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Driscoll’s gives $4 million globally during COVID-19 pandemic

Driscoll’s plans to donate more than $4 million globally, with funds to health clinics and food banks, fresh berry donations and community resources in response to the worldwide pandemic.

Oranges, strawberries ... and turnips? Check out what's tops on PMG

Oranges were still the favorite on Produce Market Guide the week of March 30, but lettuce inched up a place from the previous week to No. 2, bumping organic pears to No. 3.

Greenhouse fruits, vegetables continue to expand

The greenhouse category is expanding every year as growers look for more items that can be produced indoors, and as they ramp up the volume of the ones they already have.

Eight grower-shippers detail COVID-19 effect on business, supplies

The coronavirus COVID-19 and efforts to slow its spread have had a significant effect on the produce industry, forcing suppliers to adjust in a number of ways.

Berry People adds positions, moves to larger offices

Berry People is in growth mode, hiring people and moving to a larger office in Hollister to accommodate the new sales and administrative teams.

Driscoll's president Soren Bjorn talks COVID-19, supply, promotions

Driscoll’s president Soren Bjorn and The Packer’s retail editor Ashley Nickle discussed how the coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting business, supply outlook and promotional activity.

Wish Farms donates tons of strawberries to Florida food banks

Wish Farms, Plant City, Fla., has been visiting area food banks to alleviate some of the demand spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic.

California Giant strawberry season to see heavy volume

California strawberry season has kicked off, with berries in the Salinas/Watsonville area starting at the end of March to meet increased demand of berries spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic.

NatureSeal product keeps cut strawberries fresh

NatureSeal, the company originally known for preserving fresh-cut apples, has a new blend for fresh strawberries.

Bobalu Berries donates to local students during crisis

Bobalu Berries, Oxnard, Calif., is donating strawberries to school children and families as they pick up meals at schools that have been shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.