longer than normal this year to get their summer deals going.
Jun 16, 2020 by Jim Offner
Heading into the industry’s first virtual trade show, prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Red Sun Farms adjusted its booth focus to spotlight its growing Sweets program.
Jun 16, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is conducting a tomato brown rugose fruit virus survey of tomato greenhouses and has restricted imports to crack down on the virus.
Jun 10, 2020 by Chris Koger