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Florida pushes back on import mamey

Florida specialty fruit growers are pushing back against the possible importation of mamey sapote from Mexico.

Florida specialties revel in consumer spotlight

With seasonally increasing volume, Florida tropical marketers are look for “cart-stopping” time for the state’s specialties at supermarkets around the country.

Tropical fruits help attract and retain shoppers

Consumers are attracted to stores that stock tropical specialty fruit, according to new research from Frieda’s Inc., Los Alamitos, Calif.

Figs break into top 10 on Produce Market Guide

Watermelons achieved a monthlong streak as the No. 1 most-searched commodity on Produce Market Guide during the week of June 10, with cucumbers retaining the No. 2 spot for the second week.

Shrimp Farmer Hits Home Run in the Heartland

After 20 years of shrimp production on his Illinois farm, Grover Webb’s seafood business has gone from strength to strength, built on his livestock background, a focus on savings, and insistence on top-quality shrimp.

Short-season Angelcots from Frieda’s available soon

With the start of summer, white-flesh Angelcots are available from Frieda’s Inc., Los Alamitos, Calif.

Coosemans educates NY show visitors about specialties

NEW YORK — Wilda Ortega took all sorts of specialty produce out of display baskets to show visitors at the Coosemans New York booth at the New York Produce Show and Conference.

Expect more vegetables as dessert, fruit as protein in 2019

As healthy, colorful food grows ever more trendy in 2019, expect to see produce used in all sorts of crazy ways, according to Frieda’s Specialty Produce.

Frieda’s to market through Sysco e-commerce platform

Frieda’s Specialty Produce, Los Alamitos, Calif., has been chosen to be a supplier to Sysco Corp.’s e-commerce platform, Supplies on the Fly.

Frieda’s promotes Alex Berkley to sales manager

Alex Berkley is the new sales manager at Frieda’s Specialty Produce, Los Alamitos, Calif.