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Strawberries catch eyes on PMG

Pummelos and oranges maintained the top two spots on PMG the first week of January, but strawberries rejoined the list at No. 3.

Citrus rules PMG's top 20

Citrus surged in interest during the last few days of December, taking six of the top 20 spots.

Leafy greens growers expected to reduce acreage

Fresh fruit sales were up about 9% for the four-week period, while fresh vegetable sales were up 25%.

Lakeside Organic Gardens brings back arugula

Lakeside Organic Gardens has brought back organic arugula based on demand and has introduced a new winter crop.

Dr. Oz features industry input on romaine outbreak

Television personality Dr. Oz featured input from the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement in a mid-December show about romaine safety and the recent E. coli illness outbreak.

Produce truck rates bump higher for the holidays

USDA data reports rising truck rates to New York from various produce shipping districts.