Imported Melons


Rain, cold cut winter watermelon volumes

01/25/2013 1:58:14 PM

Rainy, cold January weather put a dent in winter watermelon volumes from Mexico. Crossings from Mexico... Read more.

Imported watermelon markets to strengthen in February

01/25/2013 1:55:52 PM

After a sluggish December, importers of Mexican watermelons report stronger markets in January — and... Read more.

Miniature watermelons fail to catch on in Mexico

01/25/2013 1:53:01 PM

Miniature watermelons continue to be a tough sell for importers of Mexican watermelons. Edinburg, Texas-based Bagley... Read more.

Watermelon importers focus on safety

01/25/2013 1:49:22 PM

Food safety continues to be at the forefront of the minds of Mexican watermelon importers. Jimmy... Read more.

Switch in bin size could help melon grower-shippers

01/27/2012 9:52:45 AM

Brent Harrison has an idea that would save melon grower-shippers money, reduce labor for retailers... Read more.

Specialty melons score with masses

01/27/2012 9:50:39 AM

When miniature watermelons started popping up in retail stores about 10 years ago, Ed Odron wasn’t... Read more.

Melon marketers report good quality on imported product

01/27/2012 9:48:52 AM

Despite less than ideal weather conditions, importers expect a solid melon deal out of Mexico and... Read more.

Imported melon shippers tackle food safety

01/27/2012 9:43:02 AM

It’s been just four months since a listeria outbreak linked to Colorado cantaloupes led to more... Read more.

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