Over the past 60 days, the Commission staff has visited nearly every strawberry farm currently operating in California, and provided on-site training, signage and informative materials to keep farm workers healthy, highlighting the Centers for Disease Control guidance on creating a safer work environment, and how to protect oneself through daily activities.
The new funds include $50 million for potatoes, $35 million for strawberries, $25 million for orange juice, $20 million for tart cherries, $15 million for raisins, $10 million for sweet potatoes, and $5 million each for asparagus, prunes and pears.
STATEMENT FROM PRODUCE MARKETING ASSOCIATION CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER LAUREN SCOTT: We have made the difficult, yet …
Pamela talks with Anne-Marie Roerink of 210 Analytics about what the latest IRI sales numbers tell us about how consumers are shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Greg and Pamela discuss changing shopping patterns during the COVID-19 crisis, including how consumers changing the …
Sales also were affected by a voluntary product recall by Mann Packing in the fourth quarter of 2019, as sales have not yet returned to pre-recall levels.
From tonic water to hand sanitizer and toilet paper, consumers are stocking up on a wide array of things during this pandemic. There’s one, at least, benefitting the fresh produce industry.
Fresh produce growth for the week of April 19 versus the comparable week in 2019 did increase, but much less so then seen in prior weeks, at +3.3%.
I understand that a lot of categories, like canned vegetables, flour, bread, eggs, and meat, are unpredictable and setting ads has to be a nightmare.
More than 150,000 pounds of produce, 43,500 gallons of milk to be donated to Feeding America food banks during the first week of the initiative.