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The great green pepper ‘mango’ mystery

02/07/2014 10:07:00 AM
My grandparents were born in 1935 — the same year as Elvis and Julie Andrews — and grew up in a small town in southeast Kansas. ... Full story

Strong Growing Conditions Lead to Potato Oversupply

11/21/2014 11:56:00 AM
Moderate growing season temperatures in potato regions from the northwest to the southeast means a strong yield of high quality potatoes this year and depressed prices. ... Full story

UPDATED: Ports negotiations slow down through Thanksgiving

11/21/2014 12:15:00 PM
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union is limiting its participation in West Coast port negotiations for 12 days through the Thanksgiving weekend, according to the Pacific Maritime Association. ... Full story

Melissa’s focuses on Dutch Yellow potatoes

11/19/2014 2:33:00 PM
LOS ANGELES — World Variety Produce, which markets under the Melissa’s brand, introduced its latest cookbook to food bloggers and media Nov. 18. This time the specialty produce company focuses on its top-selling signature item — Dutch Yellow potatoes. ... Full story

From the show floor: PMA Fresh Summit 2014 booths 7

10/31/2014 11:45:00 AM
These news items were collected at Fresh Summit 2014 Oct. 18-19 in Anaheim, Calif., by The Packer’s Editor Greg Johnson, Managing Editor Fred Wilkinson, National Editor Tom Karst, Retail Editor Pamela Riemenschneider, staff writers Mike Hornick and Vicky Boyd and Western correspondent Tom Burfield. ... Full story

Report shows decrease in workers, increase in wages

11/21/2014 1:48:00 PM
Workers directly hired by farmers declined 10% in October and wages were up 1%, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture farm labor report. ... Full story

From the show floor: PMA Fresh Summit 2014 booths 3

10/24/2014 1:52:00 PM
These news items were collected at Fresh Summit 2014 Oct. 18-19 in Anaheim, Calif., by The Packer’s Editor Greg Johnson, Managing Editor Fred Wilkinson, National Editor Tom Karst, Retail Editor Pamela Riemenschneider, staff writers Mike Hornick and Vicky Boyd and Western correspondent Tom Burfield. ... Full story

Life after methyl bromide

11/21/2014 9:55:00 AM
As I visit vegetable growers, some continue to lament the loss of the fumigant methyl bromide. ... Full story

USDA lifts Philippines mango restrictions

10/03/2014 3:10:00 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lifted an entry ban on fresh mangoes from several Philippines regions after determining fruit there is free of weevil pests. ... Full story

From the show floor: PMA Fresh Summit 2014 booths 4

10/31/2014 9:42:00 AM
These news items were collected at Fresh Summit 2014 Oct. 18-19 in Anaheim, Calif., by The Packer’s Editor Greg Johnson, Managing Editor Fred Wilkinson, National Editor Tom Karst, Retail Editor Pamela Riemenschneider, staff writers Mike Hornick and Vicky Boyd and Western correspondent Tom Burfield. ... Full story
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