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.
Valencia, Calif.-based Sunkist Growers Inc. will be among California growers exporting navel oranges to Vietnam starting this season.
Diviine Flavor, Nogales, Ariz., is focusing on extending the Mexican grape season with fruit from Chile and Peru.
U.S. avocado volume was expected to increase this fall after a summer of tight supplies.
Tomatoes are the No. 1 produce item exported from Mexico to the U.S., according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.