Category: Spotlight

The latest news about onion industry issues and stories.

Tex-Mex Sales a family effort for Marvin and Mike Davis

Tex-Mex Sales a family effort for Marvin and Mike Davis

For the Davis men of Weslaco, TX, onions are more than just a livelihood. They are a way of life, one Marvin Davis has stuck to for more than a half-century and one he’s proud to ...

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Onion House’s Don Ed Holmes reflects on life in the onion business

Onion House’s Don Ed Holmes reflects on life in the onion business

When Don Ed Holmes, president of The Onion House headquartered in Weslaco, TX, talks about his lifelong attachment to the onion industry, he starts with his first shed job. “I sta ...

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Video of the Week – September 29

Video of the Week – September 29

Thanks to Michelle Gurda of A. Gurda Produce at Pine Island, NY for sending us her harvest video. If you would like to have your video or photo featured on OnionBusiness.com, plea ...

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Horse Heaven Hills a heavenly place to grow onions

Horse Heaven Hills a heavenly place to grow onions

It was in the mid-19th century that Western pioneer James Gordon Kinney first laid eyes on a stretch rolling hills and unending grassland in what is now southern Washington State. ...

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Kimi Fitch brings lifelong love for Treasure Valley to Jamieson Produce job

Kimi Fitch brings lifelong love for Treasure Valley to Jamieson Produce job

Oregon native Kimi Fitch spent 15 years in the IEO area’s education system before making the quantum leap to the onion industry, and today, after a year with Jamieson Produce in V ...

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Jon Meyer joins Market Brothers in Michigan

Jon Meyer joins Market Brothers in Michigan

With a strong background in the onion industry, Jon Meyer brings experience in packing and relationships growers and packers in Michigan to his new position on Aug. 1 as director ...

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Dallas Jensen joins Champion Produce Sales’ Parma staff

Dallas Jensen joins Champion Produce Sales’ Parma staff

Joining Champion Produce Sales’ Parma, ID, staff in mid-July, Washington native Dallas Jensen brought several years’ familiarity with the Treasure Valley’s ag industry with him to ...

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Certified Onions Inc. provides residue and pathogen testing

Certified Onions Inc. provides residue and pathogen testing

While it is based in the Treasure Valley of Idaho-Eastern Oregon, Certified Onions Inc. has can provide its residue and pathogen testing services to onion handlers in Washington a ...

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NOA speakers covering broad range of topics

NOA speakers covering broad range of topics

The speaker lineup at the NOA Convention in Niagara Falls has impressive names from across the industry, and you’re sure to learn something new about issues ranging from marketing ...

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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: Gills Onions recognizes buying clout of Millennials

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: Gills Onions recognizes buying clout of Millennials

During an early May visit to Gills Onions, OnionBusiness.com’s Sherise Jones met with company owner Steve Gill and later given a tour of the impressive Oxnard, CA, facility by Pla ...

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