Vegetables

Stokes Seeds acquires Siegers Seed

Stokes Seeds acquired Holland, Michigan’s Siegers Seed Co. effective shortly before the holidays, according to a recent press release from Stokes. Stokes said the 2019-2020 sales season is a transition year with a primary focus... more »

2020 Acreage Survey shows positive outlook for California strawberries

Using less than 1% of California's farmland, strawberry farms produce the fourth most valuable crop in California. The Acreage Survey is updated twice a year, once during the fall/winter and an update in the summer.... more »

Mexican tomato exporters claim produce is free of virus

Mexican tomatoes being detained at the border for longer inspections is "unjustified," according to agricultural officials in Mexico. According to a report from Yahoo Finance, Víctor Villalobos Arámbula, Mexico's secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development... more »

Spinach among Amazon’s best-selling delivered groceries

Online sales giant Amazon recently released U.S.-only seasonal and year-end highlights of data from its shoppers in what it said was a record-breaking year and holiday season. Spinach was among the best-selling items for grocery... more »

Spinach among Amazon’s best-selling delivered groceries

Online sales giant Amazon recently released U.S.-only seasonal and year-end highlights of data from its shoppers in what it said was a record-breaking year and holiday season. Spinach was among the best-selling items for grocery... more »

Watermelon powder found healthy in mice study

Eating watermelon in the form of powdered supplements helped adult obese mice avoid some detrimental health effects of an unhealthy diet, according to a new Oregon State University study. The study is published in the Journal of... more »

14M pounds of celery sold week of the big game

Football season is crunch time for consumers – with celery selling exceptionally well. “Purchase data has shown us that nearly 14 million pounds of celery is sold during the week of the big game,” said... more »

Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association names leaders

The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association (PAIA) announces the election of the association Chairmen for 2020-2021.  The chairmen are voted upon by association membership to a two-year term.  The Co-Chairmen were announced by Priscilla Lleras-Bush, PAIA... more »


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