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Washington growers anticipate big apple harvest this season

Gala will overtake red delicious this year as Washington’s top apple variety.

Dominick’s Finer Foods’ Frank Capone remembered

Frank Capone, who spent some of his 30 years at Dominick’s Finer Foods as a buyer of imported produce in Nogales, Ariz., has died.

SweeTango ad campaign to reach podcast listeners

SweeTango apples are set to be featured in podcasts during the peak season from September to November.

Bee Sweet Citrus prepares for Fresh Summit

Fowler, Calif.-based Bee Sweet Citrus is set to participate in the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit convention and expo for the third year.

Rare, Fatal Mosquito Borne Virus Cases Grow In Farming Community

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reporting four new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan, including two that were fatal.

Better trade news on its way, Sonny Perdue says

While stating that the China trade war “is what it is,” Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told attendees of the United Fresh Washington Conference that a new trade agreement with Japan may be only days away.

2019 Fresh Trends: potatoes, apples, squash

The Packer's 2019 Fresh Trends data for 2018 purchases of potatoes, squash and apples in the U.S.

Groceryshop panelists share insight on maximizing data

LAS VEGAS — Companies wanting to drive their businesses forward with data need to consider culture as much as technology, panelists at a Groceryshop session said Sept. 17.

Mandarins, asparagus, Brussels sprouts among high-growth organic items

NASHVILLE — Seven organic produce items have seen sales grow 25% or more in the last year, according to a presentation at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Innovations event.

Texas association’s Sept. 24 workshops cover labor solutions

The Texas International Produce Association is teaming with Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) and CIERTO Global to host two workshops on labor challenges.