SPECIAL REPORT: Year in Produce

SPECIAL REPORT: YEAR IN PRODUCE

3. Tomato suspension agreement under fire

12/28/2012 12:43:09 PM

Tomato grower-shippers in Mexico and others in the industry were caught off-guard in late August when... Read more.


9. School lunch produce bonanza

12/28/2012 12:39:30 PM

The push for healthier school lunches took on renewed fervor in January, when first lady Michelle... Read more.


8. Quick-serve restaurants get healthy

12/28/2012 12:30:26 PM

Salads, blueberries, avocados and sweet potatoes are transforming the fast-food industry. Pushed to offer more healthful... Read more.



5. Tainted mangoes force recalls

12/28/2012 12:28:38 PM

Things looked pretty rosy in June for mango grower-shippers. Mexico was sending record volumes to... Read more.


4. United Fresh, PMA merger falls through

12/28/2012 12:27:22 PM

It seemed as if the entire produce industry looked forward to the merger of the United Fresh Produce... Read more.


7. Sprouts salmonella outbreak

12/28/2012 12:24:26 PM

It was a tough year for the fresh sprout industry. Sandwich chains dropped the item, and the No. 2... Read more.


6. Topsy-turvy apple production

12/28/2012 12:15:49 PM

In January, Denise Donohue, then-executive director of the Lansing-based Michigan Apple Committee, said she expected... Read more.



We forget a lot in a year, much less a decade

01/02/2013 3:59:56 PM

When looking at a year-end top-story list, sometimes it’s as much about remembering as it is... Read more.


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