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Success Valley strawberries going year-round

Success Valley Produce LLC, Oxnard, Calif., is focusing on expanding its strawberry operations to be year-round and producing in all the U.S. growing areas, said Backus Nahas, director of marketing.

Tight strawberry supplies should improve by Easter

Southern California growers anticipate tight supplies of strawberries for Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, but there should be an abundance of the fruit by the time Easter arrives on April 21.

DeLauro adds another heaping helping of criticism at FDA

Everyone is a critic, but some are better than others.

Vision Import Group names Tony Mitchell in VP role

Vision Import Group, Hackensack, N.J., has hired Tony Mitchell as vice president of sales and business development.

Village Farms distributes healthful snacks at fundraiser

Village Farms, Heathrow, Fla., participated in the 15th Annual Cars for the Cure fundraiser for the American Lung Association, handing out snacking tomatoes to the crowd.

Avocados still have room to grow in global markets

BERLIN — World trade and consumption of fresh avocados has been rocketing higher for the past 15 years, but how long can the market continue to grow?

Manter machines combine into single unit for multiple bag sizes

Netherlands-based Manter International B.V. showcased its new bag placer and semi-automatic bagger at Berlin’s Fruit Logistica recently.

Naturipe brand research dove deep into consumer attitudes

A research effort behind the rebranding of Naturipe Farms studied the attitudes of nearly 4,000 participants in the U.S. and Canada to gain consumer insights, company officials said.

With rebrand, Naturipe turns focus to millenials and Gen Z

Salinas, Calif.-based Naturipe Farms has implemented a rebrand that speaks directly to younger consumers.

Didn't go to GOPEX? You'll wish you did after seeing this

You typically don’t go to a fresh produce expo because of the hotel.