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Stemilt’s Kyle’s Pick cherries return

Throughout July, Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers is striving to ensure that premium Kyle’s Pick cherries are the impulse buy shoppers make.

Gold Coast YMCA camp teaches children about healthy eating

Gold Coast Packing teamed up with the Santa Maria Valley (Calif.) YMCA recently to teach children how to grow vegetables and turn them into center-of-the-plate dishes.

Figs No. 1 on Produce Market Guide, but plums get plenty of love

After a couple of weeks of inching toward No. 1, figs secured the ranking of most searched item on Produce Market Guide during the week of July 1, switching places with cucumbers.

Duda, Good Foods partner in summer sweepstakes

Duda Farm Fresh Foods, through its Dandy brand, is partnering with Good Foods for the Good & Dandy Sweepstakes, giving consumers the chance to win a Weber grill and other prizes.

A & A Organic Farms expands tomato line

Watsonville, Calif.-based A & A Organic Farms has expanded its heirloom tomato program, and has an array of additions, from Persian cucumbers to broccoli, to its product lineup.

Lisa Cabuto, Dave Culpeper join GreenFruit Avocados’ sales team

GreenFruit Avocados, Newport Beach, Calif., has hired Lisa Cabuto and Dave Culpeper to its sales team.

Fresh Avenue launches western consolidation services

Fresh Avenue, which has facilities in Salinas, Calif., and Yuma, Ariz., is launching in-season fresh consolidation services at those locations, which serve as Fresh Avenue’s western base of operations.

Latin America to see continued fresh produce growth

More growth opportunities are dead ahead for Latin American fruit and vegetable growers, according to a new 326-page report.

Lisa Cabuto, Dave Culpeper join GreenFruit Avocados’ sales team

GreenFruit Avocados, Newport Beach, Calif., has hired Lisa Cabuto and Dave Culpeper to its sales team.

Frieda’s Hatch chili season off to an early start

Frieda’s Specialty Produce Hatch chili peppers will be in season in late July, ahead of the normal August start date.