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Inc. Magazine recognizes Cece’s Veggies for skyrocketing growth

Vegetable “pasta” maker Cece’s Veggie Co., Austin, Texas, made Inc. Magazine’s annual list of fastest-growing private companies, with a three-year revenue growth of 23,880% to put it at No. 3.

Pumpkins set to begin fall domination

Beginning in August, pumpkin harvest will get underway across North America and retailers will start incorporating pumpkins and ornamental squash into their retail sets in anticipation of an October sales peak.

Millennials Eat — Squash!

Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle and The Packer's copy editor and designer Amelia Freidline talk about Fresh Trends consumer research on squash and try out an easy but delicious preparation of the vegetable.

Retail Price Report — Zucchini

Zucchini squash averaged $1.20 per pound around the U.S. the week ending July 19, according to the USDA's National Retail Report for Specialty Crops. The vegetable saw a drop from year-ago prices.

WP Rawl donates produce for free farmers market

South Carolina School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties has teamed up with Pelion-based WP Rawl to host a free farmers market with fresh vegetables grown by the greens company.

Growers Express recalls Green Giant Fresh products

Growers Express is recalling a variety of fresh-cut products, including Green Giant Fresh brand butternut squash and Cauliflower Crumble products, due to a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes.

Grupo Molina’s Visalia Produce, Fresh Farms merge

Visalia Produce, Kingsburg, Calif., and Fresh Farms, Rio Rico, Ariz., are merging, becoming one sales and distribution company named Fresh Farms.