Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Mission Jumbos address consumers’ growing use of avocados

Mission Produce, Oxnard, Calif., is launching Mission Jumbos, a pack of larger avocados that addresses the trend of?consumers including more avocados in their diets.

Little Leaf Farms salads available through Amazon Fresh

Consumers in the Boston and New York City areas can now order products from Little Leaf Farms, Devens, Mass., through Amazon Fresh.

Dole Food cooks up online celebration of preparing food at home

When Dole made plans for its Now We’re (All) Cooking initiative to encourage aspiring chefs at all levels, an in-person cooking class seemed like a natural part of the 3-month program continuing to mid-January.

Giumarra Cos. offers Fair Trade avocados from Mexico

The Giumarra Companies announces a partnership with the Genel family of Rancho Agua Blanca to offer Fair Trade Certified? avocados grown in the state of Michoacán, Mexico.

Ahold Delhaize to acquire FreshDirect

Ahold Delhaize, along with investment firm Centerbridge Partners, has agreed to purchase online grocer FreshDirect.

Pandemic spurs greater demand for bagged product

Retail and consumer requests for bagged avocados have been inching upward for the past several years, but the onset of the coronavirus seems to have intensified that demand, grower-shippers say.

Chilean fruit — Summer’s just a phone call (to your supplier) away

As the pandemic trudges into winter, a taste of summer from Chile may be just what the doctor ordered.

Pummelo grabs interest on PMG

Organic pears, in the PMG top 10 for the past couple of weeks, took over as No. 1 the week of Nov. 9, bumping lettuce to No. 2.

Fresh Express recalls Caesar salad kit after E. coli test

Fresh Express is recalling Caesar Supreme salad kits after a random test yielded a positive result for E. coli.

Hass Avocado Board promotes health benefits for diabetes

Hass Avocado Board is creating awareness for research into the role avocados play in promoting good gut health and expanding access to its Avocado Quality Manual Guide to Best Practices.