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Tomatoes: Fruit or vegetable?

“Well, you know, a tomato is actually a fruit, not a vegetable.”

Meg Buchsbaum joins National Mango Board

PALM SPRINGS — Meg Buchsbaum, most recently the national produce merchandiser for C&S Wholesale Grocers, is now the retail account manager on the East Coast for the National Mango Board.

Shuman Farms continues to ‘give back’

Late April signals the start of a new Vidalia onion season each year, and with it comes Shuman Farms’ commitment to supporting Produce for Kids and Feeding America.

Kelly Davis joins EPC executive board

Kelly Davis, director of produce and floral of Allegiance Retail Services, Iselin, N.J., has joined the Eastern Produce Council’s executive board.
May 09, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #People, #EPC

Fruit and vegetable industry ally Bhimu Patil honored

Bhimu Patil, Texas A&M University professor and director of the Vegetable Improvement Center, College Station, Texas, has received the Texas A&M University Professorship.

National Mango Board vote on frozen fruit soon

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has rescheduled the vote on whether the National Mango Board programs should include frozen fruit.
May 09, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Mangoes, #USDA

A restaurant experience at home with Taylor Farms salad kits

Taylor Farms has four new chopped salads kits — Roasted Garlic, Tangerine Crunch, Steakhouse Wedge and Salsa Ranch.

Satur Farms launches single-serve organic dressings

Cutchogue, N.Y.-based Satur Farms is launching organic salad dressings in convenient single-serving sizes.

California Avocado Commission sets Memorial Day promos

The California Avocado Commission is helping retailers plan for Memorial Day sales, which is in the top four seasonal events for the fruit.

Check out these new products vying for United Fresh awards

The United Fresh Produce Association has named 48 new products as finalists in its 2019 Innovation Awards.