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Celery market soars as juicing trend expands

Fueled by consumer demand for fresh celery juice, prices for celery soared to more than $60 a carton in early April.
Apr 09, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Crops, #Celery

Grape growers seek more flavorful varieties

Specialty grape production is on the rise in Mexico as growers adopt varieties that have gained popularity in the U.S.

Index Fresh announces new roles in California, Texas

Avocado company Index Fresh, Riverside, Calif., has hired a vice president of operations and promoted others to key roles in California and Texas facilities.

HLB threat continues in California citrus groves

SALINAS, Calif. — The devastation of Florida’s citrus industry from Huanglongbing (HLB) could become the future for California citrus ­­– or not.

Here's what the Romaine Task Force is seeking input about

The Romaine Task Force is seeking input on a list of recommendations concerning outbreak prevention, traceability, product labeling and outbreak investigations.

Romaine Task Force seeks input on recommendations

In February we committed to sharing the progress of the Romaine Task Force, and we’re seeking stakeholder input on the task force recommendations.

Sunkist’s 125th annual meeting notes ‘solid grower returns’

Citrus marketing cooperative Sunkist Growers, Valencia, Calif., recently had its 125th annual meeting.

Stemilt field staff on top of California cherry harvest predictions

Retailers should expect anything but a California cherry season like last year, according to Stemilt Growers.

Global Grape Summit looks at supply, markets around the world

The Global Grape Summit’s debut will cover numerous issues around the supply, demand and marketing table grapes around the world.

Rhode Island governor and Providence mayor to welcome Gotham Greens

Rhode Island government and community leaders will join Viraj Puri, co-founder and CEO of Gotham Greens, Brooklyn, N.Y., in announcing the company’s first urban greenhouse farm in New England.