Category: Spotlight

The latest news about onion industry issues and stories.

Look out Millennials! Gen Z is nudging its way to head of the class!

Look out Millennials! Gen Z is nudging its way to head of the class!

Savvy marketers are already on this, but it bears repeating: Those babies we bounced on our knees the first decade of this century/millennium are estimated to be more than 70 mill ...

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#OnionsInTheRaw fun, creative & delicious promo from NOA

#OnionsInTheRaw fun, creative & delicious promo from NOA

Our favorite Onionista as well as National Onion Association Director of Public & Industry Relations Kim Reddin has done it again, “it” being a terrific new hashtag-enhanced p ...

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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 he ...

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NZ Onion’s Michael Blake explains season from another perspective

NZ Onion’s Michael Blake explains season from another perspective

Michael Blake, managing director of New Zealand Onion Co. Ltd exporters, Seagrove Farms Ltd. growers and Tasman Seed Ltd. onion seed breeders, all based in New Zealand, recently t ...

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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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