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Florida congressmen urge action against Mexican produce

- Analysis
You don’t have to know too much about international trade to suspect that dumping is a bad thing.

ProduceIQ: Nervous buyers await hurricane impact

- Analysis
Although Mexico’s dry Western region needs rain, growers are wary of damage typically caused by a violent storm like Pamela.

4 steps to boost your cybersecurity protection

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Each October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

Keeping your focus during the ‘new abnormal’

- Analysis
One CEO recently shared his term, the “new abnormal,” to explain what is plaguing not only the produce industry but most other industries as well.

My experience of Envy

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The Envy variety caught my attention when it was named as a “kitchen essential”. The website promoting it said, “A brilliant cross of Braeburn and Royal Gala, Envy apples make all the other apples jealous. You know . . . if apples had feelings. Each one is crisp and refreshingly sweet.”

Rising costs from a broad and narrow perspective

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The rising cost of labor not only costs produce companies on the bottom line, but it may be costing them on the top line as well.

USDA’s free money can help your great idea become reality

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The Great Idea makes sense in your head, and you’re pretty sure it can work. You just need to test it. That takes money, money you either don’t have or can’t justify pulling from other endeavors or borrowing (again) from friends and family.

The frozen challenge to fresh

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Frozen food enjoys a great advantage over fresh in the single most important factor in the consumer’s mind: price.

ProduceIQ: Fall produce markets require more than courage

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Between severe drought in the West and a rainy summer in the East, tomato supply can’t catch a break.

Better data connections lead to optimal decisions

- Analysis
Digitalization can make “messaging” silo-resistant, consistent, and available in real time. Imagine information from the harvesting crew about yields, quality, timing, etc., is available real-time to the packinghouse, transportation department, sales team, and more.