Eagle Eye Produce set to ship new crop potatoes

eagEagle Eye Produce, a top-tier grower and shipper of fresh produce based in Idaho Falls, ID, will start shipping new crop russet potatoes the first week of August, with new crop red and yellow potatoes to follow shortly after from its facilities in Idaho.

ColemanOswaldColeman OswaldAnnual potato harvest is under way again for Eagle Eye Produce and potato farmers all over Idaho. Eagle Eye growers are working around the clock to ensure their potatoes are a perfect size, texture and density. Over the next few weeks, Eagle Eye will harvest thousands of acres of world-famous Idaho potatoes.

“Growing conditions for this upcoming crop have been excellent,” said Coleman Oswald, director of sales at Eagle Eye Produce. “We are enthusiastic about what we are seeing in the fields at this point, and we are eager to get this new season under way. In light of what we have seen thus far in 2020, we are hoping to have a very uneventful, smooth and successful harvest.”

Along with new crop, Eagle Eye Produce will be introducing a few new pack styles, including new premium Harvest Select half-and-half bags for its russet, red, and yellow potatoes. Eagle Eye is proud to offer a wide array of retail and foodservice pack styles under several of its proven brands with the option for private labels, and a national sales and marketing team to support its global customer base.

Eagle Eye Produce’s year-round potato programs are fully integrated. This industry-leading structure allows for one-stop loading of russet, red, yellow and value-add products from its facilities in Idaho.

tpn daily signup

Oppy bringing Haskap berries to retailers
Building on its long history of breaking ground with new varieties, Oppy successfully introduced Haskap berries to customers in the greater Vancouver area, marking the first time these flavorful berries are available at retail. As a leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world, Oppy is Read More ...
Salinas grower-shipper announces acquisition
Hitchcock Farms, Salinas, CA, a premier and innovative grower-shipper has acquired Pfyffer Associates, a grower, packer and shipper of premium Brussels sprouts in Santa Cruz, CA. Pfyffer has been a leading supplier of Brussels sprouts for over 45 years with its well-known Ernie’s Pride and Pfyffer labels. “I see this as a Read More ...
Retailer's efforts generate a big fat zero
As part of its ongoing sustainability efforts and commitment to healing the planet, The Giant Co. announced four additional stores in Pennsylvania have reached zero waste, meaning 90 percent or more of a store’s total waste is being diverted from a landfill or incineration. “When it comes to taking care of the environment there Read More ...
USDA cites California company for $3.8M PACA violations
As a part of its efforts to enforce the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act and ensure fair trading practices within the U.S. produce industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on Trinity Fresh Distribution LLC in Sacramento, CA, for failing to meet its contractual obligations to the sellers of Read More ...
Cascades launches a new packaging line
Cascades, a leader in eco-friendly recycling, hygiene and packaging solutions, launched its new range of Cascades Fresh packaging products for fruits and vegetables. Designed for producers, packers and retailers, Cascades Fresh packaging solutions meet the needs of this key industry while also addressing consumers’ Read More ...
$16 million broccoli shipment is mostly meth
U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility discovered $16.1 million worth of alleged methamphetamine within a commercial trailer hauling a shipment of fresh broccoli. “This is a substantial amount of hard narcotics that our officers have detected and seized Read More ...

Market Watch

the source pro-act

Western growing regions getting hit by rain, cooler temps

floral pulse