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ProduceIQ: Heat is accelerating supply, softening prices

- Analysis
Things are heating up; unfortunately, we aren't referring to the demand for fresh produce. From Dallas, TX, to Coachella, CA, temperatures reached record highs over the weekend.

Pure Flavor launches greenhouse-grown melons

- General News
With an emphasis on driving innovation in new product development, leading greenhouse company Pure Flavor has launched the fresh produce industry’s first greenhouse grown melons, which will be branded under the Solara name.

Del Monte Fresh delivers melons nationwide amidst supply chain issues

- General News
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, distributors and marketers of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, is currently harvesting a variety of melons including cantaloupe, honeydew, specialty Harper and Tara melons and watermelon just in time for prime melon season.

Fyffes completes community needs assessment in Honduras

- General News
Fyffes has concluded its first community needs assessment in the surrounding communities of its melon farms in Choluteca, Honduras.

ProduceIQ: tomatoes, melons, cherries lead modest price increase

- Featured
Current price losers include categories of berries, wet vegetables and lettuce. Blackberries led the decline, -22 percent, as Mexico continues to offer reliable supply.

ProduceIQ: Overall prices continue to drop

- Analysis
Predictably, industry prices fell further. The downward trend will likely continue this week as demand remains low. We have a bit more time before the Thanksgiving pull typically impacts demand.

ProduceIQ: Industry prices falling for Halloween

- Analysis
Prices have descended as production transitions South. Markets are expected to fall further the week before Halloween as new areas of production increase supply volume.

Dan Andrews Farms completes export campaign with Hazel Tech on melons

- General News
Hazel Technologies Inc., a USDA-funded technology company delivering new solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and fight food waste, announces a completed melon export campaign with Dan Andrews Farms, grower of premium melons since 2007.

Salesman returns to Legend Produce

- General News
Legend Produce, a leading grower and marketer of melons, is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Faseler as the newest sales associate.

Pandemic causes drop in Honduran melon exports

- International
Exports totaled $86.1 million during the first four months of this year, reflecting a decrease of 16.5 percent in comparison to the $103.1 million exported in the same period the previous year.