LATEST NEWS FROM Imports

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08:30AM Oct 16, 2019

Hazel Tech partners with WP Produce on avocados

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Chicago-based Hazel Technologies Inc. has partnered with Dominican Republic avocado exporter WP Produce to use the post-harvest technology on Desbry brand avocados shipped to U.S. markets.
11:29AM Oct 14, 2019

Mexican papaya importer highlights food safety at Fresh Summit

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Mexican papaya grower-shipper Super Starr International, Colima, is promoting its food safety programs and track record.
Tomato suspension agreement
10:47AM Oct 14, 2019

Florida Tomato Exchange wants antidumping investigation to resume

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
With the ink on the new tomato suspension agreement still wet, the Florida Tomato Exchange has filed a request for continuation of the antidumping investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico.
16:30PM Oct 11, 2019

U.S., China reach ‘phase one’ of trade deal

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
Buoying stock prices and industry hopes on Oct. 11, China and the U.S. have agreed to what President Trump called a “very substantial phase-one deal” to take heat out of
18:03PM Oct 09, 2019

Sicar Farms completes South Texas facility

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Sicar Farms has opened its new Mission, Texas, facility, with cooler capacity of 85,000 square feet, 21 loading docks, and office space.
09:28AM Oct 09, 2019

U.S. imports of European citrus face 25% tariff

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
U.S. importers of European citrus will soon have to pay an additional 25% tariff after the World Trade Organization sided with the U.S. in its dispute with the European Union
11:33AM Sep 30, 2019

LGS Specialty Sales launches Dish to Discovery

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Fruit importer LGS Specialty Sales, New Rochelle, N.Y., is promoting growing regions around the globe with the Dish to Discovery program.