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Agronometrics in Charts: Will the recent trend of stable avocado prices continue?

The avocado markets have been a rollercoaster ride so far this year, but the last five weeks have offered a sense of stability that has been absent from 2020 thus far.
July 01 , 2020

IFG adds new table grape varieties to portfolio

Unlike typical grape-naming systems that simply reflect seasons or color, IFG created a new and energizing naming architecture that depicts the essence of these new IFG-bred varieties.
July 01 , 2020

PMA announces Fresh Summit will be virtual this year

The Produce Marketing Association has announced that the 2020 Fresh Summit Convention & Expo will be a virtual experience instead of an onsite event in Dallas, Texas.
June 30 , 2020

Apeel and Robinson Fresh​ team up to offer longer-lasting limes to supermarkets

Starting in June, Robinson Fresh - one of the world's largest produce companies - began distribution of Apeel limes to Wakefern Food Corp., the nation’s largest retailer-owned cooperative.
June 30 , 2020

Chile: Last season was a test like never before for produce industry, Global Reefers CEO

Global Reefers' Francisco Labarca told us about logistical improvements in Chile's fruit exports as the industry faced huge challenges this season.
June 30 , 2020

Grape compound can reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease - study

A higher intake of plant compounds known as flavonols is associated with a 48% decreased risk of developing Alzheimer's dementia, a new study has found.
June 30 , 2020

Microplastics contaminating fruits and vegetables - study

The study discovered that apples and carrots were found to have the highest levels of plastic particles in them.
June 30 , 2020

China: Apple market seeing sky-high stocks and low prices

As of June 18, national apple inventory was 3.3m metric tons (MT), triple the figure in the same period last year, almost double the that of 2018.
June 29 , 2020

U.S.: Over 11,500 grocery workers affected by Covid-19 - UFCW

The organization, which represents 1.3 million frontline workers, said that 11,507 workers have been infected by or exposed to the virus, and 82 have died.
June 26 , 2020

Tesco forecasts flat profit this year despite Covid-19 sales surge

The company noted that its Covid-19 response has required significant changes to operations which have led to a "substantial increase" in costs, with the main impact in the UK.
June 26 , 2020