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ProduceIQ: Georgia freeze may cause production gap

- Analysis
We are a week out from the first day of spring, but produce markets are already abuzz with new life. Winter growing regions are slowly winding down, and spring harvests are not quite ready. Over the next month, growing regions will begin their spring migration Northward.

FPAA: ‘There is a clear market preference for the Mexican cucumber’

- General News
The U.S. International Trade Commission reports on cucumbers and squash do not support the U.S. Southeast growers’ simplistic reaction to reflexively blame Mexican imports for all of their problems, according to the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas

Produce IQ: Lime prices erupt faster than a Tongan volcano

- Analysis
While the rest of the world is busy rediscovering The Kingdom of Tonga via satellite, fresh produce markets are having yet another expensive week.

FFVA says ITC Report on Cucumber, Squash imports shows harm to domestic growers

- General News
For decades, unfair trade practices from Mexico and other foreign sources have caused immense harm to produce growers in Florida and across the country.

ProduceIQ: If you grow it, they will come

- Analysis
Somewhere in middle-of-nowhere Iowa, a field of corn has once again transformed into a field of dreams. And ProduceIQ, as adamant Kevin Costner fans and children of the eighties, could not miss the opportunity to talk about one of our more nostalgic commodities, sweet corn.

ProduceIQ: Limes get wet and rise to the occasion

- Analysis
Limes reach a ten-year weekly high, $15.20 for 40-pound cartons. Unfortunately for buyers and growers, record rain throughout the month of June is putting a damper on the beginning of peak season in Veracruz.

Southeast growers testify in ITC hearing on cucumber, squash imports

- General News
FFVA's statement on the ITC's hearing on the effect of imports on the U.S. cucumber and squash industries, with a focus on the U.S. Southeast.

The force of Easter is powerful, rising markets

- Analysis
The theme for the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure event this week, “The rise of produce,” captures the current state of produce markets wonderfully.

ProduceIQ: Marketplace freezes with the Nor’easter

- Analysis
Prices for the overall ProduceIQ Index were deceptively buoyed by grapes and berries.

Race-West Company addresses butternut squash recall

- General News
Race-West Company of Clarks Summit, PA, has been involved in butternut squash that has been voluntarily recalled by Lancaster Foods and Pero Farms.