ProduceIQ: Easter demand encourages high market prices- Featured
Due to supply chain disruptions at the port of good fun, the Easter Bunny is running a bit behind schedule this year. As a result, Easter celebrations will be delayed until April 17th, pushing the holiday right into the path of the train wreck that is Spring transition.
Liberty Fruit recalls processed cantaloupe for possible health risk- General News
Liberty Fruit Company, Inc. is recalling certain packages containing cantaloupe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Flavor of Sunshine campaign grows marketing momentum for Eastern Cantaloupes- General News
While genetically similar, there is a big difference between the sweet, juicy cantaloupes grown during the balmy summers in the South and Midwest, compared to cantaloupes grown in the hot, arid West.
Eastern Cantaloupe Growers Association launches Flavor of Sunshine Campaign for 2021- General News
The Eastern Cantaloupe Growers Association (ECGA), a leading food safety and advocacy group for Eastern Cantaloupe growers in the Midwest and eastern U.S., has announced the launch of its Flavor of Sunshine campaign to support the 2021 Eastern Cantaloupe season.
Del Monte to relaunch MAG.nificent Melon- General News
Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc., one of North America’s leading marketers and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, is excited to announce the relaunch of its MAG.nificent Melon.
ProduceIQ: The coming of Spring thaws frozen demand- Featured
Following the cold, long days of winter, the coming of spring invites optimism for increased demand in fresh produce.
Meijer recalls cantaloupe products due to Salmonella risk- General News
Meijer, in conjunction with Eagle Produce, LLC in Aguila, AZ, is announcing a voluntary recall of whole cantaloupe and select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls.
Domestic cantaloupes going stronger after rough spring import season- General News
July typically marks the start of Central California’s cantaloupe season, and hopes are high for a better season than spring.
Markon Crops Report: Vegetable prices remain high as cantaloupes transition- General News
Weather problems continue to affect California vegetables, and increasing foodservice demand is causing some prices to rise.
Markon Crops Report: Salinas heat raises prices- General News
The heat in the Salinas, CA, area is affecting crops there, lowering volumes and causing prices to rise.