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Russet prices still low as harvest nears

07/16/2014 9:56:00 AM
Stubbornly low russet prices left marketers scrambling to clear the pipeline before new crop spuds begin shipping in August. ... Full story

Packer’s Manufacturing’s assets sold

07/22/2014 1:39:00 PM
A technology solutions specialist has purchased the assets of a produce industry equipment maker. ... Full story

Domex reports outstanding fruit quality

07/18/2014 10:17:00 AM
Domex Superfresh Growers reports outstanding quality on both its cherry and apple crops. ... Full story

Basciani expands into blackberries

07/21/2014 6:33:00 PM
As it prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary, Basciani Mushroom Farms, Avondale, Pa., is diversifying, adding blueberries to its offerings. ... Full story

Village Farms closes deal to buy power company

07/18/2014 3:26:00 PM
Village Farms International Inc. has closed a deal to buy Maxim Power Inc. in British Columbia, Canada, giving the greenhouse control of the power company that has been providing thermal heat for its growing operations in the area. ... Full story

Wind storms to affect banana supplies

07/17/2014 9:14:00 AM
Strong winds in South America and Central America will likely affect banana shipments to the U.S. ... Full story

Kansas City chef features locally grown corn

07/22/2014 11:33:00 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When life gives Chef Jasper lemons, he makes limoncello. And locally grown sweet corn. ... Full story

United Fresh 2014 expo notes 3

06/13/2014 9:36:00 AM
United Fresh 2014 trade show, June 10-13, Chicago ... Full story

Diary of a Recall

07/22/2014 1:54:00 PM
Here’s the process I’ve gone through so far to figure out if my peaches are the ones that were recalled by Cutler, Calif.-based Wawona Packing Co. I should be hyper aware of this because I actually ate half of a Jensen Farms Rocky Ford cantaloupe during the recall back in 2011. ... Full story

American Food Distributors posts PACA surety bond

07/18/2014 11:04:00 AM
Denver-based American Food Distributors Inc. has posted a $260,000 surety bond with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, according to a USDA news release. ... Full story
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