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FDA, papaya company discuss recall, disagree on evidence

(CORRECTED) Despite requests from the Food and Drug Administration, the distributor of Mexican papayas named by the agency in an outbreak of salmonella has declined so far to issue a recall.

Mexico tomato growers say data confirms no dumping in the U.S.

Growers of Mexican tomatoes recently submitted data to the U.S. Commerce Department and groups representing them say the information shows they are not dumping tomatoes into the U.S.

SweeTango apple growers forecast top crop for early-season sales

Members of the Wenatchee, Wash.-based Next Big Thing Growers’ Cooperative estimate that the 2019 crop of SweeTango Apples will be high-quality with a range of sizes and abundant conventional and organic availability.
Jul 11, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Apples, #Produce Crops

Cranberry growers vote in favor of continue marketing order

Cranberry growers have voted to continue their federal marketing order program.

Applewood Fresh Growers prepares for big managed-variety season

Applewood Fresh Growers, Sparta, Mich., expects production increases for several apple varieties and has added equipment to meet those needs.
Jul 10, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Crops, #Apples, #Michigan

Domex Superfresh Growers sees organic apple, pear growth

Domex Superfresh Growers, Yakima, Wash., saw growth in organic apples and pears this past season, with galas and bartletts leading each category.

Mike Boyle promoted, Bryce White hired at Organically Grown

Organically Grown Co., Portland, Ore., has promoted Mike Boyle to vice president of sales and sourcing and brought on Bryce White as vice president of business operations.

Blue Road Capital purchases B&W Quality Growers

Private equity firm Blue Road Capital has purchased Fellsmere, Fla.-based B&W Quality Growers LLC.
Jul 09, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Greens

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.

Casa APEAM to be ‘epicenter’ of Mexican avocado industry

Mexican avocado growers, packers and exporters are investing $12 million in a facility that will house research labs, U.S. and Mexico department of agriculture offices, and a research and development avocado orchard.