Greenhouse grower Mastronardi Produce is partnering with an entrepreneur noted for building well-known tequila and hair care brands in a venture to promote high-density farming systems across the globe.
Although Hurricane Michael caused damage to crops in the Florida Panhandle, the central and southern parts of Florida, where the vast majority of the fall produce is grown, were not directly affected by the storm.
Retailers, suppliers and others in the Northern California produce industry continue to find that the Anaheim, Calif.-based Fresh Produce & Floral Council plays an important role in the region’s produce industry.
San Francisco-based CDS Distributing Inc. will have a significant increase in volume of Smitten variety apples this season, as the company marks its 40th year in business, said Jan Garrett, vice president of marketing.
Consumers seeking healthful alternatives in the lucrative snack market may soon see a new option in the produce department. Minigustos, snack-size packages of cucumbers from the vegetable seeds division of Bayer, are the
(UPDATED CONTENT, 11:10 a.m., Sept. 8) One person in California is dead and 284 others across 27 states have been confirmed to have salmonella illnesses linked to fresh Mexican cucumbers from Andrew & Williamson Fre