These handy lettuce blends make life easier for more than half of all consumers. The likelihood of a salad mix purchase fell six percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012, however, the mixes were the No. 1 produce item that consumers said they were buying now that they did not buy previously.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement deserves and gets much credit for its work on delivering safe products to consumers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has terminated the proposed National Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, drawing mixed responses from the produce industry.
'Tis the season to sell celery, fa-la-la-la-la-la-la.
(UPDATED COVERAGE, Nov. 22) Leonard Batti, a produce and fresh-cut produce industry veteran of more than 30 years, is now president of Taylor Fresh Foods Inc.’s Florida operations in Orlando.
Batti joins the subsidiary of Salinas, Calif.-based Taylor Fresh Foods after working numerous positions in the produce industry, according to the Produce Marketing Association.
Drawing from his background as an electrical engineer, Steve Fambro, founder and chief executive officer of Oceanside, Calif.-based Famgro Farms, has tried to eliminate as much variability in leafy green production as possible.More Packer Stories for Salad Mix