Tom Burfield

Articles By Tom Burfield

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Jan 16, 2020

Organic produce industry eyes sustainable packaging

Organically grown products and sustainable packaging should go hand in hand, so many organic growers, shippers and distributors are launching programs to reduce the use of plastics.

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Jan 13, 2020

Sunkist, other California orange shippers access Vietnam

Valencia, Calif.-based Sunkist Growers Inc. will be among California growers exporting navel oranges to Vietnam starting this season.

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Oct 22, 2019

Divine Flavor works to extend grape, vegetable seasons

Diviine Flavor, Nogales, Ariz., is focusing on extending the Mexican grape season with fruit from Chile and Peru.

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Aug 12, 2019

Avocado volume expected to increase after summer shortfall

U.S. avocado volume was expected to increase this fall after a summer of tight supplies.

Nov 27, 2017

Tomatoes top U.S. vegetable imports from west Mexico

Tomatoes are the No. 1 produce item exported from Mexico to the U.S., according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.