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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.

Texas citrus weathers Hurricane Hanna with slight drops

Industry expectations for the Texas citrus crop estimate a smaller output than last year, primarily because of fruit damage from Hurricane Hanna in late July.

Virtual organic grower roundtable features industry leaders

While the Organic Grower Summit will not be held as a live in-person event this year, a virtual event featuring leaders of three of the nation’s most recognized and progressive organic growers has been scheduled.

Don Limón launches direct sourcing retail plan

Don Limón – the international fresh fruit exporter-importer – is excited to announce the launch of its retail partnership program to offer greater flexibility as the trend towards direct sourcing intensifies.?

Eagle Eye puts spotlight on growers

Idaho Falls, Idaho-based Eagle Eye Produce is “putting a bigger focus on building our brand and promoting the people behind the brand," said Joe Ange, director of business development.

Podcast — What the Biden administration could mean for produce

Episode 23 of Tip of the Iceberg podcast features a panel discussion between?Dave Puglia of?Western Growers,?Robert Guenther of United Fresh and?Lance Jungmeyer of FPAA, moderated by The Packer's Tom Karst.

Envy apples featured in Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas

Envy apples will be a part of a recent Christmas tradition, with promotions during the Hallmark Channel’s popular Countdown to Christmas programming.

Bland Farms updates packing sheds

Glennville, Ga.-based Bland Farms plans to have a revamped packing shed operational by the first of the year, said Delbert Bland, president.

Stemilt's Pinata apples shipping for holiday season

Pinata, the apple with the tropical twist,?is currently being packed by Stemilt Growers and shipped to stores around the nation, just in time for the upcoming holiday season.

TerraFresh Organics starts Mexican citrus season

TerraFresh Organics, an organic fruit company supplying organic citrus, mangos, stone fruit and grapes to North America, is prepared for a solid organic Mexican citrus season.