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Produce (General)

California garlic harvest starts as pandemic boosts demand

Christopher Ranch, Gilroy, Calif., has started its annual harvest, packing up to a million pounds of fresh garlic every week during its peak.

Cyclospora cases in salad recalls rising rapidly

Hy-Vee, Aldi and Jewel-Osco have recalled private label garden salads supplied by Fresh Express after they were linked to an outbreak of cyclospora, with cases rapidly increasing.

Produce sales rebounding for Los Angeles suppliers

The produce business seems to be gradually rebounding in Los Angeles as stores and restaurants start to reopen after more than two months of shutdowns triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tip of the Iceberg Podcast — Comparing notes on United Fresh Live!

Episode 4 of Tip of the Iceberg Podcast features a discussion between editor-in-chief Tom Karst, retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder about the industry's first virtual trade show.

Conversations at United — Julie DeWolf & Christina Ward with Sunkist

Sunkist's Julie DeWolf and Christina Ward spoke with The Packer's Ashley Nickle about what the company did to make the most of the industry's first virtual trade show.

Conversations at United Fresh — Mary Coppola

Mary Coppola, vice president of marketing and communications for the United Fresh Produce Association, said the engagement of retailers on its United Fresh Live! virtual platform exceeded United's expectations.

Nominate for 2020 Produce Retailer of the Year

The award recipient each year is featured on the cover of our magazine — now PMG, formerly Produce Retailer — and recognized in a ceremony at the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit.

Georgia watermelon season nears peak shipments

Georgia watermelon season is peaking as July 4th nears.

Packer Insight — Recapping United Fresh Live!

Editor-in-chief Tom Karst, retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder discuss their experiences on the trade show "floor" and what they heard from exhibitors at the United Fresh Live! virtual event.

Submit nominations for PMA’s Impact Award

The Produce Marketing Association is accepting nominations for the Impact Award.