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An early look at the 2016 Vidalia onion crop

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VIDALIA, GA — It's far too soon to know just how the 2016 Vidalia onion deal — due to hit the market in late April — will eventually come off. But, despite some adverse weather in the early going, the crop has set up well and all indicators are that this will be another solid season for the world's most famous onion.

Mother Earth boosts conventional mushrooms
With 53 growing houses throughout southern Chester County in West Grove, Oxford, and Landenberg, PA, Mother Earth LLC continues its strong legacy in the organic mushroom industry. Like most in the produce industry, they have been adjusting to the new normal brought on by the coronavirus. “It’s been an interesting time,” said Read More ...
Gem Tomato continues strong partnership with Triple M Farms
As the Arkansas tomato harvest approaches in early June, Triple M Farms owners Wendell Moffatt and James Meeks are moving forward, planning for business as usual, despite the coronavirus concerns around the country. Gary Margolis, president of Gem Tomato Sales Inc., which has led the movement of direct marketing for Read More ...
Kid’s Choice Fresh Produce watermelons seeing strong sales
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, those working at Kid’s Choice Fresh Produce Inc. weren’t sure what to expect, and assumed it would mean a decrease in business early-on. However, that hasn’t been the case at all. “We’re still going, and in fact, we’re selling more watermelons than we usually do at this time,” said Tom Read More ...
Emerging trends to watch
As we continue to navigate this coronavirus world, we find ourselves in limbo. Some counties and states are optimistic about re-opening, using a phased approach and strict guidelines to ensure the safety of employees and patrons. Other regions find themselves in the same position they were in a month ago, grappling with this Read More ...
Strong season for Summer Citrus from South Africa
Summer Citrus from South Africa anticipates a strong 2020 season as the first vessel of the year makes its way to the United States this week. Easy peeler clementines will be the first fruit to arrive this month at the New York port. More easy peelers and some Navel oranges will follow with the first conventional vessel Read More ...

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