Oppy premium apples drive sales

Nov 11, 2018 by Tom Karst
Premium apple varieties are taking a bigger bite of total apple sales, and Vancouver, British Columbia based The Oppenheimer Group is helping to keep the pipeline full of those desired apples.

A glimpse of the future of retail

Nov 09, 2018 by Ashley Nickle
LAS VEGAS — Retailers and consumer packaged goods companies have been making major investments to be relevant in the increasingly important online space, and new event Groceryshop showed how they are doing it.

Advertising option to make H-2A easier

Nov 09, 2018 by Tom Karst
Proposing to replace a requirement to place farm job postings in newspapers with the option to use online media, the Department of Labor has taken the first step toward promised H-2A reforms.

Mexican avocados vanishing in the U.S.

Nov 08, 2018 by Chris Koger
If a grower’s strike in the Mexican state of Michoacan doesn’t end soon, Mexican avocados will all but disappear from store shelves and menus by Thanksgiving, according to importers.

Packer 25 — Vic Smith

Nov 08, 2018 by Tom Karst
As CEO of the JV Smith Cos., Vic Smith manages a growing operation that includes thousands of acres of both organic and conventional vegetable output.