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Produce (General)

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.

Eco Apples distributed in new Heirloom Discovery Packs

A network of Eco-certified orchards in the Northeast is taking their commitment to environmentally progressive practices to a new level with the introduction of an innovative eco-friendly apple package.?

Specialty offerings expand reach of potatoes and onions

Specialty varieties play a central role in marketing potatoes and onions, marketers say.

Holidays could look different, but spud, onion supplies ample

Potato and onion suppliers say they will have plenty of product on hand for Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts in 2020.

Pandemic alters some potato, onion marketing tactics

Potato and onion marketers say COVID-19 has forced them to alter plans in certain channels, but the pandemic hasn’t stopped them.

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.

New York ag department establishes traceability task force

New York’s agriculture department has established a traceability task force for produce to bolster the state’s food safety measures and speed up foodborne illness investigations.

West Coast Produce Expo Booth Briefs — Pure Flavor, Wholly Guacamole

Below are highlights from a few of the exhibitors at the virtual 2020 West Coast Produce Expo.

Packer Insight — Produce and politics, retailer insights, AFM

The Packer's editors discuss key topics of the week, including federal policy and leadership changes affecting produce; retailer insight at West Coast Produce Expo; and Avocados From Mexico's new Super Bowl strategy.