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Produce (General)

Taking the temperature of USMCA reaction

Taking the temperature of USMCA reaction, and it warm and fuzzy.

Good bell pepper, tomato crops expected

Tomatoes and bell peppers are two of the most popular winter produce items shipping from West Mexico.

GOPEX offers insight into imports at PortMiami

The Packer’s Global Organic Produce Expo — GOPEX — is providing attendees with a behind-the-scenes look at PortMiami, a hub of international trade and commerce.

Walmart to test Nuro autonomous vehicles for grocery delivery

Walmart has announced a pilot with self-driving vehicle company Nuro.

Top Chicago retail rankings hold steady

Ranking of the top retail chains in the Chicago market remains virtually unchanged from a year ago, said Bill Bishop, chief architect at Brick Meets Click, a Barrington, Ill.-based consulting firm.

Jealous Fruits hires Doug Sankey for cherry sales to the U.S.

Lake Country, British Columbia-based Jealous Fruits, a cherry grower, has hired Doug Sankey in a sales role.

ProducePay seeks to increase financing of growers

ProducePay has much more money to finance growers sending produce to U.S. markets.

Tailor Cut recalls fresh-cut fruit linked to salmonella

Tailor Cut Produce has recalled its fresh-cut Fruit Luau, a mix of honeydew, cantaloupe and pineapple, after the Food and Drug Administration linked it to a salmonella outbreak.

Spuds are value buy, even when prices rise

Potato prices may be higher this year than last because of tigher supplies, but the product remains a good value, and its versatility certainly hasn’t changed, marketers say.