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Mexican produce movement disruption may not be major
NOGALES, AZ – A diesel fuel truck explosion on a Mexican bridge will have “minimal to non-existent” interruption of eastbound produce trade from west Mexico to Texas, according to Dante Galeazzi, chief executive officer and president of the Texas International Produce Association. “The incident affects a portion of the highway in the state of Durango, near the western coast of Mexico," he said. "Delays may occur for... Read more

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Dave’s Specialty adds Florida strawberry line
Having been in business for 25 years, the third-generation family-run Dave’s Specialty Imports knows a thing or two on marketing and shipping berries. Recently the Coral Springs, FL based company picked up approximately 100 acres of strawberries in Zolfo Springs, FL, which it will now be marketing on its own. “The strawberry business has been something that... Read more

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Rocky Produce sees berry good things on the horizon
Rocky Produce has been delivering a full line of high-quality fruits and vegetables for more than 50 years to retailers throughout the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, South, and Ontario. And the Detroit, MI-based company has no plans of slowing down any time soon.The Rocky Produce team “Business has been going really well,” said Dominic Russo, buying and sales director/logistics... Read more

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Longtime produce industry veteran retires from Duncan Family Farms
Duncan Family Farms, a grower of organic baby lettuces and greens, kales and herbs with operations in Arizona, California, Oregon and New York, has announced the retirement of Grower Relations Manager Jimmy Tadano. Tadano’s career in agriculture spans his entire adult life, and as an employee at Duncan... Read more