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.

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.

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.