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The Peach Truck Taste Test

- Produce with Pamela
When I picked up my peaches from The Peach Truck on a Wednesday, I imagined a pleasant waft of ripe peaches permeating my car. What I got was a cold box of hard-as-a-rock peaches from a reefer truck.

Can direct-to-consumer deliver a perfect peach?

- Produce with Pamela
I love peaches. I love all stone fruit. I've worked in produce, specifically covering the retail supply chain, for 15 years and I still can't consistently pick a perfect peach at retail.

Mangos have no chill when it comes to the wrong temperature

- Produce with Pamela
What would you do with 35 mangos?

Consumers don’t trust produce online? Think again.

- Produce with Pamela
No online shopper can pick just the right watermelon, or avocado, or banana -- or can they? 

This corny Korn-themed sweet corn display is *chef’s kiss* perfection

- Produce with Pamela
I came across this flippin’ sweet corn display at H-E-B’s Central Market over the weekend and couldn’t resist snapping a photo.

Not your average apple: Okanagan Specialty Fruit celebrates 25 years

- General News
Would it surprise you to know that the world’s first bioengineered apple is more than 20 years old?

A Plant-Based kick in the teeth

- Produce with Pamela
My inbox is overloaded with keyword news alerts. The amount of “plant based” news that has little to do with fruits and vegetables is astounding – and, frankly, kind of depressing sometimes.

PHOTOS: Walmart refreshes produce department

- Produce with Pamela
Gone are the citrus fruits and purple organics signage along the wet rack, replaced with the signature Walmart blue denoting “Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Local, Organic.”

Yowzers – this pepper brings the sweet heat

- General News
I'm a big fan of getting to try all kinds of new produce coming to market, so when Mastronardi Produce asked to send me some new items to try, you know I'm all over it. 

What MrBeast burger taught me about ghost kitchens

- Produce with Pamela
Ghost kitchens are great for expanding concepts, but not so great for an immersive experience.