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Officers seize $1.8 million in meth from tomato semi

Border officials have discovered $1.8 million in methamphetamine in connection with a commercial truckload of tomatoes at a Pharr, Texas, port of entry.

California Sun Dry unveils new brand

California Sun Dry is unveiling new branding for the first time since the company’s founding in 1991.

Florida Tomato Exchange wants antidumping investigation to resume

With the ink on the new tomato suspension agreement still wet, the Florida Tomato Exchange has filed a request for continuation of the antidumping investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico. 

Addition to Mastronardi Produce’s Bombs line ‘sweet like honey’

Mastronardi Produce, Kingsville, Ontario, is adding to its arsenal at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Gene Akins of Catalytic Generators wins Florida Tomato Man of the Year

Gene Akins of Norfolk, Va.-based Catalytic Generators received the Florida Tomato Man of the Year recognition at the annual Florida Tomato Committee Conference. 

UPDATED: Florida pushes for USDA action on virus, FPAA responds

UPDATED: Florida agriculture and industry officials have asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to initiate traceback investigations of Mexican tomatoes with the tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV).

Pure Flavor debuts RedRoyal tomatoes at Fresh Summit

Be ready to meet royalty at Pure Hothouse Food’s Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit booth.

Village Farms tees up for Fresh Summit

Village Farms is inviting Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit attendees to tee up at its booth.

Wholesum showcases snack tomato packaging at Fresh Summit

Wholesum, Amado, Ariz., is launching its four-item snack tomato line in colorful top-seal packaging.

NatureFresh opens greenhouse as company celebrates 20 years

Greenhouse grower NatureFresh Farms is celebrating 20 years, harvesting the first crop from a new 32-acre facility in Leamington, Ontario.

Sep 30, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Canada, #Tomatoes, #Ohio