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National Watermelon Promotion Board continues focus in fall, winter

On the heels of strategic planning and virtual Board meeting, the National Watermelon Promotion Board is entering in to the fall and winter months well-positioned to strengthen demand for watermelon.

Mike Harris joins Generation Farms in watermelon sales

Generation Farms, Vidalia, Ga., has hired Mike Harris as watermelon sales director.

Watermelon board announces display contest award winners

The National Watermelon Board received 220 entries for its annual display contest, and the board has named Powell’s Supermarket in Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, as the grand prize winner for 2020.

Ayco Farms prepares for offshore melon season

Ayco Farms Inc., Pompano Beach, Fla., is starting its 15th offshore melon season in November.

Country Fresh recalls fresh-cut watermelon for listeria concerns

Country Fresh is recalling fresh-cut watermelon for possible Listeria Monocytogenes contamination.

Sarah Frey’s ‘The Growing Season’ available for sale

Although pumpkin harvest has started, it’s still “The Growing Season” at Frey Farms, Keenes, Ill.

Smoothies, juices, salsa: Watermelons find place on menus

The National Watermelon Promotion Board has been working to keep watermelons on foodservice menus even as the COVID-19 pandemic changed the sector.

Watermelon board recipe-carving contest?rewards creativity

The National Watermelon Promotion Board, Winter Springs, Fla., is asking consumers to put their unique spin on the association’s recipes and carvings.

Georgia watermelon season nears peak shipments

Georgia watermelon season is peaking as July 4th nears.

Honeydew melons take No. 1 spot on PMG

Honeydew melons knocked cucumbers off the top spot on PMG the week of June 8, with the vegetable falling to No. 4.