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Market and Crop Update for April 20

Market and Crop Update for April 20

MARKET New York: Michelle Gurda with A. Gurda Produce in Pine Island told us that demand this week is “fair,” with jumbo whites and jumbo yellows seeing higher demand than other colors/sizes. “The mar ...

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Smart! NOA shares ‘layers of info’ with Penn State students

Smart! NOA shares ‘layers of info’ with Penn State students

And then there was the time that onions went to college, Penn State no less. The prestigious Penn State University Park campus hosted a full-on Onion Day in five of its residential dining facilities o ...

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Volm distribution center in Pasco expected to be completed this spring

Volm distribution center in Pasco expected to be completed this spring

With construction ongoing at the new Volm distribution center in Pasco, WA, the company is anticipating the 90,000 square foot facility will be finished yet this spring. Ground was broken on Aug. 10, ...

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FSVP has far-reaching implications

FSVP has far-reaching implications

With May 30 the compliance date for some food importers, the FDA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Program will also impact domestic suppliers – onion suppliers included – who go head to head with impor ...

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Retail Snapshots for April 20

Retail Snapshots for April 20

Pacific Rays Food Place Veneta, OR Bulk- red onions , $1.29 lb. white onions , $1.29 lb. yellow onions, $.79 lb. West Albertsons Cody, WY Bulk- red onions, $1.29 lb. white onions, $1.49 lb. yellow oni ...

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New blog from Fox Packaging/Fox Solutions

New blog from Fox Packaging/Fox Solutions

A new blog called Fox News from our friends at Fox Packaging/Fox Solutions in McAllen, TX, provides packaging and equipment news and insights for the produce industry at the company’s website, www.fox ...

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Market and Crop Updates for April 13

Market and Crop Updates for April 13

MARKET California Imperial Valley: Steve Gill with Gills Onions in Oxnard, CA, told us the Brawley crop is in excellent condition and Gills has begun harvest.” We will have onions at the facility Thur ...

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Young Guns and Billy the Kid, New Mexico straight shooters!

Young Guns and Billy the Kid, New Mexico straight shooters!

Many family stories coming out of the Southwest are colorful, but that of Young Guns Inc. and Billy the Kid Produce’s Franzoys in New Mexico is Technicolor, starting with the immigration of Joseph and ...

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Worst of early April storm skirts Vidalia, crop spared

Worst of early April storm skirts Vidalia, crop spared

As cleanup continues following the destructive storms across the Southeast during the week of April 3, Vidalia onion growers and shippers continued to prepare for the April 12 start date. According to ...

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FSMA Water Standards update

FSMA Water Standards update

From our friend Stuart Reitz in the Department of Crop and Soil Science at the Malheur County Extension office, Ontario, OR, comes an update on the FDA’s testing for agricultural water. Stuart said in ...

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