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Bako sweet potatoes set for summer growth

- General News
As outdoor adventure, swimming, road trips, and grilling takes center stage for shoppers this month, Bako Sweet is ramping up merchandising efforts amidst a historically quiet season for the sweet potato category.

Bako Sweet Potatoes promote two in sales and marketing

- General News
Country Sweet Produce proudly announces the promotions of Prescott Leyba to Director of Sales and Alexandra Rae Molumby to Director of Marketing for Bako Sweet.

Bako Sweet adds color & flavor to Easter sweet potato displays

- General News
Country Sweet Produce’s Bako Sweet is giving shoppers what they want this Easter with brightly colored, triple-washed, and consistently sized sweet potatoes.

Bako Sweet promotes heart-healthy sweet potatoes

- General News
Country Sweet Produce’s Bako Sweet line of sweet potatoes are now certified by the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Food Certification Program just in time to celebrate American Heart Month and National Sweet Potato Month this February.

Frieda’s promotes purple sweet potatoes for holiday recipes

- General News
Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving are right around the corner, and according to research from Frieda's Specialty Produce, as consumers emerge from the pandemic, they are considering ways to put a new twist on their traditional recipes this holiday season, especially when it comes to dessert.

ProduceIQ: Stressed supply responds with high prices

- Featured
Dry Onions are at a ten-year high for week #38. One of the more predictable commodities in the ProduceIQ index, onions are fighting stereotypes with a zest of volatility.

New sweet potato partnership: Sand Candy Produce

- General News
Bland Farms LLC., Battleboro Produce, Boyette Brothers Produce LLC., and Sandyland Produce have announced a new partnership and sales company, Sand Candy Produce LLC.

ProduceIQ: Battered summer production is ready for Olympic fight

- Analysis
Scattered growing regions, each with their own challenges, characterize the current state of produce markets.

Church Brothers Farms launches new Green Giant Fresh items

- General News
Church Brothers Farms is expanding its value-added offerings to the retail segment with the introduction of five new items under the Green Giant Fresh brand: Sweet baby broccoli, Sweet baby cauliflower, Spaghetti squash, Butternut squash and Sweet potato.

Sweet potato volume lags but demand stays strong

- General News
Sweet potato volume is at its lowest levels in five years as the 2019-20 crop winds down. However, consumer demand remains strong, keeping pricing steady.