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Peruvian onion exports fall in value and volume in early 2022

- International
Peruvian fresh onion exports fell significantly in value and volume in early 2022.

Summer Stock: Potatoes and onions

- Produce Blueprints
Though not always associated with summer, plenty of potatoes move from June to September, too, according to Greg Zdroik, director of grower relations, sourcing, and logistics for grower-shipper RPE, LLC.

Snake River Produce leader to retire

- General News
Kay Riley, founding member of Snake River Produce Co. LLC, plans to retire May 31. This is his 50th year in the produce industry.

TX1015 Sweet Onions hosts inaugural Restaurant Week

- General News
The Texas 1015 Sweet Onion (TX1015) marketing campaign wrapped up the inaugural TX1015 Sweet Onion Restaurant week promotion on May 8th.

South Texas Onion Committee seeks new members

- General News
The South Texas Onion Committee (STOC) is currently seeking producer and handler nominees for Districts 1 (Coastal Bend + Rio Grande Valley) & District 2 (Uvalde-Wintergarden region).

USDA to conduct vote on South Texas Onion Marketing Order

- General News
USDA today announced that it will conduct another referendum among South Texas onion producers to determine their level of support for continuing their federal marketing order.

Onions 52 adds to sales team

- General News
Onions 52, Inc. has welcomed the newest member of their sales team, onion industry veteran, Tiffany Cruickshank.

Peru’s onion exports drop in early 2022

- International
In January and February of this year, Peru exported 46,569,108 kilos of onions for an FOB value of $14,621,075.

Rio Fresh’s onion warehouse damaged in fire

- General News
On March 31, 2022, a structure fire significantly damaged a large portion of the largest fresh onion packing facilities in South Texas.

Onion market softening as new crops start

- General News
Texas-grown onions are hitting the market as spring starts just in time as Northwest storage crops are running low on supplies.