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Gills Onions recalls diced onion products because of possible Salmonella risk

- General News
Gills Onions of Oxnard, CA is voluntarily recalling Gills Onions branded fresh diced onions products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Onions 52 launches tearless sweet onions

- General News
Onions 52, a leading innovator in the onion industry, announces plans to launch a game-changing product at the upcoming IFPA: meet Smileys, a naturally tearless and sweet onion poised to redefine the culinary landscape.

Onions 52 to open Ohio packing plant

- General News
The onion supplier is expanding its facilities for the East Coast with plans to open a facility in Cincinnati, Ohio.

GRAPHIC: Onions by the numbers

- Analysis
While domestic production is led by Washington, Texas, California, and Georgia, AgTools analysis shows Mexico has been growing market share in the U.S. by 135 percent since 2019, so that it represents nearly 24 percent of all U.S. volume in the spring of 2023.

Shuman Farms expands commitment to hunger fighting initiatives

- General News
For more than two decades, Shuman Farms has been a pioneer of cause marketing initiatives within the fresh produce industry.

Spice World debuts Easy Onion in 16-ounce jar

- General News
Spice World, the Orlando-based specialty produce company known for its fresh and convenient garlic, ginger, onion and shallots, has introduced a new 16-ounce jar of Easy Onion to its popular product portfolio.

Peruvian fresh onion exports grow 23 percent in 2022-23

- International
In the 2022-23 campaign, Peruvian fresh onion exports reached 151,000 tons, showing an increase of 23 percent (30,000 tons more) compared to the previous campaign.

ProduceIQ: Prices dropping despite weather problems

- Featured
The U.S. has a nearly 90 percent chance of seeing El Nino weather trends persist this summer. So what does that mean for fresh produce? In general, this means the South can expect cooler and wetter than average weather (welcome news for non-snowbird Florida residents), and the North can expect dryer and warmer than average weather.

National Onion, Inc. kicks off 41st summer onion harvest

- General News
National Onion, Inc. begins its 41st season marketing and selling onions for Agrocosa – a Gomez Farm company.

ProduceIQ: Spring showers now affecting East Coast harvests

- Featured
More wet Southeast weather is in the forecast this week—welcome news for drought-weary Florida, but not as joyful news for tomato lovers. Showers are forecasted to barrel through the state beginning Monday afternoon and continue through the week.