Opinion

Opinion: the importance of mango ripening programs

National Mango Board executive director William Watson makes a case for ready to eat programs.
March 15 , 2012

Opinion: the need for a better agricultural strategy in Peru

Peruvian Agri Institute director Juan José Gal'Lino discusses national strategy and the mistake of aspirational imitation.
March 12 , 2012

Opinion: fine tuning refrigerated cargo loading to avoid losses

Taking the right steps for packing fruit for shipment is crucial for export success advises Crowley Maritime.
March 08 , 2012

Opinion: produce variety drives reduced sales and shrink

Growers, suppliers and retailers need to collaborate to drive up sales with carefully chosen produce.
March 06 , 2012

The Packaging Pitch: when stickers miss the point

Marketing expert Lisa Cork looks at stickers that fail to educate consumers about product benefits.
March 01 , 2012

Opinion: agricultural insurance should not be mandatory

Argentine agriculture consultant Arturo Navarro talks insurance and what is needed to supply with predictability.
February 28 , 2012

Opinion: Fruit Logistica a taste of what's in store for international markets

BerryBroad Juanita Gaglio gives a wrap of her experience of Fruit Logistica and some interesting discoveries.
February 24 , 2012

The Hass-Horn: Peru's avocados set to take U.S. by storm

The future looks bright for Peruvian avocados as long as exporters make informed judgments.
February 16 , 2012

Opinion: retailers need to get their act together with marketing messages

Golden Sun Marketing owner Don Goodwin discusses some disturbing trends in the fresh produce retail space.
February 13 , 2012

Opinion: the food industry paradox between the U.S. and Peru

Peruvian Agri Institute president Mario Salazar discusses obesity, food waste and inspiration from Trader Joe's.
February 09 , 2012