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U.S. ITC to investigate imports of cucumbers and squash

- General News
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) is seeking input for two new general factfinding investigations on the effects of imported cucumbers and imported squashes on the U.S. seasonal cucumber and squash markets.

Florida-grown vegetable price rise could go through winter holidays

- Analysis
The tropical storm that hit Florida in November and damaged crops could have lasting effects on vegetable markets.

Prices jump on Florida-grown commodities

- Analysis
Homestead, FL, was directly impacted by Tropical Storm Eta with heavy wind and rain. As a result, Tomatoes, Beans, Cucumbers and Squash, all commodities grown in Homestead, experienced a major jump in price.

Review: Nature Fresh compostable cuke wraps

- Produce with Pamela
Have we found a compromise between shelf life and plastic?

Nature Fresh Farms launches home-compostable cucumber wrap

- General News
An alternative to traditional polyethylene plastic, this film is an environmentally friendly compostable wrap that breaks down in a household compost without leaving behind microplastics.

Volatile cucumber market sees big volume

- General News
Consumer demand for cucumbers remains high as evidenced by the significant volume growth this year compared to prior years.

Cucumber market sees price surge, then normalcy

- General News
The cucumber market in 2020 looks very similar to the past two years. It saw a price surge about the time stay-at-home orders began in mid-March, and then prices quickly dropped to a normal level.

Oppy expands partnership with Perpetual Vegetable Co.

- General News

Seven years into their successful collaboration, Oppy BB #:116424 has extended its partnership with British Columbia-based …

Mexican cucumber exports to the U.S. reach a new record

- International

In 2019 Mexican cucumbers and pickles combined reached a new record in exports to the United …

Apeel teams with Houweling for plastic-free cucumbers

- General News
In their zeal to cut back on plastic use, some consumers have lost sight of the importance of the controlled atmosphere plastic on English cucumbers in extending shelf life. However, under a new agreement with greenhouse grower Houweling Group, Apeel Sciences promises the same shelf-life extension as plastic with its plant-based coating being used on cucumbers.