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Carzalia Valley Produce stays current with technology while maintaining long-held traditions

Carzalia Valley Produce stays current with technology while maintaining long-held traditions

History-rich Carzalia Valley Produce, which recently aligned with Utah Onions in an exclusive sales agreement, has seen more than a few changes since 1912 when W.R. Johnson Sr. ve ...

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Treasure Valley transportation hub endorsed by Oregon Gov. Brown

Treasure Valley transportation hub endorsed by Oregon Gov. Brown

A transportation hub in the Treasure Valley has received the endorsement of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, and Business Oregon is looking at possible site acquisition, according to repor ...

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Memorial for Kent Romrell March 11 in Idaho Falls

Memorial for Kent Romrell March 11 in Idaho Falls

A memorial for potato and onion icon Kent Romrell will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at the Idaho Falls Country Club. Romrell passed away at age 70 on Feb. 22 after having ...

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Viva Fresh shines spotlight on onions and OnionBusiness will be there!

Viva Fresh shines spotlight on onions and OnionBusiness will be there!

With beautiful Austin, TX, as the backdrop for this year’s Viva Fresh April 20 – 22 at the Hilton Austin & Convention Center, the onion industry is well-positioned among the 1 ...

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Baker-Murakami merger creates mega shipper

Baker-Murakami merger creates mega shipper

Two of the largest shippers in the Idaho-Eastern Oregon onion-growing region have announced plans to form a single “supershed” operation, and on July 1 Murakami Produce and Baker ...

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Feeding America and walking the walk

Feeding America and walking the walk

Some months ago OnionBusiness.com recognized several onion operations that have made giving a regular part of their daily operations. Not only do we applaud their actions, but we ...

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SEPC brings ‘Magic of Produce’ to Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando

SEPC brings ‘Magic of Produce’ to Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando

From March 9-11 the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando will host 2017’s Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure – appropriately named the “Magic of Produce.” With g ...

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Diesel-fired Hotsy Heater helps with snow removal

Diesel-fired Hotsy Heater helps with snow removal

With snow removal difficult for some growers and shippers after record snowfall in the Treasure Valley, Boise-based Mattson Distributors offers two options for mitigation. Scott C ...

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Tim and Lisa Burnett launch Fresh and Ugly Produce

Tim and Lisa Burnett launch Fresh and Ugly Produce

Treasure Valley onion and produce veteran Tim Burnett and his wife, Lisa, have launched Fresh and Ugly Produce in Meridian, ID. Tim and Lisa relocated to the Idaho-Eastern Oregon ...

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Onion marketing includes ‘ability to bounce back’

Onion marketing includes ‘ability to bounce back’

During her presentation at the Feb. 7 Idaho-Malheur County Onion Growers Association annual meeting, agricultural economist Gina Greenway cited several elements of solid onion mar ...

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