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Avocado packers seek sustainable alternatives

Mar 26, 2020 by Tom Burfield
The volume of bagged avocados continues to increase every year as consumers seek convenience and/or value options, and retailers discover another way to merchandise avocados and drive sales of multiple pieces of fruit.
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Oke USA Fruit Co. boosts marketing

Mar 26, 2020 by Jim Offner
Oke USA Fruit Co./Equal Exchange Produce has intensified its consumer-focused marketing efforts on behalf of the three grower cooperatives with which it works in Ecuador and Peru.
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Weather issues affect potato crops

Dec 10, 2019 by Jim Offner
Weather issues during the 2019 growing and harvest season had potato prices soaring during the pre-holiday period, with little change expected after the first of the year, marketers said.