I recently asked the public affairs office of the U.S. International Trade Administration about the status of the talks for a new tomato suspension agreement between Mexican tomato growers and the U.S.
Ever a consumer favorite, potatoes topped the list as the most popular vegetable in the Fresh Trends 2018 survey. They were also the No. 3 item overall that consumers said they purchased. How did they use potatoes?
It was a close competition at the Village Farms booth at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit, with a taste challenge between the Heavenly Villagio Marzano and the Lorabella Blossom in Orlando, Fla.
The FDA investigation into an E. coli outbreak from Yuma, Ariz., romaine turned up no specific source, but concluded it’s likely contaminated irrigation water from a canal that passes near a cattle operation.
Pure Hothouse Foods, Leamington, Ontario, which markets under the Pure Flavor brand, has broken ground on a distribution center 10 minutes from the company’s new greenhouse facility in Fort Valley, Ga.