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Walla Walla sweet onions await mid-June start

- General News
The 2021 Walla Walla Sweet Onion season is almost here! Keystone Fruit Marketing, a division of Progressive Produce, will start packing their famously sweet Walla Walla River Sweet Onions around June 15th and run until the third week in August.

FDA investigation of 2020 Salmonella outbreak linked to red onions points to irrigation water

- General News
The FDA released a 2020 Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Red Onions Report that includes an overview of our investigation findings, including factors that potentially contributed to the Salmonella contamination of red onions.

Eagle Eye Produce expands onion programs with agreement

- General News
Idaho Falls, Idaho based Eagle Eye Produce, a top-tier Grower and Shipper of potatoes, onions, watermelons, and Nogales vegetables, has expanded its year-round onion programs with the addition of Central Produce Distribution Inc. of Payette, Idaho.

Generation Farms and Fresh Start Produce announce partnership

- General News
Generation Farms and Fresh Start Produce Sales Co. announced today they have formed a partnership to market and distribute Generations national onion program.

ProSource Produce introduces new sweet onion packaging

- General News
ProSource Produce L.L.C., is releasing the first images of the company’s new, Sweet Onion carton, available to ship later this week.

USDA suspends South Texas Onion marketing order

- General News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced suspension of the South Texas Onion marketing order provisions. This action is a result of a referendum held by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) concerning continuance of the marketing order.

G&R Farms announces new website

- General News
G&R Farms, a leader in providing year-round sweet onions, has launched a new website.

A look ahead to the winter onion market

- Analysis
There has been nothing steady about 2020 when it comes to produce, and onions were not immune to the pandemic this year.

FDA declares end to onion Salmonella outbreak

- General News
According to the CDC, the outbreak involving Salmonella contamination of onions appears to be over.

HelloFresh recalls onions that may have Salmonella

- General News
HelloFresh has been informed by one of its ingredient suppliers that it is conducting a voluntary recall of its onions due to the potential presence of salmonella bacteria. Please discard all onions received from May 8 through July 31, 2020.