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Pandemic, tight frozen product market cause drop in potato exports

U.S. potato exports for the July – September quarter were down significantly compared to the same period in 2019.

Wish Farms brand refresh includes label, website, app updates

Berry grower-marketer Wish Farms, Plant City, Fla., is refreshing its brand with a new look for packaging, new label messaging, updated website and a smartphone app.

Sunions returning to store shelves

Sunions?, America’s first tearless and sweet onion, are hitting retail shelves this week. Decades of research and a tightly controlled testing protocol are to thank for these game-changing onions.?

United Fresh seeks foodservice award nominations

United Fresh has opened the nomination period for the 2021 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program.

Ocean Mist offers Frost Kissed Artichokes

Ocean Mist Farms, the leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes, welcomes the first Frost Kissed crop of the season.

Fresh-market tangerines harvesting in Florida

Florida’s citrus harvest in early November continued with navel and Hamlin oranges, red grapefruit and Fallglo and Early Pride tangerines, mostly for the fresh market, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

USDA board hosts panel on sanitizer use for organic operations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is concluding the National Organic Standards Board fall 2020 virtual meeting with a panel discussion on how sanitizers are reviewed for potential use in organic operations.

University of Florida offers online farm worker training in Spanish

The fall crop season is underway in Florida and over the next few months, an increase in the farm worker population will help plant, maintain, and harvest our crops in the Sunshine State.

The Packer introduces Lettuce Learn More Podcast

The education sessions from The Packer’s recent Sustainable Produce Summit and this week’s West Coast Produce Expo are coming soon to the new Lettuce Learn More Podcast.

Tanimura & Antle recalls romaine, Michigan reports E. coli cases

UPDATED: A state agency in Michigan is advising residents not to eat?Tanimura & Antle brand romaine lettuce packed as single heads, and the company has issued a recall of the lettuce.