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Checking out the fresh produce world this morning, the top consumer headline seems to be another story about health research that polishes the golden halo of fruits and vegetables. The report said... Read more.
Why can't we all just get along like the avocado folks? One tomato buyer I contacted this week for reaction to the suspension agreement between the Commerce Department and Mexican growers lamented... Read more.
I had the chance to chat recently with Gen X mom Sarah Krause about "produce staples," asking her views on how she and other moms determine what fruits and vegetables get on the weekly shopping list. Besides... Read more.
Checking The Packer news site and the web this morning, I found a whopping 23 comments so far on the story about the draft suspension agreement. between Mexican tomato growers and the Commerce Department. Some... Read more.
In my view, the best commercial on the Super Bowl last night was the Dodge spot with the Paul Harvey audio of "So God made a farmer." Paul Harvey was a staple at noon meal time in my growing up days... Read more.
The promise of immigration reform can be compared to when the "Peanuts" comic strip character Lucy holds the football for Charlie Brown to kick. Just as Charlie Brown believes that Lucy, for once, will... Read more.
It is a simple question: Has the Produce Traceability Initiative been a success? Why or why not? The topic is timely for me since I've been talking to folks and putting together some coverage on the... Read more.
Taco Bell was trying a little too hard to act like a 22-year old, and it bit them. From the television ad (embedded below), the narrator at one point states: "Veggies on game day is like punting... Read more.
I have to think that Downton Abbey is one of the United Kingdom's top exports these days. After all, does anything else relevant come from the UK? For some irrepressible reason, my wife and I have... Read more.