Interest in workers’ rights and global farming mean that consumers are getting vocal about a lot of things these days. Thankfully, the product offered by the fresh fruit and vegetable industry is a solid winner. Consumers continue to clamor for fresh produce, and they’re becoming more conscientious about how it’s produced and where it comes from.
Dallas-based produce marketing agency DMA Solutions Inc. will send nine top-performing Texas A&M University students to the Viva Fresh Produce Expo April 25-27 in San Antonio as a part of the Aggies for Fresh scholarship.
Under the weight of two E. coli outbreak investigations linked to romaine lettuce — one leading to a six-day hiatus of all romaine sales — overall lettuce per capita availability was off about 20% in 2018, according to a new report.
PHILADELPHIA — With an eye toward growing produce sales together, buyers and suppliers discussed convenience, food safety, organics, trends and more at the PMA Fresh Connections Retail event April 10-11.