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Retail banana pricing is…bananas

- Produce with Pamela
When it comes to bananas, there’s a reason we use the word interchangeably with descriptions for insanity. It is nearly impossible to make sense of how this all continues to operate the way it does.  

Who buys watercress on a whim, and more COVID-19 consumer trends

- Produce with Pamela
Anne-Marie Roerink and I are back to talk about consumer trends amid the COVID-19 crisis. This week we have the latest sales numbers, and how July 4 was surprisingly strong, despite the single-digit growth. 

Cooking with Kaboom! black jalapeños

- General News
At first nibble, Ike declared them no hotter than a bell pepper, but then I had him try the membrane and seeds, where all the heat is on a pepper. 

Hello again, meal kits

- Produce with Pamela
I just wanted someone to take the thinking away from me, but also not feed my family burgers, fried chicken, or pizza – their usual choices for takeout.

Why do strawberries love California’s Monterey Bay?

- Produce with Pamela
For six months out of the year, basically from April to November, it's springtime in the strawberry fields.

Produce with Pamela: How to use tropical avocados

- Produce with Pamela
With most Americans spending more time at home, and in the kitchen, I thought it would be a great time to try some less-familiar produce items in my "quarantine kitchen." 

I found Trader Joe’s products at Aldi, but it’s not what you think

- Produce with Pamela
BERLIN—I often hear the rumor that Trader Joe’s and Aldi are the same company, and it’s a complicated thing to explain.