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For those in agriculture, work-life balance is elusive

I don’t need to tell you that working in agriculture is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week gig.

Banded organic cara caras available from Morning Kiss Organics

Morning Kiss Organics, Chelsea, Mass., expects to see its biggest year for specialty citrus, with sales of cara caras increasing significantly over the past five years.

Great Lakes Growers continues to expand greenhouses

Greenhouse company Great Lakes Growers, Burton, Ohio, recently broke ground on a 100,000-square-foot expansion that will boost production capacity to 12 million heads of leafy greens.

Avocados From Mexico, Bud Light and Cholula celebrate Guac Nation

Avocados From Mexico’s Guac Nation is back, in a cross promotion with Bud Light and Cholula hot sauce leading into the Super Bowl.

Produce management success requires a voice

My old college program emphasized that each course pushed improving our presentation and speaking skills.

GOPEX delivers energy, insight into organic produce

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The Packer’s third annual Global Organic Produce Expo brought in more buyers and exhibitors than previous years and garnered many positive reviews.

Panel discusses food safety expectations for produce suppliers

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Dave Corsi, VP of produce for Wegmans, shared perspective about how CPS research continues to inform Wegmans and other buying organizations in regards to food safety standards for produce suppliers.

GOPEX retail panel takes global look at organic produce

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Interest in organic produce is on the rise in Asia and the Middle East, while growth in North America is leveling out, according to a panel that convened Jan. 10 at the Global Organic Produce Expo.

Organic retail sales keep growing

Some supermarkets carry more organically grown fruits and vegetables than others, but today it’s rare to find a store that has no organic offerings.

Cost still key hurdle for more sustainable packaging, panel says

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Cost remains a key obstacle to the proliferation of more environmentally friendly packaging in produce, according to industry members who spoke on a panel Jan. 10 at the Global Organic Produce Expo.