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Cherries inch their way up on Produce Market Guide

Haitian mangoes maintained their lead on The Packer's PMG the week of May 18, and cherries claimed the second spot.

Watermelon board rolls out supplier database

The National Watermelon Promotion Board is rolling out a database to connect growers and distributors with buyers.

Mangoes see major interest on PMG

Haitian mangoes maintained their lead on The Packer's PMG the week of May 11, and the overall mango category climbed from No. 4 to No. 2.

Black seedless Yumi melons from Charlie’s available in June

Charlie’s Produce, Seattle, is introducing Yumi, an organic black seedless watermelon, in mid-June.

Summer favorites make a comeback on PMG

Oranges were finally dethroned on PMG the week of May 4, with Haitian mangoes taking the No. 1 spot.

Cherries make the top 10 on PMG

Oranges remained No. 1 on The Packer's PMG the week of April 27, but several new items joined the top 20.

Watermelon, mangoes get some love on PMG

Oranges maintained their months-long lead on PMG the week of April 20, but the rest of the top 20 saw some changes.

Watermelon board launches redesigned website

The National Watermelon Promotion Board has launched an updated website, watermelon.org, featuring more content that promotes return visits for consumers looking for recipes, nutrition information and more.

Fireworks over the seasonal protection postponed but not canceled

You probably saw the news that field hearings to consider protection measures for U.S. produce against fruit and vegetable imports have been postponed.

NWA convention draws record crowd, crowns Texan as Watermelon Queen

ORLANDO, Fla. — The 106th edition of the National Watermelon Association convention featured record attendance, big fundraising and the crowning of Paige Huntington of Texas as the 2020 National Watermelon Queen.