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Pacific Trellis Fruit, Los Angeles, is growing Dulcinea brand PureHeart seedless watermelons in a new shade house system in which the fruit never touches the ground while growing.
Nov 04, 2019 by Chris Koger
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has named new members to the National Watermelon Promotion Board.
Oct 25, 2019 by Chris Koger
The National Watermelon Promotion Board, Winter Springs, Fla., received 170 entries from across the U.S. and Canada for its 11th annual retail display contest.
Oct 08, 2019 by Chris Koger
Maglio Cos., Milwaukee, Wis., has introduced a corrugated retail shipping unit that showcases its ReadyRipe watermelon pouches.
Sep 05, 2019 by Chris Koger
Wonder Melon from Kayco was recently nominated by the NEXTY Industry awards for best functional food/beverage.
Aug 23, 2019 by Cristin Shepard
After a couple of weeks of inching toward No. 1, figs secured the ranking of most searched item on Produce Market Guide during the week of July 1, switching places with cucumbers.
Jul 09, 2019 by The Packer Staff
The National Watermelon Promotion Board has promoted Megan McKenna from director of foodservice to senior director of marketing and foodservice.
Jul 02, 2019 by Chris Koger
Cucumbers remained on top as the No. 1 most searched item on Produce Market Guide the week of June 24, while watermelons and figs, the previous week's No. 2 and No. 3 commodities, switched places.
Jul 01, 2019 by The Packer Staff
Attendees of the 2018 National Watermelon Association Convention in Nashville were treated to unique Nashville experiences, with planners integrating the city’s brand throughout the event.
Jun 26, 2019 by Chris Koger