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Spring and summer favorites stand out on Produce Market Guide

Pummelos and oranges remained 1-2 on Produce Market Guide the week of Feb. 3, but avocados edged out cucumbers to become No. 3.

Ecuador kicks off fruit export program promoting sustainability

Ecuador is launching a fresh produce brand for export markets to highlight sustainability.

J&C Tropicals receive golden berries from Ecuador

Miami, Fla.-based J&C Tropicals has received its first shipment ever of golden berries from Ecuador on Dec. 12, according to a news release.

Despite drought, then rain, fall tropicals show success

While one might associate tropical fruits with summer months, tropicals also shine well into the fall and winter.

USDA clears way for imports of guava fruit from Taiwan

Guava fruit from Taiwan may soon enter the U.S. market.

Colombia features sustainable practices at Fresh Summit

Nine Colombian companies are set to present products of innovation and sustainable practices at Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim, Calif.

Hazel Tech reports success with tropical fruit shipments

Hazel Technologies Inc., Miami, has completed successful commercial trials with tropical fruit distributors, seeing reduced shrink rates of up to 50%.

World Variety Produce notes stronger specialty sales

Specialty produce sales for Los Angeles-based Melissa’s World Variety Produce are growing strong, said Robert Schueller, marketing manager for the company.

Dragon fruit increasing demand on Produce Market Guide

Dragon fruit demand has skyrocketed on Produce Market Guide last week.

Terra Exports hires Manuel Escandon in South America division

Terra Exports, Las Vegas, has hired Manuel Escandon, who is based in Chile, as part of its South American expansion.