Vidalia onions are now shipping to retailers, and the Vidalia Onion Committee is celebrating its new marketing campaign, The Sweet Life.
Members of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement have adopted new rules requiring them to sanitize “open source” used water for overhead irrigation following recent E. coli outbreaks that led investigators to suspect water as a cause.
About 550 cartons of Jazz apples from the orchards of New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay flew to Tokyo for Japan’s annual springtime holiday, Golden Week.
Food stamp participants will be able to select and pay for their groceries online during a new pilot in New York.
Farmer-owned cooperative Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc., Boston, has launched a sustainable agriculture initiative.
Truck rates increased for Florida produce growing districts for the week ending April 16, though most U.S. shipping districts reported an adequate supply of trucks.
Days before the Department of Commerce plans set to set aside its Tomato Suspension Agreement with Mexican growers, panelists at the Viva Fresh Expo will discuss the issue.