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Fresh produce dollar sales growth over 2019 topped 15% in the third week of June, boosted by Father’s Day weekend, with vegetables experiencing sales growth of more than 20%.
Jun 30, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
California farms, ranches and agricultural business will lose between $5.9 billion and $8.6 billion in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study commissioned by ag groups.
Jun 24, 2020 by Chris Koger
Fresh produce dollar sales growth fell below 10% for the first time in nearly two months as the timing of Father’s Day produced unfavorable sales comparisons for some items.
Jun 24, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
Naturipe Farms, Salinas, Calif., which has undertaken a commitment to sustainable packaging, plans to remove 48 metric tons of plastic from its packaging in 2020.
Jun 21, 2020 by Chris Koger
California Giant Berry Farms’ Third Annual Chef Invitational is moving online and add a philanthropic component, giving non-profits the ability to win cash prizes.
Jun 18, 2020 by Chris Koger
While package makers focus on minimizing waste that ends up in landfills, they’re also mindful to minimize biodegradable waste by developing bags, clamshells and boxes that protect product shelf life, marketers say.
Jun 17, 2020 by Jim Offner