Florida truck rates spike higher

Apr 18, 2019 by Tom Karst
Truck rates increased for Florida produce growing districts for the week ending April 16, though most U.S. shipping districts reported an adequate supply of trucks.

Lettuce has an off year in 2018

Apr 15, 2019 by Tom Karst
Under the weight of two E. coli outbreak investigations linked to romaine lettuce — one leading to a six-day hiatus of all romaine sales — overall lettuce per capita availability was off about 20% in 2018, according to a new report.