These hearty greens are popular among most all demographic groups. The likelihood of a spinach purchase slipped two percentage points from last year.


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Walnuts at issue in Dole spinach recall


Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling some of its bagged baby spinach products due to possible contamination by walnuts.

Dole expands distribution of Salad Companions, organic blends


Dole Fresh Vegetables expects nationwide distribution of its Salad Companions, launched in June, by October.

Downy mildew limits growth of organic spinach


SEASIDE, Calif. — The spread of downy mildew is straining the ability of organic spinach suppliers to meet demand, much less exploit growth opportunities in a category that enjoys double-digit annual sales increases.

Grant to help small growers cut losses


A four-year research project by researchers at Kansas State University and the University of Florida aims to help small fruit and vegetable growers reduce postharvest loss.

Restaurant trends favor avocados, cruciferous


CHICAGO — Produce appears in a new light on restaurant menus with operators playing up healthy additions.

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Market Scope - Spinach — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15


CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (14-11-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched flat 24s mostly $14.95-17. Quality variable.


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