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UPDATED: USDA acts to safeguard U.S. tomatoes and peppers

(UPDATED, 2 p.m.) New restrictions have been placed on tomato and pepper trade to protect U.S. crops from the prevent the introduction of tomato brown rugose fruit virus.

Mini sweet peppers, baby broccoli headline for Southern Specialties

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mini sweet peppers and sweet baby broccoli were two new items featured at the Southern Specialties booth at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

UPDATED: Florida pushes for USDA action on virus, FPAA responds

UPDATED: Florida agriculture and industry officials have asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to initiate traceback investigations of Mexican tomatoes with the tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV).

Del Monte’s Better Breaks: quick, convenient and plant-based

Del Monte Fresh Produce is launching Better Break, a snack line featuring an array of vegetables.

Organic peppers popular

The organic category accounts for a plethora of peppers, grower-shippers say.

Brighthouse doubles organic vegetable offerings

Brighthouse Organics, San Antonio, a greenhouse vegetable brand launched in 2017, has more than doubled the number of items it offers.

Oppy to feature OriginO greenhouse line at organic show

The Oppenheimer Group’s OriginO organic line, featuring tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers, will be showcased at the Organic Produce Summit.

Figs break into top 10 on Produce Market Guide

Watermelons achieved a monthlong streak as the No. 1 most-searched commodity on Produce Market Guide during the week of June 10, with cucumbers retaining the No. 2 spot for the second week.

Mexico’s protected agriculture growth harms Florida, study says

Ongoing investment in protected agriculture in Mexico will likely result in continued losses for the fruit and vegetable industry in Florida, according to a new report from the University of Florida.

Sunset brands sweep cocktail tomato category

Mastronardi Produce’s Sunset brand swept the cocktail tomato category and racked up top honors in nine categories at the 12th annual Leamington Greenhouse Competition.