The Port of Virginia, Norfolk, expects to see imports of fruit from South America increase with the completion of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Southeast In-Transit Cold Treatment Pilot program.
Fallbrook, Calif.-based Del Rey Avocado Co. has added a new facility in Vista that adds an additional 43,000 square feet of cold storage and ripening rooms to the company’s existing footprint in San Diego County.
Blueberries, raspberries and broccoli saw the biggest year-over-year gains in dollar sales in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the latest FreshFacts on Retail report by the United Fresh Produce Association.
SAN FRANCISCO — BrandStorm attendees heard a presentation from Avocados From Mexico president Alvaro Luque on everything from Super Bowl commercials to digital marketing strategy to category growth opportunities.
Editor-in-chief Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss a couple of the major topics of the week, including a drop in strawberry acreage in the Salinas-Watsonville region and industry event BrandStorm.
The November discovery of cocaine with an estimated street value of more than $19 million in a commercial shipment of fresh pineapples remains under investigation, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said,