New Yorkers adapting to weather, labor challenges

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Weather is an essential ingredient in growing and moving produce, and Mother Nature’s behavior makes adaptability …

Reparation Report: Conclusion and effect

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The following summary of a reparation decision issued under the PACA is intended to help companies understand their rights and responsibilities.

New York wholesalers show their value to retail

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Retail competition affects the way New York wholesalers operate. For instance, Fres Co has “adapted our …

Apple grower-shipper work through growing challenges

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Many apple companies have struggled with rising fuel costs and the federal mandate for electronic logging …

New York demands port upgrades

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Anyone on New York’s import side of produce sees port upgrades as a welcome necessity. “Due …

Today’s apple consumers need new marketing and promotion

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Ray Norwood, director of sales and marketing for Auvil Fruit Company Inc. in Orondo, WA, believes …

A taste for the tropics in the big city

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Tropicals are riding a huge wave of demand in New York, and those in its produce …

Value-added produce a natural fit in New York

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Value-added products continue to sell at a fevered pitch in New York as consumers look for …

More New York firms source organics

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Although Stefanie Katzman, executive manager for fourth generation S. Katzman Produce Inc., has seen the desire …

Breakthroughs in apple technology

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A number of technology innovations in the field and packhouse are helping keep apples fresher and …