Category: International

Market and Crop Update for May 18

Market and Crop Update for May 18

MARKET California: Steve Gill with Gills Onions in Oxnard told us on May 17, “We are finishing harvest today in Brawley ahead of any hot weather with excellent yield and quality.” ...

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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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Market and Crop Update for Feb. 23

Market and Crop Update for Feb. 23

MARKET UPDATE Washington: Dan Borer with Keystone Fruit Marketing in Walla Walla told us demand for company’s hybrids out of Washington has been steady for this time of year. “The ...

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Market and Crop Updates for February 9

Market and Crop Updates for February 9

MARKET Nevada: Cindy Elrod with Peri and Sons in Yerington, NV, told us that the market is “settling now that the weather has moderated a bit,” although she added that Washington ...

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Market Update for December 22

Market Update for December 22

Oregon: Stefen Matheny with River Point Farms in Hermiston reported demand has been steady for the last two weeks, saying it has been “fairly even across the board for all colors ...

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Export market currently ‘cross your fingers,’ Stu Follen says

Export market currently ‘cross your fingers,’ Stu Follen says

Stuart Follen of SL Follen Co. in Portland, OR, told OnionBusiness.com on Nov. 9 that the onion export market is weak, with primary U.S. movement into Taiwan. He added that there ...

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Market Update for November 3

Market Update for November 3

WASHINGTON: Dan Borer with Keystone Fruit Marketing in Walla Walla, WA told OnionBusiness.com that they have had record yields with their hybrid crop. “The weather was very good t ...

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Daniel Jusseaume, founder of Fresh on Board Inc., dies

Daniel Jusseaume, founder of Fresh on Board Inc., dies

Word has come from Fresh on Board Inc. produce brokerage in Montreal that the company’s founder, Daniel Jusseaume, recently passed away. We join the industry in offering our condo ...

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Japan’s 2016 onion season: `A rough year of it’

Japan’s 2016 onion season: `A rough year of it’

With an official update coming soon from the USDA Agricultural Affairs team in Tokyo, Japan, OnionBusiness.com can provide some recent damage assessments made after a series of fo ...

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Bob Meek home after incident in Mexico

Bob Meek home after incident in Mexico

Bob Meek, CEO of Utah Onions Inc. in Syracuse, UT, is safe at home following an 18-hour incident Sept. 8 and 9 in which he was held against his will in a hotel room in Mexico.  Me ...

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