California strawberry supply hits peak production, Naturipe says

California strawberries are in peak production with the high-quality and flavorful berries consumers expect from Naturipe. Peak volumes are starting now and expected to last through June. This season, Naturipe Farms is set to have... more »

Lipman Celebrates Eighth Annual 5K and Local Community

Lipman Family Farms, a field tomato grower based in Immokalee, Florida, honored its commitment to creating a lasting impact within the community by hosting the eighth annual 5K Run for Backpacks as a hybrid event... more »

March 2022 vs. peaks of 2020 in fresh produce sales

Inflation has reached a 40-year high and consumers are extremely aware. “In March 2022, IRI’s survey of primary shoppers found that 92% of consumers believe food prices are somewhat or a lot higher than last... more »

NAMA announces top award winners

Kent Harrison is named NAMA’s Agribusiness Leader of the Year, Kasey Cronquist is named Ag Association Leader of the Year and Lisa Homer is named NAMA Marketer of the Year. The three awards are NAMA’s... more »

Demand moving in positive direction for US strawberries, report finds

A new report from RaboResearch identifies short-term and long-term trends in the U.S. strawberry market. "Strawberry Demand Moving in the Rip Direction identifies several current conditions in the industry, including the following: Although some consider... more »

USDA releases Seasonal Perishable Products Weekly Update

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Services' Specialty Crops Market News Division has released its U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Seasonal Perishable Products Weekly Update for the week of March 13-19, 2022 This report provides trend analysis of the volume... more »

Produce dollars are looking good but the volume pressure is real

The U.S. consumer price index increased +7.9% for the 12 months ending February 2022. This was the largest 12-month increase since July 1981, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. IRI-measured multi-outlet stores in the... more »

2022 Asia Fruit Logistica returns to Bangkok

Asia Fruit Logistica is moving to Bangkok from its traditional location in Hong Kong for its 2022 edition. and takes place on Nov. 2-4 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) in the Thai... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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