For the first time in 84 years, a tropical storm has hit Southern California. Hurricane Hilary struck the coast of Mexico and then Southern California as a tropical storm yesterday.
Hatch peppers, grown exclusively in the fertile soils of the Hatch Valley in New Mexico, are renowned for their unique combination of sweetness, heat and smokiness.
Ark Foods, a modern-day farming company on a mission to rejuvenate the agriculture industry in America by showcasing the magic of vegetables, is bringing the heat to this year’s International Fresh Produce Association’s Foodservice Conference in Monterey, CA.
Nutritional news is often so confusing and contradictory that someone might just give up on fruits and vegetables and reach for the Twinkies.
Wholesum, Fair Trade Certified growers and shippers of organic farm-fresh vegetables, introduces new Italian sweet peppers, Dolci Belles.
The winner of this year’s Innovation Award is a pepper from Rijk Zwaan in the Netherlands marketed under the brand name Tatayoyo.
Michael DuPuis, quality assurance and public relations manager for Nogales, AZ-based Divine Flavor, says his company will be releasing its Product Heroes campaign, which is designed to highlight the health benefits of certain produce items.
While the rest of the world may be shocked to hear of a chili pepper shortage, the produce industry has been abuzz with the saucy news for some time.
The adage that "even Vegas is boring to a produce farmer" holds true as the new year begins. Even the shelf-stable 'hardware' items such as carrots, potatoes and onions, are encountering price spikes and significant supply challenges.
Bell pepper supplies are slowing as cool California evening weather affects ripening.