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Nunes transitions organic program

Jul 31, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Salinas, Calif.-based The Nunes Co., which markets the Foxy and Foxy Organic brands, has transitioned most of its organic crops to Yerington, Nev., for the summer, said sales manager Johnny Amaral.

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Dole implements COVID protocols

Jul 30, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Charlotte, N.C.-based Dole Food Co., which grows about 80% of its leaf and lettuce items in California at this time of year, has implemented strict COVID-19 safety protocols.
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Root 24 completes first harvest

Jul 30, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Root 24 Farms, a new grower-owned organic blueberry company based in Moxee, Wash., is finishing up its first harvest and already has plans to expand, said Tim Youmans, executive vice president of sales.

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Well-Pict offers free retail kit

Jul 27, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Well-Pict Berries, Watsonville, Calif., is helping retailers increase their online berry sales by offering a free digital retail kit, said Jim Grabowski, director of marketing.

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Large fig crop expected

Jul 08, 2020 by Tom Burfield
After a relatively light early crop — harvested from May to late June — California fig growers anticipate a full main crop when harvesting begins in July. 
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Garlic in high demand

Jul 08, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Garlic supplies were ramping back up in early summer following a spring when the pungent bulbs sometimes were hard to find.

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